BiT’s institutional achievements and enrolment growth in the past 50 years have increased the momentum to concentrate its energy and resources on continuous improvement of practice oriented quality education. As the 2011-2015 strategic plan drew to completion, the institute needs to carry forward its rolling strategic planning process to ensure that its vision can be realized.
The 2016-2020 strategic plan of BiT is mainly crafted by conducting situational analysis, extensive discussion and consultation with stakeholders, reviewing, GTP I and GTP II plan of the country.
Thus the vision, “to be the centre of excellence in education, research and technological innovation; and remain a source of pride for all Ethiopians”, will be realized through effective implementation of its embedded mission, goals and objectives.
The plan comprises of six strategic goals and twenty three corresponding objectives. The goals are mainly focused on education quality, relevance and accessibility; interdisciplinary research, technology transfer and outreach services; provision of adequate and reliable infrastructures and effective governance systems.
The measure of success of this strategic plan targets on achieving milestones in teaching learning, research and technology transfer, community service, good governance and wealth creation.
Thus by the end of 2020:
- New academic programs and research centers will be launched
- The breadth and depth of the institute problem solving research will be improved through attracting and retaining best faculty members.
- Faculties, scholars and students will play a greater role in technological development of the nation.
- BiT will be known internally and externally as a leading institution in practice oriented technological education
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