Tuesday, June 29, 2021

Official Launch of the Canadian Lean Higher Education Network

The University of Regina’s and the University of Waterloo’s Lean/Continuous Improvement (CI) communities have launched the Lean HE Canada network to provide university and college Lean/CI practitioners and those interested with an opportunity to network and share best practices in the higher education sector to meet the demand of Lean/CI in Canada.

Monday, April 19, 2021

New Community of Practice launched!

The Office of the Associate Provost, Human Resources is excited to announce the successful launch of a University wide Continuous Improvement (CI) and Change Management (CM) Community of Practice. To further develop institutional CI/CM expertise, the CoP aims to provide a supportive space for those seeking to learn more about CI and CM or, those who are already working on similar initiatives.   

Friday, March 27, 2020

Waterloo hosts seminar to promote a culture of continuous improvement

On March 12th, Human Resources hosted a Continuous Improvement (CI) Seminar for the University of Waterloo Leadership and executive team as well as leaders from the University of Toronto, Laurier, Carleton, McMaster, and Ryerson.

Friday, October 25, 2019

Waterloo hosts second annual CI project showcase for employees

On October 8th, Human Resources hosted the second annual Continuous Improvement (CI) Project Showcase for employees of the University. The showcase had over 12 booths represented by multiple departments within the University of Waterloo in addition to other local institutions, Conestoga College and Wilfrid Laurier University.

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Upcoming continuous improvement projects showcase

Human Resources hosted our second Continuous Improvement (CI) projects showcase on Tuesday, October 8th 2019.

This was a great opportunity to learn more about how different departments are using CI tools and methodologies to achieve the most efficient processes and outcomes.

The event followed a ‘science fair’ layout with booths representing departments/projects. Booths represented tools such as visual management, kanban, process mapping, and case studies.