Strategic Management – Social Business and Enterprise


Are you interested in a meaningful career that will advance positive social change? The Strategic Management—Social Business & Enterprise concentration will help you develop a strategic mindset to tackle pressing issues facing society.

Today, more and more businesses are heeding the call to address grand challenges like climate change, gender and racial inequality, and poverty. McGill’s Social Business & Enterprise concentration will challenge you to reconceptualize strategy development and implementation with a focus on the environment, economic development, corporate social responsibility, and social impact.

As a Social Business & Enterprise student, you’ll develop a comprehensive set of management skills, encompassing cross-sectoral collaboration and social entrepreneurship. The concentration complements concentrations and majors in other Management areas, adding a holistic and integrated perspective.


Social Business and Enterprise graduates find work in NGOs, international organizations such as those affiliated with the UN, social enterprises, government agencies, and consulting and corporate social responsibility fields. In addition, for-profit businesses are also seeking to hire graduates who want to make a difference in society.

You could become a professional:

  • Policy analyst
  • Lobbyist
  • Investment Advisor
  • Marketing Research Assistant
  • Public Relations Coordinator


The Faculty’s innovative programs and historic reputation for excellence continue to attract the most prominent professors from around the globe.

Related majors

Strategic Management – Social Business and Enterprise is an excellent complement to majors that focus primarily on profitability. The concentration sensitizes students to a broader set of impacts and contextualizes business activity within its social and physical environment.

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For this program, you'll need to apply to the Desautels Faculty of Management

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