Dr. Vance Gough

Faculty Member

Dr. Vance Gough


Research interests included optimal teaching methods to create higher entrepreneurial intention, and peer-influence on post-secondary students decision to start new ventures.


MGMT 6910

Designing Business, Summer 2021

ENTR 2500

Creativity and Entrepreneurial Thinking SS, Spring 2021

ENTR 2500

Creativity and Entrepreneurial Thinking SS, Spring 2021

MGMT 6910

Designing Business, Spring 2021

ENTR 4300

The Art of the Pitch, Spring 2021


Gough, Vance , Global Consortium for Entrepreneurship Centers 2017 Annual Conference, "Optimal teaching practices that influence entrepreneurial intentions", GCEC, Halifax, NS, CANADA. (October, 2017)
Gough, Vance , Innovation of Teaching Methods and Means in the Global Internet Times, "Engaged Learning in Entrepreneurship Education", Shanghai Normal University, Shanghai, China. (November, 2016)
Gough, Vance , Doctoral Defence, "Teaching Practices that Optimize Entrepreneurial Intention", Werklund School of Education, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, CANADA. (April 5, 2016)
Gough, Vance (Presenter & Author), Robinson, Peter (Author Only), Utah Academy of Sciences, "Optimal Teaching Methods for Entrepreneurship Education", Westminster College, Salt Lake City, UT. (March 10, 2016)
Gough, Vance (Presenter & Author), United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship, "Improving Entrepreneurial Intentions_ Optimal Teaching Methods", San Diego State University, San Diego, California. (January 12, 2016)
Gough, Vance (Presenter & Author), Spring Meeting, "Expanding and growing your business", Lehi Chamber of Commerce, Talons Cove Golf Club. (April 7, 2015)

Scholarly/Creative Works

Robinson, Peter B, Gough, Vance , (2020) "The Right Stuff_ Defining and Influencing the Entrepreneurial Mind Set" (Issue: 2, vol. 23). London, United Kingdom WC1A 2SE: Journal of Entrepreneurship Education; Arden Vol. 23, Iss. 2, (2020): 1-16.. www.abacademies.org/journals/journal-of-entrepreneurship-education-home.html
Gough, Vance , (2019) "Relationships Between Entrepreneurial Attitudes and Intentions in an Experiential Education" (Issue: 2, vol. 18). Orem, Utah: Journal of Business Inquiry. https://journals.uvu.edu/index.php/jbi/article/view/293
Josien, Laurent , Gough, Vance , Robinson, Pete , (2017) "Teaching Entrepreneurship using “The Challenge”" (Issue: Special Issue 1, vol. 2). Normal, IL: Experiential Entrepreneurship Exercises Journal.
Gough, Vance , (2016) "Teaching Practices that Optimize Entrepreneurial Intention" . Calgary, AB: University of Calgary.
Legg, David , Gough, Vance , (2012) "Calgary Flames_ a case study in an entrepreneurial sport franchise" (Issue: 1, vol. 4). Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU): International Journal of Entrepreneurial Venturing.
Gough, Vance , (2008) "Building a Dream - A Canadian Guide to Starting your own Business - Creative Thinking" (Issue: Seventh). Toronto, ON: McGraw-Hill Ryerson.


Sam Walton Fellow

Enactus USA - May, 2015

For serving as a Faculty Advisor for Enactus

Canadian Forces Decoration

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II - Government of Canada - August, 2014

Canadian Forces Decoration (with Clasp)

Government of Canada - July, 2014

The Canadian Forces Decoration (with Clasp) (post-nominal letters "CD") is a Canadian award bestowed upon members of the Canadian Forces who have completed 22 years of honourable military service.

Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth - Government of Canada - October, 2012

Created in 2012 to mark the 60th anniversary of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s accession to the Throne as Queen of Canada. This medal served to honour significant contributions and achievements by Canadians.

Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II - Government of Canada - October, 2012

Champion Award

Student Association of Mount Royal University - May 14, 2010

To recognize the contributions and dedication of faculty or staff members who are dedicated to enhancing the quality of life of students at MRU.