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Ted Rogers School
Ted Rogers
Leadership
Centre

 

Student Leadership

The Ted Rogers Leadership Centre provides a range of opportunities for undergraduate students to learn, engage in discussion, and build skills related to leadership. The Leadership Centre has also taken an active role in working with the Ted Rogers Students’ Society and the Co-op mentorship program.

TED ROGERS STUDENTS’ SOCIETY

Ted Rogers Students' Society

André Serero (Founder and Lead of the Top 200 Program) is also the Honorary President to the Ted Rogers Students’ Society. André provides coaching and mentorship to the Ted Rogers Students’ Society's executive team. He also assists the executive team members with their own personalized leadership development. In addition, André acts as a special resource to the 29 student groups that fall within the Ted Rogers Student Society's umbrella. 

CO-OP CONNECT

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Co-op Connect provides new Ted Rogers Co-op students with a senior peer mentor, who provides support and guidance throughout the pursuit of their first Co-op Work Term. In partnership with the Ted Rogers Leadership Centre, Co-op Connect delivers leadership training to the peer mentors to develop their understanding of effective coaching and mentorship. The Ted Rogers Leadership Centre also provides training to the student mentees on how to effectively manage their mentorship relationships with their peer mentor.

National Ethical Leadership Case Competition

Ethical Leadership Case Competition

Students from universities across the country gather to compete in the annual Ted Rogers Ethical Leadership Case Competition. This is Canada’s largest undergraduate business ethics case competition.  

“Case competitions are wonderful opportunities for students to show that they can apply their classroom learning to propose concrete, practical solutions to realistic business scenarios,” said Chris MacDonald, director of TRSM’s Ted Rogers Leadership Centre. “This ethical leadership competition gives students the chance to demonstrate their understanding of leadership, and what leadership means in the context of socially-aware business.”

The competition is by invitation only. Eight teams of four students are given a business case study and have one week to examine what the ethical issues facing the company are and develop a solid action plan for the executives involved.

The Ted Rogers Leadership Centre is grateful to SNC-Lavalin for its sponsorship of the competition. SNC-Lavalin is a global professional services and project management company.

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“We are proud to partner with the Ted Rogers School of Management to prepare future leaders in understanding the importance of business ethics,” said Hentie Dirker, chief compliance officer of SNC-Lavalin. “This competition is an opportunity for them to address difficult ethical situations encountered in the workplace and ascertain the sometime challenging decisions.”

The first competition was held in 2016, with subsequent competitions in 2017, 2018 and 2019. The winners were:

  • 2019 – Degroote School of Business (McMaster University)
  • 2018 – Haskayne School of Business (University of Calgary)
  • 2017 – Schulich School of Business (York University)
  • 2016 – HEC (University of Montreal)

The 2020 competition will be held virtually in November