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Date: October 18 – November 29, 2016
Time: 6:00 – 8:00pm
Location: Walter C. Koerner Library, UBC Campus, Vancouver, BC



Applications are now closed.

In partnership with the Graduate Management Consulting Association, I am an instructor for the first mini MBA program at UBC, teaching a module on product management and marketing to help improve students’ understanding of business management and market concepts that are transferable across a range of career paths.


My slides are available for download HERE.
Please note that due to copyright and IP issues, some of the slides and slide content have been removed.

Academic Rationale

Increasingly, students graduating from the health and natural sciences and engineering programs have varied career paths. Regardless of their future, career trajectories, it is becoming evident that students require grounding in professional practices and thinking. The skills associated with understanding markets, organizational behavior, operational planning, financing and strategic planning are transferable across industry, government and academic ventures alike. The Business of Science and Engineering series is intended to bring professionals from industry to introduce students to topics and skills that will help them become better thought leaders and researchers both in and out of the lab.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the seminar series, students will be able to:

  • Articulate a basic understanding of a range of industry concepts including: markets and market segmentation, budgeting, strategic planning and project management
  • Apply their gained knowledge to provided practical cases with high-level notions of Microeconomics and Macroeconomics, accounting and finance
  • Create and critically evaluate business strategies around resource management and operations in a final case competition

  Posts

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May 17th, 2017

Spirit of Africa – A Talk with SP Jain School of Global Management

Date: May 17, 2017 Time: 3:30 – 5:00pm SGT Location: SP Jain School of Global Management, 10 Hyderabad Road, Singapore I […]

March 6th, 2017

B.I.G. Research Day Panel

Date: March 9, 2017 Time: 9:30 – 5:30pm Location: The Great Hall in UBC Student Nest, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, […]

February 11th, 2017

SCI.STUD: A Career-Oriented Resource for Science Undergraduate Students

Recently I learned about Sci.Stud, an online network of professional and academic support for science undergraduate students. The online forum […]

February 2nd, 2017

Is Advanced Education Necessary to Find Authentic Work?

Date: February 2, 2017 Time: 7:00 – 9:00pm Location: The Drive Coffee Bar, 1670 Commercial Drive, Vancouver, BC All are welcome. […]

January 30th, 2017

Women in Life Sciences Industry Panel

Date: January 30, 2017 Time: 4:00 – 6:00pm Location: Michael Smith Laboratories, MSL101 lobby Catered refreshments will be provided. I have […]

October 11th, 2016

Mini MBA Program at UBC

Date: October 18 – November 29, 2016 Time: 6:00 – 8:00pm Location: Walter C. Koerner Library, UBC Campus, Vancouver, BC Applications […]

May 5th, 2016

How to Manage A Career Journey Using Principles of Business Strategy

Date: May 11, 2016 Time: 6:00 – 8:00pm Location: Creative Coworkers, B1 – 343 Railway Street , Vancouver, BC Come with […]

April 27th, 2016

Career Day at Pacific Academy

March 14th, 2016

Where Does Morality Come From?

Date: March 30, 2016 Time: 7:00 – 9:00pm Location: The Network Hub, 422 Richards Street, Vancouver, BC Coffee and tea provided. […]

March 13th, 2016

How to Launch a Legacy of Leadership

Date: March 24, 2016 Time: 6:00 – 8:00pm Location: Creative Coworkers, B1 – 343 Railway Street , Vancouver, BC Come with […]