Labs Manager and Program Leader, Technology, Media and Professional Programs
Faid Saffou, BSc, joined UBC Continuing Studies in 1994 as a lab technician. His role was focused on supporting the teaching facilities, including computer labs, audio-visual and backend server support. He was later promoted to a managerial position.
Faid recently combined his passion for IT and education and accepted a new split role as a lab manager and program leader with Technology, Media and Professional Programs at UBC Continuing Studies. His portfolio includes the Network Systems and Security Professional certificate program and all IT industry vendor certification courses. He also manages and administers all current IT academy memberships which include Microsoft, VMware and CompTIA.
With his extensive IT background, Faid hopes to continue to enhance industry tie-ins and expand the IT offerings to provide courses that serve the current demand and future skills needed for IT professionals.
Location: 800 Robson Street, Vancouver, BC Canada V6Z 3B7