Tags: Academic Administration, Academic Programs, Benchmarking, Collaboration, Flexible Work Arrangement, Governance, Hybrid Work Arrangement, Management, Registration and Admissions, Student Services, Teaching
November 22, 2021
September 14, 2021
September 14, 2021
Using the Lean 6 Sigma continuous improvement approach to boost new UQAC student registration rates. Defining the issue: Due to delays in issuing official admission decisions (acceptance/rejection letters) and in taking follow-up action aimed at converting acceptances into registrations, UQAC was losing students to other universities. Not all accepted applicants go on to register. This … Continue reading "Boosting Student Registration Rates at Université du Québec à Chicoutimi (UQAC)"
February 1, 2017
TÉLUQ is an entirely remote university that advocates quality and accessible university-level study. As such, it attracts non-traditional students who can easily access higher studies thanks to the program’s flexible approach, including ongoing registration. TÉLUQ believes in its responsibility to offer its students the best tools for their success. This is why it has recently … Continue reading "MaTÉLUQ, the university web portal for TÉLUQ students"
June 13, 2016
NEXUS, changing the administrative culture of an institution through a software implementation project
The project mobilized a large interdisciplinary team of managers, staff and faculty committed to the successful and quick implementation. The governance provided leadership from the top with involvement of the Executive Management Group and the President appointing the VP Finance as project champion. Implementation teams, Team Leads Committee, and a Steering Committee pulled representation from … Continue reading "NEXUS, changing the administrative culture of an institution through a software implementation project"
April 16, 2008
Since the new tuition model was intended to lead to changes in thinking and behaviour on the part of students and faculty, it was essential to its success that we have wide-ranging support before its implementation. Discussions and consultations were held at several levels in the development of the new model (see enclosed “Tuition Proposal … Continue reading "A New Tuition Model for Graduate Students"
April 16, 2007
While the technical development and implementation were accomplished by IT personnel, the overall planning of the system as a viable solution to improve our services was a collaborative effort. Representatives from each of the major units within the Office of the Registrar were heavily involved1 in the development of each module to ensure that each … Continue reading "Reengineering in the Office of the Registrar – The Student Activity Tracking System"
April 16, 2006
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