Hub and Spoke Model
“Hub and Spoke” is a way of linking the hiring, training, and supervision of local staff (the “spokes,” including locally-run service centers) to organizations at the center (the “hubs”) to increase communication and ensure a more equitable level of service across the institution, while retaining local expertise knowledgeable of local needs. In a “Hub and Spoke” arrangement, the reporting relationships for some staff in Schools and Divisions will include an administrator at the center; but the arrangement does not mandate any changes in the organizational placement of staff or in necessary approvals for actions. Learn more about it in the Hub and Spoke FAQ or download the Hub and Spoke FAQ (PDF).
Hub and Spoke Town Hall – April 29, 2021
Questions posed before and during the town hall, with complete responses, can be found here.
Hub and Spoke for IT – IT Transformation
New Campus Budget Model
Starting in FY21-22, UCLA will implement a new system to establish annual and multi-year budgets for academic and administrative organizations. The main component of this system is the Bruin Budget Model (BBM), which is a hybrid of common budget models and informed by the best practices of our peer organizations. The goal is to provide transparent incentives for units to pursue revenue growth opportunities, to find efficiencies, and to exhibit strong expense management. Learn more about it in the Bruin Budget Model FAQ or download the Bruin Budget Model FAQ (PDF).
Achieve greater environmental sustainability in UCLA’s day-to-day operations.
Processes and Personnel
Champion and support efforts to improve campus processes and more efficiently deploy campus personnel.
Busting Bureaucracy Working Group
Launched in Fall 2020, the BBWG is sponsored by Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost Emily A. Carter, Vice Chancellor and Chief Financial Officer Gregg Goldman, and Administrative Vice Chancellor Michael Beck. Given the current state of the University and complexities created by the COVID-19 pandemic, this presents an ideal opportunity to review administrative requirements and procedures to reduce administrative burden, increase efficiencies, and allow for greater focus on fulfilling UCLA’s mission of education, research, and service. This will be an ongoing working group.
More information can be found here.
Investigate new ways for the campus to generate its own revenue through new academic and non-academic offerings.