Posted January 12, 2021 by Carolin Munro
Influencing with Impact: Your Career Accelerator

Have you ever walked out of a meeting asking yourself “why did they not listen to me?” or “why did they completely ignore my ideas?”  It is frustrating, perplexing and confidence diminishing when our intentions to influence others to fall flat.Developing and honing our ability to influence with impact is one of the most misunderstood and underestimated competencies under the umbrella of communication. It is fraught with layers of complexity.

Posted December 15, 2020 by Tabea Berg
The BBA in Innovation and Sustainability: Inspiring Life-Changing Experiences

We’ve all heard it, and maybe you’ve even said it yourself: “I can’t get a job without work experience, but I can’t get work experience until I get a job!” The Royal Roads Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in Innovation and Sustainability is an opportunity for students to gain job-relevant experience – starting in term one.

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Posted December 8, 2020 by Tabea Berg
Design Thinking: Lessons from the classroom

My mother tells me that when I was a little girl – about five years old – I would rally the neighbourhood kids to participate in one or another game of make-believe. We would play our respective parts in some grand adventure, usually set in a mystical land where we would exercise magical powers to conquer whatever terrible monsters or villains our young minds could conjure. Of course, our epic tale emerged as we went along, one or another of us advancing the storyline with breathless anticipation.

Posted November 24, 2020 by Charles Krusekopf Deb Linehan
RRU MBA MGM Dual Degree

In response to student requests, in October 2020 the School of Business announced its first Royal Roads University Dual Degree, a combined program that includes the executive leadership of the RRU MBA and the global focus of the RRU Master of Global Management (MGM).  The new program offers students and alumni the opportunity to earn two high-level business credentials in an accelerated time frame.

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Posted November 17, 2020 by Carolin Munro
Forging Forward:  Leading with Emotional Intelligence

Your destination is the 25th floor of the office complex. Do you take the stairs or the elevator? You likely choose the elevator.  As you envision your career trajectory, much like heading to the 25th floor of the building, you likely prefer to fast track, rather than trudge up the career stairs.