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