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LDL-C Session & Calgary Rotman Alumni Reception

Event Details

Strategic Management | Alumni Networking

Date: Wednesday October 11, 2023 | 06:00 PM - 08:30 PM
Speaker(s): Scott Rutherford (MBA '01), Associate Professor of the Leadership Development Lab (LDL),
Topic: Frame-Changers: The Most Valuable Shifts in Mindset for Professionals and Leaders

The Ampersand,
2nd floor
112 4 Ave SW,
Calgary, AB T2P 3N3

Location: Calgary, AB
Cost: Free
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Please join Dean Susan Christoffersen in Vancouver for a Leadership Development Lab Alumni Community (LDL*C) session and networking reception.

This special workshop will be led by Associate Professor of the Leadership Development Lab (LDL), Scott Rutherford (MBA '01) and titled “Frame-Changers: The Most Valuable Shifts in Mindset for Professionals and Leaders”. Scott will discuss the most common and valued perspective shifts made by professionals throughout their careers, as well as the joy and fulfillment of your personal life in contrast to monetary and work-related achievements.

Why Register? The LDL is a unique offering for Rotman students that pushes them towards self- and leadership development through experience and live activities. It requires students to be honest, vulnerable and trusting of their peers, as they uncover their true motivations in business and in life. For the first time, we are extending this content to our alumni communities in Western Canada free of charge.

The session is suitable for alumni of all programs, career stages and areas of expertise. Dinner will be served prior to the session and a networking reception will follow.


5:30 p.m. – Registration opens 

6:00 p.m. – Event start time; dinner and beverages served  

6:30 p.m. – by Reggie Xie (MFRM '19), Calgary Rotman Alumni Chapter

6:35 p.m. – Remarks from Susan Christoffersen, Dean, Rotman School of Management  

6:40 p.m. – LDL*C session led by Scott Rutherford (MBA '01), Associate Professor, Leadership Development Lab

7:50 p.m. – Networking

8:30 p.m. – Event end time 

We hope you will join us for this informative and engaging session. If you have any questions, please contact Hilary Johnston, Senior Project Manager and Regional Alumni Engagement Officer, at