Quality Enhancement Cell of IBA Karachi organized a seminar on ‘Identification and Prioritization of Critical Issues and Challenges in Promoting the True Quality Culture in Higher Education Institutions’ followed by a panel discussion. The seminar was attended by a large number of QECs, faculty members and management personnel from different renowned universities of Karachi, Nawabshah, Sindh and Balochistan. Whereas, universities in other cities connected the session via HEC video conferencing and HEC web TV.
Prof. Dr. Mustaghis-ur-Rahman Head of Management Sciences Department, Bahria University discussed various different Quality Cultures like Responsive (Something developing around the world and how we respond to that), Reactive (it will lead to regenerative quality culture and it can be done by Top management), Regenerative and Reproductive (maintenance of status quo) quality cultures.
Dr. Zaki Rashdi, highlighted the Quality Octate comprising the 8 important parameters with ‘Institutional Leadership’ on top because our leaders are not exposed to those quality parameters.
The speakers noted the demands of the ever increasing number of students pursuing higher education and the increasing expectations of the job industry towards institutions to maintain the highest levels of educational quality. Associate Dean, Faculty of Business Administration IBA, Dr. Nishat, distributed souvenirs among the speakers and panelists and certificates among the participants.