1. Summer School on Quality and Organizational Excellence 2017

    April 2, 2017 by ahmed

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    Welcome to the Summer School on Quality and Organizational Excellence 2017, at the University of Minho, Portugal.

    This Program is a unique opportunity to learn, share experiences and know new colleagues that together have the same passion – the passion for Quality.

    By attending to the Summer School on Quality and Organizational Excellence you have the chance to learn from some of the most important worldwide Quality Leaders – Pedro Saraiva, Hiroshi Osada, Lars Sörqvist and Mohamed Zairi, about the link of Quality and New Products Development, Total Quality Management, Quality Improvement Programs and the Future of Quality.

    The courses will take place during all the full week, with daily classes and several industrial visits, balancing theoretical and practical examples of the best practices in the field of Quality and Organizational Excellence. The program is composed of lectures, team work, workshops and presentations. The goal is to bring people together from across the globe, sharing experiences and discussing the present and future of Quality. The Summer School is based on 39 hours of contact.

    You are invited to apply!

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    Important Dates:
    Application deadline: April 7, 2017
    Acceptance notification: April 17, 2017
    Registration fee payment deadline: May 13, 2017
    Summer School: July 16-22, 2017


  2. 5th International Best Practice Competition – 3rd & Final Call for Entries

    March 22, 2017 by ahmed

    The Best Practice Competition, will be held in Mumbai, India, 25/26th April 2017 courtesy of BestPrax Club. The competition serves as a unique opportunity to share and learn best practices from around the globe.

    Have a think about what systems, processes and practices your organisation does well and submit an entry by the 27th of March 2017 at the latest. This is the 3rd and Final Call with many best practices already selected.

    If successful you will be asked to share your best practice in an 8 minute presentation on the 25/26th April 2017, Mumbai, India.

    The winners of the International Best Practice Competition in 2015 were Al Jazeera International Catering LLC, UAE with a best practice titled ‘Our Planet – Our Responsibility‘. and Dubai Corporation for Ambulance Services (DCAS), UAE, with a best practice titled ‘Cultural Sensitivity Gives Birth to a Maternity Care‘.


  3. 5th International Best Practice Competition – 2nd Call for Entries

    February 2, 2017 by ahmed

    The Best Practice Competition, will be held in Mumbai, India, 25/26th April 2017 courtesy of BestPrax Club. The competition serves as a unique opportunity to share and learn best practices from around the globe.

    Have a think about what systems, processes and practices your organisation does well and submit an entry by the 1st of March 2017 to participate in the 2nd call for entries. If successful you will be asked to share your best practice in an 8 minute presentation on the 25/26th April 2017, Mumbai, India.

    The winners of the International Best Practice Competition in 2015 were Al Jazeera International Catering LLC, UAE with a best practice titled ‘Our Planet – Our Responsibility‘. and Dubai Corporation for Ambulance Services (DCAS), UAE, with a best practice titled ‘Cultural Sensitivity Gives Birth to a Maternity Care‘.


  4. 5th International Best Practice Competition – 1st Call for Entries

    November 18, 2016 by ahmed

    The Best Practice Competition, will be held in Mumbai, India, 25/26th April 2017 courtesy of BestPrax Club.

    To submit your Best Practice please visit http://www.bestpracticecompetition.com/entry-form where you can download an entry form. The First Call for entries closes on 23 January. Last year there were 49 entries with 33 qualifying to the Competition Event.

    The winners of the International Best Practice Competition in 2015 were Al Jazeera International Catering LLC, UAE with a best practice titled ‘Our Planet – Our Responsibility‘. and Dubai Corporation for Ambulance Services (DCAS), UAE, with a best practice titled ‘Cultural Sensitivity Gives Birth to a Maternity Care


  5. Lunchtime talk: Introducing the Dubai Government Excellence Programme

    November 3, 2016 by ahmed

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    You are cordially invited to a lunchtime talk at the UNDP Global Centre for Public Service Excellence (GCPSE) on 14 November 2016.

    We will feature the Dubai Government Excellence Program (DGEP) which has achieved considerable success over recent years. This includes a quantum leap in performance, concepts, practices and techniques applied in the public sector, with the participation of various government entities (agencies, departments, institutions, etc.). It is applying organizational and professional excellence standards, as well as service optimization processes.

    The presentation will describe how and why DGEP was established in 1997 by HH Shaikh Mohamed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice president, prime minister, and ruler of Dubai with a vision to achieve global leading performance of the government sector in Dubai. Our speakers will also present the tools used and the impact achieved by DGEP in local regional and at international level.


    Speakers:

    Dr. Ahmad Al-Nuseirat
    dr_ahmedis the General Coordinator of the DGEP. He has effectively participated in the establishment, leading and managing the operations and activities of DGEP, launched by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum in 1997.

    Dr. Al-Nuseirat led the development of excellence in the government sector in Dubai reaching world class levels in the areas of customer satisfaction, government efficiency, global competitiveness indices and other areas of excellence and human resources investment.

    Dr. Al-Nuseirat supervises the customer satisfaction and mystery shopper studies for Dubai Government and has established the first central customer e-complaint system in Dubai Government. Dr. Al-Nuseirat holds A PhD in Training and organizational performance management from Cardiff University in UK.

    Dr Zeyad El-Kahlout
    dr_zeyadis a Quality and Excellence Advisor for the DGEP. He holds a PhD in Quality Management (Quality in the design of services) from the University of the West of England, Bristol, UK. His Experience and research interests relate to Business Excellence, Quality Management, Knowledge Management, Institutional Integrity, and Productivity. He is an EFQM approved assessor a certified Knowledge Manager, and senior member in the American Society for Quality.

    Before joining the Executive Council he was an Assistant Professor and Assistant Dean in the Productivity & Quality Institute, Arab Academy for Science & Technology, Alexandria, Egypt. He contributed to and led hundreds of consultancy projects in the field of Quality, Excellence, Quality Management and Performance Management.

    Venue:
    UNDP Global Centre for Public Service Excellence
    #08-01, Block A
    29 Heng Mui Keng Terrace
    Singapore 119620

    Registration
    Please send an email by 9 November to registry.sg@undp.org.