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Academic Leadership Development Program (ALDP)

The program is targeted at bright academics who have excelled in their field of expertise, and yet have had little or no experience in management techniques, and yet are expected to provide leadership to both academics and administrative staff alike. Historically, many of these individuals have assumed their leadership roles reluctantly, only doing so when … Continue reading "Academic Leadership Development Program (ALDP)"

April 16, 2009

Concordia University’s innovative large-scale on-site composting system

Working towards sustainability involves mentality changes, and composting has long been seen as an obscure, low-tech and smelly way of dealing with waste. Concordia’s system is showing that composting can be successfully implemented in an urban setting, and it is our hope that this project will help to change the way our society perceives and … Continue reading "Concordia University’s innovative large-scale on-site composting system"

April 16, 2009

University Manager Fall 2008

October 16, 2008

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

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