Action Plan
Enhance Quality of Education, Research and International Reputation of PSUT
Objective
Activities/Tasks
Timeline
Role
Resources
Measure
Status
Enhancing Relation with Jordanian, Arab, Islamic and world Universities
 
 
 
Form consortiums with Jordanian and Arab universities for EU joint projects.
10.2.2016
·VPI Office
·Deans
· 10  Days
 
· No. of participating HE institutions in Jordan and Arab universities in the consortiums.
· No. of successful submissions.
· No. of granted projects.
Achieved
Faculty and graduate students exchange, joint dissertations and theses supervision with good European universities.
31.12.2016
·   VPI Office Dean of Graduate School
·   Dean of IT
· 30 Days
 
·   Establishing exchange programme.
·   No. of PhD students participated in exchange with EU universities.
·   No. of professors participated.
Planned
Assisting faculty members in spending Sabbatical leaves in good research institutes.
31.12.2016
·   VPI Office
·   Dean of Graduate School
· 20   Days
 
·   Legalising and bylaws.
·   Identifying partners.
·    No. of professors participated.
Planned
Create an eLearning Centre.
30.6.2016
·   VPI Office
·      40 Days
·      Space
·      Funds through EQTeL and OpenMed projects
·      Director and  Employees
·  Successful establishment of centre.
·  Improved raking.
Ongoing
Enhancing Relations with the European Commission and other Funding Agencies.
Submit new proposals to Erasmus+ programme.
10.2.2016
·VPI Office
·Deans
·      30 Days
 
· No. of participating HE institutions in Jordan and Arab universities in the consortiums.
· No. of successful submissions.
· No. of granted projects.
Achieved
Submit new Horizon2020
30.9.2016
·   VPI Office
·      20  Days
 
· Identifying and joining proper consortiums.
· No. of successful submissions.
· No. of granted projects.
Planned
Creating a Proactive Environment for Obtaining Funds for Projects.
Engage faculties and deanships in preparing a strategic plan for internationalisation.
31.12.2016
·VPI Office
·   Deans
·      10 Days
 
· No. of strategies developed.
· No. action plans developed containing an explicit or implicit objective regarding internationalization.
Achieved
Engage faculty members in preparing proposals.
31.12.2016
·VPI Office
·Faculty members
·      20  Days
 
·  Number of proposals submitted with international partners
·  Growth in number and proportion faculty members engaged.
 
Planned
Organise training and awareness workshops.
31.12.2016
·VPI Office
·      10 Days
 
·  Number of training and workshops.
·  No. of participants.
·  No. of new active staff.
 
 
Planned
Update the International Office.
31.12.2016
·VPI Office
·      20 Days
·     Funds from MIMI project
·Enhanced international reputation.
·No. of activities.
·Improved international activities.
Ongoing
Create a Project Management Office.
31.12.2016
·VPI Office
·      20 Days
·      Funds from MIMI project
·      Director and Employees
·  Successful updating of office.
·  No. of activities and functions of the office.
Ongoing
Team training with EAIE.
31.12.2016
·VPI Office
·      10 Days
 
·  No of staff trained.
·  Enhanced skills and knowledge.
Planned
Consolidating and Increasing Membership in Regional and International Networks and Associations.
Maintaining coordination with AArU.
31.12.2016
·VPI Office
·      10 Days
·  Continuation of relationship.
·  Sustainable planning
·  No. of active activities held.
 
Ongoing
 
Maintaining coordination with EUA.
31.12.2016
·VPI Office
·  10 Days
·  Continuation of relationship.
·  Sustainable planning
·  Successful coordination of AECHE.
 
Ongoing
 
Joining UNIMED.
31.12.2016
·VPI Office
·  10 Days
·  Continuation of relationship.
·  Sustainable planning
·  No. of joint activities held.
·  No. of joint projects submitted and implemented.
 
Achieved
 
Joining other networks and associations.
31.12.2016
·VPI Office
·  20 Days
·  No. of networks and associations joint.
·  Enhanced partnership and joint activities held.
Achieved
Join INQAAHE
31.12.2016
·VPI Office
·King Talal School
·      5 Days
·      Fees
 
·  Become member of INQAAHE.
·  Enhanced partnership and joint activities held.
Planned
Join  CIM Accredited Study Centre
31.12.2016
·VPI Office
·King Talal School
·      5 Days
·      Fees
 
·         Become member of CIM.
·         No. of courses matched.
 
Planned
Join PMI Accredited Study Center and PDU Provider
 
31.12.2016
·VPI Office
·King Talal School
·      5 Days
·      Fees
·  Become member of PMI.
·  Become accredited of PMI by establishing for PMP certificate. 
Planned
Supervision of Organisation of International Conferences.
Turkish-Arab Conference on Higher Education.
26-30 April 2016
·VPI Office
·      10 Days
 
 
·  Successful implementation of conference.
Achieved
Arab-Euro Conference on Higher Education.
 
25-27 May 2016
·VPI Office
·      10 Days
 
 
·  Successful implementation of conference.
Achieved
Arab-Asian Conference on Higher Education.
 
October 2016
·VPI Office
·      10 Days
 
·  Successful implementation of conference.
Ongoing
Coordinate with deans for hosting scientific conferences at PSUT.
31.12.2016
·VPI Office
·Deans
·      10 Days
 
 
·  No. of conferences held.
·  No. of participants.
·  No. of research publications.
Planned
Coordinate with Jordanian Universities to propose and organize joint international conferences.
31.12.2016
·VPI Office
·Deans
·      10 Days
·      Funds
 
·  No. of conferences held.
·  No. of participants.
 
Planned
Create AACSB Annual Conference
31.12.2016
·VPI Office
·King Talal School
·      5 Days
·      Funds
· Successful implementation of conference.
Planned
Preparation of Agreements and MoUs with Universities and Research Centers Regionally and Internationally.
Implement running agreements and MoUs.
31.12.2016
·VPI Office
·  20 Days
·  Increased number of agreement and MoUs with partner.
Ongoing
Pursue cooperation through signing further agreements and MoUs on exchange, research and capacity building programs.
31.12.2016
·VPI Office
·Deans
·  20 Days
·   No. agreements and MoUs signed.
 
Planned
Strengthen relationship with private sector and NGOs organizations to implement and fund related research centers.
31.12.2016
·VPI Office
·Deans
·      20 Days
 
·   Establish database for private organization and NGOs.
·   No. of contacts made.
·   Fund received.
Ongoing
Negotiations with world universities to develop further joint academic programs.
31.12.2016
·VPI Office
·Deans
·      20 Days
 
 
· No. of universities contacted.
· No. of new agreements.
· No. of new joint academic programme.
Ongoing
Prepare Students to Work in an Intercultural and Globalized World
Focusing on Exchange Programmes for Staff and Students.
Establish a Students’ Service Office.
31.12.2016
·VPI Office
·Admission and Registration.
·      20 Days
·      Space
·      Funds, Director and Employees.
·  Successful establishment of office.
Ongoing
Establish Staff and Students Exchange Office.
31.12.2016
·VPI Office
·Students Affairs
·      20 Days
·      Space
·      Funds
·      Director and Employees
·  Successful establishment of office.
Ongoing
Following up current Erasmus+ credit mobility projects.
31.12.2016
·VPI Office
·  20 Days
 
·         Successful project implementation.
·         No. of new scholarships. 
Ongoing
Submit new Erasmus+ credit mobility proposals, focusing on the possibility of financially supporting qualified Jordanian students in their graduate studies abroad.
31.12.2016
·VPI Office
·  20 Days
 
·   Successful submission of proposals.
·   Successful project and funding obtained.
·   No. of new scholarships. 
Achieved
Develop Fulbright Links.
31.12.2016
·VPI Office
·  10 Days
 
· Increased exchange   and scholarship opportunities.
· No. of faculty and students obtaining Fulbright scholarships.
Ongoing
Develop relations with universities to create sabbatical leave track.
31.12.2016
·VPI Office
·  20 Days
 
· No. of agreements with world universities.
· No. of faculty obtaining sabbaticals.
Planned
Enhance Participation in Students’ Competitions at regional and International Levels
Organise a Regional in Robotics Competition.
 
31.12.2016
·Faculty of Engineering
·      5 Days  
· No .of awards received.
· Ranking of university
· No of innovations and achievements.
Planned
Attract and Retain the International Students
Develop a plan to attract and retain the   international students.
31.12.2016
·VPI Office
·Admission and Registration
·      10 Days 
· Increase the proportion of  international students to 10%
Planned
Provide Service to Society and Community Social Engagement
 
Devise a plan for joint actions and projects, including joint supervision of graduate students, and the utilization of existing facilities at RSS and PSUT.
31.12.2016
·VPI Office
·Deans
·  10 Days
 
· No. of meetings with RSS research leadership.
· Utilization of existing facilities at both RSS and PSUT.
· No. of joint research groups formed.
· Enhanced research reputation.
Planned
Provide Service to the Local Community
 
Form a network of international offices in universities in Jordan.
31.12.2016
·VPI Office
 
·  20 Days
 
· No. of universities joining.
· Network formed.
Planned
Organize a number of seminars and lectures for expatriates for national audience.
31.12.2016
·VPI Office
 
·      10 Days
·      Travel Funds
 
· No. of scientific expatriates attracted.
·  Number of seminars held.
·  No. of people attending.
Ongoing

 

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