Leadership in Practice: Livestream Event Series

Our livestream series, Leadership in Practice, features conversations with industry experts and Ivey faculty. Regular guests take an in-depth look at business issues surrounding the COVID outbreak, suggesting ways for leaders to create positive change in their organizations.

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 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 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 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 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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December 3rd, 2020

Start-ups in a time of crisis: the real impact of the pandemic on early-stage businesses

Our panel of Ray Sharma, HBA ’96, Founding Partner & CEO, Extreme Venture Partners; Candice Faktor, HBA ’00, Managing Partner, Gamechanger.co; and Mark Vandenbosch, Professor, The Ivey Academy, and former Acting Dean of the Ivey Business School, examine the importance of start-ups to the Canadian economy and how the pandemic has further increased their importance.

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December 2nd, 2020

A Brave New World? The struggle for competitive advantage in a post-Trump global economy

Our dynamic panel of experts discussed the impacts of the U.S. election — on Canadian businesses, policymakers, and trade relations. Presented in collaboration with the Lawrence National Centre for Policy and Management.

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