New program head for MGM
The Faculty of Management (FoM) is pleased to announce that Dr. M. Hassan Wafai has taken on the role of program head for the Masters of Global Management program (MGM). Dr. Wafai will continue in his role as the lead for the proposed Doctor of Business Administration program and as the intellectual lead for production/operations management.
Dr. Wafai is an associate professor in FoM and his research revolves around areas of global value chains, technology and knowledge transfer, innovation management, lean applications and construction management. Dr. Wafai is currently examining what capabilities Canadian small-medium sized enterprises should have to better integrate into global value chains. He is also investigating the relationship between technological-related innovation and management related innovation in Canadian organizations. In addition to his rich academic experience, Dr. Wafai has extensive domestic and international experience working in various industries as a management consultant, project manager and industrial coordinator. He has also served in leadership roles in non-governmental organizations, leading research projects related to regional innovation and social development. Dr. Wafai has received several awards and recognition for his teaching and service. He holds a PhD in Technology Transfer from Salford University in the UK, a Master of Business Administration from Dundee University in the UK and a Bachelor of Science from Al Baath University in Syria.
Please join us in warmly congratulating Dr. Wafai and wishing him success in this new role.