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Academic Equipment – Life Cycle Replacement Program

The development of the program required extensive assistance from ail levels within the University. Before the project was undertaken, significant meetings were held with key University personnel. The project was initiated with a campus wide inventory requiring the collaboration and support of faculty and staff members. The aim was to compile a complete itemized list … Continue reading "Academic Equipment – Life Cycle Replacement Program"

April 16, 2006


Automating the Risk Self-Assessment Process Using a Website Interface

By its nature, the methodology involves obtaining self-assessments from all administrative and academic department heads. In addition, senior management and other key stakeholders that included amongst others, deans of multidepartment faculties, members of finance and planning and budget and academic staff are periodically surveyed by Internal Audit to provide individual assessments and ranking of identified … Continue reading "Automating the Risk Self-Assessment Process Using a Website Interface"

April 16, 2006


Automated Purchasing Card Management: Internet Applications for Administration and Control

Senior departmental business officers were surveyed for their input on how to improve the pCard administration program. Their suggestions were essential in creating the initial requirements before beginning the development of the applications. We continually receive and encourage feedback from our departments on improvements and enhancements to the present applications. The formatting of the electronic … Continue reading "Automated Purchasing Card Management: Internet Applications for Administration and Control"

April 16, 2006


Information system used to track key elements of research administration/funding-named eRSO

With a directive from the RSO management, the System was designed from the ground-up by completely involving the users as the experts in the workflow processes. Using iterative methods (DSDM as mentioned above) and with the assistance of a business analyst, each of the users mapped and modeled their workflow processes. This design process included … Continue reading "Information system used to track key elements of research administration/funding-named eRSO"

April 16, 2006


The Wireless Campus

All of the staff in Computing Services was involved in the process leading up to the decision to implement this system, and in the implementation itself. Other members of the community were kept informed of progress, and were eager to have the system, but were not involved in the project until it was implemented. However, … Continue reading "The Wireless Campus"

April 16, 2006


The University of Manitoba Physical Plant Training & Safety Program

Safety and health at the Physical Plant is an important issue for the more than 380 people who work in that unit A workers right to be informed (through on-the-job and more formalized training), and to participate are key. Ownership of the issue belongs to ail. That was proven by the success of a contest … Continue reading "The University of Manitoba Physical Plant Training & Safety Program"

April 16, 2006


University of British Columbia’s Universal Transportation Pass Program (U-Pass)

The success of U-Pass can be attributed in part to its ‘team UBC’ approach. The development, implementation, maintenance and expansion of U-Pass would not be possible without the collaboration of several stakeholders within and beyond the UBC community. In developing the U-Pass, UBC administration, the Alma Mater Society, and TransLink were all involved in negotiating … Continue reading "University of British Columbia’s Universal Transportation Pass Program (U-Pass)"

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




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