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Mark Selman, Director of the Executive MBA in Aboriginal Business and Leadership at the Beedie School of Business.

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The following article was published in the April 2014 issue of SFU’s AQ Magazine. By Diane Luckow. Vancouver-based Taseko Mines has long proposed a $1.5 billion open-pit gold and copper mine in B.C.’s Cariboo. But the company continues to encounter significant opposition from the region’s First Nations, and the project’s future continues to hang in the balance.

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The following article was published in the Globe and Mail on November 5, 2013. It has taken a few detours, but Sheryl Fisher’s 20-year-long dream to earn a master-level business degree is coming true. A member of Squamish First Nation in British Columbia, the 44-year-old has worked since leaving high school and earned several college certificates, but none offered a path to a university degree. That route opened last year when she was accepted into […]

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The following article was published by The Vancouver Sun on October 1, 2013 By Mark Selman, Program Director, EMBA in Aboriginal Business and Leadership, Beedie School of Business. The biggest challenge and opportunity facing British Columbia is reconciliation, or the development of respectful relationships and equality between Aboriginal Peoples and the rest of British Columbians. This is not only a social and an ethical challenge and opportunity, it is also an economic challenge and opportunity […]

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The following is an excerpt from the full article published in The Globe and Mail on August 30, 2013. A professor at Simon Fraser University’s Beedie School of Business has been honoured for his work on aboriginal issues. Prof. Mark Selman developed Beedie’s executive MBA in aboriginal business and leadership in consultation with First Nation, Metis and Inuit leaders, with the program`s first class of 25 students scheduled to graduate in spring, 2015. The program, […]

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Mark Selman, director of the Executive MBA in Aboriginal Business and Leadership at Simon Fraser University’s Beedie School of Business, is the 2013 recipient of the Industry Council for Aboriginal Business (ICAB) award for Aboriginal Business Champion of the Year. The Aboriginal Business Champion award is given to a non-Aboriginal individual who exemplifies leadership and best practices in Aboriginal engagement and business relationship development. The honour is a part of the ICAB Recognition Awards, which […]

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The following article was first published by the Globe and Mail as a special information feature in the November 2012 issue of Report on Business Magazine. Since launching Canada’s first Executive MBA in 1968, Simon Fraser University’s School of Business has gained a reputation for program development that meets the shifting demands of an increasingly global marketplace, as well as for its world-class research. In 2011, the newly named Beedie School of Business built on […]

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The November issue of Report on Business Magazine, published by the Globe and Mail, features a 2-page feature on the thriving environment for global responsibility and sustainability that exists at SFU’s Beedie School of Business. The feature includes an interview with school Dean Daniel Shapiro, Glenn Sigurdson, Director of the Responsible Minerals Sector Initiative, as well as Mark Selman, Director of the EMBA in Aboriginal Business and Leadership. “Our aim is to be the connection […]

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The following article was published by The Vancouver Sun on June 23, 2012. Squamish Nation Chief Ian Campbell, like other aboriginal leaders across B.C., sees accelerated business opportunities as key to his com-munity’s future. To that end, the 39-year-old chief is one of several first nations leaders signing on for a new business degree pro-gram offered by Simon Fraser University’s Beedie School of Business. “I see this as an opportunity to develop skills in business […]

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As Canada reflects on National Aboriginal Day and a new era for Aboriginal peoples in the country, Simon Fraser University’s Beedie School of Business is moving quickly towards the September commencement of its Executive MBA in Aboriginal Business and Leadership. The program is one of many indicators that First Nations, Métis and Inuit people are entering a new era in which their communities and nations can return to prosperity. The new EMBA, the first of […]

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The following article was published by the Financial Post on March 27, 2012 as part of their MBA issue. BY MARY TERESA BITTI, FINANCIAL POST Jocelyn Ball knew she wanted to get her MBA sooner rather than later in order to give herself more control over her career. She also knew that she wanted to be able to hit the ground running after graduating. That’s why shortly after earning her undergraduate degree she joined the […]

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