By Osama Tayeb, Adnan Zahed, Jozef Ritzen
This e-book written by way of foreign specialists within the box of academic innovation is a advisor for universities to turn into world-class universities. It contributes to the present overseas highbrow debate at the way forward for larger schooling. It additionally tells the tale of King Abdulaziz college in Jeddah (Saudi Arabia) and its attempt to develop into a world-class collage. The e-book discusses excellence in numerous elements equivalent to schooling, examine, group companies, strategic making plans, wisdom economic system and foreign cooperation.
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Extra info for Becoming a World-Class University: The case of King Abdulaziz University
This is in alignment with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s national higher education strategy. It is concluded that with realistic planning it is possible to achieve the worthy and vital objective of academic and educational world-class excellence in higher education. The process of construction of the steps of building a world-class university in order to increase its international profile’s visibility and its ability to compete educationally and academically in the global academic arena needs to be accelerated.
2 Higher Education Recent insights into the importance of graduates for socio-economic development have placed universities at center stage. All quality education has an enduring impact on economic development, but it seems that university education in particular plays a central role in the current stage of globalized development where knowledge and its creative and problem solving use plays such an important role, while routine work is increasingly mechanized or robotized. Research universities seem often not fully aware of the tremendous role of their graduates in economic development.
It also focuses on the provision of advice and guidance on the university’s outreach to peer institutions for the acquisition, implementation, and utilization of innovations and developments in research and curriculum. It also guides and assists KFUPM’s academic administration, and the university’s provision of community service. The IAB was established for the purpose of providing advice and guidance on important issues to the university and its community. The IAB features leading experts, currently or formerly affiliated with some of the most successful and respected companies and universities.