Visit of EFQM representative to Serbia
Mr. Gianluca Mule, Chief Operating Officer of EFQM (European Foundation for Quality Management) visited Belgrade to get acquainted with the situation in the economy and the relevant institutions of the Republic of Serbia for the effective implementation of the EFQM model for Business Excellence.
The announced plan of the visit included:
• Discussion with representatives of the Association SRMEK,
• Discussion with representatives of the Government of the Republic of Serbia,
• Discussion with representatives of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Serbia,
• Press conference,
• Findings and conclusions.
The President of SRMEK, Dr Jovo Lojanica and his associates presented a plan of training activities for 2018. The first scheduled seminar will be held October, 5th -6th, 2018 in Belgrade. Lecturers for seminars will be experienced prominent experts from the European Union who have the appropriate licenses.
Communicated representatives of the Government of the Republic of Serbia were not available that day, so there was no meeting.
Representatives of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Serbia, Mr. Miroslav Miletic, Advisor to the President and Milena Milisavljevic, Independent Officer at the Department for Environment, Technical Regulations, Quality and Social Responsibility, held a meeting and jointly discussed the situation in this area in the Serbian economy. Representatives of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry expressed their full commitment to applying the EFQM Business Excellence model, expressed their gratitude for the visit and expressed expectations that EFQM headquarter will help us and direct us to apply the best practice in economies similar to Serbia.
The visit ended with a press conference at the Media Center in Belgrade. On that occasion, Mr. Gianluca Mule and Dr. Jovo Lojanica presented the results of the visit and pointed out examples of good practice of similar countries.
In the report sent to the Prime Minister, the President of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the President of SRMEK, the jurisdiction and responsibility of the Government, the Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the SRMEK Association was pointed out, as well as on the methodology of work, ways of implementing and monitoring all activities.
EFQM is committed to provide all necessary assistance to the Republic of Serbia in order to make up for lost time and improve quality, productivity and competitiveness in general through the implementation of the EFQM Business Excellence model.
MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING
Conferences held by EOQ and EFQM
The 62nd European Quality Congress is being held in France for the first time in 20 years.
It’s organized in Paris/France on 21-22 of June 2018 with the valuable support of the EOQ National Representative organization from France
Two themes are favored for this edition: "Quality, competitiveness asset for Europe" and "Quality Leader, a key role".
More information at: http://qualitycongress2018.com/en/home
Association SRMEK - member of the European Organization for Quality (EOQ)
On february 27th, 2018. Association SRMEK received the official confirmation that it was accepted as a full member of the European Organization for Quality (EOQ).
Serbian Quality Management and Business Excellence Association - SRMEK - member of the EFQM
Serbian Quality Management and Business Excellence Association - SRMEK became a member of the European Foundation for Quality Management, EFQM, whereby domestic companies, institutions and individuals gain access to the knowledge of the best managers in the world.
EFQM is a unique network of high performing organizations working actively together to continuously improve their capabilities in identifying, understanding and implementation strategies which deliver high performance in a sustainable way. Our Association is joining a network of members who have a strong belief and confidence in the power of learning and improving through exchange. We are confident that our Association will be a valuable asset within this active community.
„Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Serbia has provided full support to the Association in an effort to become a full member of EFQM. Serbian Quality Management and Business Excellence Association - SRMEK became a member of EFQM on December 19th, after a jointly organized meeting. All of this can help develop the economy of Serbia“,said Miroslav Miletić, advisor to the President of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Serbia .
"The name of our organisation is added to the list of members on EFQM website, and we got the right to use their logo. This is one of our great victories,both for us and for Serbia, and because of that we should all feel proud. With a smart approach membership in the EFQM can greatly help the Serbian econom", said Mr Jovo Lojanica, president of the Association SRMEK.
According to Lojanica, a complete success in quality management can only be achieved with the cooperation and planning with state authorities, Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Serbia and other institutions.
The admission notice was also posted on:
- website Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Serbia
Assigning a CHARTER on the 20th anniversary
Serbian Quality Management and Business Excellence Association - SRMEK, on the occasion of the 20th anniversary, and for
outstanding personal commitment to quality it awarded a
to the following individuals:
- Slađanu Disiću, General Director - SIMPO AD, Vranje
- Hristivoju Miloševiću, president of the company - AD ALEVA, Novi Kneževac
- Mirjani Sovilj, Director - The Institute for Experimental Phonetics and Speech Pathology, Belgrade
- Aleksandru Starincu, Director - Armature AD, Aleksandrovac
- Tigrinu Kačaru, Director - STIG, Novi Pazar
Realization of the program of work EOQ and EFQM and their application in the Republic of Serbia
On December 1st, 2017 in the hall of the Serbian Chamber of Commerce, Serbian Quality Management and Business Excellence Association - SRMEK held a conference „Realization of the program of work EOQ and EFQM and their application in the Republic of Serbia“.
The seminar was attended by 110 participants from 60 companies from Serbia, representatives of the Chamber of Commerce of Serbia, representatives of state bodies and professionals in the field of quality.
61. EOQ CONGRESS, 11-12.10.2017, BLED, SLOVENIA
The 61st EOQ Quality Congress was held on October 11-12, 2017 in Bled, Slovenia, having as motto "Success in the Digital Era - Quality as a Key Driver". The Congress was successfully organized with the valuable support of the EOQ National Representative organization from Slovenia, the Slovenian Quality and Excellence Association (SZKO).
The Congress was attended by Mr. Jovo Lojanice, President of the Serbian Quality Management and Bussines Excellence Association - SRMEK.
More about the congress can be found HERE.