As part of our mission, we aim to build organizational capacity across the areas that lend themselves to increased organizational effectiveness at UW–Madison, including:
- Effective leadership
- Successful project planning and implementation
- Optimal organizational structures
- Efficient processes
- Healthy workplace culture and climate
To accomplish this, the Office of Strategic Consulting offers high-quality, impactful professional development opportunities and events for faculty and staff to build the skills needed to advance initiatives, change, and innovation.
Ignite: Fueling Organizational Excellence
The Ignite series features interactive workshops that focus on the tools and resources needed to promote and sustain organizational excellence at UW–Madison. In these hour-long sessions, experts will share ideas, methods, and approaches to help you build skills to support continuous improvement and organizational effectiveness. You’ll leave with stronger cross-campus networks, new strategies on how to improve your work, and the inspiration to implement your ideas.
In Scope: Managing Projects at UW–Madison
In Scope is a mini-curriculum and conversation workshop series designed for managers of small- to medium-sized projects at UW–Madison. Project management experts will address managing projects in the university environment, introduce project management methods and resources, and facilitate conversations around common problems and solutions.
The annual Showcase event is designed to celebrate and strengthen a culture of innovation and continuous improvement at UW–Madison. The program features poster exhibits, poster flash talks, a keynote presentation, and breakout sessions that highlight campus strategic initiatives and best practices in the areas of process improvement, change management, organizational design, project management, and leadership.