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Rotman Management Magazine Speaker Series - “Secrets of the Best Leaders: 4 Short Talks”

4:15-4:59pm check-in; 5:00pm sharp to 6:00pm 4 short talks

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Speaker Series

Date: Monday September 30, 2019 | 05:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Speaker(s): Claire Tsai, Associate Professor of Marketing, Rotman and Co-founder of Behavioural Economics in Action at Rotman on "Understanding the Needs-Adaptive Consumer"

Zayna Khayat, Adjunct Professor and Executive-in-Residence, Rotman on "How to Make a Strategic Pivot"

Michael Cherny (Rotman Commerce ‘11), Chief of Staff, Deloitte Canada on "Creating an Inclusive Workplace"

Michael Parent, Professor of Management Information Systems and Marketing, Beedie School of Business, Simon Fraser University on "Preparing for Your Next Cyber Attack"
Topic: “Secrets of the Best Leaders: 4 Short Talks”
Venue: Career Centre Lounge (Second Floor, North Building) | map
Rotman School of Management, U of Toronto,
105 St George Street
Location: Toronto
Cost: $18.95 plus HST per person (includes 1 copy of the Fall 2019 issue of "Rotman Management Magazine" and 1 seat for the 4 talks)
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Synopsis: In the Fall 2019 issue of Rotman Management Magazine we share a wide array of “Secrets of the Best Leaders”.  From knowing how to make a strategic pivot to understanding today’s ‘needs-adaptive’ consumer to creating an inclusive workplace to preparing for a cyber attack - these are secrets you won’t want to keep to yourself.  Join us for TED-style talks by four contributors as we launch the Fall issue. 

Speaker Biographies:

Claire Tsai 
is an Associate Professor of Marketing at the Rotman School of Management and a co-founder of Behavioural Economics in Action at Rotman.  She adopts a behavioural economics approach in studying decision making in areas of financial decisions, food consumption and well-being.

ZaynaKhayat is an Adjunct Professor and Executive-in-Residence at the Rotman School of Management and a Future Strategist at SE Health, where her team is helping to reimagine how older adults can receive care at home in Canada. At Rotman, she sits on the Health Leadership Advisory Board, helping to guide and shape the School’s strategy and direction in the health and life sciences sector. She teaches in the MBA Program’s Health Sector Strategy stream.

Michael Cherny (Rotman Commerce ‘11) is Chief of Staff at Deloitte Canada. He received the 2018 Emerging Leader Award from the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario, which recognizes exceptional achievement by CPAs under age 34 who are regarded by their peers as leaders committed to innovation and social responsibility. He serves on the board of The 519 and supports CPA Ontario’s Pride involvement, having previously served on multiple non-profit boards.

Michael Parent
is a Professor of Management Information Systems and Marketing at Beedie School of Business, Simon Fraser University. He received his MBA and PhD degrees from Queen’s University and qualified for the Institute of Corporate Directors ICD.D designation. Before becoming an academic, he spent over a decade in the high tech industry

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