City of Bothell Business Program
Overview
Sustainability <ul><li>“ Meeting the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet t...
Aims <ul><li>Investing in environmental projects  </li></ul><ul><li>Work with businesses, community & UWB </li></ul><ul><u...
Benefits <ul><li>Aiding the City of Bothell: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Give direction and clarity to project selection </li></...
Sustainability Goals <ul><li>Create an economically vibrant community </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Local leader in environmentall...
Organization & Strategy <ul><li>Culture </li></ul><ul><li>Cross-functional Teams </li></ul><ul><li>Vision </li></ul>
 
Culture <ul><li>Create a culture built around  sustainability </li></ul><ul><li>Culture should inspire and motivate  emplo...
 
Cross-functional Teams <ul><li>City of Bothell currently uses a traditional  departmental organizational structure </li></...
Cross-functional Teams <ul><li>Effective mechanism to achieve commitment </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Commitment crea...
Cross-functional Teams <ul><li>Promote employee awareness and  understanding  </li></ul><ul><li>Helps identify opportuniti...
 
Vision <ul><li>Vision statements: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Gives employees direction </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Should be gen...
Sample Vision Statement <ul><li>“ The City of Bothell will actively engage and provide leadership to the community in orde...
Sample Vision Statement “ We will help build a sustainable community through a commitment to best practice, innovation, co...
Aggregate Project Planning <ul><li>Definition:  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Systematic approach to managing a set and mix of pro...
Aggregate Project Planning <ul><li>Three basic types of projects:  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Derivative </li></ul></ul><ul><ul...
 
Process Tool <ul><li>Determining factors </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Cost </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Schedule  </li></ul></ul><u...
Next Step Recommendations  <ul><li>Use Cross-functional teams to  apply the APP Process   </li></ul><ul><li>Mayor blog des...
Future Projects <ul><li>UWB Student Groups </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Business Development Center  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>S...
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Uwb Sustainability Project

  1. 1. City of Bothell Business Program
  2. 2. Overview
  3. 3. Sustainability <ul><li>“ Meeting the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.” </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>S ource: Food & Agriculture Organization of the United Nations </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Aims <ul><li>Investing in environmental projects </li></ul><ul><li>Work with businesses, community & UWB </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Improve the place we live in </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Benefit our community socially and economically </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Benefits <ul><li>Aiding the City of Bothell: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Give direction and clarity to project selection </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Allocation of scarce resources </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Aligned with the City’s sustainability mission </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Economic </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Increase business involvement </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Social </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Create a sense of unity </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Environmental </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Reducing human impact </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Sustainability Goals <ul><li>Create an economically vibrant community </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Local leader in environmentally friendly practices </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Encourage schools, city governments, business to promote sustainability </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Student projects/community service </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Quarterly college projects </li></ul></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Organization & Strategy <ul><li>Culture </li></ul><ul><li>Cross-functional Teams </li></ul><ul><li>Vision </li></ul>
  8. 9. Culture <ul><li>Create a culture built around sustainability </li></ul><ul><li>Culture should inspire and motivate employee </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Top management commitment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reward for participation and innovation </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Sustainability does not have to be all or nothing </li></ul>
  9. 11. Cross-functional Teams <ul><li>City of Bothell currently uses a traditional departmental organizational structure </li></ul><ul><li>Sustainability is a city vision, not just a departmental objective </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Opportunity : </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Facilitate the collaboration needed for sustainability projects </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Recommendation : </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Create cross-functional teams to work on projects </li></ul></ul>
  10. 12. Cross-functional Teams <ul><li>Effective mechanism to achieve commitment </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Commitment creates ownership! </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Create synergy between employees: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Often, employees working in different departments are not aware of other departments' needs. </li></ul></ul>
  11. 13. Cross-functional Teams <ul><li>Promote employee awareness and understanding </li></ul><ul><li>Helps identify opportunities and solutions </li></ul><ul><li>Sustainable community can only be achieved comprehensively </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Must include organizational-wide support </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Address sustainable practices from a multi-departmental perspective </li></ul></ul>
  12. 15. Vision <ul><li>Vision statements: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Gives employees direction </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Should be generated by employees utilizing cross-functional teams </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Create buy-in from employees </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Internal vision leads to motivation  results </li></ul></ul>
  13. 16. Sample Vision Statement <ul><li>“ The City of Bothell will actively engage and provide leadership to the community in order to build a sustainable lifestyle for generations to come” </li></ul>
  14. 17. Sample Vision Statement “ We will help build a sustainable community through a commitment to best practice, innovation, co-operation and education for current and future generations”
  15. 18. Aggregate Project Planning <ul><li>Definition: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Systematic approach to managing a set and mix of projects and scarce resources over time </li></ul></ul><ul><li>THE KEY: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Properly define project types and classify current projects </li></ul></ul>
  16. 19. Aggregate Project Planning <ul><li>Three basic types of projects: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Derivative </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Platform </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Breakthrough </li></ul></ul>
  17. 21. Process Tool <ul><li>Determining factors </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Cost </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Schedule </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Performance </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sustainability </li></ul></ul>
  18. 22. Next Step Recommendations <ul><li>Use Cross-functional teams to apply the APP Process </li></ul><ul><li>Mayor blog designed by UWB students </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Allows city employees to network </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Help facilitate cultural change within the City of Bothell </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Continue working with UWB </li></ul>
  19. 23. Future Projects <ul><li>UWB Student Groups </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Business Development Center </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Small Research Projects </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Center for Student Entrepreneurship </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Collaboration on long-term development strategy using APP Process </li></ul><ul><li>Quarterly “town-meetings” at UWB </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Discuss current & future projects </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Recruit volunteers/class credit program </li></ul></ul>
  20. 24. Thank you all very much for coming!

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