Nominee Application Form: Part A
Title: Mr.
Family Names(s): IDREES
Mailing Address: A.K. BROHI ROAD, H-11/4 ISLAMABAD
Country: Pakistan
Office Fax: 0092514100619
Email: farrukh.idrees@nu.edu.pk
Gender: Male
Date of Birth: no date set
Please indicate your fluency levels in various languages (Comma Separated)
Fluent in Writing: ENGLISH, URDU, PUNJABI
Fluent in Speaking: ENGLISH, URDU, PUNJABI
Academic Qualifications and Training
1. Degree, Institution, Year Completed: MSc Total Quality and Performance Management, The University of Bradford, U.K., 2007
2. Degree, Institution, Year Completed: MBA, University of Arid Agriculture, Pakistan, 2004
3. Degree, Institution, Year Completed: BBA HONS, University of Arid Agriculture, Pakistan, 2003
Nominee Application Form: Part B
  • Institutional quality assurance reviews / audits
  • Program reviews / accreditations
  • General QA consultancy
  • Training of experts/external reviewers
  • Internal QA of institutions
  • Self study guidance to institutions
  • External review of institutions
  • Quality Indicators and benchmarks
  • External Review of QAAs
  • QA of Open learning institutes
  • Institutional assessment
  • Institutional quality audits
  • Institutional accreditation
  • QA of cross border offerings
  • Student feedback and surveys
  • Research assessment
Other (please specify): ISO 9001, ISO 14001; BS 18001 certifications
Examples of Experience: National & International Consultations / Audit / Review
1. Brief Description: Responsible for looking after quality and productivity management system of the Campus as per national and international standards in higher education; Improving internal quality assurance system of the University for improving productivity; Preparing various periodic reports for analyzing conformity meticulously with standards e.g. Self Assessment Reports, Departmental Review Reports, Evaluation Reports, etc.; Organizing trainings for raising awareness about quality to all stakeholders of the university; benchmarking with other universities of the country and region for performance excellence.
Institution/City/Country: FAST-National University/Islamabad/Pakistan
Date: 2013-Present
Type of Experience:
  • Institutional Audit / Assessment
2. Brief Description: Streamlining quality management system of the university as per the requirements of Higher Education Commission (HEC); Supervising the process of Self Assessment, Evaluations, and Benchmarking etc. Conducting various Quality Management Trainings for Faculty Members for Quality Improvements; Teaching courses related to Operations Management, TQM, strategic management, organizational behavior etc; Coordinating departmental quality assurance activities.
Institution/City/Country: HITEC University/Taxila/Pakistan
Date: 2010-2013
Type of Experience:
  • Institutional Audit / Assessment
3. Brief Description: Involved in providing consultancy services related to Quality Management Tools e.g. Six Sigma, Balanced Score card, ISO 9001, etc to small firms for bringing performance improvements; Providing trainings about quality tools, statistical process control, benchmarking mechanism to improve performance.
Institution/City/Country: Farrukh & Co Consultants/Rawalpindi/Pakistan
Date: 2009-2010
Type of Experience:
  • Consultancy
4. Brief Description: Involved in various quality management assignments/projects e.g. Six Sigma, Benchmarking, Performance Management, Service Quality etc.
Institution/City/Country: Asian Productivity Organization-Japan; European Centre for TQM, University of Bradford, U.K. ; Dewan Farooque Spinning Mills; Smith Aero Space; Centre for Advanced Studies in Engineering; PIQC Institute of Quality; Export Promotion Bureau; Water and Sanitation Agency; Idrees Tea Company.
Date: 2003-2009
Type of Experience:
  • Consultancy
  • Institutional Audit / Assessment
Nominee Application Form: Part C
Please write a professional profile of 500 words.
Professional Summary Description: Mr. Farrukh Idrees is Manager, Quality Enhancement Cell (an internal quality assurance department) of FAST-National University, one of the most prestigious universities of Pakistan etc . Mr. Farrukh has served as consultant/trainer on various national and international projects including that of Asian Productivity Organization-Japan, Higher Education Commission of Pakistan, and National Productivity Organization etc. As experienced QA Professional of the leading university of the region, he has shared his QA expertise to many Higher Educational Institutions (both public and private sector) in Pakistan and abroad.
His most recent assignment was as consultant and trainer on Asian Productivity Organization-Japan mission to Fiji Higher Education Commission and educational institutions to help capacity building initiative of emerging quality assurance QA framework. As a seasoned quality practitioner he has more than 10 years of extensive work experience in developing internal quality management systems of universities/organizations for ensuring higher quality productivity. He has worked closely with all stakeholders of education institutions to address their required quality levels in terms of developing the appropriate internal quality assurance mechanism. He is a Chartered Quality Professional with proven quality management, organizational, commercial & financial skills developed in higher educational institutes and corporate organizations.
He is Certified Six Sigma Black Belt (Singapore Quality Institute International) with distinction. He has worked as a six sigma black belt team lead/players in a project with General Electric, U.K. and Dewan Group of Industries. Further, he has imparted training on six sigma in higher education to Directors Quality Assurance of 30 public and private sector universities of Pakistan, as Higher Education Commission’s resource person.
Mr. Farrukh is qualified lead auditor/consultant of three international standards of excellence i.e. ISO 9001:2008 (Quality Management Systems); ISO 14001:2004 (Environment Management Systems); BS 18001:2007 (Occupational Health and Safety). He has strong expertise in deploying all these international standards in the context of educational institutions for performance excellence. Mr. Farrukh has skills to integrate the above standards with the requirements of accreditation bodies, national ranking, and international quality ranking frameworks for ensuring higher productivity through structured mechanisms e.g. QS World Ranking, QS Asia Ranking, Times Higher Education Ranking etc.
He has successfully launched Quality Enhancement Cells (Internal Quality Assurance Mechanism) of two universities of Pakistan i.e. HITEC University and FAST National University. He is a frequent speaker/author in international conventions for quality management at national and international levels. He has represented Pakistan as quality and productivity expert in an international workshop conducted by Asian Productivity Organization-Japan in Indonesia 2013. He has strong abilities to use a wide variety of analytical and statistical tools/softwares to analyze quality survey data and identify/exploit quality assurance opportunities for academic excellence. He has the experience and abilities to work co-operatively across functions and in multi-cultural groups in U.K, Fiji, and Indonesia etc. He is a life time member of national productivity organization, member of Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce since 2005, member of Chartered Quality Institute, U.K. He has acted as a member of standing committee for social services constituted by Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industries, Pakistan for one year. He has visited U.K., Iran, Saudi Arabia, Thailand, Indonesia, Fiji on academic assignments and made presentations and/or conducted workshops in quality assurance as resource person
Mr. Farrukh has authored more than a dozen research papers about quality assurance in higher education and other topics of quality which have been published in international conferences. He has also contributed as a researcher in a research project on customer loyalty management with the University of Bradford, U.K.

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