澳门新葡新京官方网站 to deliver world’s first custom MBA in 土著 Reconciliation

Peter B. 古斯塔夫森商学院

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澳门新葡新京官方网站的Peter B. 古斯塔夫森商学院 is set to co-create and deliver the world’s first custom MBA in 土著 Reconciliation. This reflects the university’s commitment to build strong partnerships with local 社区 social service agencies that are working in harmony to support 土著 Peoples, listen to the needs of communities and rectify past injustices.

MBA, which will be developed in partnership with the BC Association of Aboriginal Friendship Centres (BCAAFC), 今天推出的8美元.4-million 资金 announcement by the Ministry of Social Development and Poverty Reduction that will create an action framework to integrate 和解 into 社区 social services. MBA program will also draw on 资金 from BCAAFC and Indspire, an 土著 national charity that invests in the education of First Nations, 因纽特人和Métis人.

We are honoured by the invitation to collaborate on this unique program. 这个MBA课程将为社会服务领域的领导者提供装备, 政府 and nonprofits to meaningfully advance 和解 in their organizations and across our broader society.

扫罗克莱因, dean of 澳门新葡新京官方网站的古斯塔夫森商学院

MBA in 土著 Reconciliation will support 澳门新葡新京官方网站’s commitment and actions on truth, 尊重与和解, and developing new pathways for 土著 students to higher education. It joins programs such as 澳门新葡新京官方网站’s 土著 language revitalization education and the world’s first JD/JID, 澳门新葡新京官方网站’s joint degree in 土著 legal orders and Canadian common law, 它于2022年6月毕业于第一届.

的 澳门新葡新京官方网站 reflects on the injustices created by colonial policies and practices and is committed to offering programs that meet the needs of the local 土著 communities. MBA in 土著 Reconciliation is a powerful example of the critically important programming that is achievable when we follow the Hul’qumi’num teaching Ts’its’uwatul’ tseep (to help each other or working together). Congratulations to the partners and scholars who worked together to make this MBA possible.

Qwul’sih’yah’maht Robina托马斯, 澳门新葡新京官方网站’s vice-president 土著

遵循封闭式招生模式, students in the program will be selected by BCAAFC and the provincial 政府. 来自非营利组织, 社会服务和政府部门, cohorts will be intentionally designed to include 土著 and non-土著 participants.

Reconciliation is a lens for everyone to look through. This program brings together 土著 and non-土著 professionals to learn from each other about their cultures and build a shared understanding of and commitment to 和解 that can be designed in the classroom and immediately put into action in students’ organizations and communities.

布伦特Mainprize, teaching professor at 澳门新葡新京官方网站的古斯塔夫森商学院

In 2019, the 古斯塔夫森商学院 was invited by BCAAFC to develop a unique program focused on social innovation. 的 3 c的挑战, 全省青年创业行动, engaged 土著 youth in creating 业务es uniting the three Cs: 社区, 文化和现金. 的 challenge saw more than 700 entrepreneurs under the age of 30 participate in its 社区-based 培训 workshops and mentorship program from 2019 to 2021.

“It is a true honour to have the opportunity to co-design another unique, forward-thinking innovation from BCAAFC Executive Director Leslie Varley,”Mainprize补充道.

Gustavson has previously co-created an internationally award-winning customization of its MBA in Sustainable Innovation, setting the framework for BCAAFC and the provincial 政府’s vision to come to life in the MBA in 土著 Reconciliation, 预计将于2023年春季发射. 的se programs reflect 澳门新葡新京官方网站’s commitment to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, particularly ones that seek to end poverty and hunger and to promote healthy lives and well-being, 以及包容和优质的教育.

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Sasha Milam (Gustavson Communications) at 250-516-2611 or bizcomm@thescholarsroom.com

Jennifer Kwan (大学 Communications + Marketing) at 250-721-7641 or researchcomm@thescholarsroom.com

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关键词: 社区, 土著, 业务, 殖民主义, 社区, 资金, 政府, 土著, 行业合作伙伴, 和解, 副总裁土著

人: Robina托马斯, 扫罗克莱因, 布伦特Mainprize


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