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Philippe Beaulieu B.

Philippe Beaulieu-B is the co-founder and co-president of the Archipelago of Design (AOD). He returned as professor leading the Design, Innovation and Strategy-Making curriculum for mid and senior level officers at Canadian Forces College (CFC) in Toronto after completing a Marie S. Curie Fellowship at the Centre for Military Studies, University of Copenhagen from 2019 to 2021. At the Archipelago, Philippe is the steward of the present and future of AOD. Philippe translates the orientations of the guild council (Board of Governors) into a cohesive strategy and actions, co-leads a dedicated team of 9 employees, manages a global community and co-leads the AOD Research & Development division. The latter includes leading AOD Game Studios developing transformative games aimed at unlocking the innovative potential of defence & security professionals across NATO members and partners. Philippe holds a PhD in International Relations from the University of St-Andrews in the United Kingdom.

Successful Playthrough of Breakthrough at Canadian Forces College

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Initiate: Handbook of Military Sciences – Performance Theory for Design Leadership

AOD Connect 2021: Initiate In this video Oliver Jones discuss his chapter, co-authored with Ben…

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Horizons: On Strategy, Agency and Humility

AOD Connect: Horizons Series In this video, authors Robert Chia and Robin Holt discuss strategy,…

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CDO Corner: Comparing Design Curriculum Across Countries Part 3 – Canada

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CDO Corner: Comparing Design Curriculum Across Countries Part 1 – Introduction

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