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OE2C: Procurement Initiative begins cost-saving work

Project SMU: Operational Excellence for the Second Century (OE2C) has assembled a Procurement Initiative team tasked with saving the University millions of dollars each year. The team, chaired by Cox Dean Al Niemi and Vice President of Student Affairs Lori White, began work on Nov. 6, … Continue reading

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OE2C: President Turner updates campus on next phase

SMU President R. Gerald Turner updated the campus community on the progress of Project SMU: Operational Excellence for the Second Century (OE2C) in an e-mail and video released on Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014: Today, Project SMU: Operational Excellence for the Second … Continue reading

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OE2C: Travel and Entertainment Committee selects Concur® as new expense management tool

Concur® has been chosen as SMU’s new electronic travel and expense management solution, as announced by Lyle Dean and Executive Sponsor Marc Christensen and the OE2C Travel and Entertainment Committee in a meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014. The initiative committee would like to … Continue reading

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OE2C project aims to streamline contract administration process

SMU’s OE2C project has identified its next initiative: to update and streamline the University’s contracting processes. To meet this goal, an SMU team “will seek to update risk policies to streamline the contracting process and to create a prioritization system … Continue reading

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SMU OE2C announces first initiative: travel and entertainment policy and tools

A 10-member SMU team representing various campus constituents has scheduled a demonstration of new tools to improve the way the University plans for and reimburses travel and entertainment expenses. The vendors will visit campus to present their capabilities on Thursday and Friday, Sept. … Continue reading

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