Hugh Courtney
Dean and Professor of International Business & Strategy, D’Amore-McKim School of Business
Northeastern University

Hugh G. Courtney is Dean and Professor of International Business & Strategy at Northeastern University’s D’Amore-McKim School of Business.  He is the former Vice Dean and Associate Dean of Executive Programs at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.

Dr. Courtney is an expert on business strategy and competitive dynamics, and he has published widely in leading practitioner journals such as the Harvard Business Review and McKinsey Quarterly. His book on strategy under uncertainty, 20/20 Foresight: Crafting Strategy in an Uncertain World (Harvard Business School Press), was a business bestseller.

Before returning to academia in 2002, Dr. Courtney was with McKinsey & Company where he was a member of the Strategy Practice leadership team.  His innovative consulting and research contributions while at McKinsey were recognized when Consulting Magazine named him as one of the five “Up and Comers” in the consulting industry in 2001.

Dr. Courtney is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Northwestern University and earned his Ph.D. in economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology where he was a National Science Foundation Graduate Fellow.

D’Amore-McKim is a global leader in innovation and entrepreneurship, with a particular focus on solving global challenges in moral issues in business, health, security, and sustainability.

“In a globally competitive economic environment, the only source of sustained competitive advantage has to come through innovation. This isn’t about being creative, but how you generate ideas and build an organization to really drive innovation into the market.”

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More Information on the 2015 Partners in Business Ethics Conference:

Corporations are continually searching for new ways to incorporate business ethics and integrity in the modern day workplace. With that being said, they are concerned that business schools are not graduating students with the understanding nor educational experiences necessary to solve complex ethical issues in business as they arise. What will Partners in Business Ethics do to help solve this issue? The conference will provide the rare opportunity for corporate leaders to play a key role in discussing and defining the business ethics education provided at the top schools around the world.