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Henry W. Ligas

Henry W. Ligas

Professor, Economics

Henry is a professor of economics at Sheridan and teaches accounting at McMaster University.  Henry’s first career was in business. He has held financial, general management and senior executive positions at the vice president level in industry.  Subsequent to retirement, he qualified as a certified ESL teacher (U of T) and taught ESL in Mississauga.  During the summer, he enjoys going to countries in central Europe to teach ESL. He brings a valuable mix of business experience and academic qualifications to his students.  His own student days include a BA (Econ), MBA (McMaster University) and qualification as a CPA, CMA and completion of the agribusiness executive program at Cornell University, New York.  The role of business in our standard of living, and hence economics, is fundamental.  He believes in the importance of communicating the relevance of economics to students at Sheridan who are planning a career in business.