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Introductory Indigenous Business & Economic Development - Online

Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, Online/Digital Deadline: November 16, 2021 - January 18, 2022
Building effective economic policy will help achieve more successful, sustainable, and self-determined economic activity in Indigenous communities. In this program, examine the fundamental issues of governance, institutions, and the roles of Indigenous leaders to strategically plan, create, and promote economic policy. Having determined these foundations, the program will shift focus to the realities of doing business with Indigenous communities, Indigenous-owned companies and institutions, and individual Indigenous entrepreneurs.

*Financial Aid available.

Program Dates: February 8 - 11, 2022
Registration Deadline: January 18, 2022
Learn more and register online: https://bit.ly/3clnBHa

Introductory Leading Teams: Governance for Indigenous Councils and Boards - Online

Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, Online/Digital Deadline: November 16, 2021 - January 25, 2022
Indigenous leaders, directors and managers are faced with increasingly complex issues, accelerated change, and new ways of doing business. They are also finding new and creative ways to move beyond standard Western models of governance to embrace culturally grounded models of Indigenous governance.

This introductory program will explore the structure and management of a governing body for maximum efficiency and effectiveness, with particular focus on building solid foundations for Indigenous governance that are rooted in Indigenous culture.

*Financial Aid available.

Program Dates: February 15 - 18, 2022
Registration Deadline: January 25, 2022
Learn more and register online: https://bit.ly/2YRXSTq

Introductory Establishing Indigenous Institutions of Governance - Online

Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, Online/Digital Deadline: November 16, 2021 - February 15, 2022
During this period of rights recognition, Indigenous peoples are implementing self-government as an exercise of self-determination. Establishing strong and appropriate institutions of governance is an essential part of self-government. Nations that establish effective and culturally appropriate institutions are politically and economically more powerful and better equipped to take action to improve the lives of their citizens. There are lessons to be learned from the experiences of Nations that are actively rebuilding and new tools being developed to support nation rebuilding. In this program, participants will be shown practical ways to help rebuild their own Indigenous institutions of governance based on …

Introductory Wise Practices in Indigenous Leadership - Online

Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, Online/Digital Deadline: November 16, 2021 - March 01, 2022
This program renews our relationship with wise practices at this time of great change for humanity. We will activate community wisdom through case studies from our local and global interspace, deepen critical skills, reawaken gifts, and re-envision what leaders need to thrive while living wholistically into responsibilities, inherent wellbeing, and abundance.

Participants will have the opportunity to bring the Wise Practice Indigenous Leadership model to life in their roles and organizations while taking a personal and professional leadership journey. This program will create a space to regenerate and vision while expanding roots of identity, knowledge, and cultural values within each …