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Leadership development in turbulent times: Detours, roadblocks and tolls to pay along the way

Date & time
Tuesday, May 11, 2021
12 p.m. – 1 p.m.

Registration is closed

Speaker(s)

Kathleen Boies, PhD, CHRP, and Rubina Salim-Havlin, BComm 07

Cost

This event is free

Where

Online

John Molson School of Business 20th Anniversary Panel Series

JMSB20

All organizations need leaders in order to extract their greatest potential, but what are the characteristics of a great leader?  Can individuals acquire those characteristics along the way? How? What are the pitfalls to avoid on the path to leadership, especially during these most challenging times?

Join us to explore these, and other fascinating aspects of what it means to be a leader, and how one’s own leadership skills develop over time.

Speakers

Kathleen Boies, PhD, CHRP
Associate Dean, Research and Research Programs, John Molson School of Business

Rubina Salim-Havlin, BComm 07
Financial services CEO, Board Director

Moderator

Ingrid Chadwick
Associate Professor, Department of Management
Director, National Bank Initiative in Entrepreneurship and Family Business, John Molson School of Business


Kathleen Boies, PhD, CHRP

Associate Dean, Research and Research Programs, John Molson School of Business

Kathleen Boies, PhD, CHRP

Kathleen Boies’s holds the Concordia University Research Chair in Leadership Development and is a professor in the Department of Management. 

Her research focuses on leadership in educational institutions, non-governmental organizations, and the private industry. 

For more than 20 years, her research has aimed to elucidate the phenomenon of leadership from multiple angles — what makes leaders, what brings someone to follow someone else, how leaders fall, sometimes hard, and how they develop and learn. Her focus is on the individual as a potential leader, and on the lifelong journey that is leadership development.


Rubina Salim-Havlin, BComm 07

Rubina Salim-Havlin, BComm 07

A financial services CEO, Board Director and innovator, Rubina has had a lasting impact on the payments and retail banking sector while managing multi-billion portfolios and multidisciplinary teams (500+) across some of the world’s preeminent financial institutions.

Her forward-thinking, entrepreneurial and transformation leadership story includes co-leading the Canadian implementation of chip and pin technology, mobilizing enterprises, and consistently driving shareholder value including doubling assets and delivering 20%+ CAGARs.

Rubina excels at uncovering organizational capacity, driving top and bottom line growth and establishing governance and innovation platforms in the knowledge economy. She is passionate about advising financial services incubators and actively serves on a number of Board of Directors of highly regarded non-profit and for profit enterprises


Ingrid Chadwick

Associate Professor, Department of Management
Director, National Bank Initiative in Entrepreneurship and Family Business, John Molson School of Business

Ingrid Chadwick

Ingrid Chadwick’s research focuses on determinants of learning and development in individuals and organizations, particularly under challenging situations.

Her work has received provincial and national funding and has been published in leading management journals. She is an active speaker at academic conferences as well as at corporate leadership and entrepreneurship events.

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