Scope and Application:
The Planning, Quality and Review Committee will act as a forum for oversight and institutional driving of planning, quality and review matters. The Committee shall report to the Vice-Chancellor through the Vice-Chancellor’s Committee or USQ Council through the Audit and Risk Committee.
The functions of the Planning, Quality and Review Committee shall be to oversee and facilitate the University’s internal planning, quality and review processes, including:
oversight of the timetable for strategic plan revision, Strategic Alignment Reports, goal plans and the provision of advice on strategic plans to individual sections.
to monitor the implementation of all recommendations from external audits and to provide advice on noncompliance of the implementation to Audit and Risk.
developing review tools and mechanisms, plan and timetable the review of elements and analyse and provide advice on recommendations from review reports.
to provide oversight and advice on benchmarking throughout the University.
receipt of reports on risk management and provision of direction on initiatives undertaken in the management of corporate risk, compliance and business continuity with provision of advice to necessary sections of the University and the Audit and Risk Committee.
to plan for and report on the findings of University wide surveys, with a priority on student surveys, and to monitor the development of implementations of recommendations from those surveys.
to monitor risk to the University in relation to compliance to external regulations, business continuity, corporate risk, reporting any outstanding issues to the Vice-Chancellor’s Committee or Audit and Risk Committee as appropriate.
to monitor and provide advice on the uniform application of policy throughout the University.
The Committee meetings shall be scheduled six times each year.
Membership of the Planning, Quality and Review Committee shall be:
Group Manager, Sustainable Business Management & Improvement (Chair)
Senior Deputy Vice-Chancellor
Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Students and Communities)
Pro Vice-Chancellor (Learning, Teaching and Quality)
Chair, Academic Board or nominee
One Dean, nominated by the Senior Deputy Vice-Chancellor
Executive Director, ICT Services
Executive Director, Campus Services
Chief Financial Officer
Coordinator, Planning, Quality and Review, SBMI
Manager, Audit and Risk, SBMI
The Committee has the power to co-opt and to invite people to attend, with rights of audience and debate, and to establish working groups and review panels as needed.
GROUP MANAGER, SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS MANAGEMENT AND IMPROVEMENT WHO SHALL BE EX OFFICIO CHAIR OF THE COMMITTEE
Mr S Ivey
SENIOR DEPUTY VICE-CHANCELLOR
Professor J Verbyla
DEPUTY VICE-CHANCELLOR (STUDENTS AND COMMUNITIES) or Nominee
Mr C Rallings
PRO-VICE-CHANCELLOR (LEARNING, TEACHING AND QUALITY)
Professor B Tynan
CHAIR, ACADEMIC BOARD OR NOMINEE
Professor M Toleman
ONE DEAN, NOMINATED BY THE SENIOR DEPUTY VICE-CHANCELLOR
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, ICT SERVICES
Mr S Sorley
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, CAMPUS SERVICES
Mr D Povey
CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
Mr D Tyler (Acting)
MANAGER, AUDIT AND RISK, SBMI
Mr L Mitchell
Executive Assistant, Sustainable Business Management and Improvement
Ms Anika Ferreira, x1150
Scopes of the Planning and Quality Review Committee Include:
Organisational Process Reviews
Corporate Risk Team Report
Peak Approval Authority:
Endorse policy and approve procedure
Group Manager SBMI
Endorse policy and endorse procedure
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