Experiential learning at Desautels

At Desautels we ensure an outstanding learning experience for all students through high-impact programs that provide access to experiential learning and build foundational skills in critical and creative thinking and problem-solving.

Brazil Study Abroad Program

Brazil Study Abroad Program

Brazil Study Abroad is a Summer School Program that is part of the McGill Faculty of Management's overall international orientation. Students can earn credits from McGill University while experiencing life and learning about business in Latin America.

Israel Study Trip

The course consists of a collaborative study trip between the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University and the Adelson School of Entrepreneurship at IDC Herzliya. This course forms part of the curriculum for the McGill-Israel Entrepreneurship Program (funded by the Gerald Schwartz & Heather Reisman Foundation).

Hot Cities of the World Tour

Hot Cities of the World Tour

Hot Cities of the World Tour is an annual trip allowing Desautels students to experience firsthand the world economies of tomorrow. This one-of-a-kind trip takes students out of the traditional classroom setting and right into the hotbeds of economics, commerce, culture, finance, and national competitiveness.


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Integrated Management Student Fellows Program

Working with Desautels faculty, the Integrated Management Student Fellowship Program provides an opportunity for students to hone practical research and partnership development skills through paid experiential learning.

SEI Impact Internship Program

SEI Impact Internship Program

Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Management (MDIIM): The SEI IIP pairs McGill's top undergraduate students with social-purpose organizations (non-profits and social enterprises) for ten weeks over the spring and summer months. The aim of SEI IIP is that the internships contribute to social impact and positive social change.


McGill Lean Startup Program

McGill Lean Startup Program

McGill Dobson Centre for Entrepreneurship's Lean Startup Program is a hands-on program that immerses student teams by having them test their business ideas and hypotheses outside the classroom. Inside the classroom, it deliberately trades off lecture time for student/teaching team interaction.

McGill Not-For-Profit-Consulting

McGill Not-For-Profit Consulting

The MNFPC program began in 2008 with the idea that students should have the opportunity to apply lessons from the classroom to the real world. To earn credit towards their degree and give back to the community, McGill management students are paired with professional consultants to identify and implement projects that enhance the operations of local not-for-profit organizations.


Student-Led Initiatives

Desautels students have an extensive history of outreach initiatives which demonstrate outstanding leadership and dedication to creating positive change.


MMA Students at Google Headquarters

McGill MMA(EXP)

As core to the Masters in Management in Analytics (MMA) program, the EXP Analytics Consulting module has students working alongside industry professionals over a 10-month period solving a significant Data & Analytics problem, aimed to boost the client’s top or bottom lines.

Desautels Capital Management (DCM)

Desautels Capital Management (DCM)

Established in 2009, Desautels Capital Management Inc. is Canada’s first university-owned, student-run registered investment firm. DCM currently manages three funds that are managed by the Honours in Investment Management students in the BCom program as well as MMF students


Desautels Management Achievement Awards (DMAA)

Desautels Management Achievement Awards (DMAA)

The DMAA honours Canadian business leaders who have made significant and valuable contributions to the Canadian economy and way of life, through their success in business and involvement in the community.

More about the DMAA and past events

Desautels Business Conference on Sustainability

Desautels Business Conference on Sustainability

The essence of the Desautels Business Conference on Sustainability (DBCS) is to explore the impacts and opportunities of sustainability in business. DBCS is an annual conference, which targets some of the brightest students from universities across North America to gather a multilateral perspective on issues related to sustainability.


Case Competitions & Challenges

Learn more about Desautels students' winning records as well as the challenges hosted by the Faculty.

Desautels Graduate Management Challenge

Desautels Graduate Management Challenge

The DGMC brings together MBA students from top universities across Canada to tackle real business problems faced by companies today.

McGill International Portfolio Challenge

McGill International Portfolio Challenge

MIPC is the pioneer of case competitions that target pensions, innovative portfolio design, and institutional asset management.


Coronavirus (COVID-19)

For the latest information on McGill University's response to COVID-19, please visit the Coronavirus Information website.

For Desautels specific updates please visit our COVID-19 FAQ page.

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