Community Series

CommunitySeries

Are you interested in developing skills to make your team and processes more efficient? The Business Process Improvement (BPI) Shared Service can help you learn how. Join the BPI Shared Service for the Community Series: a free, ongoing quarterly seminar series that highlights process improvement and efficiency topics. This community-based series is free and open to any University employee interested in learning more about process improvement and how to use those tools to solve their issues. This is also a great opportunity to network with your peers.

You are welcome to bring your lunch and eat during the session.


Upcoming Events

    • Nov07
      UIC Community Series: Topic - Project Risk ManagementDaley Library, room 1-470 (East Campus) *Recommend parking is at the Halsted St. Parking Structure12:45PM - 2:00PM

      Topic: “Project Management:  Project Risk Management“

      Description: 

      Effective project risk management helps to identify the project's strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats. By planning for potential risks, the project can be ready to respond should they arise. Documenting and follow-up on risks is key for managing risks. This training will walk through tips on defining risks, identifying risk severity, filling out the risk register, and managing risk throughout the project.

      Register

    • Dec19
      UIUC Community SeriesTo be determined12:45PM - 2:00PM

      Coming Soon

      UIUC Community Series:  

      Topic: TBD 

      Time and Location:  to be announced

Schedule

The typical event will follow this format:

Networking (12:45 pm to 1:00 pm)
Network with fellow colleagues and members of the BPI Shared Service

Speaker (1:00 pm to 1:45 pm)
BPI Shared Service staff or guest speakers with related areas of expertise will offer insight to a particular topic with time for questions and discussion. If you have a topic that may be of interest to the group or know an external speaker who would be willing to share their time, please submit your ideas to processimprovement@uillinois.edu.

Closing remarks (1:45 pm - 2:00 pm)
Glean final take-aways and hear about upcoming Community Series topics.


Topic Archive

Date Campus Topic Presenter
July 10, 2018 UIUC

Learn how your fellow colleges have lead change and made improvement within their departments using Business Process Improvement tools, and how you can learn to lead your improvement projects using techniques offered through BPI Shared Services. 

Presentation Slides

Travis Ashmore, Business Analyst from Engineering IT Shared Services

Shelley Siuts, Information Technology Specialist from LAS\ATLAS

Tracey Whittaker, Lead Technology Support Liaison from Technology Services


April 17, 2018 UIUC

Improving Business Process within Procure to PaymentHow the procurement to payment business processes were reviewed in collaboration with each University within the University of Illinois System resulting in improvements to the Purchasing and Procurement Services’ business processes.   Presentation Slides

Dan Szajna, Interim Director of Strategic Procurement


February 1, 2018 UIUC Reducing Waste Through Collaboration: How Carle Illinois College of Medicine collaborated with other colleges and campuses rather than starting from scratch
Presentation Slides
Sol Roberts-Lieb, Carle Illinois College of Medicine
December 11, 2017 UIC How A RACI Chart Can Be a Project Team Communication Tool
Presentation Slides
RACI Chart Template
RACI Summary Sheet
Portfolio & Project Management Office
October 25, 2017 UIUC DocuSign Records and Information Management Services
July 25, 2017 UIC FormBuilder: How to Automate a Paper Process AITS
June 26, 2017 UIUC Workflow Mapping
Presentation Slides
Research Data Service at the University Library
June 20, 2017 UIC Tableau and EDDIE/Data Warehouse
Presentation Slides
Decision Support at AITS
April 20, 2017 UIUC Facilitation Techniques: Tools to Engage Your Audience Using Liberating Structures
Presentation Slides
Handout
Business Process Improvement Shared Service
February 7, 2017 UIC Emotional Intelligence
Presentation Slides
AITS
January 26, 2017 UIUC How A RACI Chart Can Be a Project Team Communication Tool
Presentation Slides
RACI Chart Template
RACI Summary Sheet
Portfolio & Project Management Office
October 25, 2016 UIC Ready, Set, Kanban!
Presentation Slides
Portfolio & Project Management Office
October 19, 2016 UIUC Emotional Intelligence
Presentation Slides
AITS
July 26, 2016 UIUC Tableau and Eddie/Data Warehouse
Presentation Slides
Decision Support at AITS
April 26, 2016 UIUC Ready, Set, Kanban!
Presentation Slides
Portfolio & Project Management Office
February 9, 2016 UIUC My-UI-Financials Demo Office of Business and Financial Services
November 3, 2015 UIUC Enhancing Your Records Management Practices: RIMS is Here to Help
Presentation Slides
Records and Information Management Services
August 5, 2015 UIUC Mapping Your Processes
Presentation Slides
Business Process Improvement Shared Service
May 4, 2015 UIUC Crafting Effective Communications Office for University Relations and Office of the Vice President for Research
February 2, 2015 UIUC Tools for Brainstorming
Presentation Slides
Business Process Improvement Shared Service
October 28, 2014 UIUC FormBuilder Tool Demonstration: How to Automate a Paper Process
Presentation Slides
AITS
July 30, 2014 UIUC Survey Questionnaire Design
Presentation Slides
Survey Research Laboratory
April 30, 2014 UIUC 5S: A Place for Everything and Everything in its Place
Presentation Slides
Business Process Improvement Shared Service