Sylvie Albert

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Sylvie Albert

Faculty of Business and Economics

  • Strategy
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Innovation and Digitalization
Areas of Expertise:
  • Intelligent Communities, Smart Cities, Sustainable Cities
  • Strategy development and implementation
  • Business Education and Post Secondary Management
  • Online Learning and Reflective Pedagogy
Languages Spoken:
  • English
  • French
Available To:
  • Appear on radio or TV
  • Appear as a public speaker
  • Provide comment to media
  • Write articles
  • Discuss research with industry, government, and others

Dr. Sylvie Albert's research interests include smart/intelligent cities and community development. She has also been involved in online learning and has been published on the topic of pedagogical practices.

Former Dean of Business and Economics at the University of Winnipeg, Albert is a consultant, researcher and author in the Smart/Intelligent/Sustainable Community Movement for over 25 years. She contributes to conversations and policy development on digitalization in Canada at the Federal, Provincial and Municipal level, and also on national and international boards and forums.

Prior to her career in post-secondary education, in which she has focused on building new programs and partnerships with industry, Albert spent 15 years in community economic development specializing in industrial and tourism attraction as well as in community project development and financing.

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Falling in love with Master in Management leads to business growth

Rotimi Owoade’s infatuation with UWinnipeg's Master in Management program began when he was asked to act as a reference for a friend enrolling in...

Solutions for Creating Sustainable Cities

Dr. Sylvie Albert launches her edited book ' Innovative Solutions for Creating Sustainable Cities' on Saturday September 21, at  7:00 pm at McNally...

India Centre Awards dinner honours champions for children

The India Centre is hosting its third annual India Centre Awards dinner, which this year honours the tireless fundraising work of an organization...

Creating an environment of innovation

MTA and The University of Winnipeg Establish Pilot Project on campus WINNIPEG, MB – The Manitoba Technology Accelerator (MTA) and The University of...