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    Course length

    18 contact hours

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    Course fees

    Pricing subject to change without notice

Course details

Learning outcomes

Upon completion of this course, you should be able to:

  • know and use appropriate terminology in a business context, distinguish between the three groups of Aboriginal peoples in Canada, and discuss the implications of these legal categories and other definitions in business communications
  • know the essentials to working collaboratively with Indigenous peoples and demonstrate cultural competency in a variety of business situations
  • analyse perspectives, cases, proposals, and other standard business documents to make relevant connections between the past and the present landscape of Indigenous business
  • provide viable business solutions that take into consideration Indigenous perspectives and practices, available government programs, gaps in the law, responses in the media, and adaptive approaches Indigenous people have used successfully in forging their own pathways to support their entrepreneurs, businesses, and community economic development
  • assess needs, opportunities, constraints, and limitations unique to business involving First Nations, Métis, and Inuit and make sound recommendations for a client or employer (Indigenous or non-Indigenous) looking to set up a new business, solve a business problem, or seek a competitive advantage
  • identify what kinds of employment, capacity-building, benefits, and improvements Indigenous peoples might seek in a business deal
  • analyse corporate strategic and guiding documents, as well as corporate culture to identify risks and opportunities, as well as make recommendations on priority areas for reconciliation in business and economics

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Extended Education
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University of Manitoba (Fort Garry campus)
Winnipeg, MB R3T 2N2 Canada

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