Falmouth, Mass., November 4, 2014 – The National Graduate School of Quality Management (NGS) and The Juran Institute are pleased to announce their international partnership. The NGS – Juran partnership will leverage the vast networks and resources of both organizations. This partnership will explore the creation of a Center for Transformational Excellence, bring together today’s thought leaders in the field, provide for curricula enrichment, and consolidate a vast portfolio of resources and expertise available to the international community.
The Juran Institute, Inc. was founded in 1979 by Dr. Joseph M. Juran, an eminent global leader in research and teachings in quality management. Dr Juran’s legacy continues today under the executive leadership of Joseph A. DeFeo, Chairman and CEO of The Juran Institute. Mr. DeFeo is recognized as one of the world’s leading authorities on transformational change systems and breakthrough management principles. He is continuing the Juran focus on providing research, publications, and pragmatic solutions to enable organizations from any industry around the world to realize performance excellence.
Mr. Joe DeFeo explained the Juran Institutes’ objective for collaborating with NGS: “We are looking forward to this partnership since it will provide a much needed and focused degree programs for students interested in a career in transformational quality management. Together NGS and Juran will work to advance the skills needed to develop effective business leaders.”
Dr. R. Clinton Miner, NGS President and CEO of The National Graduate School of Quality Management said, “This is a watershed moment for our college and for education in general. This partnership brings together the power of education and training for the singular purpose of promoting leadership success and organizational effectiveness through the deployment of quality system management methods. You will see innovation, leading edge programs, accessible resources, and the powerful synergies of best-in-class education and training. The future that this partnership brings is exciting!”
About The National Graduate School of Quality Management
The National Graduate School of Quality Management (NGS) is a regionally accredited, non-profit college. It is uniquely positioned in the higher education community– offering bachelors, masters, and doctorate level programs focused on providing leaders and managers the tools they need to transform their organizations.