Janaki Seijts

Professor
Expertise: Communication, Leadership Presence, Strategic Storytelling, Social Media, Leadership Storytelling

Janaki Seijts is a Lecturer, Management Communications at the Ivey Business School. She received her B.A., B.Ed., and M.A from the University of Toronto. Before arriving at Ivey, Janaki was the Coordinator and English Language Specialist at Western’s Writing Support Services from 2000 to 2009. She has more than 25 years of experience teaching professional and technical communication courses to undergraduates and graduate students at Western University, Schulich School of Business-York University, and the University of Manitoba. She is the co-author of A Concise Guide to Technical Communication (First and Second Canadian Editions, 2010 and 2012), as well as IMPACT! A Guide to Business Communication, (Ninth Edition, 2017). Janaki is also a best-selling author of business cases in Management Communication, Marketing Communication, and General Management, and her cases have appeared in the Harvard Business Review.

Janaki consults with many organizations in technical and professional communication. Her clients have included J.D. Irving, Lanxess, Toronto Hydro, the Ready Mixed Concrete Association of Ontario, Ontario Power Authority, Tangerine, CIBC, the Agricultural Bank of China, Aecon, AVIVA, Skanska, AIG, Marsh Canada Limited, Arlanxeo, HERB, the WAQF Foundation, and The Ontario Society of Professional Engineers. She is regularly invited to speak at post-secondary institutions and conferences (most recently Stanford University, The University of Toronto- Faculty of Engineering, The Management Communication Association and the Association for Business Communication).

Programs

AMCTO Communicating Value

Use data and storytelling for compelling presentations

A highly immersive three-day program designed to help local government professionals use data to communicate ideas and influence decision makers.

2021

London, Ontario, Canada

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CommunityShift™

Build value in not-for-profit organizations

CommunityShift™ promotes operational excellence among C-level leaders of Canadian charities and not-for-profit organizations through experiential learning and networking.

TBD

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