Investor Member

Investor Partnership applies to organizations wishing to align themselves with Dubai’s drive for quality and derive maximum benefit by investing in DQG.

By becoming an Investor Partner of the Dubai Quality Group you demonstrate to your stakeholders that you are an organization committed to Quality and the continuous improvement of your own enterprise in the business environment of Dubai and the UAE.

Investor Benefits:

Quality Advisory Service

Through its quality network, DQG acts as a facilitator to enable partners to access information, resources and expertise from both local and international bodies.

Conferences & Special Events

In addition to the special discounted members’ rates that apply, Investor Partners are entitled to free seats against their Investor Partnership Quota* at DQG’s conferences, which feature remarkable speakers and management gurus, providing them with an excellent knowledge-sharing and networking opportunity.

Workshops & Seminars

In addition to the special discounted members’ rates that apply, Investor Partners are entitled to free seats against their Investor Partnership Quota* at DQG’s regular workshops and seminars, which provide attendees with the knowledge, the tools and the techniques to implement new and effective management theories within their own organizations.

Free Evening Seminars

A minimum of 12 free evening seminars focusing on timely relevant topics are conducted exclusively for DQG’s partners. Partners may freely nominate employees from their organizations for attendance to these seminars. Further to providing partner organizations with a forum for communication, discussion and generation of ideas, these events serve them with unique networking opportunity.

Benchmarking Programs

Through its associations with local and international bodies, DQG conducts benchmarking programs against various criteria based upon the requirements of its partner organizations.

Subgroups

Various Subgroups formed under DQG serve its like-minded partners with a platform to exchange knowledge, thoughts, ideas and other topics of significance. The subgroups help to propagate new knowledge throughout the business community and provide a unique environment for professionals from public and private entities to discuss issues and influence change. Living the meaning of its motto ‘think locally, act globally’, many ideas and thoughts exchanged during subgroup meetings have matured into big conferences and events.

Partners are entitled to

  • Participate in elections to positions in the Executive Committee of Subgroups
  • Apply for free membership with Subgroups of interest
  • Freely attend activities (seminars, panel discussions, competitions etc.) of Subgroups

Publications

  • Business Quality Review Magazine

    The Business Quality Review Magazine of the BQR Magazine is a bi-monthly magazine which features articles relevant and beneficial to business community. The magazine is distributed for free to DQG’s partners.
  • Members’ Directory

    Investor Partners are entitled to a free full page listing of their organization’s profile in DQG’s Members’ Directory. The directory, which is published annually, features complete profiles of DQG’s partners. In addition to being distributed to major public and private organizations in the UAE, it is distributed freely to DQG’s partners. The directory is widely used as a guide to Dubai’s “Quality Conscious” companies.

Library

Partners enjoy full access to DQG’s library resources, which include books, training videos and audio cassettes. Additionally, partners can also use the library to access resources of European Foundation for Quality Management (EFQM) and Global Benchmarking Network (GBN), as DQG is members with them.

Media Exposure

Investor Partners enjoy good media exposure as their partnership with DQG will be announced in a press release.

Logo Display

The Corporate Logo of each Investor Partner is prominently displayed at the DQG Office.

Use of DQG Logo

Use of DQG Logo in Marketing Collateral, subject to the approval of DQG.

Website

Investor Partners enjoy enhanced representation on our internet portal. Investor Partners have a separate listing where their logos and profiles (500 words) are displayed along with active URLs to their websites.

Discount at UOWD’S MQM and Access to Library

A 10% fee-discount will be offered to registered DQG members who enroll in the MQM degree program. UOWD will also provide library access to DQG members in UOWD’s library as “Guest Users”.

Access to BPIR (10 Users)

Dubai Quality Group has partnered with Business Process Improvement Resource (BPIR) to provide its members free access to BPIR’s online resources. BPIR provides a complete resource for improvement and business excellence. It contains a wealth of information for members. For any given process there are performance measures, benchmarks, best practices, self-assessment tools, expert opinions, articles, case studies and more available to guide you through any improvement project. For more information, please visit www.bpir.com. Investor Partners are entitled to nominate 10 users to access the BPIR.

Nominated Members

Investor Partners are eligible to nominate 10 employees from their organizations. If the organization wishes to nominate more employees, an additional fee of AED 250 per nominee will apply (annually). Nominated members enjoy special added privileges when compared to other employees from the partner organization, which can be listed as:
  • Competing in elections to positions in the DQG’s Board of Directors
  • Voting for candidates of their choice during elections to positions in DQG’s Board of Directors
Partnership Investment: AED 30,000 annually*

* Of the AED 30,000 invested in DQG, AED 5000 is considered as partnership fee. The remaining AED 25,000 is kept aside for the Investor Partner organization’s training needs. Therefore, when an Investor Partner sends employees to various DQG public events, it need not pay for their attendance, as the amount is automatically deducted from this training quota.

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