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Facilitating Knowledge Exchange and Staff Connection: Simon Fraser University (SFU)’s Project Management Community of Practice

Recent studies have begun to document the importance of building a project management community of practice (CoP) in academic settings, particularly research administration (Lehman, 2017; Wedekind & Philbin, 2018). Benefits of CoPs include improving organizational efficiency and effectiveness and improving the confidence and connectedness of staff in increasingly complex and uncertain environments (Lee et al., … Continue reading "Facilitating Knowledge Exchange and Staff Connection: Simon Fraser University (SFU)’s Project Management Community of Practice"

June 15, 2022


Encouraging Staff Engagement with the Sustainable Workplace Certification

The McGill Sustainable Workplace Certification program encourages all members of the university community to live, work, and engage in establishing a culture of sustainability on and beyond campus. Originally launched in 2017 and redesigned to accommodate remote work in 2021, the program guides participating teams through four levels of certification (Bronze, Silver, Gold, and Platinum) … Continue reading "Encouraging Staff Engagement with the Sustainable Workplace Certification"

June 15, 2022


Concordia University Centre for Creative Reuse (CUCCR)

The Concordia University Centre for Creative Reuse (CUCCR) is a community-based initiative housed in the department of Facilities Management, in partnership with various departments and student groups, and is a key initiative of the Zero Waste Concordia program. CUCCR collects and diverts materials that would otherwise be treated as waste, and makes them available to the general public, … Continue reading "Concordia University Centre for Creative Reuse (CUCCR)"

June 15, 2022


University Systems – Cybersecurity Working Group

The Cybersecurity Working Group (CWG) is a cross-divisional team and approach that enables the University of Victoria to improve cybersecurity –  technology, processes, and practices – through projects and continuous improvement. It’s an example of people and process innovation that overcomes limited resources by changing how we work together and empowering leadership and collaboration at … Continue reading "University Systems – Cybersecurity Working Group"

June 15, 2022


UBC Sauder Hub – Staff and Faculty Intranet

This nomination is for the UBC Sauder Hub (The Hub), an engagement platform used to keep faculty and staff within the UBC Sauder School of Business up-to-date with what’s happening across the school and UBC as a whole. It is used for internal communications, engagement, and sharing resources. It was launched in May 2020 by … Continue reading "UBC Sauder Hub – Staff and Faculty Intranet"

June 15, 2022


Navigating the Unique Challenges of Higher Education – March 10, 2022

Date: March 10, 2022 Duration: 90 minutes Presenters: Dr. Dale Keefe, VP Academic and Provost, Acadia University Dr. Dugan O’Neil, Vice-President, Research and International, Simon Fraser University Dr. James Rush, Vice-President Academic & Provost, University of Waterloo Click here to view the webinar recording

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March 11, 2022






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