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Project Delivery Manual

Previously a lack of planning resulted into too many changes during the delivery phases of projects. Quality of work, time and cost factors were ail affected and largely uncontrolled. Internally, the lack of integration and coordination resulted in conflicts. The increase in the volume and the complexity of projects compounded issues. Professionals could no longer … Continue reading "Project Delivery Manual"

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

University of Manitoba Special Event Planners Resource Guide

A number of people were involved in contributing to the guide including the manager of special functions, the special event coordinator at the alumni association, the manager of the media production group, planners in external relations and other units. The guide was provided to the Integrated Marketing and Communications Group coordinated by the public affairs … Continue reading "University of Manitoba Special Event Planners Resource Guide"

April 16, 2008

Refocusing Course Material delivery at the Universty of Alberta Bookstore

The Bookstore Advisory Group was established in 2000. The group consists of the Vice-Provost (Learning Services), the Dean of Students, the Vice-President (Academic) Students’ Union, the Students’ Union General Manager, the Associate Vice-Provost Learning Services and the Director of the Bookstore. This group meets on a regular basis to address Bookstore performance and to assist … Continue reading "Refocusing Course Material delivery at the Universty of Alberta Bookstore"

April 16, 2008

Online Application Process

The initial implementation of the OAP, while based on the traditional paper-based form, was in response to two years of comments received from Portfolio and Budget Managers as well as central office staff. Comments were also received through last year’s training sessions as well as during and after the budget cycle have been considered for … Continue reading "Online Application Process"

April 16, 2008

Online Budget (Template) System

The initial implementation of the OBTS was intended to provide a familiar interface to the budget – albeit through an online web-application. This implementation was guided by the input received from Portfolio Managers and Envelope Managers over two years of implementing the traditional budget process, Comments received through last year’s training sessions (i e, two … Continue reading "Online Budget (Template) System"

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

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