The most pressing need in the world today is ethical leadership. Ethical leadership at all levels. Everyone of us is a leader at some level. Some of us lead teams. Some of us lead organizations. Some of our positions directly impact the world at large. This course explores leadership in those very contexts. It’s a personal choice on how you choose to lead. Enlightened leaders recognize the broader implications their actions have on others and leverage principles to achieve greatness. Destructive leaders take short cuts. They may achieve success for a period of time, but almost always it catches up with them and diminishes what they might have otherwise achieved using a more ethical approach to leadership. In this course, you will learn 20 principles of ethical leadership that will serve you for the rest of your career and the rest of your life. It's an insightful and interesting perspective on the state of the world and provides you with a framework to not only survive, but also thrive in the modern era.
Blair is a many-time corporate director, CFO, educator, innovator, thought leader, presenter, and curiosity generalist. As an academic-practitioner, he’s a perpetual learner who observes and experiments with various financial and management theories in real world context. He shares stories of his successes, failures, and lessons learned to all those who share a passion for further developing their own financial leadership qualities. His focus is on defining and developing a career path for financial professionals aspiring to the Office of the CFO and the Board of Directors. Blair has worked extensively with CPA Canada in recent years to design, develop, and launch the professional certification program.
Jen is a dynamic, versatile financial professional with over 20 years of leadership experience. Jen brings to the classroom a broad skill set and experience in all key facets of an organization including operations management, strategic planning, business development, finance, accounting, investor relations, human resources, and project management. Jen has a passion for making finance more attainable, whether its working to articulate strategy in a financial context or bringing clarity to financial communication. Jen’s career epitomizes the diverse experiences and roles that CPAs play in industry – from financial to operational leadership.