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UVA Sponsored

  • Change Management - Promotes best practices and solutions to implement organizational change
  • Data Analytics - Promotes collaboration among data users and collective problem-solving on challenges related to analytics work. 
  • Local Support Partner (LSP) Program - Promotes partnership between Information Technology Services (ITS) and professionals serving departments throughout the University. Aims to strengthen communication and collaboration. Learn more>>
  • Project Management - Promotes members improving project management skills, identifying common problems, collecting and evaluating best practices, and transforming their approach to accommodate changing needs and technologies.
  • Research Administration (CoRA) - Promotes best practices and open discussions about changes within research and research administration

"The collective knowledge of community members improves everyone's understanding of best practices and helps to facilitate organic growth with openness and flexibility, which creates valuable partnerships and opportunities for spontaneous innovation." - CoRA leadership

National Network for Change and Continuous Innovation (NCCI)*

  • Change Management - Managing change and exchanging ideas, lessons learned, best practices, and advice
  • Lean - Continuous improvement and operational excellence through lean methodology
  • Leadership - Ideas, expertise, approaches, models, and program and initiative designs across a variety of leadership topics

*To participate as part of UVA's institutional membership to NCCI, register here

Learn about creating your own Community of Practice. Questions about CoPs or need guidance? Contact OE