Tamar Milne is a core member of UBC Sauder’s responsible business teaching team, having designed and delivered many of the school’s sustainability, ethics, and social entrepreneurship courses. With a focus on applied and experiential learning, Tamar draws on her two decades of management roles in marketing, communications, sales, and sustainability to prepare her students to lead responsibly in their fields. She has been recognized with a number of innovation and teaching awards, including the 2017/2018 Sauder Alumni Talking Stick Award; the 2016 Commerce Undergraduate Society’s Teaching Award; and the 2012/13 UBC Killam Teaching Prize. Tamar believes in business as a force for good and has served as Chair of UBC Sauder’s Sustainability and Ethics Group and as a Teaching and Learning Fellow with UBC’s University Sustainability Initiative.
Since joining Sauder in 2007, Tamar has developed a broad portfolio of courses across all degree programs. In the BCom program, she has taught COMM 101 Business Fundamentals, COMM 296 Introduction to Marketing, COMM 463 Public Relations, COMM 465 Marketing Management, COMM 468 Marketing Applications, COMM 484 Sustainability Marketing, and 485 Social Enterprise. In the Bachelor + Master of Management dual degree program, she has taught COMM 120 Business Immersion. And in the MBA/IMBA program, Tamar has taught BA 560 Ethics & Sustainability, BAEN 580A Social Entrepreneurship, BASD 504 Environmental Marketing, BAMA 500 Marketing Strategy, and BAMA 515 Strategic Management of Services. She has also taught Marketing and Marketing Research in the Aboriginal Management Program of the Ch’nook Initiative.