Rotman School of Management

Organizational Leadership: People, Culture and Performance

Available dates

Apr 20—24, 2020
5 days
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
CAD 10900 ≈USD 8212
CAD 2180 per day
Nov 2—6, 2020
5 days
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
CAD 10900 ≈USD 8212
CAD 2180 per day


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About the course

Formerly Rotman's Strategic Business Leadership Program.

Develop the tools, skills and mindset to think and act strategically at the enterprise level. Position yourself as a successful cross-functional leader. Drive change by expanding your influence and effectiveness.

Expand your influence.

Success in a senior management role requires a shift in mindset and orientation. Organizational Leadership: People, Culture and Performance helps you look beyond your immediate team and expand your focus to the broader needs of the organization. Designed to help you expand your personal influence and effectiveness, this program provides you with the tools to contribute to strategy, improve the quality of your thinking and decisions and lead more effectively.


Day 1

  • Strategic Alignment
  • The Challenges of Senior Management


  • Cultural Fluency
  • Breaking Down Silos


  • Creating Powerful Messages
  • Building & Leading Your Senior Team


  • Design Thinking
  • Negotiation, Influence & Decision Making


  • Driving Organizational Change
  • The Integrative Leader

Think and act strategically.

By the end of the five day program you will develop insights regarding how and why silos form in organizations, and what highly effective leaders do to break down silos and enhance cross-functional collaboration. These insights will equip you to drive change more effectively and to shape a high-performance culture within your organization.

If you are moving into a more senior role for the first time, you will receive the tools and frameworks you will need to change your approach and priorities so you can succeed. If you have already assumed senior leadership responsibilities, you will benefit from insights on alternative approaches and strategies that you can adopt to ensure your success in delivering on your new responsibilities.

Maximize your growth.

Our model of in-class learning, simulations and personal advisory boards allows you to increase your self-awareness and close the gap between understanding and action. Combined with senior business leaders as guest speakers and a diverse group of highly motivated peers, you will experience a rich fabric of opportunity to learn, grow, and succeed.

Who should attend

Senior level professionals

Trust the experts

Glen Whyte

Glen Whyte is a Professor of Organizational Behaviour and Human Resource Management at Rotman. His research interests include topics related to individual and group judgment and decision making, and managerial negotiations. Glen is a former Associate Dean of Curriculum at Rotman, and is currently...


Stefanie Schram

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

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...


Bill McEvily

Professor of Strategic Management Degrees: PhD, University of Minnesota BS, Clarkson University Bill McEvily is a Professor of Strategic Management at Rotman, where he teaches courses on social networks, strategy implementation and organizational theory. His research explores social capital as an...


Mila Naimark

Bio With more than twenty years of experience in global leadership communication, Clockwork Talk president Mila Naimark has worked with executives, mid-level managers and entrepreneurs, across a wide range of industries. She has held leadership positions in marketing and communications at Sony ...


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