As Ahsan Syed, HBA ’15, says, if you’re interested in social development, the UN is the Holy Grail of places to be. Syed just had the opportunity to spend three weeks working with the UN – and he’s only 24.
Kaitlin Saxton, a Research Analyst with the Ivey International Centre for Health Innovation, writes about the importance of both developing and developed countries in global health-care plans in her blog, The argument for global health in our local setting.
The Richard Ivey Building recently received the International Architecture Award from the Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design and the European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies.
Graham Matthews of Toronto is an MBA student at Ivey with a focus on marketing and entrepreneurship. In his first entry for The Globe and Mail's MBA Diary, Matthews discussed the importance of self-awareness and taking the time to reflect throughout the MBA experience.
"If sustainability was easy, everyone would be doing it well. It’s not easy. It’s complex and it’s uncertain. In an effort to simplify, firms often think about sustainability as an ‘add on’ to what they’re already doing. This approach results in a vastly distorted picture of a firm’s long-term sustainability potential."
Work by Professor Tima Bansal and colleagues will help companies connect sustainability and innovation.
Professors Tima Bansal (Ivey) Joel Gehman (University of Alberta) and Marie-France Turcotte (UQAM) were awarded a $2.5-million grant to help companies connect innovation with sustainability. In this Q&A, Prof. Bansal and her colleagues talk about their work and how businesses can get involved.
Sarah Landstreet has been running her own business, Georgette Packaging, since 2013 when she graduated from Ivey’s MBA program. This year, the company grew and sales skyrocketed, thanks to Landstreet's hard work and dedication.
Former CFO of Enron Andy Fastow spoke to HBA1 students about his career and the consequences of his actions at Enron. His talk was part of Ivey's week-long cross-enterprise leadership learning exercise.
The Ivey MBA program attracts students from all around the world. Although students come into the program with different goals and motivations, Ivey’s international students often have one common aspiration: to stay in Canada after graduation.