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 PNU Strategic Goals

The PNU 10-year strategic plan consists of the following seven goals:

First Strategic Goal: Academic Programs

     Provision of quality academic curricula that prepare students for success and enable them to excel in business with the proper professional ethics.

This goal can be achieved through the following strategic objectives:

1. Endorsing the quality of the current academic programs to comply with the latest scientific research and modern practices in various specializations.

2. Offering innovative graduate and postgraduate programs based on modern scientific research, and the best practices concerning labor market needs, leadership, and professional ethics.

3. Attracting locally and internationally distinguished leaders and faculty members for PNU colleges and academic departments.

4. Developing academic twinning programs with international universities.

 

Second Strategic Goal: PNU Alumni

     Provide PNU students with the skills that enable them to achieve success in both life and work, through the provision of an innovative academic environment that focuses on the students.

This goal can be achieved through the following strategic objectives:

1. Providing innovative methods for education and learning that are integrated into the academic programs, such as e-education, cooperative education, self-learning, continuous learning, and leadership programs.

2. Providing a university environment for non-curricular activities that promotes students' innovation skills, and integrates critical and analytical thinking and communication skills.

3. Providing professional consultation and direction to students using the best practices in students' guidance.

4. Establishing an office to seek the participation of alumni by offering services and activities and building long-term relations.

 

Third Strategic Goal: Research and Partnerships

     Acquiring and applying knowledge through international communications and incorporating this knowledge into academic curricula.

This goal can be achieved through the following strategic objectives:

1. Establishing a comprehensive research strategy that includes giving priority to the main fields of research.

2. Encouraging the culture of creativity, distinction, innovation, and patents by establishing influential relations with researchers, partners, the business sector, and society.

3. Incorporating research knowledge into academic curricula in PNU colleges, and integrating them with society.

4. Supporting research centers and scientific chairs in PNU colleges.

5. Endorsing financial support of research, and establishing specialized research labs.

 

Fourth Strategic Goal: Societal Partnership

     Serving women and family-related causes, and integrating community service into PNU programs.

This goal can be achieved through the following strategic objectives:

1. Coordinating and implementing a framework for community service activities within PNU.

2. Establishing an environment suitable for entrepreneurship and endorsing supporting mechanisms.

3. Promoting the role of society and women's issues into PNU academic programs.

4. Creating awareness of the importance of women's and family health, health education, entrepreneurship, and the culture of volunteerism.

5. Promoting PNU's image, locally and internationally.

 

Fifth Strategic Goal: Skills and Talents

     Strengthen capabilities and improve the quality of PNU human resources working in the fields of education, research, and management, through the provision of relevant programs.

This goal can be achieved through the following strategic objectives:

1. Adopting, through partnerships with international accredited institutions, training programs that develop the skills and talents of PNU managerial and administrative staff.

2. Attracting distinguished personnel to lead the process of change and development within PNU academic and administrative units.

3. Developing the capabilities of faculty members in the fields of education, scientific research, and management.

 

Sixth Strategic Goal: Systems and Processes

     Establishing the processes and systems necessary for achieving effective performance in PNU.

This goal can be achieved through the following strategic objectives:

1. Adopting an administrative system that determines authorities and tasks, and allows for follow-up and accountability at all PNU levels.

2. Developing the executive directives for PNU statutes to promote flexibility and transparency.

3. Promoting cooperation between the academic and administrative units within PNU.

4. Developing work procedures using the methodology of simplification and documentation.

5. Aligning tasks and roles with capabilities and skills in human resources.

 

Seventh Strategic Goal: Financing

     ​The diversification of sources of finance in PNU to achieve financial autonomy and sustainability.

This goal can be achieved through the following strategic objectives:

1. Supporting projects for investing PNU resources and utilities.

2. Achieving sustainability through efficiency and effectiveness in operating PNU utilities and managing its resources.

3. Establishing the PNU endowment project.

4. Developing a structure for collecting and organizing financial donations and grants.​

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