Ivey Business School

Curricullum

Program will be delivered to one (1) class through ten 4-hour sessions over the 2 week period; each session includes one (1) case study, one (1) lecture, and one (1) hour of entrepreneurial coaching; LEADER will design a curriculum best suited to the participant’s skill set and region;

What will you take away?

Analytical tools, thought processes, and decision-making skills which are elementary for any entrepreneur and manager to overcome challenges and to progress.

Ivey Business School

Instructors

LEADER Project provided four (4) instructors chosen from the Ivey Business School from PhD, Masters of Business Administration, and/or Honours Business Administration programs to deliver the LEADER program;

***All instructors for the LEADER Project are trained by Ivey’s unique case method
of teaching, and use a curriculum built from world-class case studies written at Ivey.

Renowned for its Case-Method of Learning, Ivey is one of the two most important producers of business cases in the world alongside Harvard

Masters of Business Administration (MBA)
Sarah Jane Wolch

Specialties: Real Estate, Environmental Issues, Finance, Corporate Social Responsibility

SJ has 4 years experience in the corporate real estate industry. Since 2012 worked as Marketing and Proposal Coordinator, Green Team Lead, Associate Strategic Information Manager and Strategic Information Manager at Brookfield Global Integrated Solutions (BGIS) in Markham, Canada.

Instructor at the Leader project since August 2017. Recipient of Paul Murray MBA Leaders Scholarship, Scotiabank MBA Award and Richard Ivey Excellence Award. Co-founder and Vice president of Connecting Environmental Professionals – Toronto Chapter.

After LEADER Project in Sarajevo, she is pursuing a career in consulting in the Financial Services industry as Senior Consultant at Deloitte Canada, Toronto, ON from Sept 2018.

Fun fact:
She has been skiing in Japan, and have my advanced open water scuba diving certification.

Masters of Business Administration (MBA)
Chris Mitchell

Specialties: Engineering, Sustainability, Social Enterprise

Chris has worked as a groundwater engineer for 5 years. He has experience in analytics, design, and construction. Chris has also worked closely with a social enterprise start-up in the retail industry.

Chris holds the title of Professional Engineer since 2016 (Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario). He is a member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of BC. Since 2011 Chris was working as Staff Engineer at Knight Piesold Consulting in Vancouver, and as Hydrogeologist at Piteau Associates in North Vancouver respectively.

Chris won the Richard Ivey Excellence Award in November 2016.

Fun fact:
Chris is racing in his first Ironman this summer.

Honors Business Administration (HBA)
Brenda Xue

Specialties: Start-Ups, Entrepreneurship, Technology, Marketing, Social Media Analytics, Cooking/Baking

Brenda is a tech enthusiast with marketing and strategy experience. She led the product launch of Drop into the USA and will be joining Deloitte as a Technology Consulting analyst in the fall.

Since 2015 worked at Conestoga College, Kitchener, Ontario as Programme Development Assistant, and in 2017 worked as Marketing and Business Development officer at Drop Co. in Toronto. Brenda Xue was the winner of the Deloitte Innovation Forum 2017.

After this program Brenda starts working as Business Technology Analyst at Deloitte Consulting in Toronto, Ontario;

Chair of Ivey Logistics Committee, active in Ivey Consulting Club, Ivey Marketing Club, Ivey Women in Management;

Fun fact:
She is fluent in Mandarin, and has watched over 275 films in the past 3 years.

Honors Business Administration (HBA)
Jason Cho

Specialties: Finance, Technology, Start-ups, Social Enterprise, Non-Profits

In the last three years, Jason CHO was working at TriDelta Financial and League Inc. in Toronto as Financial Officer and Financial Strategy officer respectively. In2017 he was engaged as Policy and Institutional Research Analyst at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Since 2010 Jason has been active in the First Nations Youth project in Oakville, Ontario within the Dreaming Tree Foundation, in which he was Head Youth Leader.

Since September 2017 Jason worked as the Logistics Coordinator of the Leader Project in London, Ontario.

Fun fact:
In high school and in his first two years of university, Jason did not spend Christmas or New Years at home, as he was volunteering!