MODULE #1: Education about Dementia

September 11, 2019 | 12:00 - 1:30pm | Halifax Chamber office, 32 Akerley Blvd

There are 567,000 people in Canada who are living with Dementia - is your organization equipped to support them and the millions of care partners who care for them?

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LUNCHEON: Growing a Vibrant Halifax

September 26, 2019 | 11:30am - 1:30pm | Halifax Marriott Harbourfront

Join our panel of experts to learn how we can optimize the economic, environmental, social and institutional sustainability of our beautiful city.

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POWER LUNCH: Effective Business Succession Planning with Dr. Robert Blunden &

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Name: POWER LUNCH: Effective Business Succession Planning with Dr. Robert Blunden &
Date: July 10, 2019
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM ADT
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Effective Business Succession Planning with Dr. Robert Blunden and

Do you have a succession plan? Have you thought about your succession? A good succession plan will help ensure the transfer of your business goes smoothly and allows you to maintain good relationships with Family, employees, shareholders, business partners etc.

A recent BDC study (The coming wave of business transitions in Canada), shows that many Canadian small and medium sized business owners who plan to exit their business are not making the best moves to realize the highest possible returns.  

Join and Strategy Consultant Dr. Robert Blunden, to hear about and discuss when you should start planning for succession, the types of succession planning and the key resources and advisers you will need as you begin to plan and then implement your succession plan.  

Dr. Blunden's consulting activities have spanned forty years and a wide range of strategic issues. Much of his current consulting focuses on succession planning of family run businesses.

This luncheon is intended to give business owners an overview of the succession planning process, types of potential exit strategies and some practical guidance on how to navigate the process. 

About Dr. Robert Blunden

Dr. Robert Blunden’s consulting activities have spanned forty years and a wide range of strategic issues.  For example, he has provided strategic planning and strategy formulation assistance to large firms and organizations; feasibility analysis and business planning services to entrepreneurs starting new businesses; turnaround and exit strategy assistance to businesses in trouble. Much of his current consulting focuses on the particular issues of family firms especially succession, governance, professionalization and conflict resolution. He has served on the board of directors of several small and medium-sized businesses and organizations.

Professor Blunden taught Strategic Management, Strategy Formulation, Strategy Implementation and Managing the Family Enterprise at the Dalhousie Business School and internationally.  He is an accomplished case writer and researcher;  his cases have appeared in the leading Canadian strategic management text books.  
His current research interests are in Family Business and Strategic Management; especially in developing the common ground between the areas, and in the application of strategic management to family business contexts. Current family business research activities include: family business succession, the effects of the economic downturn on family firms, definition issues for family business, branding the family firm and the interconnectedness of family businesses and their communities.
Halifax Chamber of Commerce
32 Akerley Blvd.
Dartmouth NS, B3B 1N1
Date/Time Information:
Wednesday July 10
12:00 - 1:30 pm
Contact Information:
Kayla Whalen, Event Coordinator, (902)481-1229
Free to attend - Members Only
Limited Seating Available - RSVP Required
Light Lunch Provided
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BUSINESS AFTER HOURS: Four Points by Sheraton Halifax

September 17, 2019 | 4:30 - 6:30pm | 1496 Hollis St

Join The Four Points by Sheraton Halifax team and the Chamber at the Four Points' renewed outdoor courtyard space. Our on-site partner, Scanway catering, will be providing some of their culinary delights.

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POWER LUNCH: Why mindfulness is important at work

September 20, 2019 | 12:00 - 1:30 pm | Halifax Chamber office, 32 Akerley Blvd

Managing stress or improving total well-being aren't enough of an incentive for you? Scientists have discovered that mindfulness techniques help improve physical, emotional and mental health.

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