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King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, KSA - Start of the Journey to Excellence

King Abdulaziz Univesity (KAU) in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia belongs to the top universities in the Arab World. Professors and Administrative Directors of KAU have been trained by ITQM to become Certified EFQM Assessors.

After 18 delegates of KAU have been trained in the EFQM Foundation Training and after they have successfully conducted their Post-EFQM Foundation Training Project, they have attended the 3-day-EFQM Assessor Online Training by ITQM. All delegates have have been very active during the training and have passed this certificate training. On February 16, 2021 they have received their EFQM Assessor Certificate from Dr. Karl J. Koller, ITQM. These EFQM Assessors will conduct EFQM Self-Assessments during the next few months and through improvement projects, develop the university towards Excellence.

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  • "I enjoyed the Online EFQM Foundation Training by ITQM in all aspects. I found it such a great and rich training opportunity and I recommend this training to everybody who would like to know more about Excellence!"

    Sarah Al Qahtani, Manager, Strategy Department, Saudi Commission for Health Care Specialties, Riyadh, KSA
  • The EFQM European Assessor Training was very well focused and we had lively discussions. All that hopefully paves the way for more quality oriented decisions.

    Ms. Heli Aru, Manager, Estonian Ministry of Education, Tallinn, Estonia
  • The EFQM Model is a very good roadmap to Excellence. It was a very well conducted workshop!

    Dr. Nada Fida, Quality Manager, Saudi Arabian Airlines, Jeddah, KSA