TUESDAY, 04 MARCH
– A panel of audit team from SIRIM Berhad carried out an Audit Monitoring for the MS ISO 9001:2008 quality of teaching and learning for undergraduates in Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) recently.
The Audit done on two schools, the School of Arts (SPS) and School of Sustainable Agriculture (SPL) Sandakan campus were the main focus of the audit team. Some Departments, Schools, Centres, Institute and Units (JSPIU) were involved in the auditing session; among them were Development and Maintenance Department, Human Resource Division Registrar Department, Bursar Department and Academic Services Division.
In its Closing Meeting, the Chief Panel Auditor, Haji Iskahaarrudin Hj. Ahmad said that there were only four Non-Conformity Report (NCR) found.
According to him, some of the proposed improvements must be made by UMS before a follow-up audit by SIRIM were done at the fourth quarter of the year.
Meanwhile, Director of the Centre for Strategic and Academic Development (PPSA) UMS, Prof. Marcus Jopony said generally the audit went smoothly because of the cooperation by all JSPIU involved.
He hoped that the close cooperation would continue and be further strengthened in future to ensure a smooth delivery of the MS ISO 9001:2008 audit towards an excellent university. (FL)
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