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Open-Plan Program

The University of Alberta has experienced dramatic growth in recent years. Efficient and responsible spending is critical. University Planners and Project Managers work collaboratively and consultatively with the campus community on all design initiatives, encouraging contemporary design and furniture standards All faculties and departments are involved in the development of the general and detailed space … Continue reading "Open-Plan Program"

April 16, 2007


The Paperless Office: Putting Students Online no In Line

While the technical development and implementation of SATS was accomplished by IT personnel, ail staff In the Office of the Registrar at U of T Mississauga played a major role in the project – presenting ideas, giving feedback, and helping to create the processes which would enhance student services. AH staff share a sense of … Continue reading "The Paperless Office: Putting Students Online no In Line"

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


Academic Equipment – Life Cycle Replacement Program

The development of the program required extensive assistance from ail levels within the University. Before the project was undertaken, significant meetings were held with key University personnel. The project was initiated with a campus wide inventory requiring the collaboration and support of faculty and staff members. The aim was to compile a complete itemized list … Continue reading "Academic Equipment – Life Cycle Replacement Program"

April 16, 2006


Integrated Risk Management Program

These advances in our risk management program have been achieved only through extensive consultation with our faculties and services. We have regular meetings with our research, high, médium and low risk faculties, Physical Resources Service and Materials Management Service, and student organizatiôns among many others. Thèse meetings have served to transfer spécifie knowledge and training … Continue reading "Integrated Risk Management Program"

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


Leveraging Growth and Learning through Shared Resources

The formation of the Shared Resources unit was developed from the leadership of Executive Management and the Directors of both departments. Stakeholders were involved in the development and implementation through the strategic and business planning process that results in achieving strategic objectives and our customer value proposition.   Portability is assured by building the Shared … Continue reading "Leveraging Growth and Learning through Shared Resources"

April 16, 2006


Celebrating 100 Years of Teacher Education Through Community Collaboration

Throughout this document, emphasis has been placed on the outcomes of diligent and careful inclusive community and university collaboration. The involvement was the underlying reason for our success. The planning team was composed of a diverse group of community individuals and corporate volunteers as well as committed university faculty and staff. From publicizing the events, … Continue reading "Celebrating 100 Years of Teacher Education Through Community Collaboration"

April 16, 2006


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