Over the past two years, there has been a fair amount of reorientation, change and evolution, especially when it comes to teaching experiences. We’ve all grown accustomed to online courses, Zoom meetings, and casual attire, but the long-awaited full return of the in-person classroom environment has finally arrived.
The energy, connection and conversation that the classroom fosters simply cannot be replicated, according to 2022-23 Jarislowsky Fellows in Business Administration Patrick Lor (BA’90, MBA ’01) and Karen Radford (BSc ’89, MBA). ’91) could not be reproduced. I agree more. Indeed, giving students room for self-reflection, the opportunity to engage with their peers in meaningful ways, and the opportunity to learn and embrace diverse perspectives and leadership styles are elements of the fellowship that Law and Radford are trying to convey. is.
Rich experience beyond the classroom
every year, Canadian Center for Advanced Leadership in Business offers Jarislowsky Fellowships in Business Administration to MBA and Executive MBA students. Fellowships offer a unique opportunity to enrich the experience of Haskayne students by involving successful business, social and public sector leaders as role models. Selected leaders transcend diverse experiences to bring a rich perspective and irreplaceable learning, helping to extend the depth and breadth of the student’s learning experience. This year’s Co-Fellows are doing just that.
Lor is currently Managing Partner of Panache Ventures, a seed-stage venture capital firm that has invested in over 95 startups. Radford has more than 30 years of experience in the energy and telecommunications industry, having previously served as President and EVP at Telus and at Enbridge where he was EVP and Chief Transformation Officer.
Radford, the newly appointed collaborator, is thrilled to have been selected. Fourth, learn and explore. What better way to achieve that goal than to share and learn with a group of dedicated business people? The Yarislovski Fellowship allows you to do just that. “
Lor enthusiastically enters his second year as a collaborator. He acknowledged the difficulties last year’s pandemic created for students and hopes this year will bring new possibilities.
“I hope we can continue to give students something they can’t teach in a classroom,” says Lor. “We want our students to think about how they can make a big impact in the world. We want them to challenge us and be part of a conversation that will change the way they think.” .”
Look inside students and motivate them to focus on their passions
Lor is very proud of his students’ dedication to their studies. “Sometimes when you’re so busy with schoolwork and schedules, you forget why you started traveling in the first place,” he explains.
I will be there to cheer them on, keep pushing them to their fullest potential, and rekindle their “why”.
Radford and Lor are committed to empowering their students’ passions, but Radford acknowledges that getting them to look inward is just as important.
“I think the most influential leaders are those who take the time to get to know themselves,” she says. “Patrick and I want to expand people’s minds while providing space for introspection and deeper knowledge. It focuses on how important it is for you to be active and to embody what you believe in. As an integrated leader, this carries much more gravity and impact.”
The Jarislowsky Fellowship in Business Management will host its first event of the year, the Jarislowsky Dinner and Discussion, on September 23rd. Haskayne MBA and EMBA students have the opportunity to connect directly with Lor and Radford. Additional events are planned for the remainder of the fall and winter terms.
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