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MDIIM initiatives

At the Desautels Faculty of Management, MDIIM champions an integrated management pedagogy that includes cross-disciplinary teaching and the linking of teaching, research, and practice. Learn more about this pedagogy.

Another aspect of integrated management at Desautels involves the advancement of MDIIM’s thematic priorities. The following are MDIIM initiatives that relate or correspond to the integration of different types of value:

The Social Economy Initiative (SEI)

The Social Economy Initiative

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

Sustainability Initiative

The Sustainability Initiative

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

Health Initiative

The Health Initiative

A program through which Desautels is integrating its diverse health issues’ teaching, research, and outreach activities. Learn more


Faculty Fellows Program

Faculty Fellows Program

A program that provides incentive and support for faculty members to integrate MDIIM’s thematic priorities into their research and teaching. Learn more

Student Associates Program

Student Associates Program

A program designed to integrate Desautels students into the process of designing and implementing innovative teaching, research, and outreach initiatives. Learn more

Integrated Management Student Projects Fund

Integrated Management Student Projects Fund

A funding mechanism to support and empower students in their own integrated management initiatives. Learn more