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February 4, 2016


Best Value Business Model and Centre of Knowledge Implementation

When the Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities announced their Productivity and Innovation Fund program in the summer of 2013, Western University was quick to jump at the opportunity to submit a proposal to bring the Best Value Business Model (BVBM) to Ontario and to create a Centre of Knowledge for BVBM in Ontario. … Continue reading "Best Value Business Model and Centre of Knowledge Implementation"

April 16, 2015


Creation of PRODIGE, a project management software

Faced with the necessity to innovate and acquire a computerized project management system, a project team of nine employees from the various divisions of the UdeM’s Campus Property Management began analyzing construction project management activities in January 2012. The scope of the project extended well beyond a mere review process. Over the course of the … Continue reading "Creation of PRODIGE, a project management software"

April 16, 2015


Partnership agreement between the Université du Québec en Outaouais (UQO), the Université du Québec en Abitibi-Témiscamingue (UQAT) and the Université du Québec à Rimouski (UQAR) for maintaining, evolving and developing IT systems.

First and foremost, UQO, UQAT and UQAR sought to share each university’s customized IT systems and equitably pool the organizational resources devoted to maintaining, evolving and developing these IT systems. Collectively, five analysts and five programmers (four at UQO, four at UQAR and two at UQAT) were assigned to the partnership. The agreement also aimed … Continue reading "Partnership agreement between the Université du Québec en Outaouais (UQO), the Université du Québec en Abitibi-Témiscamingue (UQAT) and the Université du Québec à Rimouski (UQAR) for maintaining, evolving and developing IT systems."

April 16, 2015


Winning Strategies For Managing Medical Leaves – A plan sponsor’s approach to absenteeism and managing medical absences

Managing absenteeism successfully in an era of limited resources and growing work demands necessitated a change in the Human Resources philosophy and organizational culture of StFX University. This presentation outlines the practices being used to support employees requiring medical absences. In strengthening vendor partnerships, promoting utilization of the Employee’s Assistance Program and early support of … Continue reading "Winning Strategies For Managing Medical Leaves – A plan sponsor’s approach to absenteeism and managing medical absences"

April 16, 2015


Memorial’s New Employee Orientation Program

Recognizing the value of orienting new employees into the university’s culture early in their career, Memorial’s Department of Human Resources (HR) developed a comprehensive, multi-component approach to new employee orientation. Through a needs assessment that included focus groups, research and a review of best practices, HR designed an innovative, economically sustainable program that integrates face-to-face … Continue reading "Memorial’s New Employee Orientation Program"

April 16, 2015


Virage Bleu and Healthy Beverage Choices on Campus: a Comprehensive and Unifying Project

Université de Montreal (UdeM) and its 2 affiliated schools (HEC Montreal and Polytechnique Montreal) decided to undertake the “Virage bleu” upon requests raised by their staff and student bodies, and in keeping with their commitment to sustainable development. Officially launched in March 2013, this initiative was geared toward promoting self-service water fountains as the best … Continue reading "Virage Bleu and Healthy Beverage Choices on Campus: a Comprehensive and Unifying Project"

April 16, 2015


Optimization of the document acquisition process

The budget cuts now commonplace in Canadian universities put pressure on funding and the future of university libraries. In combination with the soaring costs of electronic documentation, this situation has forced the HEC Montréal library to be creative in streamlining its processes and adopt the means to fully carry out its mission in this difficult … Continue reading "Optimization of the document acquisition process"

April 16, 2015


“McGill Satellite Procurement Operations” – A Customer Centric Approach

McGill’s vision to implement “Satellite Procurement operations” started taking shape in 2009, with the goal to improve customer service and strengthen the impartiality of the procurement process. The model relies heavily on collaboration, building relationships and sharing functional knowledge while focusing on improving customer response time, process efficiencies and cost savings. A value driven and … Continue reading "“McGill Satellite Procurement Operations” – A Customer Centric Approach"

April 16, 2015


A win-win project for the Town of Sackville and Mount Allison University

Universities across Canada are challenged by diminishing enrolments, reduced Government grants andrestricted tuition fee increases. Any new revenue source is welcome news. There also exists an expectation and evidence that cooperation with sister institutions and other organizations will save money and increase efficiencies. Mount Allison has experience through and agreement with St. Thomas University to … Continue reading "A win-win project for the Town of Sackville and Mount Allison University"

April 16, 2015


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