for the 5th round 2020
The process of applying to national quality and excellence awards on the level of countries goes through several important stages and represents a qualitative leap in the improvement, development and sustainability of outstanding performance. The experience of participating in such awards is one of the best practices for systematic learning and self-identification. The enterprise should recognize the value of the award as an engine of outstanding performance by using the organizational excellence model for comprehensive performance improvement, performing self-assessment, conducting external evaluation and receiving an integrated report of strengths and opportunities for improvement and getting a total score out of 1000 points to determine the level of excellence.
What sectors are eligible to participate?
The application to KAQA at its 5th round is open to the public, private and non-profit sectors.
What are the application procedures?
KAQA will make a number of basic procedures starting from registration on 25 February, 2019 until the honoring ceremony for winning enterprises, held in December 2020.
Learn about application procedures
Learn about the time plan
How to register?
Registration is made through TAMAYUZ.NET electronic portal, which is an integrated system for management of excellence within the enterprises from registration to obtaining KAQA's reports. This portal will be available to all enterprises accepted in the 5th round and will be available with all its services for enterprises after the end of the round, regardless of participating in KAQA.
(See added value infographic).
Registration is done by clicking "apply" button in the home page, which will forward you directly to TAMAYUZ.NET system. After registering with the name of the enterprise, the following stages are done:
Complete basic data file, which contains all the information related to the enterprise on a permanent basis, so the enterprise can update it at any time.
Pay costs of registration and enterprise file study which are (1,800) riyals for all enterprises and this includes the use of the system for a permanent basis. Please note that the end of this stage is not an acceptance to participate in KAQA round, but to enter the stage of sorting and studying applications.
Complete readiness model, containing information related to performance. The purpose is to know the readiness of the enterprise to participate and compete for the award round.
Study enterprise file and determine the extent of its readiness and the application of the conditions specified therein.
In case the enterprise application is accepted for the 5th round, it will be notified to pay application fees, which vary according to sector as follows:
All costs are non-refundable and include training, organizational assessment field visits, and final report of the evaluation process.
After receiving application costs, the enterprise shall be notified of the final acceptance and introduced to other required arrangements.
How to be accepted to enter the 5th round?
The process of sorting the applications of enterprises goes through several stages, the most important of which is quick registration, completion of requirements, payment of costs, and determining the readiness of the enterprise for participation. Therefore, there are enterprises that will be accepted for the 5th round, and others that will be rejected and directed to the next round.
Are there any payments due for participation?
The Award follows best international practices in setting the cost of participation. The Higher Committee of the Award has therefore approved a structure for the costs of application for the 5th round, which is considered the lowest internationally, and the lowest compared to previous rounds of the Award.
The award has an added value that outweighs the costs paid by enterprises. The most important benefits of which are as follows:
(See Award participation added value infographic)
How Participation Reports are written?
The award will hold special workshops for the enterprises qualified to enter the competitions. The training will be conducted on the system of TAMAYUZ.NET in full, including the writing of the participation report.
(See TAMAYUZ.NET infographic)
KAQA website includes a number of publications including:
The Award has pages in social networking sites, most notably Twitter and a YouTube channel, where there are several films including:
You can contact us directly and quickly via direct messages on Twitter, and through the lines that will be allocated to the technical support of TAMAYUZ.NET System. You can also contact us directly through the Executive Director of the prize firstname.lastname@example.org or the enterprise registration employee email@example.com.
In addition, you can contact us through the following numbers from 8 am to 2:30 pm: