Vancouver Island University (VIU) is undertaking a strategic project to replace its legacy finance, human resources, payroll, and student systems with Unit4's cloud solution. This session will describe the initiation stage of this project, including the procurement process and our preparation activities. The presentation will include discussion of the following: 

  • Project sponsorship, governance, and resourcing 
  • Requirements gathering and strategic procurement for system selection 
  • Organizational change management and change readiness preparation 
  • The collaboration model between VIU and Selkirk College


Andrew Speed

Director, Enterprise Systems, Vancouver Island University


Elfie Smith

Chief Transformation and Project Director, Vancouver Island University


Shelley Legin

Chief Financial Officer and Vice-President Administration, Vancouver Island University