Item - 2012.GM17.8

Tracking Status

  • City Council adopted this item on October 30, 2012 without amendments.
  • This item was considered by the Government Management Committee on October 18, 2012 and adopted without amendment. It will be considered by City Council on October 30, 2012.

GM17.8 - Memorandum of Understanding on eLearning Access with the Canada School of Public Service

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Wards:
All

City Council Decision

City Council on October 30, 31 and November 1, 2012, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council grant authority to the Executive Director of Human Resources to negotiate and enter into a Memorandum of Understanding with the Canada School of Public Service (CSPS), allowing City of Toronto employees to access CSPS's learning management system and its online catalogue of courses, on the following terms and conditions:

 

a.         by purchasing up to $110,000 worth of licenses (approximately 1,500 licenses) per year for the City's use;

 

b.         for an initial term of seventeen months (17) months, commencing November 1, 2012 to March 31, 2014, with the option to renew the contract for three (3) additional separate one (1) year periods; and

 

c.         any other terms and conditions satisfactory to the Executive Director of Human Resources and in a form satisfactory to the City Solicitor. 

Background Information (Committee)

(September 24, 2012) Report from the Executive Director, Human Resources, on Memorandum of Understanding on eLearning Access with the Canada School of Public Service
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2012/gm/bgrd/backgroundfile-50772.pdf

Motions (City Council)

Motion to Adopt Item (Carried)

Vote (Adopt Item) Oct-30-2012 10:41 AM

Result: Carried Majority Required - GM17.8 - Adopt the item
Total members that voted Yes: 41 Members that voted Yes are Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Vincent Crisanti, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Mike Del Grande, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Doug Ford, Rob Ford, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Doug Holyday, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Giorgio Mammoliti, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Peter Milczyn, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner, Karen Stintz, Michael Thompson, Adam Vaughan, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 0 Members that voted No are
Total members that were Absent: 4 Members that were absent are Paul Ainslie, Michelle Berardinetti, John Parker, Anthony Perruzza

GM17.8 - Memorandum of Understanding on eLearning Access with the Canada School of Public Service

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Wards:
All

Committee Recommendations

The Government Management Committee recommends that:

 

1.         City Council grant authority to the Executive Director of Human Resources to negotiate and enter into a Memorandum of Understanding with the Canada School of Public Service (CSPS), allowing City of Toronto employees to access CSPS's learning management system and its online catalogue of courses, on the following terms and conditions:

 

a.         by purchasing up to $110,000 worth of licenses (approximately 1,500 licenses) per year for the City's use;

 

b.         for an initial term of seventeen months (17) months, commencing November 1, 2012 to March 31, 2014, with the option to renew the contract for three (3) additional separate one (1) year periods; and

 

c.         any other terms and conditions satisfactory to the Executive Director of Human Resources and in a form satisfactory to the City Solicitor. 

Origin

(September 24, 2012) Report from the Executive Director, Human Resources

Summary

This report seeks authority to enter into a Memorandum of Understanding with the Federal Government of Canada - Canada School of Public Service (CSPS) to access their catalogue of elearning online courses. The Memorandum of Understanding will allow the City of Toronto to allocate, to selected City employees, licenses to access CSPS' calendar of elearning courses. The licenses will be paid for from approved operating budgets. No additional funding is required. The MOU will provide the City with a cost effective way to provide high quality self-learning training to employees who require business skills and management training.

Background Information

(September 24, 2012) Report from the Executive Director, Human Resources, on Memorandum of Understanding on eLearning Access with the Canada School of Public Service
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2012/gm/bgrd/backgroundfile-50772.pdf

Motions

Motion to Adopt Item moved by Councillor Vincent Crisanti (Carried)
Source: Toronto City Clerk at www.toronto.ca/council