Execview January Briefing


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Execview January Briefing

  1. 1. Bridget Boylan <br />Programme Manager<br />
  2. 2. Agenda<br /><ul><li>University of London
  3. 3. Business Change Programme
  4. 4. Challenge facing me!
  5. 5. Execview - engagement
  6. 6. Where are we now?
  7. 7. Where are we going?</li></li></ul><li>The Beginning<br />1826 - University College founded<br />1831 - King’s College founded<br />1836 - University of London established by Royal Charter (to conduct exams and award degrees only)<br />only).<br />
  8. 8. University of London firsts!<br /><ul><li>Open to all (men) irrespective of race, creed or political belief
  9. 9. Female students in 1878
  10. 10. Female professor in 1912
  11. 11. Female Vice-Chancellor in 1948
  12. 12. Teaching of subjects such as English & Geography at degree level
  13. 13. Labs in Physics & Chemistry</li></li></ul><li>University of London in 2011<br /><ul><li>19 autonomous Colleges </li></ul>UCL, Kings, LSE, London Business School, School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Goldsmiths, Royal Holloway, Birkbeck, School of Oriental and African Studies, Queen Mary, The School of Pharmacy, St. Georges, Institute of Education, Royal College of Veterinary Science, Courtauld Institute of Art, Institute of Cancer Research, Central School of Speech and Drama, Royal Academy of Music, Heythrop College.<br /><ul><li>110,000+ full-time and part-time students
  14. 14. 35,000+ full-time and part-time staff
  15. 15. 4,500+ courses </li></li></ul><li>The International Academy<br /><ul><li>Established in 1858
  16. 16. 50,000 students worldwidein over 180 countries
  17. 17. Over 100 different programmes
  18. 18. The alumni include over 57 Nobel Prize winners and over 35 past or present Heads of State. </li></li></ul><li>The central University<br /><ul><li>School of Advanced Study 10 Institutes
  19. 19. Senate House Libraries 3 million books
  20. 20. 8 Halls of Residences 3,000 students
  21. 21. £100 Million turnover £12 Million Government</li></li></ul><li>
  22. 22. Business Change Programme<br /><ul><li>The vision for the Business Change Programme is: </li></ul> to create, by 2012, a University that is:<br />financially sustainable, achieving a minimum operating surplus of 3%;<br />staffed by people and teams that are empowered, forward-looking, flexible and performance and customer focused; and,<br />supported by services that are excellent, value for money and driven by customer needs.<br />
  23. 23. Business Change Programme<br /><ul><li>Key Statistics</li></ul>3 years<br />17 projects<br />Efficiency projects: staffing, procurement, printing.<br />Income generating projects: renting space & conference income<br />Enabling projects: competencies, corporate planning, culture.<br />£1.7 Million budget<br />10 Project Managers<br />12 Programme Board members<br />
  24. 24. The challenge facing me!<br /><ul><li>What I wanted</li></ul>‘Lean’ Programme Office<br />effective reportingand control<br />standard format<br />professional look and feel and best practice<br />easy to use (low project management expertise)<br />inexpensive<br /><ul><li>What I didn’t want</li></ul>reporting driven by a complex scheduler<br />cutting / pasting in MS Word documents<br />to commit the University to an expensive system<br />
  25. 25. Execview - engagement<br /><ul><li>10 days effort to get the 17 project details into Execview: Project Definition form, Milestones, Products, Risks, Costs.
  26. 26. Very good understanding of our requirements
  27. 27. Immediate technical support
  28. 28. Close to me in Holborn (carbon friendly!)</li></li></ul><li>Where are we now?<br /><ul><li>Stakeholder monitoring (requested enhancement)
  29. 29. Improvements to the Programme Status report
  30. 30. Using Execview for other portfolios of projects e.g. the Finance Programme
  31. 31. Using Execview for monitoring Service Performance of 3rd parties: Aramark (Catering), Balfour Beatty Workplace (Hard and Soft Facilities Management)
  32. 32. Using Execview for Management Information for the Senior Team through Scorecards: Catering</li></li></ul><li>Where I want to be (18 months)<br /><ul><li>Execview to be the main vehicle for management information for the Senior Management Team.
  33. 33. Projects
  34. 34. Service Performance (3rd parties)
  35. 35. Management Information and service performance of internal divisions (Finance, HR, IT, Conferencing etc.)</li></li></ul><li>Any questions<br />?<br />
  36. 36. Building a strong foundation for the future<br />