Who We Are

Based at the Schulich School of Business and supported by the private and public sector, the Centre for Global Enterprise enables Canadian businesses to reach their full potential through engagement with international markets. Our focus is innovative small and medium-scale enterprises with global potential.

What We Do

  • Connect Canadian SMEs with international business resources and expertise.
  • Improve the effectiveness of the support ecosystem for Canadian businesses involved in markets abroad.
  • Engage Schulich’s student, alumni, and faculty in support of Canadian SMEs with international ambitions.
  • Provide thought leadership on critical issues in international business.
  • Develop the next generation of Canadian global business champions through Schulich’s academic programs and initiatives.

Our Competitive Advantage

  • Connecting the resources of the entire business support ecosystem including but not limited to all levels of government, the private sector, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), foreign governments and international agencies.
  • Agnostic with respect to industry sector and geography. We can connect to resources that will provide the user with the best results for the lowest opportunity cost in terms of finance, time, executive focus and effort.
  • Our connection with “Canada’s Global Business School” provides access to:
    • 80 partnerships with leading business schools
    • Over 300 corporate partners across the globe
    • An overseas campus in Hyderabad, India and satellite centers in Brazil, China, India, Mexico, and South Korea
    • An alumni network exceeding 30,000 based in over 90 countries worldwide.

Founding Members

We acknowledge the support and patronage of our founding members:

Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario

Export Development Canada (EDC)

Royal Bank of Canada


Our Team

Executive Team

Atipol Bhanich Supapol

Executive Director

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Douglas Kennedy

RBC Managing Director

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Fiona Woticky

Business Development Analyst

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Schulich Associate

Dr. Minerva Cernea

Assistant Director, Internships and Corporate Relations, IMBA Program

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Associated Faculty

Dr. Stephen Weiss

Alan C. Middleton

Kee-Hong Bae

Preet S. Aulakh

Yigang Pan

Eileen Fischer

Bernard M. Wolf

Anoop Madhok

Justin Tan

Alexandra Campbell

Matthias Kipping

Theodore Peridis

Irene Henriques

David Johnston

Charles J. McMillan

Douglas Cumming

Tom Wesson

Joyce Zemans, C.M.

Moren Levesque

Student Associates

Anshika Ahuja

Contact Us:

4700 Keele Street
Toronto, ON
M3J 1P3
Email: cge@schulich.yorku.ca
Phone: 416-736-2100, Ext. 55075