As the five Indigenous communities in the remote Sahtu region of the Northwest Territories work towards self-government, they have a pressing need to build leadership capacity in their community members. In order to accomplish this goal, they invited Mary-Anne Neal, Associate Faculty School of Business, to conduct a needs assessment and perhaps find ways to raise academic standards, improve literacy and increase pride in the Dene heritage.
Posted March 3, 2020 by Heather Hachigian Rob Mittelman
In an era defined by climate crisis and inequality, businesses and investors are increasingly recognizing the need for more inclusive and environmentally sustainable markets to drive long-term value creation. But short-term pressures prevent the private sector from leading this transformation on its own.
Not only is 2020 the beginning of a new year, but it is also the beginning of a new decade. This is a time of change on a multitude of fronts. The world is facing unprecedented social, political, and environmental challenges, the post-secondary education sector is experiencing significant stress caused by technological advancements and demographic shifts, and the world of work is evolving more quickly than most of us are prepared for.