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.
More information, including registration, can be found through the Chilliwack Economic Resource Network.