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Monday, January 24 • 15:45 - 16:30
(On-demand session released) Entrepreneurial Thinking: A Key Component of Career Development

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Focusing on integrating entrepreneurial thinking into engineering education, the Schulich School of Engineering will share their experiences creating a non-credit certificate program in technical entrepreneurship. Engaging 1,100 students in its pilot year, participants will learn how entrepreneurship is a key career development skill and how it can enhance the employability of your students through innovation, creativity and project management.

Learning Outcomes:
  • How to integrate entrepreneurship into career development
  • Entrepreneurial thinking and the value to future employers
  • Increased understanding of best practices in entrepreneurial thinking

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Emily Wyatt

Manager, Student Experience, Schulich School of Engineering, University of Calgary
Emily Wyatt has over 13 years of experience in higher education. Currently, she is the Manager of Student Experience at the Schulich School of Engineering, overseeing work-integrated learning, entrepreneurship, leadership and professional development.
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Dr. Ghada Nafie

Instructor, Engineering Entrepreneurship, University of Calgary
Ghada Nafie is an engineering instructor, and entrepreneur who is leading entrepreneurship integrated and co-curricular sessions. She is passionate about inspiring students and sparking their curiosity for a better career path.

Monday January 24, 2022 15:45 - 16:30 EST