François Therin - Africa Business School
Strategic Management, Entrepreneurship, Elearning, Higher Education
Grenoble Ecole de Management, Newcastle University, AACSB


Professor François Thérin has 25 years of progressive leadership experience in higher education in 6 different countries, including Dean’s and Director’s positions in Europe, South-East Asia and the Middle East, giving him direct exposure to the higher education landscape in these regions. François has worked in small and large universities and business schools. His areas of expertise are in strategic change, revenues generation, internationalisation (onshore and offshore), research optimisation, new programs development, and accreditations (national and international). He has consulting experience with business schools and UN agencies. François holds a Doctorate in Business Administration from Newcastle University (UK), an MPhil from IAE Aix-en-Provence (France) and a Master’s in Management from Toulouse Business School (France).


Handbook of research on Techno-Entrepreneurship
Gestion de l’innovation technologique

Business experiences in similar programs

Taught, developed and managed programs and courses in strategic management, technology and innovation management and entrepreneurship at under- and post-graduate levels, face-to-face and online.
Teaching experience in France, Australia, Poland, Malaysia, Russia, Singapore.
Creation of a Center for Techno-entrepreneurship.
Mentoring of start-up and SMEs founders.
Founder of a start-up.

Examples of companies for which (s)he has worked

Different high-tech start-ups in IT, Health, Services
UN agencies, Ministries and National Agencies