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Design Thinking

27 September 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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Have you wondered how innovation and design thinking could be relevant for your business or your organization? Do you strive to better understand customer and/ or community needs?

Workforce Connection is excited to bring you the “Design Thinking” workshop where you will  learn why the principles and practices of design thinking are critical for entrepreneurs and organizations seeking to better serve customers and communities. Examples of several successful and innovative products will be provided.

Dr. Jon Thomas is the Director of the Esposito Family Centre for Innovation & Entrepreneurship (EFCIE) at the University of the Fraser Valley (UFV). He also holds the BC Regional Innovation Chair in Canada-India Partnership Development at UFV and is an Associate Professor (Innovation & Entrepreneurship) at the School of Business (UFV).  Jon has provided innovation and entrepreneurship mentoring to students, post-doctoral fellows, scientists, engineers, and entrepreneurs for nearly two decades. His innovation and entrepreneurship research has garnered several awards including the National Doctoral Fellowship (India) and the Mitacs Elevate Postdoctoral Fellowship (Canada).  He is regularly invited to speak on innovation and entrepreneurship topics and is keenly interested in the pre-formation and early post-formation stages of venture emergence, particularly from university settings.

Join Jon Thomas  for a 1 hour in depth session on September 27, 2021 from 12:00pm – 1:00 pm facilitated by the Esposito Family Centre for Innovation & Entrepreneurship, University of the Fraser Valley.

Register Today! 

Learn more about Dr. Jon Thomas at @SchoolofBusinessUFV or follow along on social media!

IG: UFV School of Business (@ufvbusinfo) • Instagram photos and videos

FB: UFV Research Office | Facebook

Twitter: UFV Research Office (@UFVresearch) / Twitter 


More links to check out. Knowledge is power!

Esposito Family Centre for Innovation & Entrepreneurship > BC Regional Innovation Chair | UFV.ca

Esposito Family Centre for Innovation & Entrepreneurship > Meet the EFCIE team | UFV.ca


27 September 2021
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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