Thursday, April 5, 2018

  8:00 am - 9:00 am Registration and Breakfast   
  9:00 am - 10:00 am

Welcome Address

  • Welcome: Janet Parker, Associate Chancellor for Budget and Financial Administration, and Gloria Keeley, Interim Assistant Vice President for Business and Finance
  • Keynote Speaker: Michael Popowits, Director of Student Professional Development and Senior Lecturer, Department of Accounting, College of Business Administration, University of Illinois at Chicago, Presentation Title is “Leadership as a Performance Art”
  10:00 am - 10:15 am Break  
  10:15 am - 11:15 am Workshop Session 1
  • Quarterly and Annual Financial Reports: How to Read, Understand and Use the Information to Improve Your Effectiveness
  • Take a Walk and Lose the Waste – How to Identify Process Waste
  • Reporting Toolbox: So Many Tools, Which One Should I Use?
  • Civil Service Hiring Overview
  • Dimensions of a Business Decision
  • Little Mistakes Can Cause Big Headaches: Common Errors/Omissions at Sponsored Project Proposal Time
  11:15 am - 11:30 am Break  
  11:30 am - 12:30 pm Workshop Session 2
  • RCM Budget Model: Understand UIC’s Tuition Distribution Methodology
  • Business Process Improvement (BPI) Shared Services - Helping You Save Resources
  • Reporting Toolbox: Tricks Behind the Tools
  • HR Reports
  • Leadership Panel Discussion – Advancing Your Career
  • New ORS Electronic Proposal Development System & myResearch Portal Enhancements
  12:30 pm - 1:30 pm Lunch  
  1:30 pm - 1:45 pm Break  
  1:45 pm - 2:45 pm Workshop Session 3
  • Improving Financial Data and Reporting: Why Does it Matter What Type of Fund or Program Code I Use?
  • Business Process Improvement (BPI) Project Panel Discussion – Hear How Your Colleagues Use BPI to Powerfully Improve HR, Finance and Operations Functions
  • How to Get Started with Tableau and Sample Dashboards
  • Academic Professional Hiring Overview
  • Leadership Essentials
  • myProposals Warehouse Data for Web Intelligence Reporting and Analytics
  2:45 pm - 3:00 pm Break  
  3:00 pm - 4:00 pm Workshop Session 4
  • UIC’s Budget Calendar & Budget Development Process
  • Mapping Your Processes - Using Process Maps to Develop an Understanding of the Work you Perform
  • A “Deep Dive” into Using EDDIE/Web Intelligence for Financial Reporting
  • Crucial Conversations in the Workplace
  • Shared Services Model
  • Managing Service Centers and Setting Service Rates Intro