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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


Every Third Building if Free: UBC Renew

From the initial conception, consensus building and stakeholder buy-in, especially with the academics, has been a priority for UBC Renew. A communications committee was created for this project to work with planners, implementers – including facility, operations management and the stakeholders – to ensure that there was (and is) a steady stream of two-way information … Continue reading "Every Third Building if Free: UBC Renew"

April 16, 2007


Supervisory Skills Development Program, Memorial University of Newfoundland

Participants and their supervisors were consulted on content for the pilot project, which took place in 2005-2006. Their feedback was instrumental in the program design. Following the pilot program, a comprehensive evaluation followed by a focus group was held to determine how the program could be improved. It was from these discussions that two additional … Continue reading "Supervisory Skills Development Program, Memorial University of Newfoundland"

April 16, 2007


University of Alberta Public Health Response Committee: A Public Health Leader

There has been extensive involvement of the University community and the larger community through the PHRC. Twenty-seven representatives from areas including the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University Health Services, Law, Campus Security, Human Resources, International Centre, Veterinary Services, Libraries, Research, Facilities and Operations and Public Affairs. Undergraduate students and graduate students are represented. The … Continue reading "University of Alberta Public Health Response Committee: A Public Health Leader"

April 16, 2007


Improving service to students with special needs: A collaborative, pan-university initiative

Extensive stakeholder and community consultation occurred during the different phases of this project. Input was sought from students, staff and faculty as follows: – Individual student interviews and student focus groups; – Student testing of systems, communications, workflow; – Faculty focus groups; – Review by governance committees and other committees/departments at York (Senate Committee on … Continue reading "Improving service to students with special needs: A collaborative, pan-university initiative"

April 16, 2007


Interactive Web-based Budgeting & Forcasting Toolset

The success of this initiative is due largely to the extensive consultation with stakeholders. A wide range of university community members at various levels were approached for input and feedback throughout the development of the instrument. The input/feedback was continuously integrated into the development, implementation and evaluation phases of the process. The initial year of … Continue reading "Interactive Web-based Budgeting & Forcasting Toolset"

April 16, 2006


Competencies Directory

As noted in previous sections, we have involved ail stakeholders, including the staff association, throughout the project and this strategy continues. Communication and participation, critical success factors, as outlined in the project extract and in the project originality features, have definitely been catalysts in affirming commitment from users at ail levels: – Principal and Vice-Principal … Continue reading "Competencies Directory"

April 16, 2006


Information system used to track key elements of research administration/funding-named eRSO

With a directive from the RSO management, the System was designed from the ground-up by completely involving the users as the experts in the workflow processes. Using iterative methods (DSDM as mentioned above) and with the assistance of a business analyst, each of the users mapped and modeled their workflow processes. This design process included … Continue reading "Information system used to track key elements of research administration/funding-named eRSO"

April 16, 2006


UBC Custodial Services – Optimizing Quality and Productivity

Throughout the implementation of these initiatives there has been a continuous and constant flow of communication between staff, supervisors and managers. Feedback from staff has been instrumental in the selection of the types of products and equipment required. All products and equipment are brought in on a trial basis before final decisions are made to … Continue reading "UBC Custodial Services – Optimizing Quality and Productivity"

April 16, 2006


Fully Supported Faculty/Student Teaching and Learning Model

The fully supported faculty/student teaching and learning model is successful as a result of the involvement and commitment of institutional, internal and external stakeholders. Open Learning is a strategic direction of the University of Guelph. In addition, Open Learning seeks to incorporate the other four strategic directions adopted by the University of Guelph in 1995; … Continue reading "Fully Supported Faculty/Student Teaching and Learning Model"

April 16, 2006


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