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Master of Science - Social Innovation Management

HEC Montreal
Program overview
16-24 months
Full time/part time
Master's degree
Scholarships available
French
Start dates
Montreal
Fall

Montreal
Spring

Program description

Master of Science - Social Innovation Management

Do you want to help build more just, more sustainable and more united societies? Give yourself the means to intervene in the management of organizations where we share these values or to design your own social innovation project.

*Please note this course is only available in French. Proof of French proficiency at an advanced level is required for admission

Admission requirements

Language Requirements

Have an advanced language level in French when submitting the application. If you have an intermediate-advanced level, you will have to follow an academic and professional writing course from your first session.

Many of the readings and reference materials are in English, so it is strongly recommended to have an intermediate level in this language.

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.


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Program content

Two possible paths: Thesis or Supervised Project

Compulsary Courses of the Specialization

  • Management of the social and collective enterprise
  • Sustainable degrowth: theory and practices
  • Design and manage social innovation

Compulsory Methodology Course

  • Introduction to empirical research in management

Specialization Course

  • Globalization, development and social innovation
  • Management, corporate responsibility and sustainable development
  • Buissonnier campus - Evaluate a social innovation project
  • Social entrepreneurship
  • Management of innovation and creation
  • Methods of intervention in organizational development
  • Leadership and case studies
  • Understanding contemporary organizations
  • Organizational decision analysis
  • Interdisciplinary approaches in the study of the human problems of management
  • Change in organizations
  • Strategy beyond the market
  • Management of multicultural organizations
  • Crises and organizations
  • Management of impact assessment in social innovation

Supervised Project

Compulsary Courses of the Specialization

  • Management of the social and collective enterprise
  • Sustainable degrowth: theory and practices
  • Design and manage social innovation

Compulsory Methodology Course

  • Introduction to empirical research in management

Specialization Course

  • Globalization, development and social innovation
  • Management, corporate responsibility and sustainable development
  • Buissonnier campus - Evaluate a social innovation project
  • Social entrepreneurship
  • Management of innovation and creation
  • Methods of intervention in organizational development
  • Leadership and case studies
  • Understanding contemporary organizations
  • Organizational decision analysis
  • Interdisciplinary approaches in the study of the human problems of management
  • Change in organizations
  • Strategy beyond the market
  • Management of multicultural organizations
  • Crises and organizations
  • Management of impact assessment in social innovation

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available, please visit the university website.

Tuition fees

Thesis

  • Quebec students: CAD 5800
  • Canadian students, non-residents of Quebec: CAD 14200
  • French and French Belgian students: CAD 5800
  • International students: CAD 28800

Supervised project

  • Quebec students: CAD 6300
  • Canadian students, non-residents of Quebec: CAD 14700
  • French and French Belgian students: CAD 6300
  • International students: CAD 29900

Qualification

  • Understand the social, ecological and political challenges facing our societies.
  • Discover the different approaches to social innovation: social entrepreneurship, cooperative economy and models of the commons
  • Master the particularities of management in a context of social innovation by exploring them in class and in the field (thesis or supervised project).
  • Apply systemic and critical approaches to analyze the social, ecological and political effects of decision-making in organizations.
  • Design or support social innovation projects using participatory research and intervention methods: participant observation, action research, mediation, among others.
  • Collaborate with socially engaged students and professors, trained in both management and social sciences.

Credits - 45 Credits

Career opportunities

Intervene in organizations where your concerns are shared: cooperatives, community organizations, government services, unions, NGOs and social enterprises.

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HEC Montréal

Founded in 1907, HEC Montréal offers internationally renowned management education and research. It is the oldest business school in Canada and was also the first school in North America to hold the prestigious triple accreditation (AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS). It...


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3000 Chemin de la Côte-Sainte-Catherine
H3T 2A7 Montréal QC
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