Yuri Taira teaches in the Bcom program at University Canada West. She has years of work experience with Fortune 500 companies including Mazda Motor Corporation and AOL Japan. As a business consultant, Yuri had coached TPS (Toyota Production System), TPS (Toyota Problem Solving), 5S and Lean Methodology to executives in Fortune 500 companies in Canada and Japan.
Yuri is a Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultant (RCIC), as well as a Certified Career Development Practitioner (CCDP) of British Columbia. As Managing Director of an immigration and career consulting firm in Vancouver, she has helped hundreds of people start new lives in Canada.
Yuri earned her Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the Sauder School of Business at the University of British Columbia and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Konan University in Japan.