Many people in UVAFinance and across Grounds have completed the Lean Certification program. If you don't understand the concepts of Lean or know the terminology, it may seem like they are speaking a different language. If you feel like the intent of process improvement initiatives is being lost in translation, then register for Lean Fluency! This is a 3-hour workshop (with some pre-work which you will get by May 31st) designed to familiarize learners with the basics of Lean principles, vocabulary, and tools.
With the Discoverer sunset fast approaching, Central Accounts Receivable (AR) will be offering a session devoted to ensuring a smooth transition into the recently released AR UBI Module. The session will provide insight into running reports using the new interface as well as facilitate any questions you may have in regards to your Accounts Receivable reporting.
The number one reason employed US workers quit their jobs? Problems with their immediate supervisor.
The recognition of how much is at stake when it comes to properly training managers to manage was the inspiration behind UVAFinance’s partnership with the Center for Leadership Excellence to launch the Management Development Program (MDP), a year-long course for UVAFinance managers. Read More
As UVA researchers pursue more applied and translational research projects in partnership with federal, industry, and foundation collaborators, it is important for all of us involved in the research enterprise to understand the definition of Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI) and the issues surrounding it. Read More
This December, Christine E. Kennedy joined Finance Outreach and Compliance (FOC) as a Compliance Analyst. Kennedy is no stranger to compliance: she was on the compliance team when it was part of Sponsored Programs for nearly four years before moving to the University Audit Department three years ago. Read More
Users who access the ExpenseUVA training videos developed by Finance Outreach and Compliance will notice that the experience is now more streamlined and user-friendly. The videos have been modified to be shorter and easier to navigate, with new pointers and tips added in. Access the ExpenseUVA videos by visiting the Travel & Expense site, then clicking "Training" under ExpenseUVA.
If you call Procurement and Supplier Diversity Services (PSDS) these days, you’ll hear the friendly, reassuring voice of Jack Jensen on their automated answering system. PSDS adopted the automated system around the same time as the ExpenseUVA launch, in order to more quickly route callers to the right team member to help them. Jensen’s recorded voice gives callers a few quick options to choose from to receive specialized service.
Managing people is one of the most important roles in any organization, and also one of the most challenging. Recognizing the tough role managers have, UVAFinance has begun an intense, year-long course for managers called the Management Development Program (MDP).
Anti-corruption laws like FCPA are of great relevance to UVA, as we strive to increase global experiences for students and global impact our academic community.