Strategic Plan

Goals and strategies

 

The first strategic goal:

Establishing New Graduate Programs

Performance indicator

Time span

Tasks (Actions)

Contacting associations and local institutions.

Continuous

 

 Contacting stakeholders alumni, employers, and associations to decide the need for new postgraduates programs

The number of agreements signed.

Continuous

 

 Networking with international universities to establish joint postgraduate programs

The number of periodicals and the increasing number of websites and data bases found at the library.

Continuous

 

 subscribing in Thomson Reuters data base

The number of research papers taken from theses.

 Continuous

 

Documenting the research in the data bases at the university

 

 

The second strategic goal:

Continuous Improvement of Graduate Programs Curricula

Performance indicator

Time span

Tasks (Actions)

The number of meetings   minutes and the survey of alumni and employers.

Continuous 

 

  1. Contacting stakeholders (alumni, employers, and associations) to get feedback about postgraduate programs. 

The number of  minutes of  the meetings of plans updating committees. 

Continuous 

 

  1. Updating the study plans of the graduate programs and revising them.

The number of students

Continuous 

 

  1. Improving performance indicator of the graduate programs.

Regulations and bylaws

Continuous

 

  1. Updating admission criteria making them more competitive.

 

The third strategic goal:

Attracting Top Students to Join HU Graduate Programs

Performance indicator

Time span

Tasks (Actions)

The number of excellent students taking the scholarships. 

               Continuous

 

  1. Changing the regulations of research assistantship and teaching assistantship in order to attract excellent students.

A line item in the university budget.

Continuous

 

  1. Increasing the support of research in the university especially that related to theses.

The increased numbers of the students talking the assistantships.

Continuous

 

  1. Increasing the support of research assistantships and teaching assistantships.

 

 

The fourth strategic goal

Computerization of the procedures of the Graduate School provides its services electronically.

 

Performance indicator

Time span

Tasks (Actions)

Computerizing the system of the graduate school.

  Continuous

 

  1. Computerizing the forms of the graduate school

Computerizing the capacities system.

Continuous

 

  1. Computerizing the capacities of the dean.

Computerizing the application process.

Continuous 

 

  1. Computerizing the application through the student’s portal.

Computerizing the application approval  process.

Continuous 

 

  1. Approving the applications electronically.

Uploading  theses on the website of the library and the graduate school. 

Continuous 

 

  1. Computerizing all the information related to theses and dissertations after approving it (the title , the abstract in Arabic and English,  student’s name and supervisor’s name.)

Posting the regulations on the website of the university.

Continuous 

 

  1. Computerizing all the regulations and bylaws related to the graduate students.

 

 

The fifth strategic goal

Developing Research Labs

 

Performance indicator

Time span

Tasks (Actions)

The number of published papers.

Continuous

 

  1. Providing sufficient support for research.

The number of sponsors and the correspondences and the visits.

Continuous

 

  1. Showing the local institutions the importance of research

The number of the seminars and workshops.

Continuous 

 

  1. Holding and attending seminars and workshops with the sponsors.

The number of the agreements signed.

Continuous

  1. Signing agreements with international universities.

The number of proposals getting the support.

Continuous

  1. Preparing research proposals for the EU and USA

The number of labs

The number of users.

Continuous

 

  1. Increasing the number of the labs available and increasing the efficiency of those available now.