Nov 01 2017

Marking the Quality World Day Dubai Quality Group will kick off the 9th Global Continual Improvement & Innovation Symposium & Competition on 13th November 2017

Dubai Quality Chairman (2015-2017), Fatma Buti Al Mheiri

Live quality quizzes & competitions under the categories of Kaizen, Innovation, Lean Six Sigma, Best Practice Management and the newly added Happiness category.

Dubai UAE: Continual Improvement (CI) Subgroup of Dubai Quality Group is honored to organizing the unique annual DQG event the 9th Global Continual Improvement & Innovation Symposium & Competition that will kick off on 13th November 2017, and will take place at Le Méridien Dubai Hotel & Conference Centre, from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm.

The 9th Global Continual Improvement & Innovation Symposium & Competition this year aims to facilitate globally sharing, recognizing and learning from best practices and actual case studies in continual improvement from various sectors all over the world, displaying the brightest ideas implemented across the globe based on the core concept of Quality and Innovation, under the categories of Kaizen, Innovation, Lean Six Sigma and Best Practice Management and the newly added Happiness category.

The category of “Happiness” has been launched this year for organizations with aims to demonstrate best practices with case studies in creating happiness for internal stakeholders and its impact on business (Services & Manufacturing industries).

The Global Symposium will feature Keynote Presentations in Kaizen & Lean Six Sigma, Presentations by Case Study Competition finalists, followed by the much anticipated awarding ceremony, where the winning submissions of the case study competition will be announced and appreciated, marking the close of the event.

This year GCIIS will have international speakers from Australia Michael McLean, McLean Management Consultants Pty Limited, will speak about lean Six Sigma integrated system, and from India M. Dhananjayan, BMW Group certified consultant after sale, will speak about ZED (Zero Effect & Zero Defect).

With the support of Governmental entities and private sectors, Dubai Quality Group will be able to facilitate this unique platform, which gives an opportunity to exchange ideas, share best practices, and elevates the concepts of Business Excellence & Innovation to enhance productivity and growth in business world.

Fatma Buti Al Mheiri, Chairman Dubai Quality Group, stated “Guided by the vision of H.H. Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, which stresses on the fact that innovation and sustainability form foundations for a progressive nation are key factors to ensure a better future for generations to come. We are proud to organize for the nine year in a row, the Global Continual Improvement & Innovation Symposium & Competition 2017 as a part of the group’s celebration of the World Quality Day, which is celebrated worldwide on 9th November with theme of “Everyday Leadership” stresses the importance of individual actions in a larger quality management system. It reminds us that each person has the potential to be a quality advocate, whether by actively pressing for positive change or simply by understanding their role in the continuous improvement cycle. In addition, it gives us the opportunity to celebrate our quality achievements, and recognize those that demonstrate the leadership to sustain and improve performance every day of the year. I’m glad that we are able to facilitate this unique platform, with an active participation from both Public and Private sectors, the best of which will be presented at the Symposium where Continual Improvement experts come together to share and discuss case studies of projects that have brought great results to their organizations.”

The Global symposium is a great opportunity to promote the value of formal quality standards among the organizations in UAE, assisting the entities by creating awareness about Kaizen, Innovation, Lean Six Sigma, Best Practice Management and the Happiness categories, their effectiveness as a marketing tool is strengthened, and ultimately enhanced the reputation of the entire organizations.

By attending the 9th Global Continual Improvement & Innovation Symposium & Competition, the organizations will be able to learn about latest developments in improvement, innovation philosophies and methodologies from the eminent Guest Speakers from around the world having experience and knowledge across various industries. Witness the real life best case studies of improvement and innovation in the UAE and abroad, in addition galvanize their employees into action and jump-start a culture of improvement in their organization.

The 9th Global Continual Improvement & Innovation Symposium & Competition has been sponsored this year by ENOC and Ducab.

For registration please contact Mr. Saleel Shinewi via Email: saleel.shinewi@dqg.org or Tel: +971-4-3431950