April 25, 2019, by UNH IT Staff
The Carsey School of Public Policy offers a Master of Public Administration (MPA) degree program at UNH. This program offers students to acquire the skills necessary to excel in nonprofit and government management, including “the tools of leadership, program evaluation, budgets, planning, personnel, collective bargaining, and policy analysis.”
Recently, the Carsey School announced it will allow those who acquired a Lean Green and Lean Black Belt Certification through UNH or the State of New...
September 25, 2018, by UNH IT Staff
Victoria Dutcher, UNH President of Enrollment Management, spoke at the
2016 Lean Summit
On Friday, October 26, the UNH Project Management Office is partnering with the State of New Hampshire to host the 2018 Lean Summit. This all-day event is being held at the Memorial Union Building from 9 AM – 4 PM and is free (by entering promo code UNHguest) to all USNH faculty and staff. Space is limited so register early.
The theme for the Lean Summit is Times are Changing, with a focus on...
April 24, 2018, by UNH IT Staff
Lean at UNH Yellow Belt Class - March 2018
Lean at UNH is about improving processes to better serve the University community, and to inspire and facilitate employee innovation on how best to add value while stretching UNH dollars. Lean is fostered and curated by the UNH IT Project Management Office (PMO), who have developed the Lean Pathways program to educate UNH personnel on the value and use of Lean.
The Lean Pathways program consists of four courses: Introduction to Lean (Awareness...
February 13, 2018, by UNH IT Staff
In January, the UNH Project Management Office (PMO) launched a new Lean website, which provides the University community quick access to resources and information about Lean at UNH. This new site provides insight as to how Lean can benefit the University community, while also providing instructional templates and training opportunities. The new, mobile-friendly Lean website also provides:
Profiles of Lean Green and Black Belts
Ability to search for training facilitators across UNH and USNH to...
March 21, 2017, by UNH IT Staff
Lean at UNH is about improving processes to better serve UNH students, and to inspire and facilitate employee innovation on how best to add value while stretching UNH dollars to the benefit of the university community. Lean is fostered and curated by the UNH IT Project Management Office (PMO), who train UNH on the value of Lean and also work with UNH departments to ensure its influence is properly leveraged.
The PMO has trained nearly 400 UNH employees on Lean. The Lean lens was applied to 20...
November 29, 2016, by UNH IT Staff
How UNH IT PMO Aided the MUB to Provide a Better Service to Our Students
Change takes on many shapes and sizes. In the case of the Granite Square Station (GSS), UNH’s student mailroom located in the MUB, a sea change in its daily inventory necessitated a complete rework of a system that had been in place for decades. Email and texts have replaced letters. Online catalogs have mostly replaced printed ones. And the tide of packages from Amazon, eBay, and other online retailers created a...
March 9, 2016, by UNH IT Staff
Photos from the 2016 UNH Lean Summit can be viewed here.
UNH IT Client Services won the 2016 Lean Culture Award
UNH hosted the Fourth Annual State of New Hampshire Lean Summit on Friday, March 4, 2016. This day-long event included many speakers, working examples of how various State and University departments have leveraged Lean to help improve their processes. The day included a table top Lean exercise, and a panel of experts who discussed Lean’s role in improving their businesses...
February 2, 2016, by UNH IT Staff
Dagmar Vlahos is a black belt. In fact, she’s got two. Although these belts don’t involve tossing people to a matte or breaking boards with her bare hands, they’re in areas that require just as much discipline, muscle, and finesse as the martial arts: Six Sigma and Lean. Both methods help gain efficiencies in all areas of manufacturing, higher education, and any work which involves processes and people.
Dagmar has been involved with Six Sigma and Lean since 2005. Before coming to UNH, she...