Abu Dhabi International Centre for Organizational Excellence (ADICOE) was founded in the year 2007 to serve organizations seeking to excel. Our mission is to help organizations improve through certification, coaching and knowledge transfer. We aim to empower professionals through transfer of know-how. We put our experience to help your organization reach its goals. We help establish the necessary systems needed for review and follow up, and we help focus the attention of the whole organization towards common goals.
ADICOE was established at a time of vast economic change and rising globalization and international competition. ADICOE understands the continuous human and organizations’ needs for knowledge. ADICOE aims to foster the steady moves towards knowledge economy, with a focus to transfer knowledge to the people in the professional fields. We aim to work with organizations undergoing change to help them effectively manage the change process and deliver the needed results.
We support our clients through our global network of partners. Through these internationally renowned organizations, we offer certified training courses and coaching to organizations and individuals. ADICOE is a sponsor member of the British Quality Foundation (BQF) and partner with the European Foundation for Quality Management (EFQM). ADICOE has also partnered with the Harrington Institute to bring knowledge in the fields of Six Sigma, Project Management and Knowledge Management.
The APQO was founded and organized by National Quality Organizations in Asian and Pacific Rim countries including the American Society for Quality and was incorporated in the Philippines in 1985. It is a non-profit organization formed to be a primary mover for quality and continuous improvement for goods and services and quality of life. Each year APQO organises a major international quality conference and administers the Global Performance Excellence Award (an award that recognises the winners of national business excellence awards). ADICOE, Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce represent Abu Dhabi in the APQO.
The Global Benchmarking Network (GBN) since 1994 has played a key part in raising the awareness and use of benchmarking worldwide. The GBN comprises of 25 benchmarking centres in 21 countries. Every year the GBN organises an International Benchmarking Conference and a Global Benchmarking Award. Abu Dhabi’s GBN representatives are ADICOE, Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce.
The International Best Practice Competition encourages organizations to share their best operational and managerial practices, processes, systems, and initiatives and learn from the experience of others. The competition began in Auckland, New Zealand in 2012 and is hosted in a different country each year. In 2017 an additional award for innovation was added – the Organisation-wide Innovation Award.
ER, consists of three organisations; COER, Massey University, New Zealand is the RESEARCH arm and focuses on “Acquiring Knowledge”. It administers doctoral research programmes in business excellence, innovation and benchmarking. BPIR.com Limited is the KNOWLEDGE TRANSFER arm and focuses on “Best Practice Sharing” through its website, www.bpir.com. COER Limited is the CONSULTANCY arm and focuses on “Applying Knowledge” through consultancy and training. COER is the founder of the TRADE Best Practice Benchmarking Methodology.
The European Foundation for Quality Management, EFQM dedicated to increasing the competitiveness of European businesses.