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University Manager 2013 Summer

Looking at Ancillary Services through a Wide Lens: Maximizing Revenue from Ancillary Services

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June 17, 2013




Concordia University’s innovative large-scale on-site composting system

Working towards sustainability involves mentality changes, and composting has long been seen as an obscure, low-tech and smelly way of dealing with waste. Concordia’s system is showing that composting can be successfully implemented in an urban setting, and it is our hope that this project will help to change the way our society perceives and … Continue reading "Concordia University’s innovative large-scale on-site composting system"

April 16, 2009


Project Delivery Manual

Previously a lack of planning resulted into too many changes during the delivery phases of projects. Quality of work, time and cost factors were ail affected and largely uncontrolled. Internally, the lack of integration and coordination resulted in conflicts. The increase in the volume and the complexity of projects compounded issues. Professionals could no longer … Continue reading "Project Delivery Manual"

April 16, 2008


UBC Ecotrek Project: Reducing energy consumption and improve/renew infrastructure through a cost recoverable mechanism

Over the last 3 years, there were more than 550 trades people involved in the construction of Ecotrek. Nearly, every person among the 43,000 faculty, staff and students on campus were affected by the retrofit. They looked at energy, at water, sewage, all the utility inputs and outputs of the university. They looked at personal … Continue reading "UBC Ecotrek Project: Reducing energy consumption and improve/renew infrastructure through a cost recoverable mechanism"

April 16, 2008


Marketing Meal Plans Effectively in 2007

How were the community and /or the stakeholders involved in the development and implementation? Parents From the first day we were present at the parent’s tent. We informed parents on what their options were on campus, and received thousands of comments on what parents were looking for in a meal plan for their son or … Continue reading "Marketing Meal Plans Effectively in 2007"

April 16, 2008


Innovative Waste Management Program at Concordia University

Concordia’s waste management program has involved dozens of stakeholders directly involved or affected by the project: – Waste and recycling audits were conducted by the Environmental Coordinator and students obtaining class credits in exchange for their research, plus over twenty student volunteers who helped sort the waste. Custodial Services and Environmental Health and Safety were … Continue reading "Innovative Waste Management Program at Concordia University"

April 16, 2007


UBC SEEDS: Maximizing Student, Staff, and Faculty Synergies

Multiple stakeholder involvement is at the heart of SEEDS. In the initial project meetings, the SEEDS Manager works with staff and faculty to carefully clarify the desired outcomes, and to establish solid commitment among the participants. It is vital to ensure that the research or field of study that staff members require fit well with … Continue reading "UBC SEEDS: Maximizing Student, Staff, and Faculty Synergies"

April 16, 2007


Redefining Traditional Contracts for University Food Services

With the assistance of the consultant, this strategy and model was developed by and based on significant market research. The consultant incorporated other university and college models, and also gathered input and feedback from the UPEI community: – Personal interviews were conducted with key member of the administration. – Focus groups were conducted with UPEI … Continue reading "Redefining Traditional Contracts for University Food Services"

April 16, 2007


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