Beedie professor Mark Selman honoured by Industry Council for Aboriginal Business

Sep 03, 2013

The following is an excerpt from the full article published in The Globe and Mail on August 30, 2013.

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Beedie professor Mark Selman was honoured with the Aboriginal Business Champion of the Year award from the Industry Council for Aboriginal Business (ICAB) for his work on aboriginal issues.

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, a combination of in-class and distance learning, is designed for managers and entrepreneurs of aboriginal ancestry as well as non-natives who want to improve their capacity to work with aboriginal communities.

Prof. Selman received his “business champion” award from the Industry Council for Aboriginal Business, which honours a non-aboriginal who demonstrates leadership and best practices in aboriginal engagement and business relationship development, according to a press release from Beedie.

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