Faculty

Bissett Profile photo Douglas MacDonald

H. Douglas MacDonald

Associate Professor
Entrepreneurship
 
Office: EB 3068
Phone: 403.440.6880
Email: dhmacdonald@mtroyal.ca

Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/h-douglas-macdonald-phd-5b349160/

Degrees
BCom, Dalhousie University
MBA, Dalhousie University
PhD Entrepreneurship, University of Stirling, Scotland
 

Douglas is an Associate Professor (Entrepreneurship) with the Bissett School of Business. He was awarded his PhD in 2010 from the University of Stirling, Scotland, for his thesis, “Knowledge Management Processes of Growth-oriented SMEs: An Atlantic Canadian Perspective”.

Since joining MRU, Douglas has taught Entrepreneurship courses; specifically Business Plan Development/New Venture Creation plus Corporate Innovation and Entrepreneurship. 

Douglas has over 20 years experience in management and entrepreneurship; including the founding of two SMEs in the tourism and outdoor specialty retail sectors. His corporate business experience has been in the area of product management and market research with the Hudson Bay Company (Corporate Office, Toronto) and with several diversified Atlantic Canadian firms. Prior to joining MRU, Douglas was Director of the John Dobson Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Mount Allison University plus an Adjunct-Professor in Mt. A.’s Commerce Department.

Douglas has been an active member of the MRU community. He has served on many University and School committees plus contributing to non-academic student activities; notably ENACTUS, through which he has been recognized Nationally as a Dobson Fellow.

Additionally, since 2010 Douglas has served as a Volunteer Staffer/Aide to His Worship, Mayor Naheed Nenshi, City of Calgary.