Asper Executive Education - Virtual Leadership Series
There is no playbook for leading through these times. Many organizations have transitioned to remote workforces and experienced drastic changes to their daily operations creating new and unique challenges. While at Asper Executive Education we have postponed our regular programming, we want to continue to connect with our community and help you navigate these difficult times.

Along with sharing articles and thought leadership content, we have launched the Asper Executive Education - Virtual Leadership Series. These complimentary webinars, created and facilitated by top-ranked faculty and business leaders, are designed to provide valuable learning to help you become a stronger, more resilient leader.

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Supporting Your Staff Psychologically in Uncertain Times

Your staff and colleagues are facing new stresses, demands, expectations and challenges. What's the best way for leaders to support and encourage their staff during these uncertain times? You'll be guided through insights from organizational psychology about how to effectively support employees. Then, you'll join other business leaders for breakout discussions to share your own experiences and best practices with one another.

lukas nevilleDate: April 30, 2020
2:00 - 3:00pm
Lukas Neville, PhD, Assistant Professor,
Asper School of Business

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Leading & Managing in a Virtual Environment
Have you found yourself, with little or no preparation leading and managing a virtual team? Are you wondering how to successfully navigate this new environment? In this interactive virtual session we will explore what’s different about leading and managing a virtual team and why that difference matters to your success. It’s a new normal. No matter what happens next leading and managing in a virtual environment is here to stay. Let’s start building the foundation for success.

dawn-marie turnerDate: May 6, 2020
Time: 2:00 - 3:00pm
Dawn-Marie Turner, PhD, MEd., CMC, President, Turner Change Management

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Negotiating in a Time of Crisis

The COVID-19 pandemic has created a lot of uncertainty and disruption in the workplace. The inability to fulfill service agreements, distribution interruptions, and financial struggles are just a few areas where businesses will face challenges. During this webinar, we will discuss how to negotiate and build consensus during this time of crisis.

sean macdonaldDate: May 13, 2020
Time: 2:00 - 3:00pm
Sean MacDonald, BA (Hons), MPA, Sessional Instructor, Asper School of Business

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Surviving the COVID-19 Pandemic: Federal Government Incentives to Help Keep your Company Afloat

The Federal government has stepped in to blunt the damage from the COVID-19 pandemic. During this webinar, we’ll discuss the major programs the Federal government is offering to help keep businesses and employees afloat during this trying time.

yik auDate: May 20, 2020
Time: 2:00 - 3:00pm
Shiu-Yik Au (Yik), CFA, MBA, PhD, Assistant Professor, Asper School of Business

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Mindfulness for Leaders

The COVID-19 pandemic has created an unprecedented need for leaders who can effectively practice mindfulness. Long associated with benefits such as lowered stress, effective emotional control, improved decision-making and stronger relationships, during this webinar we will review the concept of mindfulness, how it can influence your workplace and the means for cultivating mindfulness. Together we will work to create a more mindful, positive and efficient business community.

jieying chenDate: May 27, 2020
Time: 2:00 - 3:00pm
Jieying Chen, Ph.D, Assistant Professor, Asper School of Business

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Personal & Corporate Brand Building during the Pandemic Crisis

COVID-19 shook all of us from our planned courses. When the world is sinking into fear and uncertainty, when social distancing and staying at home make businesses stand still, what are survival approaches for corporate and personal brands? Professor Wan will share her tactics and insight in this webinar.

fang wanDate: June 3, 2020
Time: 2:00 - 3:00pm
Fang Wan, PhD, Professor/F. Ross Johnson Fellow, Asper School of Business

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Program Materials

All program materials are included in the program fee. Materials are provided upon commencement of the program. Materials may be emailed to participants prior to the program if necessary.

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