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Asper School of Business

Take your leadership to the next level

October 5, 2020 — 
If you’re a senior manager or Director with leadership aspirations or have found yourself in a role with new or increasing responsibilities, Executive Education at the Asper School of Business will provide you the skills you need to succeed. 

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Female students at the James W Burns Pharmacy Leadership Series

Asper School of Business

College of Pharmacy students prepare for the leadership imperative

September 28, 2020 — 
For the second year, the College of Pharmacy and the James W. Burns Leadership Institute are partnering to deliver cutting edge leadership seminars and training to UM Pharmacy students.

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The Inaugural Cohort of the President's Student Leadership Program. This photo was taken prior to social distancing measures were in place.

Asper School of Business

Virtual celebration of leadership

May 5, 2020 — 
The first cohort of the President Student Leadership Program (PSLP), the marquee initiative of the James W. Burns Leadership Institute, was treated to a celebration of the program’s completion through a virtual graduation ceremony on Thursday, April 30, 2020.

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Ways to navigate and lead in uncertain times

April 28, 2020 — 
Virtual Leadership Series shares insight on managing during COVID-19 pandemic 

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Asper School of Business

The James W. Burns Leadership Speaker Series welcomes global financial leader Jeff Carney

February 28, 2020 — 
Students from the Asper School of Business had an exclusive opportunity to gain valuable insights from leaders in the financial industry at the first James W. Burns Leadership Institute Speaker Series event

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Paul Mahon speaks to PSLP participants

Asper School of Business

Why leadership is important in today’s working world

February 12, 2020 — 
Trudy Schroeder, Tom Carson and Paul Mahon are leaders in business, non-profit, and governmental realms. What binds them together is their involvement in the President’s Student Leadership Program (PSLP)

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St. Paul's College student members

St. Paul's College

St. Paul’s College launches Ignatian Leadership program

January 21, 2020 — 
Commencing in 2020, St. Paul’s College will offer an Ignatian Leadership program to its student members who are interested in going beyond their university studies to learn community leadership skills from the Ignatian perspective.


The June 11, 2019 announcement of support from the province.

New support for future leaders

June 11, 2019 — 
Province invests $2.5M in James W. Burns Leadership Institute

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Suzanne Gagnon is program director for the the President’s Student Leadership Program

Asper School of Business

Leaders creating new leaders

January 14, 2019 — 
On Jan. 14, 2019, a new leadership development program at the University of Manitoba opened to applications

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Top student success stories of 2018

December 17, 2018 — 
2018 was a great year for students winning scholarships, awards and competitions

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