SAQS Peer Reviewers Workshop - 2018

On 10th and 11th May, 2018 at Institute of Business Administration, University of Dhaka, Dhaka

A Peer Reviewers Workshop was organized by AMDISA on 10th and 11th May, 2018. This workshop was hosted by Institute of Business Administration (IBA), Dhaka, Bangladesh an AMDISA member institution. The participants for this workshop were prospective Peer Reviewers that is Deans/Directors/Heads of the AMDISA Member institutions identified by SAQS and approved by AMDISA’s SAQS Council, the quality assurance policy making body.

As more schools in the Region are seeking academic guidance and strategic audit provided by SAQS, there was a need to expand the core SAQS infrastructure of Peer Reviewers

Workshop Inaugural

AMDISA as an international not-for-profit association has taken the initiative and evolved its Quality Assurance program – SAQS as a service to the management education profession worldwide. SAQS embodies a professional approach and is designed as an international accreditation system. SAQS emerged in an EFMD – AMDISA cooperation through a European Union funded Asia – Link project in 2003-04. It is inspired by EFMD’s EQUIS criteria guidelines. It is a globally benchmarked system for mentoring, quality improvement, quality assurance and accreditation. The identified Peer Reviewers after undergoing the Peer Reviewers Workshop orientations will add to the core infrastructure of Peer Reviewers and Mentors under AMDISA’s Quality Assurance Program - SAQS.

At the inaugural function of the Workshop, Prof. Dr. Nasreen Ahmed, Pro-Vice Chancellor (Academic), University of Dhaka was the Chief Guest. Prof. Abdur Rab, Vice Chancellor, International University of Business Agriculture and Technology (IUBAT), Dhaka and Past President-AMDISA was the Guest of Honour. Dr. A K M Saiful Majid, Director,Institute of Business Administration (IBA), Dhaka, the host institution, presided over the function. Mr C. Ramakrishna, Executive Director, AMDISA presented the key features of the Workshop.

16 participants from South Asia participated in this Workshop. The following were the Resource Persons and Panelists for this Workshop:
Dr. A. H. Kalro, Dr. A K M Saiful Majid, Prof. Abdul Mannan, Dr. Abdur Rab, Dr. M. Rammohan Rao, Dr. Sudarsanam Padam, Dr. Syed Zahoor Hassan, Mr. Nishit Jain, Mr. C. Ramakrishna

Workshop in Session


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