Partnership Programming

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Partnering with IMI gives you access to problem-solving power, and the people who deliver it.

As a partner, you'll have many ways to engage with IMI, and enhance your work and ours through collaboration, knowledge sharing and building strong connections with the U of T ecosystem and the community.


Graduate Program Partnerships



Hire a co-op student for a 4, 8 or 12 month co-op (learn more here) or hire a new graduate for full-time opportunities

Capstone Projects


Work with a team of students on a real strategic business challenge material to your organization over a four or eight month period

Field Trips


Host a class of students to tour your facility

Case Competitions


Provide a real-time business challenge over a multi-day case competition, and gain implementable solutions

Professional Development

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Provide training for our students on core skills like communication and presentation, negotiation, or technical skills

Mentorship & Networking

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Join one of many career events as a mentor and role model for students, or provide 1:1 support for mock interviews or at networking events

Guest Lectures


Provide a lecture in-class on a subject matter related to a specific course, together with a Professor

Course Projects


Provide a real business problem for an in-course project, such as marketing or policy

Learn more about the individual Programs and their opportunities here.


ICUBE Partnerships

ICUBE is the home of entrepreneurship at UTM, offering resources, programs, workshops and mentorship for people who are changing the world. If you want to make a difference, ICUBE is here to help you make it.

ICUBE offers an Indigenous Program, an Ideation Lab, the Venture Forward program and a Creative Studio.

Learn more about the ICUBE here.


IMIx Partnerships

IMIx Executive Programs are led by University of Toronto faculty from the Institute for Management & Innovation and industry thought leaders with diverse backgrounds. Our programs are designed to help executives and managers advance their career ambitions efficiently and effectively. We empower our participants with tools, frameworks, and new ways of thinking through our immersive and collaborative sessions.  Our executive programs offer flexible opportunities for career advancement and growth.

Learn more about how to engage with IMIx here


BIGDataAIHUB, Research and Academic Partnerships

IMI's Faculty and Researchers come from a range of disciplines, working together to tackle the world's most complex challenges.  As an interdisciplinary Institute, IMI is uniquely poised to bring together leading experts across fields on complicated topics.  Learn more about IMI's research here.

The BIGDataAIHUB welcomes opportunities for research & teaching partnerships—to work with world-class researchers on research projects, to partner with student case competitions, or to organize collaborative events.  Learn more about the BIGDataAIHUB here.


For more details:

Claire Westgate

Manager, External Partnerships & Communications


t: 437-329-0495