University Manager 2022 Summer
Tags: Awards, Best Practices, Climate Change, Conference, Cybersecurity, Employee Recognition, Risk Assessment, University Manager
June 21, 2022
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
UNIVERSITY MANAGER 2021 SUMMER
Tags: Best Practices, Compensation, Employee Recognition, Facilities, Institutional Planning, Pension and Benefits, Space Management, Space Planning, Student Services, Sustainability, Systems, University Manager
June 24, 2021
En Route to Safety Program
Laurier’s Safety, Health, Environment and Risk Management (SHERM) department created the En Route to Safety program after identifying that in Ontario – and across North America – Motor Vehicle Incidents (MVIs) remain the leading cause of workplace traumatic fatalities. On Laurier’s sprawling, urban, multi-campus setting, staff, students and faculty move from one building, location or city the next … Continue reading "En Route to Safety Program"
June 29, 2020
Journey to Maturing Health & Safety Culture
Memorial University established a health and safety unit in 2008 and it was included under the umbrella of the Chief Risk Officer (OCRO) in 2014. In 2018, Memorial conducted a health and safety climate assessment to examine changes since a previous 2013 safety survey. 1041 respondents (25.9% of employees) participated. The 2013 survey indicated the university … Continue reading "Journey to Maturing Health & Safety Culture"
June 29, 2020
Building the Smart Campus: CCTV Expansion Program
Beginning in 2014, the University of Calgary Campus Security initiated a project to modernize its Security Operations Centre (SOC) with the goal of increasing campus safety and efficiency. The initial scope of the project included the replacement of the existing analog cameras and the development of a video management system. This project was a significant … Continue reading "Building the Smart Campus: CCTV Expansion Program"
June 29, 2020
University Manager 2020 Summer
Tags: Ancillary Services, Awards, Best Practices, Employee Recognition, Environmental Health and Safety, Facilities, Financial Management, Internationalization, Research Administration, University Manager
June 26, 2020
University Manager 2019 Fall
Tags: Change Management, Compliance and Monitoring, Conference, Employee Recognition, Financial Management, Financial Reporting, Investing, Pension and Benefits, Responsible Investing and Divestment, Sustainability, University Manager
October 15, 2019
Ryerson University Departmental Safety Officer Program
In its continuing effort to embed safety into the culture and operation of every academic and non-academic unit on campus, Ryerson University’s Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) department implemented a university-wide system of Departmental Safety Officers (DSOs) and Departmental Safety Committees (DSCs). This innovative program is distinctive in three primary ways: 1) while a handful … Continue reading "Ryerson University Departmental Safety Officer Program"
June 10, 2019
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- Climate Change
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- Compliance and Monitoring
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