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Videos from Past Events

Optimizing health care in Canada - highlights

Achieving a health-care system that is both cost-effective and produces better patient outcomes faces many challenges. But advances are being made, as attendees learned at an Idea Forum called Optimizing health care: A prescription for delivering patient value. Led by David Barrett, MBA ’04, PhD ’14, the Executive Director of the Ivey International Centre for Health Innovation, and Research Associate Alexander Smith, HBA ’13, industry panellists examined the barriers to efficient and cost-effective health care. The event was held May 9 at Ivey’s Tangerine Leadership Centre in Toronto.

Highlights from the 2016 Donald L. Triggs Lecture in International Business

Watch highlights of the presentation by Bill Schultz, President of Coca-Cola Refreshments Canada, called The secret formula of Coca-Cola: Think outside the bottle!. Schultz delivered the Donald L. Triggs Lecture in International Business in Toronto on September 16.


Past Events

Sep 10, 2015

Ivey Idea Forum – Made in Canada? Rethinking Canadian Manufacturing

Join Ivey Professor Paul Boothe, Director of the Lawrence National Centre for Policy and Management, and a panel of Canadian manufacturing leaders for an interactive discussion of ways Canada can tackle the challenges currently facing the manufacturing industry.
Jun 30, 2015

Ivey Idea Forum – Visualize your company’s next move: A new way to map brand strategy

Building on his critically acclaimed book, TILT: Shifting Your Strategy from Products to Customers, Ivey Marketing Professor Niraj Dawar will reveal a new brand map that helps companies better compete in their market space.
Jun 11, 2015

Ivey Idea Forum - Cryptocurrency and the Future of Money

Digital currency is changing the world of money for everyone. Join Ivey Associate Professor Stephen Sapp, Tangerine Chair in Finance; Kyle Kemper, of ChangeTip; and, Michael Perklin, President of C4, for an interactive session on the future of money.
Oct 8, 2014

Ivey Idea Forum – Balancing Economic and Social Pressures in Canada’s Energy Sector

How can Canada chart a course to prosperity in the energy sector with the many issues that stand in its way? A panel of six leaders from ATCO, Borealis Infrastructure, the Power Workers’ Union, Union Gas, Suncor, and TransCanada will discuss the challenges and opportunities for our energy sector.
Jun 19, 2014

A Reception with Ivey Dean Bob Kennedy (Toronto)

Join Ivey Dean Robert (Bob) Kennedy in Toronto for an update on the School.
Jun 18, 2014

The Chinese Tilt: Commoditized Manufacturers to Global Brands

Ivey Idea Forum on how Chinese companies can move from a factory mindset to a customer mindset
Jun 10, 2014

Meet Dean Kennedy in Calgary

Ivey Dean Bob Kennedy presents Services Shift in Calgary on June 10
Jun 10, 2014

Ivey Idea Forum - Services Shift: The Next Wave of Globalization (Calgary, AB)

We’re familiar with the offshore flow of low-skill manufacturing jobs. But today, as high-skilled services join the migration, new opportunities and risks abound. Is your business ready to ride the wave?
Jun 4, 2014

Partnering for Sustainability: The Secret to Extraordinary Impact

Ivey Idea Forum on why businesses are pursuing partnerships to address complex challenges – particularly sustainability
Jun 4, 2014

Ivey Idea Forum - Partnering for Sustainability: The Secret to Extraordinary Impact

Businesses and not-for-profit organizations are increasingly pursuing partnerships to address complex challenges – particularly sustainability. So what’s working? Why do some partnerships fail and others succeed? How do you build a partnership that leads to success for both parties?