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Careers Online: An Integrated Approach to Career Education and the Work Search Process

UBC Career Services, as the central campus career contact for employers and students, provided the catalyst for and vision behind the CareersOnline development project. This project could not have been possible without the collaboration and assistance of the UBC Office of Learning Technology, who provided advice on possible functionalities and training on the use of … Continue reading "Careers Online: An Integrated Approach to Career Education and the Work Search Process"

April 16, 2006


Reengineering in the Office of the Registrar – The Student Activity Tracking System

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


The Pro-Active Management of Air Quality

The results of each survey since 1992 were communicated to both the Operating and Planning departments in the Physical Resources service. An initial Task Force was commissioned which drew from both Operating and Planning groups with the purpose of improving air quality related comfort in the classroom. This Task Force was charged with the objective … Continue reading "The Pro-Active Management of Air Quality"

April 16, 2005


Partnering to Project Success

“Partnering” as an approach to the design and construction of major capital projects, means steady involvement for the projects numerous Stakeholder Groups. The task of the Design Team is to translate the User requirements and aspirations into a building to support the intended functions. This cannot be accomplished without extensive involvement of Stakeholders. Indeed our … Continue reading "Partnering to Project Success"

April 16, 2005


Recycle Purchasing – UBC Supply Management

The primary stakeholders of this project are the Supply Management procurement teams and their colleagues in the University’s accounting functions. Once the LaserFiche Team software was purchased, employees were involved in implementation planning and information updates through regular staff meetings where a proposed structure for the make up of the files was reviewed and amended … Continue reading "Recycle Purchasing – UBC Supply Management"

April 16, 2005


Meeting the Fiscal Challenge: The Achievements of the University of Alberta in Cost Containment and Revenue Enhancement

The entire university community had the opportunity to participate in this exercise, as well as individuals outside the university through the expert panel process. The Funding Solutions Task Force met with representatives of every portfolio as well as representatives from both the staff and student associations. Mechanisms were also put in place through the Faculties … Continue reading "Meeting the Fiscal Challenge: The Achievements of the University of Alberta in Cost Containment and Revenue Enhancement"

April 16, 2004


Implementing Bar Code Package Tracking in a Centralized Materials Management Environment

Materials Management and the supplier handled the initial development and implementation. The planning involved a complete process analysis of business activities to ensure all pertinent information was considered before implementation. The main stakeholder involved was the Information Technology Department. They provided expertise on populating databases so the Package Tracking System could query pertinent information for … Continue reading "Implementing Bar Code Package Tracking in a Centralized Materials Management Environment"

April 16, 2004


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