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Wednesday, May 4th, 2016
Zain E-Learning Center Hall S45 101 – University of Bahrain, Sakheer Campus

Forum Message:

The Quality Assurance and Accreditation Center (QAAC) is pleased to announce its first forum, which will be held on Wednesday 4th May 2016 at the Zain e-Learning Center in the University of Bahrain.

– The forum will be covering the following topics:

  • Role of Teaching and Learning in producing distinguished graduates.
  • Role of the stakeholder’s feedback in providing better employability opportunities.
  • Role of PILOs and CILOs assessment in maintaining the required level of graduate.
  • Role of academic advisory and career counseling in producing influential graduates in the market.

– The forum will encompass speakers from the University of Bahrain.
– The forum will be conducted in Arabic and English.



Who should attend?

– The forum is open to participants from the University of Bahrain (faculty members and students).
– Registration will be done electronically through this application form 
– PAPER PROPOSAL form (click to download) deadline is 31st March 2016.
– PAPERS must be submitted to or fax number: +973 17449658.


Forum Program:

Please find the AGENDA here..

Forum Speakers:
Dr. Bassam Alhammad (Keynote Speaker):

Dr. Bassam Alhamad is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Bahrain. He holds a PhD degree in Process Instrumentation and Control from the University of Sydney (Australia). The recent publications and research interests of Dr. Alhamad are in the area of Process Systems Engineering. Dr. Alhamad lectured in a number of courses on process control, digital control and process instruments. He is the Director of Quality Assurance and accreditation Center in University of Bahrain.

TITLE: Graduate Attributes and Professional Competencies through teaching, learning and assessment.
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Dr. Lamya AlJassmi and Dr. Amal Saleh Ghanim:

Dr. Lamya Aljasmi is an Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science, College of Information. Ph.D., Computer Science, University of Sussex, Brighton, United Kingdom, 2000. Director of the Quality Assurance Office, College of Information Technology, University of Bahrain.

Dr. Amal Ghanim is an Assistant Professor, has earned her BSc in computer science from University of Bahrain, MSc in computer science from University of Manchester, UK and PhD in computer science from Curtin University of Technology, Australia. She is currently an assistant professor at University of Bahrain. Amal’s research interests are in database, data mining and pattern recognition......

TITLE: Assuring College of Information Technology Graduates Satisfy the Labor Market Needs.
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Ms. Sameera Al-Alawat, Ms. Rabab Asgher and Ms. Muyssar Sabri .

Ms. Samira Alaiwat is a Head, Educational Development Center, CHS Doctorate, Managerial Sciences, in progress; MS (Health Professions Education) 2001, Maastricht University (Netherlands); Diploma in Health Care Management, 1996, Ministry of Health and Royal Collage of Surgeon Ireland; B.Sc., Medical Technology, 1991, Indiana State University (USA); Associate Degree (AD), Laboratory Technician, 1979, College of Health Sciences, Bahrain. Presentations and workshops in ...

Ms. Rabab A.Wahab is a Lecturer of Biochemistry, PhD in Molecular Medicine, Arabian Gulf University (in progress); MSc, 2007, Sultan Qaboos University; BSc, 1993, University of Bahrain; Associate Diploma in Chemical Engineering, 1989, University of Bahrain.

Ms. Muyssar Alwadhalla is a Head Nursing Department, Director WHO Collaborating Center for Nursing Development. Nursing educator, subject expert in Arab League- Arab Health Ministers- Arab Board for Nursing and Midwifery specialization and in reviewing and accreditation of nursing and midwifery curriculum.

TITLE: Using Feedback to Promote Learning at College of Health Sciences: Nursing Student and Faculty Perspectives.
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Dr. Diana Al Jahromi

Dr. Diana Al Jahromi is an Assistant Professor, Quality Assurance Director (College of Arts), r of Linguistics, University of Bahrain. PhD, University of Sheffield, UK (2012). Fellow of the British Higher Education Academy (HEA), UK. Winner of a number of local and international awards (Most Distinguished Teacher, 2003; Bahrain E-Content Award, 2005). Member of numerous professional organisations and societies. Provided various local and regional presentations and workshops ....

TITLE: A Comprehensive Longitudinal Study of Local Stakeholders and Employers’ Assessment of Uob Graduates’ Current and Required Attributes.
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Prof. Adnan Mohamed Farah

Prof. Adnan Farah is a Professor, Ph.D., Counseling Psychology, Texas Southern University, USA, 1987; M.A., Clinical Psychology, Texas Southern University , USA, 1982; B. A., Education, University of Jordan, Jordan, 1978.

TITLE: Role of Soft Skills in Increasing Graduates Employability: Lesson Learned from ModEs European Project
Dr. Noora Mohammed Alshamlan

Dr. Noora Alshamlan is an Assistant Professor in criminal Law and Criminal Procedure, Director, Quality Assurance Office, SJD,2012,Indiana Bloomington University, LLM,2008,University of Pittsburgh, LLB,2007,Unvirsity of Bahrain, PCAP,2014, University of Bahrain.

TITLE: The Role of Legal clinics in Creating an Outstanding Graduate.
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:السيد عبدالجبار احمد الطيب

محاضر المالية العامة والاقتصاد السياسي ( القانون العام ) في كلية الحقوق بجامعة البحرين، باحث دكتوراه في المالية العامة في جمهورية مصر العربية ، خريج ماجستير القانون من كلية الحقوق بجامعة البحرين. المستشار القانوني بديوان صاحب السمو الملكي رئيس الوزراء، رئيس جمعية الحقوقيين البحرينية، وفقا للأمر الملكي رقم ٧ لسنة ٢٠١٣، كنت عضوا بالمؤسسة الوطنية لحقوق الانسان.

TITLE: دور التعليم والتعلم القانوني في صناعة الخريج المتميز
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Dr. Farkhanda Shamim

Dr. Farkhanda Shamim is an Assistant Professor. She is the faculty member of the Department of Economics and Finance at the College of Business Administration, University of Bahrain (UOB). Before joining UOB, she served at the University of Toronto and the Ryerson University at Toronto. Dr. Shamim possesses diverse academic and research experience from around the globe. She is author of several research papers published in high impact journals. She is invited to the Research Institute ....

TITLE: Role of Teaching and Learning in Producing Distinguished Graduates: Case study of the Department of Economics and Finance in the College of Business.
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Dr. Elsayed Elamir and Dr. Gehan Mousa

Dr. Elsayed Elamir is an Assistant Professor He has earned his PhD degree in applied statistics from Durham University, U.K. 2001. He Has post-doc research fellowship, University of Southampton university, 2004. He is teaching for more than 20 years in University of Benha, Southamptan and Bahrain. He is chief in editor for the journal “International Journal of Business and Statistical Analysis. Author for more than 30 articles in International journals. His interests ...

Dr. Gehan Mousa is an Associate Professor at College of Business Administration, University of Bahrain. In 2004, she earned her PhD in Environmental Accounting and Auditing, Durham University, Business School, UK. Master (MSc) in Management Accounting, Benha University, Egypt. Her teaching experience (since 1995) encompasses a variety of accounting and auditing courses, including ...

TITLE: Student Learning Evaluation via Course Assessment: Evidence from Quantitative Management Courses.
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Dr. Alauddin Yousif Al-Omary

Dr. Alauddin Al-Omary is an Associate Professor at the Computer Engineering Department, College of Information Technology, University of Bahrain. He holds a PhD in System and Information Engineering from University of Toyohashi (Japan, 1994). He has been involved for about 20 years in teaching, research, training, and/or consultancy in the areas of Networking, knowledge ...

TITLE: The Importance of Accreditation for Labor Market
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Dr. Ahmed Mohammed Zaki

Dr. Ahmed Zaki is an Assistant Professor at the department of Information Systems, University of Bahrain since 2010. He has more than 17 years of experience in teaching and conducting research. He is a member of the Departmental Quality Assurance Committee. He is specialized in computer vision and teaches courses such as Artificial Intelligence, Data Mining, Database Development among ...

TITLE: The Importance of Having an Integrated System in PILOs and CILOs Assessment.
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Dr. Abdelmohsen M. Desoky

Dr. Abdelmohsen Desoky is an Associate Professor and Head of Accounting Department at College of Business Administration, University of Bahrain. Obtained his PhD in Accounting from the University of Hull, England. His research interests include accounting disclosure, Financial Reporting, Internet financial reporting and accounting standard setting. He has teaching experience in Egypt...

TITLE: The New Curriculum Plan of CoB and the Market/Industry Needs.
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Dr. Hatem Bin Mahmood Masri

Dr. Hatem Masri is an Associate Professor and Director of the Quality Assurance and Accreditation office at the College of Business Administration, in the University of Bahrain, Kingdom of Bahrain. He received his PhD in Management in 2004 and Master in Operations Research in 1999 from the University of Tunis, Tunisia. His research interests include multiple objective stochastic programming, supply chain management, financial engineering, and vehicle routing problems. ..

TITLE: The Assurance of Learing: Accountability and Continuous Improvement.
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