MDIIM initiatives

At the Desautels Faculty of Management, MDIIM champions an integrated management approach that includes cross-disciplinary programs and the linking of teaching, research, and practice.


Thought Leadership

A series of programs to extend the thought leadership and research impact of Desautels faculty and students to the broader community. 

Symposium Series

Student Fellows Program



Social Economy

The Social Economy Initiative

A vehicle through which Desautels integrates social entrepreneurship and innovation more formally into its teaching, research, and outreach.

Study Options


Impact Internships


The Sustainability Initiative

A mechanism through which Desautels is integrating sustainable development more formally into its teaching, research, and outreach activities. 

Research and Practice

Study Options


Careers in Sustainability