Dr. Kenneth Grant

Dr. Kenneth A. Grant

Dr. Kenneth Grant

Dr. Kenneth Grant


Dr. Kenneth A. Grant, BA, MBA, GDipMC, DBA, CMC, is an Associate Professor in the Department of Entrepreneurship & Strategy within the Ted Rogers School of Business Management.  Prior to joining the department, he was the founding Director of the Ted Rogers School of Information Technology Management.

Ken is a passionate teacher committed to improve the education experience of his students.  A teaching award winner, he was the Ted Roger Faculty Teaching Chair from 2010 to 2013 and is the co-founder and leader of the Ted Rogers Case Learning Centre.  His international teaching experience includes work in the UK, Europe and Asia.  His research interests include strategy, entrepreneurship, knowledge management and innovation, and pedagogy. He also provides entrepreneurship seminars and coaching across the University to support student incubators and startups.  He is the co-author of Innovation Nation: Canadian Leadership from Java to Jurassic Park (John Wiley & Sons, 2002).

Prior to joining Ryerson, Dr. Grant had an extensive career as a management consultant and industry executive in Canada and the UK, leading consulting practices in several major firms, and delivering projects across the world.  His consulting work has included business strategy, internet and e-business strategy, executive leadership and development and operations improvement.  Industries he has served include high-tech, IT and telecommunications, retail, automotive, manufacturing and government.

Areas of Interest/Expertise

  • Strategy and entrepreneurship
  • Canada/China investment and trade
  • Knowledge management and innovation
  • Management and consulting
  • Learning and teaching

Research and Professional Contributions

2012-Present Editor, Electronic Journal of Knowledge Management
2012-Present Establishing the Case Learning Centre at the Ted Rogers School of Management
2013 Appointed Distinguished Fellow, Association of Information Technology Professionals
2010-2013 Ted Rogers School of Management Faculty Teaching Chair
2010 Dean’s Teaching Award, Ryerson University
2008 Conference Chair, 6th European Conference on Management Leadership and Governance, Reading, UK
2004 Conference Chair of the International Conference on Intellectual Capital and Knowledge Management, Toronto
1981 Gold Medal for Entrepreneurship, MBA program, York University