MS DESIGN INNOVATION
MBA + MSDI = Whole-Brain Innovation
The MMM Program develops whole-brain innovators with a holistic approach that strikes a balance between the analytical and intuitive. MMM is the first dual-degree program of its kind, providing students with the distinct advantage of enrolling in the Kellogg School of Management and the McCormick School of Engineering to gain complementary skill sets in both strategic leadership and design innovation.Request Info Apply Now
Earn two degrees
MMM is a dual-degree program that ensures students receive a rigorous business education integrated with the human-centered methodologies of design innovation. Graduates receive an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management and an MS in design innovation from the McCormick School of Engineering.
Innovate in Your Career
Our graduates see and tackle problems differently, which prepares them for careers across industries that drive impact through innovation of products, services, and experiences.
Design innovation creates new value using design-centric tools and frameworks such as empathy, visualization, prototyping, and iteration. This process of creative thinking and doing is a strategic complement to the analytical approach traditionally taught in business management.
Who hires MMM graduates?
MMM graduates are in demand around the world thanks to their ability to develop desirable, feasible, and viable business solutions. When you join the MMM program, you benefit from the vast network of alumni from both Kellogg and McCormick.
MMM Team Wins Rotman Design Challenge
Held on April 1-2, the Rotman Design Challenge recognized the MMM student team for its reimagining of a key part of the job recruitment process on behalf of challenge sponsor TELUS.
MMM team wins second place in Innov8 Marketing Competition
A team with three MMM students won second place in the Innov8 Marketing Competition hosted by the Haas School of Business for their response to a challenge issued by competition sponsor Adobe.
“Research Design Build” Inspires MMM Alumnus and Current Students
MMM alumnus and Harley-Davidson president and CEO Matt Levatich visited with MMM students who solved a challenge issued by the renowned motorcycle company.
Kathryn’s love of food and innovation have been a perfect match in the MMM Program: she created a new ecosystem to tackle food waste as part of a mock-pitch competition, a project that has since evolved into a startup she is working to bring to market.
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Elaine joined the MMM Program not only to strengthen her practical knowledge of how to manage existing products—a skillset she learned as a product manager at J.P. Morgan—but to be exposed to the creation and design of new innovations.
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Anil joined MMM after completing his undergraduate degree at New York University because he was drawn to the program’s atypical MBA curriculum that emphasizes design and technology, which has taught him how to add value to organizations in new ways.
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As a technical engineering manager at Procter & Gamble, Rene wanted to get closer to the decisions that change products. MMM has afforded him more experience in innovation, which he hopes to use to help people by developing social impact technologies.
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With a background in consulting, Drew has enjoyed the MMM Program’s ability to teach new ways to problem-solve, as well as build his tactical skills in creating visual designs, managing brainstorms, and working with diverse teams.
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Segal Design Institute
Our mission is to educate the next generation of synthetic thinkers and leaders — people who are able to move across domains and industries, identify convergences, and create impact through the lens of human-centered design. These thinkers are not generalists, but specialists of a different sort. They take a unified approach to solving problems, drawing on skills from engineering, social sciences, design, and management theory.
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