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Indigenous Business and Entrepreneurship


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30 Hours




Start Dates

January 29, 2023

Registration Deadlines

December 30, 2023

About this microcredential

This microcredential introduces you to Indigenous peoples’ collective histories which outlines a rich heritage of trade prior to and during colonization which helped to form Canada’s economic base. It will overview the challenges for Indigenous Businesses and Entrepreneurs. This microcredential is part of the Indigenous Leadership Applied Certificate consisting of eight courses: Leadership Principles, Coaching and Teambuilding for Leaders, Indigenous Leadership and Resilience, Indigenous Business and Entrepreneurship, Management Principles, Business Management, Managerial Skills, and Supervisory Skill. Apply to graduate when all eight courses are successfully completed.

What will you learn?

You will learn about key concepts of Indigenous economic development, barriers for Indigenous businesses and entrepreneurs face, and strategies for mutual success.

How does this prepare you for the low carbon economy?

You will learn about the challenenges Indigeous entrepreneurs experience thus creating an understanding that will support business development in a low carbon green economy.