Strategic Plan

Strategic Implementation Plan for the Institute for Population and Social Research (IPSR): 2021-25

Strategy 1 Global social and population research and innovation

Goal

World-class demographic and social science research and innovation

Strategic goals

  1. To produce world-class research
  2. To produce research findings which contribute to the body of knowledge or are innovative in the social setting, and can be usefully applied to policy and meet societal needs at all levels
  3. To improve management of support for research to increase efficiency and effectiveness

Strategic initiatives

  1. Build a multidisciplinary, multi-generation research group
  2. Have a learning process and continuously develop the potential of researchers of all generations
  3. Support Global Connectivity by establishing research collaborations with international multidisciplinary institutions / research projects with Global Impact
  4. Support research that meets the policy and social needs at all levels
  5. Create an environment conducive to research and social innovation
  6. Recruit ready-made researchers to strengthen research work

Strategic Indicators

  1. Percentage of academic staff in their field who are PI
  2. Research studies are referenced by international organizations
  3. Research findings are used as follows:
    • To inform national policy
    • To inform international policy
    • To benefit society
    • To benefit the economy
  4. Citations per publication
  5. International publications
  6. International publications per academic staff
  7. Number of publications authored in collaboration with international researchers
  8. Number of publications in journals in Q1
  9. Number/amount of grants for research in the Fiscal Year as a ratio of the number of academic staff
  10. Number of ready-made researchers added to the faculty each year

Strategy 2 Academic and social responsibility education

Goal

To build graduates to be able to develop their own potential in academic knowledge, skills, morality, ethics, and traits to be a leader of transformational benefits for society at all levels

Strategic goals

  1. To develop the quality of education and a diverse curriculum that meets the needs of learners
  2. To build graduates to have global citizen competence

Strategic initiatives

  1. Develop teachers and personnel to have potential in education and student affairs that respond to the learning process: Learning Centered Education, Outcome-based Education and Constructivism
  2. Push for accreditation according to international standards, and develop integrated programs that offer flexibility across different disciplines
  3. Develop a curriculum that is responsive to the national strategy for development and empowerment of the working-age population and the elderly
  4. Create a technological environment that is conducive to learning and has an international atmosphere
  5. Develop student potential and student activity processes in response to global citizenship and international competencies
  6. Proactively promote and support alumni networks to jointly develop students and the university
  7. Develop a variety of educational access channels (Platforms)

Strategic Indicators

  1. Percentage of instructors with quality teaching and learning management in accordance with the accepted standards (instructors of at least Level 2 can effectively mentor others) (MUPSF - Professional Standard Framework)
  2. Percentage of courses that are certified according to international standards
  3. Percentage of courses reviewed by the university
  4. Percentage of courses that are internally audited by IPSR
  5. The percentage of courses which are flexible enough to provide opportunity for students to arrange their course schedule to suit their needs (Flexi programs)
  6. Percentage of projects / activities to promote internationalization in 3 areas (study, research and student mobility)
  7. Number of inbound and outbound exchange students
  8. Percentage of activities / projects which promote student advancement to become competent global citizens
  9. Employer satisfaction with graduate quality (percentage who rated graduates favorably at the level of ‘very’ – ‘most’)
  10. Number of projects / activities that alumni return to develop IPSR
  11. Engagement of alumni and current students to IPSR (percentage who rated this at the level of ‘very’ – ‘most’)
  12. E-learning lessons or courses (percentage of total courses of IPSR)

Strategy 3 Policy advocacy and leadership in academic services

Goal

Have excellence in academic service and be a trendsetter to improve quality of life

Strategic goals

  1. To be a leader in population and social policy at the national and international level
  2. To enable IPSR to offer excellent national and international academic services center for population and society (Academic Services Center)

Strategic initiatives

  1. Support policy advocacy
  2. Manage academic services so that they are up to standard
  3. Build a management system for excellence in academic service.
  4. Expand potential and access to quality academic services for target groups at all levels.
  5. Collaborate with partners to drive the development of academic services, research and social innovation

Strategic Indicators

  1. Number of academic service projects leading to effective policy advocacy at the local and national level
  2. Being recognized as an internationally- academic service organization
  3. The number of national standard measures/tools created by IPSR
  4. Number of academic service projects
  5. Number of platforms that provide academic services
  6. Number of socially-innovative products /guides/ courses
  7. Percentage of IPR’s income received from academic service projects

Strategy 4 Management for organizational self-sufficiency and sustainability

Goal

Management for organizational self-sufficiency and sustainability

Strategic goals

  1. To develop IPSR to have good governance
  2. To be an institution with a structure and work system that responds to the main mission and drives the institutional strategy
  3. To provide personnel with the potential to achieve the vision of IPSR
  4. To make IPSR a digitally-based organization
  5. To make IPSR an eco-organization
  6. To create the image of IPSR so that it stands out at the national and international levels

Strategic initiatives

  1. Build a two-way communication system, and thoroughly advocate for implementation of good governance
  2. Communicate and create an understanding of IPSR’s strategy to enable employees to understand and advance the IPSR mission in unison
  3. Develop the financial management capability of IPSR to be efficient and sustainable.
  4. Empower and create opportunities for revenue and asset management to achieve the best value and benefit
  5. Develop and improve digital technology to support the core mission and other supporting objectives, including building a central database for research and academic services
  6. Increase efficiency in resource utilization and utilities that reduce the carbon footprint and promote occupational health and environmental safety
  7. Use the national and international quality assurance system to create sustainable management
  8. Create strategic partnerships with universities/global agencies
  9. Strategically promote the image of IPSR

Strategic Indicators

  1. Percentage of project successes according to the institutional strategy
  2. Percentage of personnel who are considered ‘Global Talents’ (Education, Research and Support)
  3. Have a positive EBITDA.
  4. Have a positive net income
  5. Have an ROA of more than 5%
  6. Number of internationalization projects with strategic partners
  7. IPSR receives an EdPEx assessment score according to PA
  8. Number of IPSR mission projects for social benefit (IPSR Social Engagement) completed in 4 areas