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February 5th, 2021

Leading a Disrupted Virtual Team

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The Academy's faculty are expert business leaders and accomplished educators with deep experience in communicating virtually. Browse this content collection to learn more about leading effective teams in a disrupted, virtual environment.

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Virtual Sessions

March 26th, 2020

Leadership in Practice: Livestream Event Series

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Since March 2020 we've opened our virtual doors to host a series of live-streamed events featuring business leaders from across Canada, as well as Ivey faculty. Browse the full collection of webinar recordings here.

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May 14th, 2021

Innovating together: Connecting as a global organization

For Global Ivey Day 2021, we're joined by Michael Tamblyn, EMBA ‘08, CEO of Rakuten Kobo, Fenton Jagdeo, HBA ‘16, Co-Founder of Faculty, and Nicole Haggerty, HBA ’89, PhD ‘04, Associate Professor at Ivey Business School. Together our panel examines the phenomenon of 'being global,' and what it really means for Canadian innovation to scale up on the global market.

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April 27th, 2021

An inclusive recovery: Building back better with employee ownership

How do we set the stage for a more inclusive economy that helps build more resilient communities? Watch a virtual fireside chat with Jon Shell, MBA ‘03, Managing Director of Social Capital Partners.

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April 21st, 2021

New funding and resources for professional development in Canada

What resources are available to help Canadian individuals and employers fund and access training? Like many countries around the world, Canada has planned long-term investments in grants, tax credits, and other programs to keep our workforce globally competitive.

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April 16th, 2021

Crosscurrents: Borrowing innovation from Canadian agri-business

From automation to alternative proteins, the ecosystem is changing rapidly. Watch a livestream panel on innovation in agri-business featuring Ryan Riese, HBA '09 and MBA '15, National Director, Agriculture at RBC, and Jessica Kelly, HBA '09, entrepreneur and lecturer at Ivey Business School.

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March 29th, 2021

Is Tech the Answer to Economic Uncertainty?

We often hear that “history repeats,” but how do we predict the post-COVID recovery? We welcome Janet Bannister, Managing Partner at Real Ventures, and Kevin O’Brien, President and GM of WW Canada, for a discussion of what the rebound could look like for Canada.

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March 15th, 2021

Sustainable finance: The reshaping of capital markets and the new era of corporate reporting

Leading figures in Canada's financial sector weigh in on the rapid rise of sustainable finance and its profound implications for all businesses.

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February 26th, 2021

Coming off mute: How are you showing up online?

Listen in on an interactive session with Ivey’s own Kanina Blanchard on some of the best ways you can get your team engaged in virtual meetings.

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February 16th, 2021

The Ivey Academy and CPA Ontario partner to deliver customized Leadership Development Pathways

The Ivey Academy and CPA Ontario are pleased to announce the launch of a new partnership to deliver customized learning experiences to CPA Ontario members.

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February 12th, 2021

Optimizing your board relationship

Watch a virtual fireside chat with Beverly Behan, President of Board Advisor, LLC and author of the upcoming book, New CEOs and Boards: A Practical Guide to Building a Great Board Relationship – and a Great Board.

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January 28th, 2021

Private growth companies: Lessons learned from surviving the pandemic

Our panel of entrepreneurs discussed how the pandemic has impacted Canadian private business, what it will take to get back to growth, lessons learned along the way, and the overall importance of private growth companies to Canada’s economic recovery.

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