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

    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