The University of Mines and Technology (UMaT), Tarkwa has received the 2016 European Award for Best Practices which was awarded by the European Society of Quality Research (ESQR). The Society recognizes organisations and institutions with outstanding commitment, support and results in quality management strategies.
The European Awards for Best Practices 2016 presentation ceremony took place on Saturday, June 4, 2016 at the hotel Le Plaza in Brussels, Belgium. Top companies, public administrations and organizations, which excelled in their services/products and continue to push the limits of quality with innovations, received the Awards for their hard work and achievements.
The European Awards for Best Practices program takes a comprehensive look at the initiatives and strategies that business leaders implement in their companies and organizations; it recognizes the efforts of exceptional and talented employers and employees and provides motivation for continuous progress.
Prof Kuma Speaking at an event before the Awards Ceremony
The European Society for Quality Research is an organization, with Head Office in Lausanne, Switzerland, dedicated to quality improvement techniques recognition and research. ESQR makes positive contributions to quality culture through its annual conventions and award giving ceremonies.
The Vice Chancellor displaying the ESQR trophy. On his right is Dr Ishmael with ESQR Certificate.
Speaking at the ceremony to receive the award, the Vice Chancellor Prof J.S.Y. Kuma informed the gathering that the award was in recognition of the many best practices the University was applying in the administration of the University such as a strong quality assurance system, best Student-Teacher Ratio, the most compliant of the standards and norms of the National Council for Tertiary Education and the National Accreditation Board, competitive school fees, churning out quality engineers who have made the University proud by proceeding to pursue their PhD studies directly with their first degrees in the University of South Australia (UniSA).
The Vice Chancellor was at the ceremony to receive the award together with Dr Ishmael Quarcoe from the Department of Environment and Safety Engineering.
Source: Paul Y. A. Yeboah
Assistant Registrar (UR)