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Simon Berge

Business Chair of Co-operative Enterprises


Simon Berge ©UWinnipeg
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Department:

Business and Administration

Fields:

  • Business
  • Social Issues
  • Sustainability
  • Urban Planning / Community Planning
  • Co-operatives

Areas of Expertise:

  • Co-operative Businesses
  • Finance
  • Rural Studies
  • Social Inequality

Languages Spoken:

  • English

Available To:

  • Appear on radio or TV
  • Appear as a public speaker
  • Provide comment to media
  • Write articles
  • Discuss research with industry, government, and others

About:

As part of the Business and Administration Department in the Faculty of Business and Economics at The University of Winnipeg, Dr. Simon Berge holds the Business Chair of Co-operative Enterprises.

The mandate for the Business Chair is to increase the awareness of the co-operative business model by introducing new courses focused on co-operative business practice. A specialization in co-operative business practices will be offered as part of the Bachelors of Business Administration Degree at UWinnipeg.

Berge completed his PhD at the University of Guelph studying co-operatives as an alternative distribution system for local food and community development. He also holds a MBA in Finance from McMaster University.


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