Objectives

Objectives

• Create a safe educational environment in the university's roads, buildings, halls and surroundings.

• Measuring and classifying the potential risks that may occur at the university on an ongoing basis.

• Enhancing safety and preventing accidents by spreading risk management culture among university employees.

• Setting down principles and guidelines for risk management based on international standards

• Establishing programs to prevent risks facing the university's resources, assets, students, employees and clients.

• Evaluating emergency plans and improve rapid response to emergency situation

• Developing the university's risk management system and setting procedures and actions in the event of any occurring risk in order to reduce losses. In addition to continuously developing strategies to face risks.

• Studying and analyzing important issues related to risk management by conducting advanced scientific research through qualified researchers equipped with the latest tools and methods.

• Publication a series of working papers submitted by qualified researchers.

• Conducting surveys and field studies for the relevant sectors

• Providing consultancy and advice to relevant sectors based on scientific research.

• Creating an information link between decision makers and risk dealers.

• offering specialized training courses in risk management and public safety for at the university’s workers and any interested parties.

• Hosting local and international scientific conferences that deals with the latest developments and tools in risk management. This is based on theoretical and practical scientific studies that aims at forming connections between researchers and decision-makers in various government institutions.

• Inviting speakers with experience and knowledge, whether from inside or outside the Kingdom

• Establishing an information database for the most important risk indicators in terms of collecting data related to the number of risks and their classification, in addition to methods of dealing with previous risks as they occur.

• Developing scientific models to deal with risk and comparing them with the already used ones locally and regionally

• Submit reports periodically to the management that shows risk management results at the university, in addition to emphasizing on the risks that should be paid attention to such as:

  • Legislative risks, including legal liability for services or contracts
  • Financial risks such as misuse of public money or fraud during job finish
  • Technical risks such as misuse of technology in a way that harms the university, any external parties, its employees
  • Human risks, focusing on public safety, work ethics, issues related to human, animal and environmental health
  • Emergencies, which include any kind of sudden risk, such as fires, natural disasters etc.

Facilitate obtaining accurate information related to the rates of achievement by using several performance indicators for strategic and executive plans.