Technology in Business Education

Technology in Business Education


The exponential growth of technology demands rapid curriculum updates to keep business education current and relevant. In line with the Lam Family College of Business's vision “to be a leader in advancing transformative change globally and locally [by building] an inclusive place to learn, teach, create, innovate, and work,” the Technology in Business Education initiative has a mission to support the faculty’s activities in technology integration in the business curriculum.

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San Francisco State University has been an active participant in the SUGAR Network community since 2017. The SUGAR Network is a global innovation platform that brings together corporate partners with students from over 25 universities representing 4 continents. It enables students to form inter-culture, multidisciplinary teams to prototype and test innovative solutions on real design challenges posed by international corporate sponsors.

The Lam-Larsen Technology in Business Education initiative proudly supported the 2022 SFSU SUGAR project in partnership with Ripple and the Warsaw University of Technology (WUT). San Francisco State University also co-hosted the SUGAR Expo Event in 2022. Our team included: Abby Hadidian (Finance), Gelvin Escueta (Information Systems), Alex Chau (Computer Science), and Sarai Aguayo (Marketing/Design).

The Lam-Larsen Technology in Business Education Initiative is proud to be a sponsor of 2022 SF Hacks event took place in March 11-13, 2022. SF Hacks is a student-run organization that organize San Francisco’s largest Collegiate Hackathon. This year, it attracted over 500 RSVPed hackers from 26 different countries. About 50 final projects were submitted for judging. And over 1,000 members joined their Discord group. Over the three day Hackathon event, two LFCoB students collaborated with their international teammates closely and implemented a solution that unites cybersecurity and sustainability, which are two important themes of the SF Hacks this year. Their team ResolvePractices won the “Major League Hacking: Most Creative Use of Twilio” Category at SF Hacks. The ResolvePractices consists of team members of Alexandra Power (LFCoB), Bethany Dickson (LFCoB), Sagnik Chatterjee (India), Rhea Shastri (India), and Hong Tran (Texas). They all received Twilio Swag Box and GameGo Console as prizes.



Nasser Shahrasbi
Associate Professor of Information Systems