Posted on April 18, 2018

Qatar University’s (QU) Center of Community Service and Continuing Education yesterday celebrated certification of ISO 9001 for quality management systems in recognition of its continuing commitment to quality and excellence in management operations.

The certificate was presented to Center of Community Service and Continuing Education Director Dr Rajab Abdulla Al-Esmail by Bureau Veritas Country Chief Executive Mr Selim Kseib in the presence of QU President Dr Hassan Al Derham, French Ambassador to Qatar H.E. Eric Chevallier, Bureau Veritas Business Line Manager System Certification Services Mr Vishal Bhat and Sales Manager System Certification Services Mr Makram Abou-Fakherddine, as well as QU leaders and staff.

In his remarks, Dr Hassan Al Derham said: “It is important for Qatar University to achieve its goals in line with the highest quality standards. Excellence is an important value that we must spread among us and in our daily life. Through such certificates, we aim to maintain our standards of highest quality. As a higher education institution, Qatar University seeks to align its academic programs with the highest standards. In this regard, the organization has been successful in its accreditation initiatives, earning the endorsement of numerous leading international accrediting bodies. Additionally, the University strives to achieve certificates in recognition of excellence and high quality. In this context, we appreciate the hard work of the center’s members to achieve this important step and for maintaining the highest standards for stakeholders and clients.”

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H.E. Eric Chevallier said: “Students joining a university hope for quality and excellence. Today demonstrates what Qatar University is aiming at. This certification is a demonstration of quality and excellence. Congratulations! Qatar University and the French Embassy in Qatar set up a high level Joint Committee. This committee will establish a roadmap for future education and research collaborations between Qatar University and the best French universities and research institutes.”

Dr Rajab Abdulla Al-Esmail said: “The Center of Community Service and Continuing Education is committed to providing high quality continuing education programs to learners of all ages, aligned with market demand and in support of Qatar National Vision 2030 economic, social, human, and environmental development pillars. As part of our commitment to lifelong learning and customer focus, the center has developed and implemented a quality policy to maintain high training standards while focusing on modernization and technology, thereby increasing operational efficiency through risk identification, mitigation, and prevention as well as compliance with all legal, regulatory and contractual requirements. This achievement demonstrates the center’s commitment to high standards and our continuous focus on delivering outstanding continuing education programs to the Qatari community.”