Professor Salman would discuss the merits of using the Design Thinking process with the SDSB faculty on January 25, 2017. Salman Mufti is Associate Dean and Executive Director of Smith School of Business-Executive Education. He is also Associate Professor of Management Information Systems at Smith School of Business and Visiting Associate Professor at The Johnson School of Management at Cornell University. His teaching and research specialises in the areas of managerial decision making and information technology strategy.
He has extensive teaching experience in both degree and non-degree executive education at Smith School of Business, and with other national and international schools such as University of Alberta School of Business in Canada, Cornell University Johnson School of Management in the United States, Institute of Business Administration (IBA) in Pakistan, and IEDC-Bled School of Management in Slovenia. He is the recipient of several Executive MBA and MBA Teaching Excellence Awards.
Prior to joining Smith School of Business in 1997, he spent twelve years as a manager and consultant working with organisations in the private and public sectors. He continues to advise senior managers in corporations and the government, and is a regular speaker on corporate conferences and executive education programs. He has a BSc from McMaster University, an MBA from Queen's University and a PhD from McGill University.