Sydney – For the first time post-secondary students are being invited to submit case studies in a contest that focuses on aboriginal business. In an effort to increase the number of case studies focused on Aboriginal business, Cape Breton University’s (CBU) Purdy Crawford Chair in Aboriginal Business Studies (Purdy Crawford Chair) has launched an Aboriginal business case writing contest.
“Cases with a strict focus on Aboriginal businesses are certainly not common in mainstream business education,” says Dr. Keith Brown, Vice-President of International and Aboriginal Affairs at CBU, and current holder of the Purdy Crawford Chair in Aboriginal Business Studies. “One of the goals of the Purdy Crawford Chair is to promote interest among Canada’s Aboriginal people in the study of business at the post-secondary level, but currently there are not a lot of options for study that involve the thriving, dynamic Aboriginal businesses that we know are out there.”
The contest not only serves to increase the number of Aboriginal business case studies that are available at the post-secondary level, but high quality submissions may be considered for publication in the Aboriginal business textbook that is currently being developed by the Purdy Crawford Chair.
“This is a chance for Aboriginal business students to learn and grow as they research and write the study, but also for them to see their name and work in the first textbook of i ...
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