Alan Quarry chats with new Wilfrid Laurier Dean of Business, Micheal Kelly in this episode of AQ’s Blog & Grill. Micheal shares his first experiences in the Waterloo Region, stating his favourite aspects are the entrepreneurial dynamism, the amazing networking, and the complementary strengths of business and engineering.
Micheal discusses the CEO-in-Residence program at Laurier, which brings CEO’s who are Laurier alumns to speak to students, and the importance of the Laurier brand recognizing the quality of the school. Micheal also talks about the new wave of complementing in-class experience with experiential learning and international experience.
About Our Guest
Micheal Kelly is currently the dean of the School of Business and Economics at Wilfrid Laurier University. Prior to joining Laurier in July 2012, Dr. Kelly served as professor of Strategy and International Business at the University of Ottawa's Telfer School of Management. He also served as Dean of the Telfer School from 2000 to 2010, and was chairman of the Six Countries Programme, one of Europe's first innovation networks.