Initiatives and Institutes

The McGill Desautels Faculty of Management is committed to applying principles of EDI, sustainability, collaboration, and innovation throughout our programs and experiences for student, staff and faculty. Featured below are Institutes and Initiatives established to support the Faculty’s current and developing areas of strategic priorities.

Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Management

Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Management (MDIIM)

MDIIM promotes an integrated approach to management education, incorporating economic, social, and ecological concerns beyond business through cross-disciplinary teaching, research integration, experiential leadership development, and outreach initiatives. 



Delve is a thought leadership platform that showcases the latest management thinking. It offers podcasts, articles, and videos featuring our faculty, researchers, and industry leaders presenting new concepts to help decision-makers across sectors.


Equity, Diversity & Inclusion

Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI)

McGill Desautels aims to create an inclusive and respectful environment for everyone to thrive. Discover more about our projects, activities, and initiatives that promote a welcoming culture for all staff and students.

Laidley Centre for Business Ethics

Laidley Centre for Business Ethics and Equity

The Laidley Centre for Business Ethics and Equity is the University’s central hub in support of ethical decision-making in business. The Centre aims to promote ethical business practices through research, teaching (Academic Integrity), and community connections.




Dedicated to integrating sustainable development/sustainability into management education, through programs, research, operations, University and community partnerships, to prepare future leaders for tomorrow's realities.

Sustainable Growth Initiative

Sustainable Growth Initiative (SGI)

SGI is a cross-faculty partnership that connects researchers, industry, policymakers, and students to develop practical solutions for sustainable growth challenges and promote socially and environmentally sustainable practices for businesses.


Innovation & Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship & Innovation

Innovation and entrepreneurship are themes forged within McGill Desautels’ programs with dedicated initiatives and centers that provide practical guidance and experience. These efforts are building a community of business innovators within the Faculty, city, and beyond.

McGill Dobson Centre for Entrepreneurship

McGill Dobson Centre for Entrepreneurship

The McGill Dosbon Centre for Entrepreneurship is an internationally-recognized hub for entrepreneurship, offering all-inclusive support programs with mentorship, networking and additional resources for entrepreneurs seeking to develop their startups at any stage.


AI and Advanced Digital Technologies

Managing Disruption: Analytics, Advanced Digital Technologies and AI (AAAI)

AAAI promotes the use and research of managing disruption, such as analytics, advanced digital technologies and AI, to provide practical insights for business and management applications through academic research, teaching activities, and intra- and inter-university collaborations.

Additional research centres at McGill Desautels

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