DeGroote School of Business


What We Do

The Foresight Lab is a learning and networking hub dedicated to helping working professionals and students develop the futures thinking and leadership skills needed to manage our complex and rapidly changing world. Through our interdisciplinary programming, events, networking and research activities, we explore the critical long-term issues and forces shaping the future of Canada and the world at large. Our aim is to prepare forward-thinking change agents who seek to imagine and achieve positive future outcomes for themselves, their organizations and society at large.

Lab Team

Dr. Candice Chow, C.Dir., DBA – Program Director

Candice Chow is the Assistant Professor of Strategic Management of DeGroote School of Business., Prior to becoming a full-time academic, Candice held progressive senior management positions in Asia and in Canada for over twenty-five years across different industry sectors with a focus on enterprise strategic management, planning, analytics and innovation. Candice’s teachings encompass undergraduates, MBAs and Executive level. Her research efforts span multiple disciplines including: corporate governance, foresight and futures studies and strategic leadership. Candice earned her DBA at the Henley Business School, University of Reading, UK, received an MSc in Research Science at Henley and an MBA at the Ivey School of Business. Candice is a graduate of the Directors’ College, holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and a Bachelor in Mechanical Engineering at the Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, London, UK.

Dr. Len Waverman, Ph.D. – Advisor
Len Waverman has served as dean of the DeGroote School of Business since 2013. He is a world-renowned expert in international telecommunications and global resources management and specializes in microeconomics and industrial organization, the economics of telecommunications, energy and resource economics, international trade, public utility and public enterprise economics. He has authored the influential Connectivity Scorecard, an annual index that ranks countries according to how advanced their communications networks are in promoting productivity and growth. Dr. Waverman earned his BCom and MA from the University of Toronto and his Ph.D. in economics from MIT. Previously, he was a professor of economics at the University of Toronto and the London Business School, and Dean of the Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary.

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