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Campus Emergency Management in an Information Age

The direction the University of Windsor has taken in the development of our overall emergency preparedness program has totally transformed our ability to effectively prepare, plan, respond and recover from any emergency. There has been a full cultural shift from the days of the binder on the shelf to a professional model of preparedness that … Continue reading "Campus Emergency Management in an Information Age"

April 16, 2009


Transforming Document Production: Managing Legislation Development & Single-Source Authoring/Multi-channel Publishing

The project has resulted in eliminating much of the stress, chaos, and confusion associated with curriculum/admissions legislation and policy development and the corresponding development of the University calendar and associated communications materials. The reduction in stress, chaos, and confusion has resulted in improved relationships among those involved in the process. Furthermore, relationships have improved due … Continue reading "Transforming Document Production: Managing Legislation Development & Single-Source Authoring/Multi-channel Publishing"

April 16, 2009


Sustainable Development Policy of the Universit̩ de Sherbrooke

The Policy has had the effect of making the university community accountable for sustainable development. The tangible results are remarkable: active transportation, public transit, 3R-V (Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, extract Value), construction of buildings that meet new standards, including sustainable development into teaching, research on this subject and recognition of the university due to its leadership … Continue reading "Sustainable Development Policy of the UniversitÌ© de Sherbrooke"

April 16, 2009


Newton, the on-line Tutor Mark Recording system.

The transformative value is that the users see more possibilities for improving the system and allowing them to work more productively. Users are coming up with more ideas to move information more easily and improve the internal manual processes.   Athabasca University has a unique and complex nature. This is required to provide the learning … Continue reading "Newton, the on-line Tutor Mark Recording system."

April 16, 2009


Finance Brown Bag Lunch Series

The project has greatly increased communication between Financial Services and the units. After networking in sessions and discussing issues pertinent to University financial practices, the dialogue between the two groups has increased and become more positive. A greater understanding how each group functions has led to more consideration when working together, resulting in more productive … Continue reading "Finance Brown Bag Lunch Series"

April 16, 2009


BOMAGOGREEN

The BOMA-GO-GREEN application has provided SFU a formal auditing and verification process to document the existing facility management procedures. This process confirms that SFU manages the buildings in an environmental responsible manner and in particular conforming with the ten requirements requested by BOMA. Also as part of the review, it enables SFU the opportunities to … Continue reading "BOMAGOGREEN"

April 16, 2009


Finance Certification

Many departments on campus had requested data entry access but had been turned down due to weak internal controls and the lack of a central training program. The development of the Finance Certification program opened up access to the system, which has given many new departments the ability to take control of their financial processes. … Continue reading "Finance Certification"

April 16, 2008


Refocusing Course Material delivery at the Universty of Alberta Bookstore

The Bookstore Advisory Group was established in 2000. The group consists of the Vice-Provost (Learning Services), the Dean of Students, the Vice-President (Academic) Students’ Union, the Students’ Union General Manager, the Associate Vice-Provost Learning Services and the Director of the Bookstore. This group meets on a regular basis to address Bookstore performance and to assist … Continue reading "Refocusing Course Material delivery at the Universty of Alberta Bookstore"

April 16, 2008


University public relations initiative for fire safety on campus

The kiosk theme was a collaborative effort involving University of Toronto Fire Prevention Staff, Toronto Fire Services, and the graphic design studio. The premise was to show partnership in safety and convey a campus environment where students can feel safe. Several preliminary draft ideas were circulated to different stakeholder offices on campus (Student Affairs, Health … Continue reading "University public relations initiative for fire safety on campus"

April 16, 2008


E-Recruitment at the University of Toronto

A project team with representatives from different parts of the University was established to choose the e-recruitment vendor. A larger group of individuals was then asked to test the system, act as advocates and become “super users”. We also developed a communication plan for the roll out of the system that involved information sessions, training … Continue reading "E-Recruitment at the University of Toronto"

April 16, 2008


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