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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

May 8, 2014

Meet Dean Kennedy in London, ON

Ivey Dean Bob Kennedy presents Services Shift in London on May 8
May 8, 2014

Ivey Idea Forum - Services Shift: The Next Wave of Globalization (London, ON)

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?
May 7, 2014

Ivey Idea Forum - Wikibrands: Reinventing your company in a customer-driven marketplace

There is no longer a one-size-fits-all way to communicate with customers. Traditional marketing is being replaced with a bottom-up model of customer involvement. One that utilizes new social media tools to engage people and build communities.
Mar 18, 2014

The Behaviour Breakthrough

Steve Jacobs, author of The Behavior Breakthrough: Leading Your Organization to a New Competitive Advantage, will describe scalable, science-based approaches that notable companies are using to reshape their cultures and go well beyond what they have accomplished in the past.
Mar 18, 2014

Ivey Idea Forum - The Behaviour Breakthrough

Building a culture that delivers a higher level of competitive advantage requires sustainable behaviour change. It's that simple, that important, and that difficult. Most leaders know the outcome they desire and the collaboration required, but they want practical, proven approaches that really work
Mar 12, 2014

Meet Dean Kennedy in London, U.K.

Ivey Dean Bob Kennedy visits London, U.K. on March 12
Mar 12, 2014

Ivey Idea Forum - Services Shift: The Next Wave of Globalization (London, U.K.)

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?
Feb 27, 2014

Meet Dean Kennedy in New York City

Offshoring has already transformed the manufacturing sector, and the offshoring of services is expected to be a far bigger wave of change.
Feb 27, 2014

Ivey Idea Forum - Services Shift: The Next Wave of Globalization (New York City)

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?