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Focusing the Risk Management Program

The advances in our risk management program have been achieved only through extensive consultation with our faculties and services. We have regular meetings with our researchers, academics, and operational staffs. These meetings have served to transfer specific knowledge and training on risk management to the front line users, but also to keep the Office of … Continue reading "Focusing the Risk Management Program"

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


Homer’s Physics Seminar Series

The Support Staff (clerical assistants, technicians, management) were interested in the research being conducted in their Department; conversely, the professors willingly demonstrated that the “support” they receive has a direct impact on their research. 90% of the technicians are in attendance at each seminar. They subsequently have had a great impact on both reducing purchasing … Continue reading "Homer’s Physics Seminar Series"

April 16, 2007


NSERC Undergraduate Poster Competition

The competition idea was put forth by the Associate Vice-President (Research). NSERC funded researchers supported the idea, demonstrated by the participate of their student research assistants. NSERC Prairie Region Office was requested to provide funds towards the costs of the competition. The Office provided the full amount requested, both years, demonstrating their support for the … Continue reading "NSERC Undergraduate Poster Competition"

April 16, 2007


Get to Know Research at Your University

In the early years of the series, Deans and Directors were contacted for input on researchers that they felt would be a good fit for this lecture series. This ensured that a cross-section of all university faculties and disciplines was maintained. This was done for several years until a database of individuals to contact was … Continue reading "Get to Know Research at Your University"

April 16, 2007


Managing major construction projects on-time, on-budget and on-ethic ‰ÛÒ a holistic approach

The Construction Control Group has empowered the frontline stakeholders to do “the right thing” every time. The process has involved Board members, the President’s team, the executing departments – all the way through to the enthusiastic installation of faculty and students in the new facilities. The broad participation has created a sense of tangible personal … Continue reading "Managing major construction projects on-time, on-budget and on-ethic ‰ÛÒ a holistic approach"

April 16, 2007


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


Les sans-papier – PIREL

Toutes les unités de l’Université ont accès aux rapports produits et entreposés à partir du système financier. Cela représente plus de 300 personnes, soient 38 unités administratives et 122 départements. Avec l’implantation de PIREL IV, l’accès pourrait être étendu aux 1344 responsables de comptes, en majorité les chercheurs et professeurs qui pourraient voir en ligne … Continue reading "Les sans-papier – PIREL"

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


Welcome to UBC! Benefits Orientation Process Streamlining: Online Forms Completion

The business process review team involved a cross-section of the Human Resources team from Faculty Relations, Advisory Services, Pension, Benefits as Process Owners, Client Department Administrator, Technologist from Public Affairs, and external consultant. This team informed and developed what the process should and would look like and the desired results. The cross-section and multi-stakeholder involvement … Continue reading "Welcome to UBC! Benefits Orientation Process Streamlining: Online Forms Completion"

April 16, 2006


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