We target issues that leverage our institutional and geographical connections—working with ideas, sectors, and partners that present the greatest opportunities for real impact.
Today’s leaders are looking for a new playbook. The organization as an entity is dissolving—replaced by something far less tangible yet arguably more powerful. People and organizations are coming together in new and creative ways to get the job done. But how do you drive such an effort forward?
More and more livelihoods are built around ideas rather than professions. Entire subcultures, dialects, etiquettes, and networks are emerging exclusively for entrepreneurs. Entrepreneurship is so ideally suited to today’s complex global landscape that it is redefining the rules of business.
Innovation is rethinking. It’s about erasing the assumptions of what something should look like—whether products and services or business models and management styles. When everything becomes an option, technology becomes a collaborator, forever expanding the possibilities.
Amid an increasingly complex business landscape, governance and management processes are being held accountable to global, social, and environmental values. We know this is right—as professionals and as citizens. However, we are still looking for the skills and strategies to make it actionable within organizations.
The most successful leaders bravely look through the eyes of others. They step out of their comfort zone and engage in the most difficult discussions. For over a decade, Beedie has been working with First Nation communities and non-aboriginal leaders to explore the intertwining of tradition and business central to Aboriginal priorities.
The global landscape of the mining and minerals sector is shifting—with growing expectations for transparency, requests for broader inclusion of previously marginalized stakeholders, and more responsible prospecting, exploration and mining practices. Resource firms must now face how they will respond to these challenges.
A strong health system is never “business as usual”—it works ceaselessly to stay ahead of demographic shifts, emerging technology, the economy, and more. Many health professionals are stepping up to this greater calling. They need and want to learn beyond their health specialties. Executive Education specializes in designing such opportunities.