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Asper Center

About the Asper Center

The Asper Center for Global Entrepreneurship serves as Brandeis IBS’ platform to examine and understand the key trends affecting entrepreneurship across cultures and borders. It provides a diverse range of learning experiences through courses, seminars and conferences, internships, business plan competitions, field visits, and meetings with global entrepreneurs.

About Leonard J. Asper, '86

The center was established by Leonard J. Asper '86, the current CEO of Fight Network and the former president of CanWest Global Communications, Canada's largest media conglomerate. He led efforts in 2004 to create the Asper Forum and the Asper Award for Global Entrepreneurship, presented to an entrepreneur who achieves outstanding success in the global marketplace through creative marketing and business strategies.