Deborah Wickins

 Deborah Wickins
Associate Director, TELUS MBA


Deborah Wickins is Associate Director of the TELUS MBA Program at the Gustavson School of Business, overseeing all aspects of program development and delivery. Deborah has more than 25 years of teaching, administrative, and consulting experience, having previously served as the MBA Program Director at UVic; the Executive Director, MBA Program at Royal Roads University; and the Programs Manager of the International Hotel Management programs at Royal Roads University. She has taken part in the design and development of several new academic degree programs, starting from the initial proposal stage through to Ministry approval and program delivery.

Concurrent with administrative responsibilities, Deborah teaches writing and research skills, consulting skills, and entrepreneurship. At UVic, she has taught in the BCom, MBA, and Master of Global Business (MGB) programs, and has supervised and been a committee member for many Capstone Projects in the MBA and MGB programs. She has also had the privilege of designing and delivering academic programs in many overseas locations, including Mexico, France, Iran, Dubai, and Romania.