Dr. Sandi Findlay-Thompson, Professor, Management

Dr. Sandi Findlay-Thompson, Professor, Management, in the Department of Business and Tourism. White woman standing in front of wood paneling, in the McCain lobby, smiling, wearing a patterned shirt, blond hair.

Sandi is a tenured Professor in the Department of Business and Tourism at Mount Saint Vincent University (MSVU).  Prior to joining academia in 2003, she spent 25 years in industry, the first 10 in legal and marketing and the last 15 in the banking industry, holding the positions of National Manager Real Estate Operations, and Manager Group Pensions Atlantic Division. She holds a BBA from MSVU, an MBA from Dalhousie, and a Ph.D. from Northcentral University. She also possesses her PFP credential from the Institute of Canadian Bankers.

Sandi has been involved with the Centre for Women in Business since 2003 including Chair of the Advisory and Management Boards. Her research is centered on women and entrepreneurship in Nova Scotia with a lens on intersectionality and underrepresented women business owners. In addition to numerous published scholarly articles and attendance at international academic conferences, she has received funding from government agencies including ACOA, ACWIE, and WAGE to complete several professional research studies. Her professional work has been disseminated to government policy makers and women’s organizations and included in their formulation of strategy and policy development.

Dr. Sandi Findlay-Thompson

Office: McCain Centre 405G
Phone: 902 457 6768
Fax: 902 445 2582
Email: Sandi.Findlay@msvu.ca
Office Hours
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BBA (with Distinction) (Mount Saint Vincent), MBA (Dalhousie), Ph.D. (Northcentral)
Professional credentials: Personal Finance Planner (PFP), Canadian Securities & Mutual Funds courses.

Joined the Mount: 2003

Relevant Prior Work Experience:
Regional Manager of Group Pensions, TD Canada Trust; Regional Manager of Real Estate Operations, TD Canada Trust; National Manager for Operations and Administration, Central Guarantee Trust Company; Marketing Director for Marex Properties; Legal Assistant for Crawford, Boudreau & Khattar.

Courses Taught:
BUSI 1112 (Introduction to Business), BUSI 2230 (Principles of Marketing), BUSI 2231 (Applied Marketing), BUSI 2214 (Organizational Behaviour: Individuals in Organizations), BUSI 2215 (Organizational Behaviour: Groups, Structure and Culture), BUSI 3316 (Organizational Topics), BUSI 3308 (Production and Operations Management), BUSI 3312 (International Business Management), BUSI 3313 (Human Resource Management), BUSI 3331 (Consumer Behaviour), BUSI 3333 (Advertising), BUSI 3334 (Personal Selling and Sales Management), BUSI 4412 (Values in a Business Society: Issues and Analysis), BUSI 4419 (International Human Resource Management), BUSI 4432 (International Marketing).

Research Interests: Women and Entrepreneurship.