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Education

Continuous Learning

These are some of the classes I’ve taken over the years to keep sharpening the saw.

Northwestern (Coursera)

Org Leadership

Winter 2017
5-course specialization equips managers to lead change and create lasting value in marketplace. Lead collaborative teams that effectively manage negotiations and conflict. Communicate and influence through storytelling and other communication strategies. Start with clarity of purpose, understanding customers’ needs, leverage data analytics, and drive design to meet those needs effectively. With a capstone project.
Stanford (Coursera)

Org Analysis

Fall 2016
Learn multiple theories of organizational behavior and apply them to actual cases. Systematically analyze how an organization operates and can best be managed. Armed with a tool-set of organizational theories, the participant will be able to systematically identify important features of an organization and the events transforming it; choose a theoretical framework most applicable to the observed mode of organizing; use that theory to determine which actions will best redirect the organization in desired directions.
Stanford (Coursera)

Game Theory

Summer 2016
Mathematical modeling of strategic interaction among rational (and irrational) agents. Includes modeling of conflict among nations, political campaigns, competition among firms, and trading behavior in markets such as the NYSE. Provides the basics: representing games and strategies, the extensive form (game trees), Bayesian games (modeling things like auctions), repeated and stochastic games, and more.
HEC

Biz Model Canvas

2015
Combine the Business Model Canvas with other innovation techniques and visual tools, designing innovative business models and a strategy for the future.
Pyxis

Agile Product Owner

2013
Maximize return on investment (ROI) and optimize total cost of ownership (TCO) of products and systems. Helps participants develop and solidify this understanding―from early stakeholder management to release planning and delivery.
TC Media

Wilson Learning

2011
The Counselor Salesperson (CSP) uses a four-step consultative selling process that helps salespeople transition from simply making transactions to solving real business problems. CSP focuses on adopting a Counselor Mindset—a mindset that builds profitable, long-term customer relationships.
University of Montreal

Bachelor of Arts

1993-1997
Pursued a major in Arabic Studies with a minor in psychology and a minor in communication
College Jean-de-Brebeuf

D.E.C.

1991-1993
Earned a College Diploma in social sciences and mathematics from Brebeuf while pursuing a career debut in theater and cinema.
College Notre-Dame

D.E.S.

1986-1991
Our private school did not cater to students who cared for both science and social sciences so we created a new curriculum with chemistry and history.