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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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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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January 15th, 2021

Transform your coaching practice

Shakeel Bharmal, founder and president of Ocean Blue Strategic Advisors, describes how The Ivey Academy's LIFT Advanced Coaching Certification Program supported his transformation as an executive coach and changed the course of his life and career.

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January 13th, 2021

New Year’s revelations: Contemplating the Canadian economic playbook for 2021 and beyond

Stephen S. Poloz, Chair of the Lawrence National Centre’s Advisory Council and former Governor of the Bank of Canada, discussed Canada’s current economic climate, policy priorities, and what it all might mean for Canada’s long-term prosperity

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December 21st, 2020

Managing performance as an emerging leader

Managing people is one of the most important skills you'll need as you progress in your career. However, the skills that made you successful in your previous role are not the same ones you need to manage performance effectively.

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December 17th, 2020

2020 in hindsight: An interview with Navigator Executive Chairman Jaime Watt

Jaime Watt, Executive Chairman, Navigator, joined us for a complimentary livestream to take an introspective look back on 2020. Jaime provided insights into what we can expect in the future as a result of the tectonic shifts experienced over the past 12 months.

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