18 UOWD students qualify as Lead Auditors
Dubai, September 29, 2007
Eighteen students of Master of Quality Management (MQM) from University of Wollongong in Dubai (UOWD) have qualified as Quality Management System (QMS) Lead Auditors.
It follows their completion of intensive 40-hour courses organised by UOWD's College of Graduate Studies.
The courses, recognised by the International Register for Certificated Auditors in the UK (IRCA), were delivered by Lloyd's Register Quality Assurance Ltd (LRQA) in August and September for students who enrolled in Master of Quality Management programme, said an official spokesman.
'These UOWD students can now conduct external audits to analyse the quality management systems in companies and provide feedback on how they can improve. The Lead Auditors can also participate in Assessment and Certification audits,' said assistant professor in quality management at UOWD Alaa Garad.
UOWD, which has been at the forefront of quality management education in the region, offers a Master of Quality Management, a specialised degree that was designed to serve the industry needs for highly qualified quality management professionals. - TradeArabian News Service