Ivey Idea Forum

An interactive platform to explore new ideas, perspectives and solutions for evolving business issues with thought-provoking leaders, writers and academics.

Ivey Idea Forum – Are P3s the answer to Canada's infrastructure deficit?

Oct 13, 2015 - Join Ivey Professor Paul Boothe, Director of the Lawrence National Centre for Policy and Management, for an interactive discussion to understand the debate over P3 projects.

Donald L. Triggs Lecture in International Business – The Hassle Factor: Don’t let travel inconveniences curtail your company’s international success

Oct 14, 2015 - Join Ivey Assistant Professor Andreas Schotter and Con Steers, HBA ’76, Managing Director of Pedra da Gavea Co. Ltd., for an interactive discussion on how to make location choices that will tap into your ideal market

Videos from Past Events

Made in Canada? Rethinking Canadian Manufacturing
September 10, 2015

The world of manufacturing is changing. Are you ready to compete?

Despite being hard hit by the recession and competition from manufacturers in emerging economies, manufacturing continues to make a critical contribution to the Canadian economy. But in order to grow successfully, Canada needs innovative strategies to succeed.

Ivey Professor Paul Boothe, Director of the Lawrence National Centre for Policy and Management, and a panel of Canadian manufacturing leaders discuss ways Canada can tackle the challenges currently facing the manufacturing industry.

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Visualize your company’s next move: A new way to map brand strategy
June 30, 2015

Ivey Professor Niraj Dawar introduces a new way of mapping brands – one that can help you to elevate your brand’s position, predict marketplace performance, and develop a successful marketing strategy. Gaurav Singh, EMBA ’14, the Managing Director of Strategy and Planning at Tangerine Bank, also discusses how this new tool has helped Tangerine map the Canadian banking sector.

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Cryptocurrency and the Future of Money
June 11, 2015

Associate Professor Stephen Sapp, along with Kyle Kemper, of ChangeTip, and Michael Perklin, President of C4, unravel the way in which these digital currencies will affect us all. The wide-ranging discussion touches on the technology, security, and economics of digital currencies and will help you get a better grasp of how cryptocurrency affects business in all sectors for both buyers and sellers.

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"With an intriguing story and enlightening discussions, which revealed practical nuggets, the Ivey Idea Forum made another great impression."

– Silvio Stroescu, Managing Director & Vice President of Deposits & Investments, Tangerine Bank

“One always walks away from the Ivey Idea Forum with one or two (at least) actionable ideas.”

– Lana Phair-Sutherland, MBA ’79, Strategic Management Consultant, Phair-Sutherland Consulting

“Meaningful and thought-provoking learnings, creative approach. Very helpful for experienced business leaders.”

– Riz Ahmad, MBA ’90, Royal Bank of Canada

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