Business Breathers

Business Breathers – Live webinars

These days, we are all in need of taking a break and catching our breath. While uncertainty is in the air, we at Goodman Group are certain to find opportunities to do better. Business Breathers is a new initiative of weekly live webinars that will be hosted by Goodman Group and will focus on topics in the area of leadership, management, innovation financial and social impacts of trending topics. This free webinar series aims to help students, alumni, entrepreneurs and the Niagara community understand and maneuver through the impacts and opportunities of trending topics.

Join us weekly to discuss taking businesses, careers and ideas to the next level. Our free webinars will take place on Wednesdays from 11:00am – 11:45am EDT. Register for each webinar below.

Upcoming Webinars

Entrepreneurial Leadership: Thrive not just survive crises


Presenter: Dr. Shawna Chen, Associate Professor, Brock University
Date: Wednesday August 12, 2020
Time: 11:00 – 11:45am

Learn more about the webinar here.

COVID-19: An Opportunity for Systems Change toward Sustainability


Presenter: Dr. Sylvia Grewatsch, Assistant Professor, Brock University
Date: Wednesday August 26, 2020
Time: 11:00 – 11:45am

Learn more about the webinar here

Who we are and who we can be: An important strategic reflection in times of disruption


Presenter: Dr. Asma Zafar, Assistant Professor, Brock University
Date: Wednesday August 19, 2020
Time: 11:00 – 11:45am

Learn more about the webinar here.

Maximize Your Impact: Tailoring Communication to Your Stakeholders


Presenter: Jacqueline King, CEO Everleap
Date: Wednesday September 16, 2020
Time: 11:00 – 11:45am

Learn more about the webinar here.

Past Webinars

Corporate Social Responsibility in the era of Black Lives Matter

Presenter: Dr. Gervan Fearon, President and Vice-Chancellor, Brock University

View the recording and presentation.

Bridging the gap between knowledge and action to enhance organizational performance

Presenter: Dr. Madelyn Law, Associate Vice Provost, Teaching and Learning, Brock University

View the presentation or recording. 

Boards in the Aftermath of Coronavirus

Presenter: Dr. Samir Trabelsi, Professor, Brock University

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Learning and Enabling Critical Thinking

Presenter: Dr. Tim Kenyon, Vice-President, Research, Brock University

View the presentation or recording.

June Webinars

Understanding Distributed Leadership

Presenter: Dr. Camille Rutherford, Vice-Provost, Strategic Partnerships & International, Brock University

View the presentation or recording. 

Leadership Presence

Presenter: Barbara Devine, CEO & Founder of Impact and Performance

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COVID-19: Good Governance in Crisis or a Good Crisis for Governance?

Presenter: Dr. Samir Trabelsi, Professor, Brock University

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Working from Home: Insights into the New Norm

Presenter: Panel Discussion

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May Webinars

Managing Through the Unimaginable

Presenter: Dr. Andrew Gaudes, Dean, Goodman School of Business, Brock University

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Brave new worlds: How Augmented Reality transforms marketing

Presenter: Dr. Joachim Scholz, Assistant Professor, Brock University

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The Ethics of Exploiting Loopholes

Presenter: Dr. Paul Dunn, Professor, Brock University

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