UUM NEWLY APPOINTED AUDITORS COMMITTED TO PRACTICE EFFECTIVE 5S APPROACHES AND COA/SCHOOL EXCELLENCE AWARD

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On 23 March 2016 (Wednesday), Institute of Quality Management (IPQ) organized New Auditors Preparation for 5S Quality Environment Practice Audit and University Excellence Award Workshop at Seminar Hall C, Convention Centre, UUM. A number of 43 auditors comprising of Assistant Registrars from various CoA attended the workshop.

The one-day workshop was conducted by the, Deputy Director of Quality Excellence System Division, Dr. Noor Hasmini Hj. Abd Ghani. According to Dr. Noor Hasmini in her opening speech, this workshop is necessary to train the new university auditors the process of auditing and later replace the senior auditors. She also added, in order to ensure UUM to be at excellent level, improvements on kaizen basis is essential and need to be practiced by each CoA and School in UUM.

Throughout the workshop. The new auditors were exposed to the procedures and implementation of audit process. As for 5S audit, this year’s audit will make use of the UUM 5S MPC Quality Environment Practice Assessment criteria. Auditors were also exposed to the University Excellence Awards’ criteria outlined. The 5S Quality Environment Practice Assessment will be held on 17-31 May 2016, while the University Excellence Audit will be held around May – June 2016.

The handover of the appointment letters to the newly appointed auditors was also held. IPQ hopes this workshop will be able to give positive impact to the participants in carrying out their duties as auditors, hence able to enhance UUM Quality Management System in realizing the university’s vision to become the Eminent Management University.