Integrated Management Pedagogy
Traditional approaches to management education have been heavily criticized for being fragmented along narrow disciplinary lines, decontextualized and static, all of which contributes to an oversimplified and impractical view of managerial challenges.
The Dobson Centre is a hub for entrepreneurial activity at McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management and in the greater Montreal community. The aim of the Dobson Centre is to offer entrepreneurial education and provide resources that support and develop entrepreneurs. You’ll find a host of resources for students and entrepreneurs interested in entrepreneurship and an integrative education in management.
Desautels students have an extensive history of outreach initiatives which demonstrate outstanding leadership and dedication to creating positive change.
Conferences, Careers & Consulting Initiatives
Over one third of the Faculty’s professors teach and conduct research from a social or environmental perspective. The following Desautels centres and programs support research and teaching initiatives which address issues related to corporate social responsibility, social entrepreneurship, sustainability and/or non-profit management:
“Good business is more than the bottom line. It’s crucial to consider the effects of business on people, society, culture and the environment. Our greatest return on investment comes from the outstanding achievements and contributions of our students, professors and alumni—not just toward business, but toward the societies in which they live.”
We strive to integrate practical applications of management theory throughout the learning experience.
The Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Management (MDIIM)
The Institute’s mandate is to develop an integrated approach to management – one that breaks down disciplinary barriers, embraces multiple perspectives and encourages holistic, context-sensitive thinking a