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Building Excellence and Innovation at Carleton University Ed Kane Assistant Vice-President (University Services)

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1 Building Excellence and Innovation at Carleton University Ed Kane Assistant Vice-President (University Services)

2 Carleton University Canada’s Capital University Founded in 1942 Approximately 27,000 students (Bachelors, Masters, Doctoral) Six faculties Comprehensive university $338M operating budget Research-intensive institution “Ours the task eternal”

3 Innovation is…. Improved products, processes, services, technologies and ideas “Introduction something new” What you do (need to do) when your platform is burning Questioning the status quo

4 Challenges to Innovation Organizational structure It comes with the territory What’s in it for me? It’s the way we have always done it Lack of vision & commitment

5 Innovation Barriers Punish failure Reward complacency Never ask your staff Micromanage your organisation Don’t make it part of performance reviews Add concrete to the silo walls

6 Innovation is driven and focussed on Market research Perceived customer needs Innovation teams Employees Outsourcing Breakthrough Significant improvement Small improvement Service innovation

7 The Carleton experience - Collaboration When was your best experience at Carleton? Someone has to be leader It does require agreement on the goal(s) Cross functional teams Moving from “ego” to “pride”

8 What are we doing at Carleton? Office of Quality Initiatives Cross functional teams Strengths Based Approach Benchmarking projects Lean transformations Service Excellence Strategic planning The Ripple Effect

9 Some examples Academic Interdisciplinary offerings Congress Benchmarking projects Lean projects Setting Service Excellence standards Strengths based change approach

10 Implementation Progress

11 Embedding Staff Involvement Selection of participants Selection of data collection Empowerment of teams Inter-team communication – no titles Presentation of findings & recommendations Responsibility of implementation Onus on sustainability of change

12 Questions? Go Ravens...


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