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e-Thesis submission

The effect was immediate. Due to the high mobility of students and faculty, there were no more time/space constraints as there are with the .traditional paper-based model. In addition, there was no need for third party involvement via the department. Students realized an instant cost-saving (printing as well as courier costs for those no longer … Continue reading "e-Thesis submission"

April 16, 2009


Transportation Demand Management Program

We sought input from our various community members and groups as well as from external transit carriers during all phases of the program. Care and attention to detail was taken as we planned and initiated changes to our transportation network. Our Campus Master Plan was updated and included a transportation component. Surveys were used to … Continue reading "Transportation Demand Management Program"

April 16, 2008


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


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


Open-Plan Program

The University of Alberta has experienced dramatic growth in recent years. Efficient and responsible spending is critical. University Planners and Project Managers work collaboratively and consultatively with the campus community on all design initiatives, encouraging contemporary design and furniture standards All faculties and departments are involved in the development of the general and detailed space … Continue reading "Open-Plan Program"

April 16, 2007


The Paperless Office: Putting Students Online no In Line

While the technical development and implementation of SATS was accomplished by IT personnel, ail staff In the Office of the Registrar at U of T Mississauga played a major role in the project – presenting ideas, giving feedback, and helping to create the processes which would enhance student services. AH staff share a sense of … Continue reading "The Paperless Office: Putting Students Online no In Line"

April 16, 2007


A New Tuition Model for Graduate Students

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


Every Third Building if Free: UBC Renew

From the initial conception, consensus building and stakeholder buy-in, especially with the academics, has been a priority for UBC Renew. A communications committee was created for this project to work with planners, implementers – including facility, operations management and the stakeholders – to ensure that there was (and is) a steady stream of two-way information … Continue reading "Every Third Building if Free: UBC Renew"

April 16, 2007


Improving service to students with special needs: A collaborative, pan-university initiative

Extensive stakeholder and community consultation occurred during the different phases of this project. Input was sought from students, staff and faculty as follows: – Individual student interviews and student focus groups; – Student testing of systems, communications, workflow; – Faculty focus groups; – Review by governance committees and other committees/departments at York (Senate Committee on … Continue reading "Improving service to students with special needs: A collaborative, pan-university initiative"

April 16, 2007


Redefining Traditional Contracts for University Food Services

With the assistance of the consultant, this strategy and model was developed by and based on significant market research. The consultant incorporated other university and college models, and also gathered input and feedback from the UPEI community: – Personal interviews were conducted with key member of the administration. – Focus groups were conducted with UPEI … Continue reading "Redefining Traditional Contracts for University Food Services"

April 16, 2007


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