Cameron Welsh, BSc, BA, MBA

Cam Welsh

Senior Instructor

BTMA

Media contacts

Karen Perl-Pollard
Senior Communications Strategist, Haskayne School of Business

Office: +1.403.220.6153
Email: karen.perl.pollard@haskayne.ucalgary.ca

 

Background

Educational Background

B.A. Psychology, University of Calgary, 1990

B.S. Zoology, University of Calgary, 1986

M.B.A. Comm, Manag & Bus Admin, University of Calgary, 1994

Biography

Cameron is a senior instructor in the Business Technology Management area at the Haskayne School of Business. He has been teaching at Haskayne since 1999. Cameron has received a BSc (Zoology), BA (Psychology) and MBA from the University of Calgary. Cameron's profession experience includes being the founder and CEO of a family based business with interests in tourism, community-based marketing, and environmental management in the Crowsnest Pass in southwest Alberta.

During his career, Cameron has received numerous awards including four Haskayne service awards along with four case team coaching awards. His service awards include Dean’s Award for Outstanding Service Leadership for Faculty 2011-2013. He is the only faculty advisor to receive the Faculty Advisor of the Year at JDC West more than once (2012 and 2018) and has won back to back Best Coach awards at the Engineering Commerce Case Competition in 2016 and 2017.

Cameron is involved with numerous Haskayne undergraduate and graduate case competition teams. Teams he has coached include JDC West, Engineering Commerce Case Competition, Collegiate Ethics Case Competition, John Molson MBA International Case Competition, RSM Star, and the Ted Rogers Ethical Leadership Case Competition. He has seen his teams reach the podium many times and includes multiple podiums by teams at a few of the competitions. His coaching record includes 65 podiums, finals, or pool runner-ups across 97 teams since October 2015.

Cameron’s areas of research interest include the reporting of environmental and social corporate performance in resource-based and tourism organizations. This interest extends the collection of the data and creation of systems to support performance reporting and knowledge management in the environmental management area. He latest interests involve developing an understanding of what makes a high performing student team. Cameron’s work has been published in the Journal of Sustainable Tourism and the Journal of Organizational Change Management. Cameron and his co-author Irene Herrremans received the Best Paper in Entrepreneurial Theory Award at the 14th Annual Conference of the Canadian Council for Small Business and Entrepreneurship.

Cameron is the vice president of the Crowsnest Forest Stewardship Society and been a member of numerous Castle Special Places Working Groups. He is also a member of IIBA. In his spare time, he enjoys fly-fishing, hiking, road and mountain biking, and photography.

Fernanda Lorenzetti Alves, HengXing Ma, Cameron Welsh, and Irene Herremans (2016) Enbridge Looking Towards the Future, Ivey Publishing, 2016 February

Baltzan, P, and Cameron Welsh (2015). Business Driven Information Systems, 4th Canadian Edition, McGraw-Hill Ryerson, Whitby, ON.

Baltzan, P, Brian Detlor, and Cameron Welsh (2012). Business Driven Information Systems, 3rd Canadian Edition, McGraw-Hill Ryerson, Whitby, ON.

Welsh, Cameron. (2006) Treadsoftly – An Environmental Education Company Inc. – The Environment and the Business of Backcountry Tours, Part 1 Understanding Stakeholder Issues in Herremans, I.M., Cases in Sustainable Tourism an Experiential Approach to Decision Making, Haworth Press, Binghamton, NY.

Welsh, Cameron and Robin E Reid. (2006) Treadsoftly – An Environmental Education Company Inc. – The Environment and the Business of Backcountry Tours, Part 2 Creating Environmental Controls in Herremans, I.M., Cases in Sustainable Tourism an Experiential Approach to Decision Making, Haworth Press, Binghamton, NY.

Welsh, Cameron and Irene M. Herremans. (2001) Developing and Implementing the Company's Eco-tourism Mission Statement: Treadsoftly Revisited. Journal of Sustainable Tourism. 9(1).

Research

Areas of Research

Sustainability, Experiential Learning

Courses

Course number Course title Semester
BTMA 459 Decision Support Application Development using VBA Programming Fall 2021
MGST 217 Introduction to Business Analytics Fall 2021
MGST 359.1 Selected Topics in Management (Business Case Studies) Fall 2021
MSGT 667.5 Directed Masters Study in Management Studies (JMMBAICC Case Team Prep) Fall 2021
BTMA 465 Enterprise Systems Winter 2022

Awards

  • Best Coach, Engineering Commerce Case Competition. 2017
  • Faculty Member Superior Service Award, Haskayne Student Association and Commerce Undergraduate Society. 2018
  • JDC West Faculty Advisor of the Year, JDC West. 2018
  • Best Coach, Engineering Commerce Case Competition. 2016
  • Dean's Award for Outstanding Service Leadership, Haskayne School of Business. 2014
  • Faculty Member Superior Service Award, 2013
  • JDC West Faculty Advisor of the Year, JDC West. 2012
  • Faculty Member Superior Service Award, 2011
  • Best Paper in Entreprenerial Theory, 1997
  • JDC West Faculty Advisor of the Year, JDC West. 2021

Publications