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27 March 2018 |  11:00 AM – 1:30 PM

A well designed data collection and information policy will go a long way in insuring that your institution has the information it needs for self-assessment, benchmarking, and maintenance purposes. Data needs to be consistent, accurate and reliable as well as easily accessed and located for review or evaluation.

This workshop is designed to touch on the practices, procedures and policies an institution need to have in place for collecting, analyzing and reporting data. It will provide an overview of the different Academic Database Management Systems (in-house vs. outsources). It will provide you with an example of a Academic Database Management System and showcase the content and services that an academic database should include. It will end with hands on session on how can you improve on your current system of data collection, monitoring, analysis and reporting.


  •  To identify key areas in the institution that needs clear and well established institutional information policy, data Administration, data quality audit and data cleansing.
  •  To identify key areas for collection purposes and insure a standardized process to ensure consistency of data throughout the institution
  •  To introduce the audience with different Academic Database Management Systems that helps with analysis and reporting


Session 1: 11:00 AM – 12:15 PM

  • Introduction with an overview of Information Policies
  • Information Data administration and Data Cleansing and audits
  • Identifying key areas in the institution for standardized policy

Break: 12:15 – 12:30

Session 2: 12:30 – 1:30

  • An overview of the different Academic Database Management Systems (in-house vs. outsources)
  • The Case of College of Business Administration – Kuwait University
  • How can you improve on your current system of data collection, monitoring and reporting.


Who Should Attend

Faculty, department chairs, deans, associate and assistant deans who have a solid, who are involved in the self assessment or data collection, analysis or reporting in their institutions



Dr. Abeer A. Al-Hassan received her doctorate in 2008 from the Volgenau School of Engineering, George Mason University in Information Systems. Her areas of interest are Technical Entrepreneurship, Teaching Tools, Electronic Business, Data-mining, and Quality Assurance. She is an Assistant Professor in Kuwait University, College of Business Administration (CBA), Quantitative Methods and Information Systems Department. Among her publications are “A Research Case Study: Difficulties and Recommendations when using a Textual Data Mining Tool” published in Information Management. She was awarded the Outstanding Teaching Award of KU for the academic year 2015-2016. In addition to teaching she was the Accreditation Director at the International Academic Accreditation Unit, CBA from 2015-2017 in charge of accreditation and quality assurance. Dr. Al-Hassan Administered and Facilitated many workshops and Seminars for faculty members and the office of Vice president for Planning at KU during and after her posts. Currently she is a deputized member of the National Bureau for Academic Accreditation and Quality Assurance (NBAQ) in Kuwait as well as a member of the Association to Advance the Collegial Schools of Business (AACSB International).


Contact Us

For more information, please contact nbaq.q8@gmail.com