Enterprise leaders in North America are navigating fast change.
Sustainability, reconciliation, geopolitics, migration, sources resiliency and a rising digital divide all current each alternatives and challenges for North American organizations. That’s why enterprise leaders gathered on the finish of October in Canmore, Alta., for the first-ever International Enterprise Futures Summit — to debate and share concepts round adapting to alter.
The summit is just the start. An in depth summit report will likely be issued later this yr recapping the dialog and outlining subsequent steps. The report will likely be adopted by webinars, panel discussions and continued peer-to-peer conversations.
- Picture above: A hearth chat on the first International Enterprise Futures Summit together with, from left: Adam Legge, president of the Enterprise Council of Alberta; Sergio Garcia Lora, CEO Mexico’s Enterprise Co-ordinating Council, U.S. Consultant Workplace; Goldy Hyder, president and CEO, Enterprise Council of Canada; and Elizabeth Cannon, president emerita, College of Calgary.
The 65 summit attendees represented a various mixture of senior enterprise leaders, enterprise teams, lecturers, policy-makers, commerce organizations and trade associations from Canada, america and Mexico.
Not like many enterprise gatherings, this summit was targeted on facilitating strategic conversations in a peer-to-peer atmosphere led by knowledgeable facilitators and aided by MBA college students — tomorrow’s enterprise leaders. The scholars facilitated desk conversations and will likely be integral within the creation of the upcoming report.
Adrian Shellard, for the Haskayne College of Enterprise
“We’re constructing one thing necessary. One thing that can assist decide the way forward for North American enterprise,” says Oleksiy Osiyevskyy, director of the International Enterprise Futures Initiative (GBFI) and affiliate dean, graduate applications at Haskayne.
“Our summit emphasizes company management, versus public coverage. We ask, what can and may enterprise do to resolve large challenges and tackle alternatives? The conversations we held had been energetic and passionate debates about the place we are able to make an influence individually, inside our organizations and broadly as a area in North America.”
The International Enterprise Futures Initiative was fashioned at Haskayne to supply sources and tactical experience for enterprise leaders to assist them future-proof their companies.
“The summit was completely different,” notes Jim Dewald, dean of the Haskayne College of Enterprise.
”Top leaders rolled up their sleeves and labored collectively, sharing insights on the right way to improve each North American competitiveness and international societal influence,” he says.
Be taught extra in regards to the International Enterprise Futures Initiative.
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