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The Business Strategy & Decision-Making Program is a part of the Department of Economics at DePaul University in Chicago, Illinois. The mission of the Program is to bring together DePaul students and alumni to share ideas and insights surrounding the use of economic and other decision-making frameworks in business and everyday life.

The Program offers a number of strategy-focused classes that can be found on the Economics Department web page. The purpose of this blog site is to house additional resources, insights, and content about strategy and decision-making. 

News & Praise

Latest Podcast Episodes

Episode 036: Paulina Costa, Kalsec

To start the year, I spoke with DePaul MBA Alumna Paulina Costa, Sales Director – Americas at Kalsec. Paulina has always been a natural in sales but completing her MBA positioned her to become sales lead for Kalsec’s entire Latin American territory. Kalsec is a global...

Episode 035: Rachel Burke, Uptake

For December’s episode, I was honored to speak with US military veteran, double-demon, and MBA strategy alumna Rachel Burke. Rachel’s impressive combination of career experiences landed her at the seemingly perfect spot as Director of implementation at the Industrial...

Episode 034: Dan Jungels, Panduit

This month DePaul MBA alumnus Dan Jungels and I discussed how to successfully enter new markets. A topic Dan knows well as he was fortunate enough to go straight from the Business Strategy & Decision Making classrooms into the exact challenge he’d been training...

Recent Talks

Economics & Strategy Talk featuring Amy Bucher, October 20th, 2022

On October 20th the Economics and Strategy Talk series hosted Amy Bucher, Chief Behavioral Officer at Lirio and author of “Engaged: Designing for Behavior Change”. Amy discussed the intersection of behavioral science and design, what she’s learned...

Economics & Strategy Talk Series featuring Amy Bucher, Behavioral Scientist & Author

Our next guest in the Economics and Strategy Talk series is behavioral scientist Amy Bucher. Amy is Chief Behavioral Officer at Lirio and author of “Engaged: Designing for Behavior Change”. Her presentation is entitled “Designing for Behavior Change: Using...

Economics & Strategy Talk Series featuring John List. May 6th, 2022

Our latest guest in the Economics and Strategy Talk series was John A. List, the Kenneth C. Griffin Distinguished Service Professor in Economics at the University of Chicago. This well attended online event was held May 6th, 2022, and included a fascinating...

If you have any questions about this Program or the material on this site, please feel free to reach out the program head, Rafael Tenorio via email at rtenorio@depaul.edu.