We are very pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Chehra Aboukinane as our new Manager of Academic Affairs. In this new position, Dr. Aboukinane will be focusing on four key areas supporting the growth and development of Acsenda.
• Curriculum development,
• Faculty Development,
• Regulatory Reporting, and
• Students at risk support.
Dr. Aboukinane joined Acsenda last summer as an instructor, and has an extensive background in education and teaching. She is a professional engineer with more than 13 years of experience in consulting practice, academic research and teaching in the areas of Project Management, Information Technology, and Sciences and Engineering. She obtained her Bachelor of Science degree in Biological Systems Engineering, Executive MBA from Simon Fraser University and a PhD with a research focus on adult learning from Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas.
Prior to coming to British Columbia, she worked as an engineering consultant at Parsons Corporation in Austin, Texas. She then joined academia as an Academic Director at El Akhawayn University and A&V Institute in Morocco where she directed major research projects. She has been teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in Project Management, Management Information Systems, Operations Management and Information Technology at Acsenda, FDU, UCW and SFU. Before joining ASM she was technical and program director at Global Innovative Campus.
Please join in welcoming Dr. Aboukinane in her new role with Acsenda!