The Personal Business of Change Leadership
by Shona Welsh
Shona Welsh, Executive Education's instructor for Leading and Managing Change, shares the critical questions you must ask yourself before you begin any organizational change.
Cost Behaviour and its Impact on Profitability
By Franco Saccucci
Franco Saccucci explores how cost behaviours impact strategic decision making. Learn how a small increase in sales can be used to exponentially increase net profit through operating leverage and a clear understanding of cost relationships. Franco also illustrates the fine balance between break-even analysis, operating leverage and cost behaviours.
The Case for Private Company Boards: How a High Performing Board Adds Value to an Enterprise
By Darren Rawson
Darren Rawson, advisor on governance in small and medium sized enterprises and instructor for Executive Education, explores boards as an under-utilized asset and how high-performing boards add value in private enterprises. You will:
- Learn about governance in private enterprises
- Gain insight on the dynamics of a high-performing board
- Explore how boards effectively contribute to strategy.
Braving the Wilderness: The Quest for True Belonging and the Courage to Stand Alone™
By Laurie Hillis
Laurie Hillis, Master Facilitator with Brené Brown’s Brave Leaders Inc. and instructor for Executive Education, explores the importance of belonging, community and collaboration in your personal and professional life.
Embrace Constraints to be More Creative - Reframe Problems as Catalysts for Highly Novel Solutions
by Valerie McIntyre
Valerie McIntyre helps reframe your perception of project resource constraints, organizational limitations, and industry setbacks. An engaging and practical framework to generate better ideas (a useful alternative to group brainstorming) is explored.
Creating Partnerships through Indigenous Media
by Jodi Calahoo-Stonehouse
The importance of Indigenous media is represented in its presence as an Article in the United Nation Declaration of the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP) and a Call for Action in the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC). Jodi Calahoo-Stonehouse and Kirsten Lindquist demonstrate how to engage with these recommendations in a way that contributes to unlearning biases and addressing the lengthy and damaging historical misrepresentation of Indigenous peoples and communities. They share examples of Indigenous owned, curated, and created media innovations.
Don't Get Fooled by Innovation Hype - Deliver Real Intrapreneurial Value in your Organization
By Sharon McIntyre
Sharon McIntyre shares tools to recognize and avoid innovation hype when you see it. She explores how to move beyond idea generation sessions (and ineffective innovation incubators) to benefit from building a culture of everyday innovation. A practical framework for driving intrapreneurial impact (even in risk-adverse environments) and designing better solutions in times of disruption is explored.
The Dark Side of Leadership - What It Is and How to Work With it
By Drew Bird
Drew Bird, an instructor at University of Alberta Executive Education and author of The Leader’s Guide to Emotional Intelligence, and an EQ Master Trainer, explores the often experienced, but much less talked about dark side of leadership, and looks at practical steps to live with ineffective leadership when you experience it. Drew also explores the role of the follower in encouraging and supporting leaders who are committed to developing their leadership.
Leadership Culture: The Thing That Changes Everything
by Tyler Waye
Tyler Waye explores the mindset and culture of leadership and how this compelling direction allows you to unlock next-level results.
What's Trust Got To Do With It?
By Laurie Hillis
Laurie Hillis, Instructor at the University of Alberta Executive Education, explores the intersection of vulnerability and trust (based on the work of Dr. Brené Brown) and the business case/ROI for leaders on building a culture of trust.
Leveraging Leadership Polarities
By Laurie Hillis
In order to make the most of the webinar, we recommend that you have a printout of Polarity Map with you.