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Ministry of Higher Education of Oman receives EFQM Committed to Excellence Certificate! First in Oman!

June 2017: The Ministry of Higher Education of Oman has received the recognition „Committed to Excellence“ from the European Foundation for Quality Management (EFQM) . The Ministry of Higher Education is the very first organization in Oman who has received this international recognition for starting their Striving for Excellence.

The Ministry of Higher Education was conducting the EFQM Self-Assessments, the Excellence Trainings as well as several successful Excellence projects under the guidance of Dr. Karl J. Koller, international Excellence expert and EFQM advisor/trainer from the Institute for Total Quality Management (ITQM), Zurich, Switzerland. ITQM has supported in the GCC countries over the last decade many organizations in developping their organizations successfully towards Excellence.

=> see detailed report

=> see Press Release (Arabic) in Al Watan, July 7, 2017

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  • I liked very much the practical approach in the workshop. The team exercises helped me strengthen my newly acquired knowledge.

    Mr. Muhammad Azmi Dhabban, Center Manager, Program G.M., Jeddah Municipality, Jeddah, KSA
  • The workshop coach was very successful in explaining us in a simple and efficient way all the quality management improvement tools and techniques.

    Dr. Sahar Al Zain, BDS, MSc, Associate Professor and Consultant, College of Dentistry, King Saud University, Riyadh, KSA
  • The ITQM workshop was very helpful for me to support my company towards Excellence.

    Mr. Humayan Jawaid, Quality Manager, Abu Dhabi Company for Onshore Oil Operations, Abu Dhabi, UAE