KAEU, which has achieved significant success with its quality studies and is taking firm steps on this path, held the Management Review (MR) meeting, which is organized annually, this year as well. Rector of KAEU Prof. Dr. Vatan Karakaya, Quality Management Coordinator and Vice-Rector Prof. Dr. Mustafa Kasım Karahocagil, Vice-Rector Prof. Dr. Ahmet Gökbel and Vice-Rector Prof. Dr. Mustafa Kurt, Secretary-General Mehmet Zeki Küçük, the team of quality coordinator office, quality members of the units, academic and administrative staff and students attended the meeting held on 20 January 2022 at the Ahi Evran Congress and Culture Center, 15 July Milli İrade Hall.

2022 agenda of the Quality Commission was determined, and the Institutional Accreditation Program (IAP) process, which KAEU was recently involved in, was also evaluated at the Management Review Meeting.

Şimşek: “We have taken a step into the Strategic Plan Based on Quality Management System Process”

The first opening speech of the Management Review meeting was made by Deputy Quality Coordinator Prof. Dr. Huseyin Simsek. In his speech, Şimşek introduced the new strategic plan through the Integrated Quality Management System and made a presentation regarding determining the process performance parameter targets of the units. Noting that the performance processes were evaluated at the MR meeting, and they created a new strategic plan, Prof. Dr. Hüseyin Şimşek said that performance indicators were defined in the current system, and they had started the strategic plan-based quality management process. Explaining that the performance indicators of the units were determined and sent to the units, Şimşek emphasized that it would be possible to see how much the units contributed to the process. Giving information about the activity plans, Prof. Dr. Hüseyin Şimşek, “All units will be able to easily enter their own activity plans into the system.” said. Wishing that the new software will be beneficial for the quality process of KAEU, Şimşek wished the MR meeting to be productive.

Rector Karakaya: “We have reached an important place in the quality journey that started in 2016”

After Deputy Quality Coordinator Prof. Dr. Hüseyin Şimşek, Rector of KAEU Prof. Dr. Vatan Karakaya expressed his views on the work of the Quality Commission and the MR meeting. Noting that they would evaluate the work done in 2021 with the MR Meeting and add new plans for 2022, Rector Karakaya noted that they have reached to an important place in the quality process that they started in 2016. Prof. Dr. Vatan Karakaya stated that universities were structures serving people and planning, realizing, and maintaining knowledge, and emphasized that quality education and institutions were very important for the youth and children, to whom we would entrust the future.

Rector Karakaya: “Kırşehir Ahi Evran University is the only address in our country for IQMS and AYDEP”

Giving important information about the Integrated Quality Management System (IQMS) and AYDEP, Rector of KAEU Prof. Dr. Vatan Karakaya stated that the only address in our country for IQMS and AYDEP is Kırşehir Ahi Evran University. Rector Karakaya, who emphasized that the success of our university in IQMS belonged to its personnel who believed in this path, said that they would go through the next processes with faith and that he believed that Kırşehir Ahi Evran University would maintain its place at the top.

Rector Karakaya: “We Achieved an Important Success Among Universities Established After 2006”

Having assessed the results of the IAP process that KAEU has entered recently, Prof. Dr. Vatan Karakaya noted that the IAP results of KAEU were positive and that quality studies of KAEU were successful in all processes. Rector Karakaya, who stated that the IAP process was an important step for Kırşehir Ahi Evran University, continued as follows: “We achieved an important success among universities established after 2006. The source of this success is the successful and self-sacrificing efforts of my team and staff in the process of IQMS and the Quality Assurance System in Education. From now on, I expect our academic staff to focus more on Research and Development and to study in this field.”

Rector Karakaya: "Our Quality Work Has Now Become a Brand with the Name 'Ahi Evran Integrated Quality Management System'"

Explaining that the name of KAEU is now a brand name, Rector of KAEU Prof. Dr. Vatan Karakaya said that the IQMS process, which started in 2016, had been developed and registered for the benefit of other institutions in our country. Rector Karakaya, stating that an application was made to the Ministry of Industry Turkish Patent and Trademark Office for the trademark registration of IQMS, said, "Our quality work, on which we have been working hard for a long time, has now become a brand with the name 'Ahi Evran Integrated Quality Management System'."

Rector Karakaya: "AYDEP Will Obtain a Patent as a 'Utility Model'"

Noting that AYDEP, one of the important projects of our university, had also entered the branding process, Prof. Dr. Vatan Karakaya announced that AYDEP would receive a patent as a "Utility Model" in the coming days. Reminding once again that AYDEP should be carefully examined, Rector of KAEU Prof. Dr. Vatan Karakaya said that no educational activities would be carried out at Kırşehir Ahi Evran University without AYDEP. Rector Karakaya, emphasizing that they had explained IQMS and AYDEP to all universities and other institutions in our country, expressed that with IQMS and AYDEP software, profit could be made in the favor of our university.

Rector Karakaya: “We Are Now at the Top With our Quality Work”

Stating that as Kırşehir Ahi Evran University, the point they had reached in IQMS was the summit, Prof. Dr. Vatan Karakaya continued his speech as follows: “We are now an institution that is known with our quality work in our country. The point we have reached is the top. From now on, our next work should aim at the top. As a university, our quality work will be sustainable.”

At the end of his speech, Rector of KAEU Prof. Dr. Vatan Karakaya accepted the decisions of the Quality Commission and answered the questions of the students.

After the opening speeches, the meeting of the academic units of the MR meeting continued in the July 15 Milli İrade Hall, the meeting of the administrative units in the Aşıkpaşa Hall, and the meeting of the application and research centers in the Neşet Ertaş Hall, with the unit representatives presenting their MR Reports.