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About the course
Take the lead
Transform into a more effective, thoughtful and resilient leader. Tailored to your unique leadership goals and challenges, this program will help you emerge with a fresh, personal and introspective approach to leadership and decision-making that characterizes all great leaders.
Transform into a more effective, thoughtful and resilient leader.
Unlike typical leadership programs, Rotman’s Executive Leadership is not a reiteration of current best practices. Instead, we focus on your personal leadership development. This fast-paced, demanding and powerful program integrates cutting-edge academic research with a focus on your personal leadership style and technique.
Your eight month journey.
This eight-month leadership journey is tailored to your unique leadership goals and challenges. You will receive:
- A five-day in-class intensive
- A 360° leadership assessment
- A webinar
- Two one-on-one executive coaching sessions
- A post-in-class intensive leadership session
- A short 360 progress tracker
- Membership in a personal advisory board
- Integrative Thinking
- 9 Box Framework
- Leadership Capabilities
- Emotional Intelligence
- Applied Leadership
- Executive Communication
- Personal Advisory Boards
Who should attend
Rotman’s Executive Leadership Program is designed for mid- to senior-level managers of people/teams who are looking for insights, knowledge and tools to become more effective leaders and advance themselves in their leadership journey. Applicants should have a minimum of 10 years’ work experience and a team of direct reports.
Participants will come from a broad range of industries, including the corporate, government and non-profit sectors. The program is well suited for:
- Corporate directors and officers
- Divisional vice-presidents
- Experienced public administrators in federal, provincial and municipal government
- National, regional and international business unit managers
- General managers and branch managers
- Executive directors of associations and NGOs
- Senior managers of crown corporations
- Professional services executives
Trust the experts
Janice Gross Stein is the Belzberg Professor of Conflict Management in the Department of Political Science and the Director of the Munk School for Global Affairs at the University of Toronto. She is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada and an Honorary Foreign Member of the American Academy of ...
Bio Stefanie Schram is the Director of Intervention Design at the Martin Prosperity Institute at the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto. She leads the design thinking initiative within the Institute and collaborates with industry partners to advance the discipline. She faci...
Nouman Ashraf is Senior Fellow at the Rotman School of Management. He possesses a broad range of professional, academic and research interests, with a specialized focus on enabling Integrative Thinking practice within organization life. For the last decade and a half, he has held progressively se...
Bio Jim Fisher, the former Vice-Dean and Marcel Desautels Chair in Entrepreneurship of the Joseph L. Rotman School of Management, is now a Professor Emeritus of the University of Toronto who continues to teach at the Rotman School. Jim Fisher graduated from the University of Toronto with a BA i...
Bio Julie McCarthy is a Professor of Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management in the Department of Management at University of Toronto Scarborough, and holds a cross-appointment to the Organizational Behaviour and HR Management area at Rotman. Julie’s research examines how organiza...
Senior Lecturer, Faculty-at-Large Degrees:PhD, Northwestern University MSc, University of British Columbia MBA, University of Western Ontario MEd, University of Western Ontario BEd, University of Western Ontario BSc, University of Western Ontario John Oesch is a Senior Lecturer and Faculty at Lar...
Bio Stéphane Côté is the Director of the Ph.D. Program and Professor of Organizational Behaviour at Rotman. His research focuses on how emotional intelligence improves the performance of individuals and groups, and how social class shapes the prosocial and ethical behavior of individuals in soci...