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On 21 June 2016 (Monday), the Institute of Quality Management (IPQ) conducted an Executive Training Programme entitled ‘Techniques to Acquire MPC 5S/QE Award’. A total of 40 participants responsible at their respective CoA’s attended the one-day programme.

The Director of IPQ, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Haim Hilman Abdullah in his opening speech highlighted that 5S agenda is among the main root in UUM Transformation Plan. “You are the long awaited transformation agents in our respective department, hence give your level best commitment in the effort to realize UUM 5S agenda. We aim to acquire MPC 5S/QE Certificate for the whole campus within 3 years’ time,” he said.

The workshop aimed to guide the participants and exposes the participants the simple and best techniques to prepare important documents in compliance with 5S/QE Malaysian Productivity Corporation (MPC) Certification. The workshop also discloses the participants about Best 5S/QE Quality Environment Practice methods and how to empower the quality practice making it conducive and competitive working environment norm.

The workshop was conducted by Dr. Noor Hasmini Binti Abd Ghani, Deputy Director of Quality Excellence System Division and Puan Rozaime Ilyas, the Manager of IPQ 5S. Puan Rozaime also shares her experience, handling and preparation of files according to the 5S Committee. One of the participant said the most interesting part of the workshop is the sharing about the innovative aspect in 5S practice. She was also thrilled to get the in-depth information about department’s 5S documentation. At the end of the workshop, 5S visit session was held to expose the participants further about the 5S practiced by IPQ.

IPQ would like to extend highest gratitude to the participants for the trust given to share the 5S Agenda towards MPC Certification.