FBSB-UPM MADE IPQ AS BENCHMARK

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A number of 35 members from the Faculty of Biotechnology and Biomolecule Science (FBSB), Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) visited the Institute of Quality Management (IPQ) on 10th April 2016. The working visit led by the Science Officer, Encik Ibrahim Yunus aimed to gain experience and share information with regard to the implementation of Quality Management, Quality Environment Practices (5S/QE) and Corporate Planning at IPQ particularly and UUM generally.

In his opening speech, the Director of IPQ, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Haim Hilman Abdullah explains the scopes and responsibilities’ of IPQ in UUM transformation agenda. Dr. Haim also shares UUM latest achievements which oriented to the clear roadmap by UUM and was aligned to the Strategic Plan designed every 5 years (2011-2015 & 2016-2020).

IPQ also shares their success in obtaining 5S MPC certification in 2015, a national level certification and a short presentation about IPQ 5S activities by the Head of 5S Promotion Committee, Puan Siti Khairunnisa Mohd Nor.

“We would like to extend our gratitude to IPQ for sharing the knowledge and experience sharing with us, Allah’s willing we will practc the knowledge learnt as we get back to UPM,” says Encik Ibrahim Yunus in his speech. 

The Director of IPQ hopes the visit will strengthen the two-way relationship between FBSB, UPM and IPQ UUM. The event ended with a visiting session at two IPQ divisions – Administrative and Competitiveness division and Quality Excellence System Division.