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Creating a Coaching Culture

The original pilot project was focused on 1-on-1 coaching and seen as so important by the stakeholders that it was sponsored by: the Association for Administrative and Professional Staff (AAPS); Human Resources; the Faculty of Arts and the Faculty of Medicine. In the first year a total of 76 clients participated, representing: AAPS members (75%), … Continue reading "Creating a Coaching Culture"

April 16, 2006


Diversity Strategy – Aligning people strategies to transform the workplace culture at the University of Saskatchewan in pursuit of a Representative Workforce

Community and stakeholder involvement is a critical component of the diversity strategy. Examples are: – The University partnered with the Province to develop the partnership for Aboriginal employment. – MOU with Wanuskewin Heritage Park to facilitate Aboriginal awareness education. – Discussions with the Aboriginal community resulted in the development of a Conceptual Framework for Aboriginal … Continue reading "Diversity Strategy – Aligning people strategies to transform the workplace culture at the University of Saskatchewan in pursuit of a Representative Workforce"

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


Recycling effort gears up with U-Bike

Calgary community was involved by donating 50 bicycles. The Outdoor Recreation staff helped restore and mobilize the bikes. Staff and Student were involved in developing and using the program. The program is highly transferable to any campus. There is a need for some initial leadership and support for the champion department (i.e. parking, security, transportation … Continue reading "Recycling effort gears up with U-Bike"

April 16, 2006


Translating Vision in Action

The scorecard was developed as a direct result of the Vision 2010 Strategic Plan. Producing Vision 2010 involved unprecedented consultation with professors, support staff, students, alumni, donors, community and business members in both Anglophone and Francophone communities. Various consultation tools from discussion papers to pizza parties were used to ensure input from a wide net … Continue reading "Translating Vision in Action"

April 16, 2006


Academic Leadership Development Program for Newly Appointed Department Chairs and Associate Deans (Chairs’ School)

The program has been developed and offered by Staff learning and Development in collaboration with the Office of the Provost, Academic Staff Administration, and Chairs’ Council Executive. A deliberate effort was made to include a wide variety of individuals from the UofA community in preparing content and presenting in the program. For example, the following … Continue reading "Academic Leadership Development Program for Newly Appointed Department Chairs and Associate Deans (Chairs’ School)"

April 16, 2006


Reading Week Projects: Community Service Learning

The UBC reading week project demonstrates a high level of commitment to all its stakeholders -students, staff, community members and the institution. Students are invested with important leadership roles in the development and implementation of the reading week projects. Community organizations participate fully in the organization, development and delivery of each individual reading week project. … Continue reading "Reading Week Projects: Community Service Learning"

April 16, 2005


The design, development and implementation of the UC Performance Link (UCPL)

Involvement: Input was gathered from a wide spectrum of stakeholders through the following means: prior and ongoing reviews of needs, an initial collaborative system visioning and planning session with multiple stakeholders. There was an HR/IT steering team, strong support from IT and from the MAPS Steering Team, ongoing involvement of different client groups in testing, … Continue reading "The design, development and implementation of the UC Performance Link (UCPL)"

April 16, 2005


Business Process Committee

The Business Process Committee includes representation from Senior Management, financial administration, information technology, student services, human resources, academic, customized training and internal audit. The Committee invites College leaders to many of its biweekly meetings (e.g. Registrar, Director of Human Resources, Director of Admissions, etc). The College’s Senior Leadership Team receives periodic status reports. The format … Continue reading "Business Process Committee"

April 16, 2005


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