Facilitating Knowledge Exchange and Staff Connection: Simon Fraser University (SFU)’s Project Management Community of Practice
Recent studies have begun to document the importance of building a project management community of practice (CoP) in academic settings, particularly research administration (Lehman, 2017; Wedekind & Philbin, 2018). Benefits of CoPs include improving organizational efficiency and effectiveness and improving the confidence and connectedness of staff in increasingly complex and uncertain environments (Lee et al., … Continue reading "Facilitating Knowledge Exchange and Staff Connection: Simon Fraser University (SFU)’s Project Management Community of Practice"
June 15, 2022
The Cybersecurity Working Group (CWG) is a cross-divisional team and approach that enables the University of Victoria to improve cybersecurity – technology, processes, and practices – through projects and continuous improvement. It’s an example of people and process innovation that overcomes limited resources by changing how we work together and empowering leadership and collaboration at … Continue reading "University Systems – Cybersecurity Working Group"
June 15, 2022
CAUBO, through a continued partnership with the Université du Quebec, has developed a new series of financial dashboards that place a wealth of information at members’ fingertips. Many facets of university finances that were not previously accessible in a consistent and comparable manner can now be explored. The dashboards include financial information from the FIUC … Continue reading "FTE-based Dashboards"
December 13, 2021
Tags: Best Practices, Collaboration, Cybersecurity, EDI (Equity - Diversity - Inclusion), Insurance, Investing, Investment Committees, Leadership, Pension and Benefits, Reports, Resource Allocation, Surveys, Treasury and Investment, University Manager, Workplace Behaviour
October 1, 2021
Ancillary operations have become an increasingly prominent area of focus at universities. There is a recognized need for reliable data to help administrators identify opportunities for improved efficiencies. The Ancillary Benchmark survey series provides a key performance indicator dashboard for three major ancillary areas. A dashboard containing the detailed data for each survey is available … Continue reading "Ancillary Benchmark Dashboards"
August 13, 2021
July 13, 2021
is a leadership and learning summer camp for queer, trans, Two-Spirit, questioning, and allied youth ages 14-21 from across BC & the Yukon. The camp is held at Camp Fircom on Gambier Island, on unceded Coast Salish territories. Due to COVID-19, the summer camp was canceled, but the work to support 2SLGBTQQIA+ youth continued! Instead … Continue reading "CampOUT!"
June 15, 2021
Enterprise Teaching Research And Collaboration System (eTRACS) is a system geared towards faculty management, designed to transform manual administrative processes into an integrated faculty management system to better support short and long term program and course planning, faculty lifecycle processes, annual budget preparation, contracts administration, reporting and more! It focuses on providing capabilities to academic and administrative … Continue reading "Enterprise Teaching Research and Collaboration System"
June 15, 2021
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