Associate Dean, Academic
Faculty of Business and Communications Studies
Office: EB 3004
Jim Silovs earned his B.P.E., J.D., and B.Ed. from the University of Calgary and his LL.M from Osgoode Hall Law School at York University. Since 2003, Jim has instructed a variety of law, insurance and governance courses for private industry, the Haskayne School of Business at the University of Calgary, and the Bissett School of Business and the Faculty of Continuing Education and Extension at Mount Royal University. Jim is currently an Associate Professor and Associate Dean, Academic with the Faculty of Business and Communications Studies at Mount Royal University. In addition to the roles Jim plays in post secondary education, Jim has accumulated over 20 years legal experience providing general corporate commercial advice to a broad range of clients and playing key roles in negotiating and drafting major business transactions. Lastly, Jim is an active volunteer who currently sits on advisory boards and partnership councils related to adult education and professional development, is the immediate past chair of the Tennis Alberta Sportsmanship and Ethical Conduct Committee and has recently sat on the Law Society of Alberta's Continuous Professional Development Committee. In addition to his committee work, Jim is currently a board member of Management Education Advisory Group Ltd. and the Youth Singers of Calgary, the Past President of the Canadian Academy of Legal Studies in Business, and is a member of a number of professional associations related to law, research and teaching. Jim's research interests lie in ethics, governance and managing risk in business relationships.
Law and Governance