Lecturer Joshua Tiong

Joshua Tiong has extensive experience developing companies across all stages of the organizational lifecycle.  Through his work with the Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC), Joshua partners with Canadian entrepreneurs to scale up, be more productive, innovate, and expand internationally, with a specific focus on the ‘messy middle’ phase of their journey. He joined BDC after […]

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Professor Dr. Sarah Lubik

Director of Entrepreneurship, lecturer in Entrepreneurship & Innovation at Beedie, Co-Champion of the Technology Entrepreneurship@SFU Program In 2016, Dr. Lubik was named one of ten Canadian Innovation Leaders assisting with the Government of Canada’s Inclusive Innovation Agenda. She is also actively involved in entrepreneurship, as a co-founder and Marketing Director of Lungfish Dive Systems. The […]

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Professor Douglas Fast

Professor Douglas Fast Douglas really enjoys working with product-focused companies and sharing his experiences bending metal, writing code, building boards, and optimizing manufacturing. He also knows first-hand what happens when you let the magic smoke out of a component on the lab bench. Douglas is a Mentor-in-Residence at SFU so that he can share his […]

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Professor Simon Ford

Simon is the beloved prof behind BUS238 – Intro to Innovation and Entrepreneurship, BUS450 – Managing Emerging Opportunities, and many more classes.   Simon lives to create memorable learning experiences. You may know him from his teaching in Entrepreneurship classes or through his support for Axis Consulting, CaseIT, Enactus SFU, and SFU JDC West. You may […]

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Professor Andrew Harries

Professor Andrew Harries Andrew Harries is the Tom Foord Professor of Practice in Entrepreneurship and Innovation at SFU’s Beedie School of Business and is a business advisor and corporate director. At SFU Beedie he blends the latest in entrepreneurial theory and practice in his courses on entrepreneurship and innovation, product management and resourcing new ventures. […]

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Professor Dr. Elicia Maine

Here’s what Elicia had to say about how the program will be adapted online: If we teach online in the exact same format as we would in person, then it is an inferior experience. However, when adapting pedagogy to suit the new possibilities, it has superior aspects. Online teaching allows for more degrees of freedom. […]

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Professor Kate Dilworth

Professor Kate Dilworth Kate Dilworth, BSN R.N. MBA, ICD.D, Director Health Programs and Term Lecturer, Beedie School of Business brings 34 years of experience in healthcare practice, learning design and consulting.  Kate has designed and taught in customized programs for clients from diverse sectors, government, First Nation communities and professional service firms with a focus […]

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Lecturer Naghmi Shireen

Naghmi teaches Make Change Studio, a hands-on interactive course where students learn to develop a Minimum Viable Product based on in-depth user research. They learn problem-solving, design thinking, and leadership skills. Naghmi, previously an architect, entrepreneur, and handbag designer, is an experienced design researcher with most of her research centered around user experience design. She […]

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