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Desktop Management Program

The Desktop Management Program resulted in a series of improvements to the quality of services for students and staff, improved productivity, and significant decreases in expenses. With the publicizing of the completed project, several large units at the University have begun implementation of a similar program, recognizing its advantages for both staff and the students … Continue reading "Desktop Management Program"

April 16, 2009


Saying YES to Respect: Identifying, Preventing, Responding to, and Accessing Resources to deal with General Harassment and Violence‰Û–An interactive learning opportunity for Faculty & Staff at The University of Western Ontario

Yes! The awareness raised by these sessions has helped to emphasize Western’s expectations of and commitment to respectful behaviour in all interactions. An increased understanding of how to intervene effectively in situations of violence or threat of violence contributes directly to the safety of students, faculty, staff and visitors at Western. The “Violence Continuum Chart,” … Continue reading "Saying YES to Respect: Identifying, Preventing, Responding to, and Accessing Resources to deal with General Harassment and Violence‰Û–An interactive learning opportunity for Faculty & Staff at The University of Western Ontario"

April 16, 2009


Video of the evacuation procedures at Ìäcole Polytechnique de MontrÌ©al

This video has shown staff that École Polytechnique de Montréal and its Security Service care about their safety and about the safety of students. This tool is a good example that confirms that the Security Service does not hesitate to devote a great deal of effort to protect them. The five students who produced this … Continue reading "Video of the evacuation procedures at Ìäcole Polytechnique de MontrÌ©al"

April 16, 2009




Adopt-a-Rez

During Program conceptualization and design, multiple stakeholders were engaged to bring creative input, implementation expertise and community relations support to bear on the initiative. Residence Life staff provided practical advice on how to engage the students in events at times, places and formats that would optimize participation. Student Union leadership communicated directly with the students … Continue reading "Adopt-a-Rez"

April 16, 2008


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


Quality Assurance Applied To Grounds Maintenance

Once we had developed the framework for inspection, we undertook a series of staff consultations. At these meetings, staff provided important input into the tasks that should be inspected and the weighting factors to be used. This collaborative process was essential to the development of an effective inspection program. Staff input changed the proposed program … Continue reading "Quality Assurance Applied To Grounds Maintenance"

April 16, 2008


Comprehensive Outreach Advising for First-Year Students

The new approach to advising first-year students required collaboration between a number of units: Student Services Academic Advising (which led the initiative), the Registrar’s Office, the campus-wide Committee on Academic Advising. In addition, over 70 academic departments participated in the Academic Program Fair. The wide consultation involved has ensured broad support for the approach, and … Continue reading "Comprehensive Outreach Advising for First-Year Students"

April 16, 2008


Implementing FAST WebReq at UNBC

Millennium would periodically come to campus and meet with the clients to ensure their needs were met and the WebReq features could be customized for the campus. The stakeholder input resulted in a web-based application the users/department took ownership of and was designed to fit university requirements. A pilot group was then created to review … Continue reading "Implementing FAST WebReq at UNBC"

April 16, 2008


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