Goal 1: To ensure that RAKCODS offers academic programs in dental sciences which are recognized locally and regionally for the quality of its educational programs. Objectives:  To develop clinical skills using advanced technologies to produce competent health care professionals.  To monitor the outcome of all courses and infrastructure facilities through IRO survey for appropriate action and improvement.  To recruit students committed to acquiring knowledge, skills and appropriate attitudes towards patient care.  To develop post graduate diploma/degree courses to meet local and regional standards. Goal 2: To ensure that its graduates are equipped with theoretical knowledge and sound clinical skills which make them self-learners and critical thinkers with an ethical orientation. Objectives:  To develop strategies to support lifelong learning via both print and electronic sources and to remain current with the advances in health sciences knowledge, skills and practice.  To demonstrate the ability to acquire new information and data and to critically appraise its validity and applicability to one’s professional decision.  To display personal attribute of honesty, professionalism and integrity in relationship with staff, patients and colleagues. Goal 3: To contribute in the advancement of dental sciences knowledge and practice by support of research conducted through its faculty and students. Objectives:  To encourage students and faculty to participate in scholarly activities by attending conferences, seminars and enabling them to conduct and publish research  To facilitate the students and faculty to write for research projects and receive research grants.  To monitor budgetary support of and access to conferences and seminars. Goal 4: To render health care services with highest degree of ethical accountability to self and community. Objectives:  To implement the basic ethical principles including confidentiality, informed consent, and justice for the care of the patient.  To educate the patients and community about various health problems and to motivate them to adopt health promoting behaviours.  To facilitate student and faculty access to continuing education programs. Goal 4: To accentuate the growth of the University by promoting academic activities with premier health care organizations and universities.  To establish agreements with premier health institutions and universities to foster academic research collaboration including faculty and student exchange.  To develop and monitor the feedback from employer and graduates and to ensure the key results are entered into the annual strategic plan for action and review.