OFFICE OF KNOWLEDGE FOR CHANGE AND ADVANCEMENT (formerly the Office of Institutional and Academic Quality Management-OQM)

OFFICE OF KNOWLEDGE FOR CHANGE AND ADVANCEMENT (formerly the Office of Institutional and Academic Quality Management-OQM)

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Office of Knowledge for Change and Advancement,

International Islamic University Malaysia,

P.O. Box 10, 50728 Kuala Lumpur

MALAYSIA

Phone: +603-6196 6781/6783/6787

Fax    : +603-6196 6789

Email : oqm@iium.edu.my

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Office of Knowledge for Change and Advancement (formerly the Office of Institutional and Academic Quality Management - OQM) is under the purview of the Rector Office. It is headed by a Director who is assisted by four Deputy Directors (Administration, Accreditation, Compliance and Governance & Policy).


The functions of the Office are as follows:


1. Knowledge for Change

a)   Promote strategic cutting-edge education process and framework

b)   Promote innovation in academic and co-curricular activities

c)   Organize activities towards promoting knowledge for social transformation


2. Academic Matters

a) Coordinate and oversee processes for quality assurance of academic programmes

b) Coordinate the implementation of outcome-based education processes

c) Liaise with relevant external agencies of academic quality compliance issues; e.g.   

    with Ministry of Higher Education, Malaysian Qualification Agency Plan, coordinate 

    and monitor the implementation of Self-Accreditation


3. Quality Management System (QMS)

a) Coordinate and monitor implementation of Quality Management System (QMS) and manage relevant audits.

b) Inform and advise KCDIO on quality compliance requirements and the processes involved

c) Coordinate awareness and training programmes for quality improvement

d) Coordinate and oversee processes for cyclical review of existing SOPs under QMS for continual quality improvement.

e) Liaise and collaborate with relevant external agencies on institutional quality matters