The theme of this annual conference is Frontline to Boardroom: Leading Change in Higher Education. MORE>
Are you wondering what it takes to lead in today’s team-based, flattened, multidisciplinary organization? Join us for a powerful journey into the complex world of facilitation and collaboration. MORE>
At this event, you’ll learn the fundamentals of LEAN, hear some of the success stories of LEAN at UVA, and participate in activities that demonstrate the improvement/iterative nature of the methodologies.
Join us to learn how Darden launched a pilot to co-create a performance review process that better supports learning for improved performance and career development.
Join the Ufirst project team at the Information Fair to learn more about the future-state of HR including the Talent Selection Process, Workday, HR Services, Position Descriptions, and Organization Structure
Discover more about the Higher Education Leadership Forum to be held April 26-28, 2017 at Carleton University.
Fact-based decision-making is key to the success of any change implementation. Join this facilitated session to discuss how technology and data can support your change initiative.
Free NCCI Coffee Break Webinar
You are invited to this Community of Practice event about strategies to develop effective project Sponsorship. Case examples and insights will be shared by a panel of UVA leaders. Participants will have an opportunity to discuss project team members' role and partnership with sponsors.
How a customer-centric approach at one Midwestern university has sought to improve the student experience and increase enrollment and retention. MORE>
Most of us think that charisma is key to change leadership, and wish we had more of it. Good news is, research has identified keys to charisma that anyone can use. But over time competence becomes more important, and we know some learnable things about that as well in the context of organizational change.
Check the NCCI website for more information on this coffee break and to register.
Cyber risk has become a major threat to organizations. Companies are increasingly facing new exposures, including first- and third-party damage, business interruptions, and regulatory consequences. In this talk, the topics covered will include: (1) current trends in cyber space; (2) cyber insurance (mitigation strategies) for your organization; (3) top 10 controls for protecting your organization from cyber attacks; and (4) how to protect yourself and your data from a cyber attack. MORE>
In this talk, the presenter shows how he navigated through multiple career transitions and transformations in the Quality profession with the support and benefit of ASQ affiliation and certifications. He has derived a workable framework that others can learn and apply to replicate this for their own situations and aspirations. This talk will describe the versatility and potential available within ASQ, and the way to make your own portfolio more robust to meet the challenges and opportunities of the 21st century. MORE>
Learn about A-3 thinking which is a management process for innovating, planning, problem solving, and building foundational structures for deep thinking.
This special event, organized by The Center For Leadership Excellence and the Faculty and Employee Assistance Program (FEAP), will discuss recent resiliency research and strategies to transform stress.
Open House for UVA employees.
How do you get people to pay attention - in trainings and in meetings? Learn about this model that can help participants focus their attention and increase motivation to learn.
How do you ensure better portfolio management? Learn more about a deliberate project selection and prioritization system. MORE>
The audience will learn about UC San Diego’s surveys and dashboards to collect important information about their business operations from the voice of the faculty, staff, and student customers. MORE>
The causes of everything that goes right, as well as everything that goes wrong, can be traced all the way back to the beginning of time. This is what makes "root cause analysis" difficult, if not impossible.
Project Management is a critically important topic, as projects drive significant organizational growth and success. This presentation will provide some bad news and good news about project outcomes.
This interactive workshop will help expand your capacity for creativity as ARTIST, EXPLORER, JUDGE, & WARRIOR in building innovative teams for excellence. Unleash your creativity for application in your daily work!
What are some innovative ways of getting actionable customer feedback? How do you use the feedback to get the Finance and Operations executives to allocate funds to quality improvement? This presentation will discuss three non-traditional approaches that instigate action. MORE>
This one-hour webinar talk by Denise Walters, Ph.D. presents some of the advantages of volunteerism and how it can help you to grow your career.
Successful change requires a structured and planned approach. Learn practical tools and tips for change implementation. Two models will be presented: ADKAR and Accelerating Implementation Management (AIM).
At NCCI’s July Annual Conference, leaders from UW-Eau Claire shared how they are managing a major reduction in state funding by consolidating services and re-inventing support for faculty, staff and students. Over only eight months, UW-Eau Claire designed, implemented and went live with three new service centers. This webinar is a follow-up report. MORE>
Free one hour webinar on Emotional Intelligence for Quality Professionals. Presented by Blue Ridge Section of ASQ (membership not needed to attend).
Consultants are increasingly visible around Grounds. They can be important partners in your quest for excellence. In this session, several examples will illustrate explicit actions you should take to create a productive partnership.
Follow UVA's journey of improving research administration by applying the model: "Provide the right service delivery, the right process, the right technology, and the right people with the right skills for the right job to support the right mission."
Registration is via Network for Change and Continuous Innovation (NCCI) and will open soon.
Round-table discussions with UVA attendees, who will share tools, resources and best practices from other institutions.
Topics include: Lean Skills, Leading Teams, Innovation Culture, Performance Measures
There are many proven models, tools and techniques that address organizational performance excellence. What sets Baldrige apart is this: It is not only a model for evaluating and improving key processes, it enables alignment of various and disparate processes; alignment across processes and alignment between processes and overarching organizational strategy. The Baldrige Framework provides the structure that leads to the whole truly being greater than the sum of its parts.
This class discusses Bill George’s concept of authentic leadership and outline a plan for participants to discover their own authentic leadership style, using Professor George’s book, Finding Your True North. Enrol with the Center for Leadership Excellence
This Webinar is hosted by Network for Change and Continuous Innovation (NCCI).
Accountability is our promise. It means we take ownership of and responsibility for the outcomes of our choices. Those choices speak directly to our integrity and our trustworthiness. Accountability is a mirror that reflects our character. When we are leaders, we must accept accountability for our actions and behaviors as well as ensure that those whom we lead are accountable for their actions and behaviors. We will explore a 3-part accountability model that can and must be integrated individually, in a team, and organization-wide.
Sometimes the best ideas come from unexpected sources so how do you engage and include everyone? How do you create safe spaces for expression and expand diversity of inputs?
This workshop will focus on how to create high performance learning teams culturally, and how to do fast low-risk learning experiments.
Join OE at UVA Forward 2016, which will feature a SHOWCASE highlighting Organizational Excellence projects, as well as other University programs, offices, and initiatives. Connect with your colleagues who have been working hard to bring them to fruition.
Have you ever come out of a meeting with a completely different view on what was said to that of your peers?
Leadership isn’t just about the people at the top, but is a social process, enabling individuals to work together as a cohesive group to produce collective results.
Don’t know where to start with developing your team, unit, or organizational strategy and goals?