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Upcoming Webinars
Navigating Crisis and the Future of Aviation Management: Success Stories from SCS Alumni

Oct 28, 2020
12:00 PM EDT
Cost: Free

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The global aviation industry is one of the biggest victims of the worldwide pandemic of 2020. But is the industry dead, or does it have a future in a post-COVID 19 world?

During this interactive session, we will explore the future of the commercial aviation industry in a discussion with professionals from organizations such as Airbus, Air Canada, Lillium, and Meituan. The Webinar panelists are all alumni of McGill’s Diploma in Integrated Aviation Management who have managed to weather the COVID storm and remain employed despite the odds. They will share their stories and provide insights on the changes, challenges and opportunities to come in this rapidly transforming industry.

Enterprise Resource Planning: Is Now the Right Time to Change Your Software?

September 24, 2020
12:00 PM EDT
Cost: Free
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Changing an ERP is always a significant undertaking. It's hard to know the right time to do it. Over the last few months, organizations which replaced their systems in recent years have realized the benefits of having remote access, mobile-friendly interfaces and built-in artificial intelligence. Are your systems telling you it’s time to do the same?

 

Join us in this webinar to determine if now is the right time for you to embark on this journey, and learn some tips on how to successfully select the right software.

Software Patents for AI & ML Technologies

August 25, 2020
10:00 AM EDT
Cost: Free

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Have you ever wondered whether software is patentable, what aspects of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) implementations are patentable, and who might be very active in patenting in that space? This webinar will explore how to patent computer-implemented (i.e., software) inventions in the US and Canada, as well as provide a global perspective on AI patent filing trends and explore aspects of an intellectual property (IP) strategy for AI/ML technologies, such as maintaining trade secrets versus patenting. If you are a researcher or an entrepreneur in AI/ML, you should attend this webinar.

Building and Publishing a Website

July 8, 2020
12:00 PM EDT
Cost: Free

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During the session, former Google Software Engineer and Faculty Lecturer, Jacques Le Normand, will guide you through the process of building and publishing a website. You will learn what HTML and CSS are, why they’re so important, and how you can use them to create content for the web. You will also learn to use the free web publishing platform Glitch letting you publish your webpage and share with anyone.

Discover the Entertainment Barometer

June 19, 2020
11:00 AM EDT
Cost: Free
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In April 2020, Habo – a strategic studio with a strong expertise in the creative and entertainment industries – launched the first edition of the Entertainment Barometer, followed by a second edition in early June 2020. This longitudinal study analyzes the evolution of the attitude of entertainment consumers in Quebec in times of COVID-19. It shows how consumer concerns and purchase intentions evolve month after month, and what strategies, attractions and events can be put in place to minimize the impact of the pandemic on their activities.

In this webinar, Florent Bayle-Labouré (Co-founder of Habo) will share the highlights of this study and shed the light on key findings and recommendations. He will also discuss the monetization potential of online events as an alternative source of revenues for artists and producers.

Privacy and Data Protection in the US

June 18, 2020
1:30 PM EDT
Cost: Free
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This session provides an overview of the American approach to data protection. It focuses mostly on federal legislation applicable to the private sector but will also briefly discuss the California Consumer Privacy Act and other significant state legislation.

Privacy and Data Protection in the EU

June 17, 2020
12:30 PM EDT
Cost: Free
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This session will focus on the GDPR, its structure, the rights it creates and the various enforcement mechanisms it proposes. It will also discuss some of the most recent and influential decisions that have been rendered by national data protection authorities.

Privacy and Data Protection in the Health Sector

June 11, 2020
12:30 PM EDT
Cost: Free
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This session will discuss the effect of Canada’s federal governmental structure on data protection and some of the special rules that apply to the health care sector.

Privacy and Data Protection in Canada

June 10, 2020
1:30 PM EDT
Cost: Free
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This session will introduce the privacy principles upon which public and private sector data protection laws are based in Canada.

Pandemic Risk Management vs. Realistic Enterprise Risk Management

June 3, 2020
12:00 PM EDT
Cost: Free
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Pandemic Risk has no boundaries in time or scope. Usually, the economic systems are shutdown and governments are in charge till the health authorities and experts agree to reopen them.

In the meantime, what is the best approach to ensure financial and operational resilience?

AI, Blockchain and Data Protection

June 2, 2020
12:30 PM EDT
Cost: Free
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This session discusses AI and Blockchain in the light of existing data protection legislation and the principles upon which it is based. It reviews the challenges posed by this technology and suggests some paths that companies using this technology could follow so as to comply with the law.

Leading in Uncertain Times

May 20, 2020
12:30 PM EDT
Cost: Free

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Join us for an interactive online discussion where we will explore what it takes to lead with courage during chaotic times. We will dive into the interactive leadership model, describe situation variables and identify what leaders can do to effectively lead within the chaos that currently surrounds us. Then, we wil lexplore the impact of chronic anxiety and social isolation on the brain, the importance of our beliefs on our mental and physical health, and taking control of our mental well-being. This talk will be led by Dr. Robert E. Saggers, an educator, coach and management consultant with over 25 years of experience in organizational learning and leadership development, and Robert Paris, a pioneer in using neuroscience-supported tools and processes that challenge current management practices.

Negotiating for Employment: Jobs and Job Offers During A Crisis

May 25, 2020
12:00 PM EDT
Cost: Free

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As the effects of the COVID-19 crisis continue to spread throughout the world, millions of people have filed for unemployment, lost potential job opportunities and even internships critical to their career path. If you are now in a position to negotiate a new job offer or your existing employment contract, please join our speaker to receive guidance on how to approach these types of negotiations in our uncertain times.

Nonflict: The Art of Everyday Peacemaking

May 26, 2020
12:00 PM EDT
Cost: Free
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Learn how to use the “Nonflict” way to resolve your conflicts at home, work, in your communities and the world! Over 230,000 people trained with over 9 million people impacted positively in only 5 years.

Turning Fear into Productive Action

May 12, 2020
02:00 PM EDT
Cost: Free

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In the middle of a crisis, it’s tempting for leaders to jump to rational solutions – but our brain cannot function rationally before we solve one emotional problem: FEAR

To solve this challenge, Dr. Nadya Zhexembayeva, known as "The Reinvention Guru", has put together an exercise that allows you, your team, your clients or your family to:

  1. Become aware of the emotions that might still be tacit – and honor them
  2. Work with those emotions to focus and prioritize possible responses
  3. Organize meaningful action
     

Join us for this webinar to experience the exercise to then run it with your team, clients, and family.

It's Time to Reinvent: Discover and Plan your Living Legacy

May 1, 2020
01:00 PM EDT
Cost: Free
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Are you lacking direction, clarity and engagement in your work or studies? The changes in life and society got you down? Get back on track with a proven system to help you RISE. Join us to learn an award-winning process that helps emerging leaders prosper and inspires those who are looking for the courage to emerge as a leader. 

Following this webinar, you should be able to:

  1. Define the importance of having a living legacy.
  2. Develop a learning plan to live your purpose.
Mental Health and Coping During COVID-19

Apr 27, 2020
12:30 PM EDT
Cost: Free
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The outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19) has been stressful for many of us. In such an unprecedented situation, our fear and anxiety can be overwhelming. Unfortunately, research has shown that constant stress and anxiety can wear down our immune systems, and the last thing we need at the moment is a weakened immune system.

If you'd like to learn strategies to maintain your mental wellness during the pandemic, then this online webinar is for you. It will also introduce guided relaxation techniques to help you relax your body so you can better manage anxiety.

Negotiating with Peers and Family in Quarantine

April 27, 2020
10:00 AM EDT
Cost: Free
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When quarantined in close quarters with peers and family, tensions can quickly mount, leading to stress and interpersonal conflict. So how can you keep your cool, settle differences effectively and ensure good working and family relationships throughout this unique period? 

In this webinar, you will learn key negotiating strategies and techniques to quickly identify the source of conflicts, intervene promptly and effectively to smooth out tensions to enjoy respectful and supportive relationships.

How to Manage a Newly Remote Work Team During Coronavirus

Apr 28, 2020
12:30 PM EDT
Cost: Free
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Effective remote working teams don't just require the right technology—they require the right leadership.

With an unprecedented number of employees now working remotely, managers are facing new challenges when it comes to supporting and staying connected newly remote workforce. This webinar will explore short- and long-term strategies to effectively manage your team remotely.

Coronavirus Double Duty: Managing Work and Kids

Apr 29, 2020
12:30 PM EDT
Cost: Free
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The stress of juggling childrearing responsibilities during the current pandemic and keeping with the demands of work is taking a toll on many parents’ personal and professional lives. This webinar will provide solution-focused strategies for parents on how to achieve a successful work-life balance during these challenging times.

Leaders Inspiring Hope in a Time of Crisis

April 30, 2020
10:00 AM EDT
Cost: Free
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Without doubt, we are living in a VUCA world - volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous. We are all impacted by worry, fear, and uncertainty.

Hope, inspiration, trust, and resilience are the most defining elements in a time of crisis.During this talk, Dr. Zina Suissa will discuss the strategies leaders can use to fuel hope, inspiration, and, most importantly, resilience.

Working from Home: How to Effectively Manage your Workday

April 30, 2020
12:30 PM EDT
Cost: Free
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Effective time management and staying focused is essential if you want to continue hitting your deadlines when you're working from home. Learn how to prioritize and organize to avoid procrastinating or losing focus by "switch-tasking" and add an extra layer of structure to your day.

This webinar will also help you to reduce distractions and recurring interruptions. You will learn how multitasking negatively affects your productivity as well as ways to break overwhelming projects into manageable pieces.

Building and Publishing a Website

Thursday, December 3, 2020
12:30 - 1:30 p.m. EST

During the session, former Google Software Engineer and Faculty Lecturer, Jacques Le Normand, will guide you through the process of building and publishing a website. You will learn what HTML and CSS are, why they’re so important, and how you can use them to create content for the web. You will also learn to use the free web publishing platform Glitch letting you publish your webpage and share with anyone.

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9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

 

 

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