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Laurence Smith
Email
laurence.smith [at] mohawkcollege.ca
Discipline
Business Management

Laurence has been a Professor in the McKeil School of Business at Mohawk College since 2005. Prior to Mohawk he spent 12 years involved in the start-up of three tech companies in the civil engineering industry including 4 years as the IT Manager at Earth Tech Canada, a large civil engineering consultant.

At Mohawk he is the Coordinator of Business Administration and past Coordinator of the International Business Management and eBusiness programs. His courses revolve around operations, supply chain, ERP, finance, computer software, strategy and entrepreneurship. He has developed 6 new programs including 3 undergraduate and 3 graduate for the Business Management faculty. He has been on numerous advisory committees, and has been nominated three times for a President's Award and been successful once. His educational interests are in business process optimisation, big data and on-line pedagogy. He holds B.Comm. (Lakehead) and M.A Ed. (CMU) degrees as well as a Business Administration diploma from Mohawk College.