Oakland Group

The Oakland Institute for Business Research and Education launches

At the CQI Annual Conference on 13th April 2016 we showcased the launch of our research and education division, The Oakland Institute for Business Research and Education. The Institute was founded by our Chairman, Professor John Oakland in 2015 in the 30th year of Oakland. It continues the work of the highly respected European Centre for Business Excellence keeping members at the frontiers of knowledge in the field. All our team contribute to the work of the Oakland Institute, making sure that we can offer specialist knowledge across a full range of quality and organisational excellence issues.

The Institute aims to carry out pragmatic research and education in the field of quality and operational excellence, sharing it with you to build the innovation which is crucial to the success of any organisation. All our latest research findings will be published so that you can keep up to date and consider any implications for your own organisation.

Our experts have worked with a wide range of top quality organisations over the last 30 years earning an international reputation for being experts in all aspects of quality management, strategic process management and business improvement.

As leaders in the field, The Oakland Institute will ensure its approaches are at the vanguard of developing new knowledge , giving credible new and unique content which helps members become more effective and efficient. Oakland is in a unique position to integrate research, education and best practice in our field enabling us to help leaders and managers build their own skills and capability. We want you to have a high impact in your own organisation. We want to support you to deliver excellence and innovation to help your organisation succeed.

The Oakland Institute is an exclusive community of senior quality and operations management professionals who benefit from talking with and learning from one another. An online forum will also soon be launched so that those discussions can happen even more effectively. For further information about the Institute please take a few moments to explore our new website further and find out about the publications and insights we offer.