An Abstract on Strategic Program of the Statistics Management

at Qom University of Medical Sciences – 2008




Strategic objective is the long-term target of an organization. Objective in the organization and objective-based management is a major attitude and perspective for advanced and developed systems.

In each organization, manager needs to clarify long term and strategic objectives and do the operational planning based on those objectives. In a strategic attitude, all the organizational programs and plan must be accorded with the programs of the organization.

Organization Mission


The Office of Statistics was established to collect, process and analyze the produced data and to observe administrative procedures and provide proper forms using the most recent technologies.

Strong Points


  • Managers’ desire towards using the technology

  • Experts and specialists using the computer

  • Hardware conditions in various units of the committee and affiliated units

  • Training courses while serving the military

  • Educational facilities and human workforce

  • High ability in operational planning

  • The management’s desire towards training and quality improvement of services at university

  • Job distribution

  • Providing specialized Informatic services to the affiliated units

  • Counseling on statistics and computer

  • Statistics magazines publish at university  

  • Evaluating statistic experts at university


Weak point:


  • Frequent replacement of the human workforce in the office

  • False encouragements and punishments

  • Lack of motivating mechanisms

  • The low number of workforce

  • Skills

  • Low budget and credit

  • Low physical facilities

  • Weak data processing

  • Weak network system

  • Weak communications

  • False usage of computers

  • Low arrangement among units

  • Improper electronic communication of the office with other centers

  • Managers using computers at a low level

  • Low investment on IT

  • Managers not being familiar with the systems and network

  • Weak control and supervision structure

  • Low authority of budget

  • Weak policy-making

  • Weak statistical and Informatic structure

  • Weak processing and analysis of the collected data

  • The personnel not taking part n research projects




  • General awareness concerning the value of information

  • Researchers and professors paying attention to the applied usage of statistics

  • Organizational environment’s potential to take advantage of IT

  • Overseas customers

  • The importance of university for decision making centers

  • Officials in the Ministry paying attention to the personnel and supporting them

  • The managers’ desire towards applying information




  • Managers’ low level of information when in decision-making

  • Low reliability and validity of information and data

  • Low wages

  • Low reliability of the data received from legal authorities

  • Lack of relation between the statistics and the informatics

  • Lack of information needs in pre-production level

  • Not using and applying the information in different levels of management

  • No relation between supply and demand

  • Geographical dispersion of the affiliated units

  • Low experience in developing organizational and administrative automation



  1. Constructing the statistics and information system for the university

  2. Statistical automation of the university

  3. Updating web pages of the office

  4. Enabling and training specialized human workforce

  5. Settling regular and constant processing and evaluation system

  6. Settling registration system in data production process

  7. Developing IT and communications in statistics

  8. Harmonizing and unifying the statistics system of the university

  9. Creating and developing databases

  10. Developing statistical research

Certain Objectives

S1: Constructing the statistics and information system of the university

O1: Improving the statistics system

S1O1A1: Considering the fields needed for the forms as well as designing and supplying the necessary forms for data collection

S1O1A2: Getting the final confirmation from the Office of Management to finalize the forms and sending them to the affiliated units and deputies to be filled out.

S1O1A3: Helping the colleagues and the staff in filling the forms as well as collecting them and feeding them into the computer

O2: Improving the statistical forms

S1O2A1: Reviewing the forms and monitoring the key fields to extract information

S1O2A2: Selecting the significant fields and drawing the charts and tables to clarify the process

S1O2A3: Evaluating the process related to each deputy and collecting them in one form

O3: Correcting the forms at the university

S1O3A1: To hold meetings with the representatives of deputies at university to consider and correct the process

S1O3A2: Sending proposals of correcting and standardizing the forms to the Ministry

S1O3A3: Evaluating the forms and stopping unnecessary work turnover

  • Specifying hardware requirements

  • Specifying software requirements

  • Specifying needed workforce


S2: Statistics system automation

S2O1: Monitoring the Statistics system automation in the Deputy of Treatment

S2O2: Monitoring the Statistics system automation in the Deputy of Support

S2O3: Monitoring the Statistics system automation in the Deputy of Health

S2O4: Monitoring the Statistics system automation in the Deputy of Students affairs

S2O5: Monitoring the Statistics system automation in the Deputy of Education and Research

S2O6: Monitoring the Statistics system automation in the Deputy of Food and Drugs

S2O7: Providing software to collect necessary information

S3: Settling electronic system for statistical data

S3O1: Providing E-book CDs

S3O2: Providing updated online information

S4: Settling registration system in data production process

S4O1: Organizing statistics system through identification, patterning and running informatic-operational systems

S4O1A1: Recognizing the status quo as well as specifying information systems and prioritizing them

S4O1A2: Recognizing the current status of statistical items in the information systems concerning production process, recording, transferring and reporting

S4O1A3: Developing proper conditions for the production process, recording, transferring and reporting  

S4O1A4: Training the staff in affiliated units as producers and training managers to be the consumers of the information

S4O1A5: Observing the settlement of statistics systems

S5: Developing IT and communications in statistics systems

S5O1A1: Training and developing technologies as well as communicative-informative systems

S5O1A2:   Improving the use of IT

S5O1A3: Improving the use of electronic communications

SSO2A4: Improving the use of innovative techniques in information technology

SSO1A5: Enabling the experts and organizations as well as institutions in this field

S6: Expanding scientific and research backgrounds to improve information technology

S6O2A1: Teaching the 7 skills of ICDL

S6O2A2: Providing the necessary hardware as well as the software for the units and departments

S6O2A3: Familiarizing the personnel with new computer systems and the way to use them

S6O2A4: Training courses and workshops in computer sciences

S7: Unifying the Statistics System

S7O1: Monitoring the current systems and networks at university

S7O2: Considering the possibility of unifying systems and networks at university in terms of hardware and software

S7O3: Considering the communications and necessary human workforce to accomplish the project

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