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The Corporate Planning Division, Institute of Quality Management (IPQ) and UUM COB launched the Strategic Plan Phase II : 2016 – 2020 Briefing Roadshow on 21 March 2016. The briefing held at Seminar Hall B, Convention Centre, UUM was delivered by Assoc. Prof. Dr. Haim Hilman bin Abdullah, the Director of Institute of Quality Management.

The one-day briefing was divided into two sessions. The first session involved the management team from UUM COB and Schools, while the second session was open to all UUM COB academic staff. The briefing aims to expose the academic staff of the Strategic Plan Phase II: 2016 – 2020; specifically the performance indicator of academic staff which consists of three main components – Research, Publication and Consultation.

According to Assoc. Prof. Dr. Haim, “65% KPIs of the Strategic Plan Phase I was achieved successfully. Nonetheless, the battle still continues in Phase II with four Thrusts, 6 Key Result Areas, 12 Strategies, 16 Key Performance Indicators (KPI) and 219 Performance Indicators (PIs).”

“As UUM denizens, we should be proud as we are part of this achievement history. The feeling should remain until we retire and UUM will keep creating excellence in the national and international arena, because we are part of fight,” he added.

Meanwhile, Sr. Dr. Mohd Nasrun Mohd Nawi, Dr. Muhamad Azam, Prof. Dr. Rosli Mahmood, Dr. Nazim Hussain and Assoc. Prof. Dr. Zulkifli Mohamed Udin was announced as the Top 5 authors for the publications of Scopus/ISI  indexed journals for the year 2015 for UUM COB.

Prof. Dr. Mohd Khairuddin Hashim, Dr. Noraza Mat Udin, Prof. Madya Dr. Siti Hadijah Che Mat, Dr. Che Azlan Taib and Assoc. Prof. Dr. Asmadi Mohamed Naim was the Top 5 main authors for book publications category for the year 2015.

Whereas, Prof. Dr. Nik Kamariah Nik Mat, Prof. Dr. Zakaria Abas, Prof. Dr. Rosylin Mohd Yusof, Dr Nor Azam Abdul Razak and Assoc. Prof. Dr. Hartini Ahmad was the Top 5 main researchers based on the numbers of highest grants obtained for the year 2015.

Strategic Plan Phase II was developed to achieve the university main agenda especially Research University (RU), Rankings and Malaysia Higher Education Development Plan.

Also present at UUM Strategic Plan Phase II briefing is UUM COB school management and academic staff. Dr. Mazni Omar, Deputy Director, Corporate Planning Division of Institute of Quality Management (IPQ) also present at the same event.

UUM CAS and UUM COLGIS are the roadshow next destination.