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March 20, 2023
Quarterly Update: Lean Six Sigma progress across UBC as of March 2023
As of March 2023, a total of 792 certifications have been issued through the program and many Lean Six Sigma practitioners are currently delivering continuous improvement projects across UBC. Click through to view your faculty or unit’s progress with Lean Six Sigma completion.
VPFO Communications & Engagement team completes Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certification
The four members of VPFO Communications & Engagement team have a long-demonstrated passion for learning and applying new skills. The team is now better equipped to help UBC achieve its process improvement goals with Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certification from the UBC Sauder School of Business
March 17, 2023
Identifying, prioritizing and pursuing improvement opportunities across UBC HR, IT and Finance
In November 2022, we mentioned receiving funding and endorsement from President’s Executive Management Team to deliver operational improvement roadmaps for UBC HR, IT and Finance in partnership with Nous Group (Nous) and Cubane Consulting (Cubane), as part of an effort to drive UBC’s vision of service transformation forward. Learn more about some of the identified initiatives within each function.
March 14, 2023
New project kick-off template available in the Project Management Tool Vault
Operational Excellence has created a new template designed to help project managers accelerate their project kick-off and align Steering Committee and project team members towards the same goals and expectations. Access the Project Kick-off template, in addition to many other helpful resources, on the Project Management Tool Vault page.
March 13, 2023
Welcome Frank Laezza!
Today marks the official start of Frank Laezza’s tenure with UBC as our new Vice-President Finance & Operations. As a strong believer in connected leadership, Frank is looking forward to working with the VPFO team of 1400+ people in the oversight of UBC’s core financial, facilities, and safety functions, across both the Vancouver and Okanagan campuses.