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About Rotman

It's an exciting time to be at the Rotman School

The Rotman School has set out to redesign business education for the 21st Century, earning it a reputation as one of the world's most innovative business schools. Rotman is located in Toronto and is part of the University of Toronto, one of the world's top teaching and research universities. Whether your aim is to discover the latest in business thinking, accelerate your career or choose a new direction, you've come to the right place.

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Why Rotman: Our Mission

Canada's top business school, Rotman has all the advantages of its global peers, plus a bold vision of business education that can't be found anywhere else. Our unique approach to problem solving will transform your leadership potential and help you tackle the global business challenges of the future.

The Rotman School Expansion, April 2012

Facts at a Glance

Whether your aim is to start your own business, accelerate your career or choose a new direction, you've come to the right place. From an undergraduate commerce program to Full-Time, Morning and Evening and Executive MBAs, to a Masters of Finance and a world-class PhD program, as well as professional development opportunities, Rotman offers options for continuous learning throughout your career.

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Where to Find Us

The Rotman School is located in Toronto, Canada, at the heart of the University of Toronto's downtown campus. We're on St. George station on the subway line, where the Bloor and University lines meet. There is parking available beneath the Rotman School building, as well as plenty of bike racks, making us easy to reach by any method.

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Joseph L Rotman

In 1993, Sandra and Joseph L. Rotman made a gift of $3 million through the Rotman Family Foundation towards the construction of a new state-of-the-art facility for the University of Toronto's business school. In 1997, they made an additional gift of $15 million, and the School was aptly re-named in Joseph Rotman's honour.

The Rotman School Expansion, April 2012

Business School Rankings

Many agree the leading global ranking is the Financial Times. Since 1999, FT has ranked all schools globally according to 21 measures. For 12 of the last 13 years, Rotman has been the leading Global MBA school in Canada in the FT rankings, taking 4th spot for research world-wide, 4th for our PhD program and in the top 10 for finance. We also participate in the BusinessWeek ranking which has been ranking MBA programs biannually since 1988.

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Senior Management

The senior management team of the Rotman School of Management consists of leaders who are accountable for ensuring high standards of excellence across academic, program, operations and advancement functions. Together this team sets the strategic direction of the School and leads its implementation, including ensuring the resources are in place and effectively managed to achieve our goals.

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University of Toronto

Established in 1827, the University of Toronto is recognized worldwide as Canada’s top research university, a reputation that will add value for students who aspire to careers with global dimensions. As a Rotman student, you are welcome everywhere on the beautiful and historic U of T campus. Explore the first-class athletic facilities, the fourth-largest research library in North America, and a range of dining choices.

The Rotman School Expansion, April 2012

History of the Rotman School

The Rotman School's history of transforming business education goes back to 1901, when a diploma program in Commerce was established at the University of Toronto. The School of Business became a faculty in 1972, and was renamed in honour of graduate and donor Joseph L. Rotman in 1995. Over the past 15 years, the School has quadrupled its endowment, and tripled its physical footprint, its faculty and its student body.

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Rotman Expansion

Rotman has undergone a dramatic period of growth in recent years, nearly doubling the size and scope of its research and educational activities. As part of its ambitious expansion plans, the School opened a $93-million building next to the existing one at 105 St. George. The state-of-the-art structure provides the School with a home worthy of its global ambitions, helping us to attract top corporate recruiters, professors and students.

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Employment at Rotman

The faculty and staff at Rotman are a key ingredient in the School's success. If you're talented, ambitious and passionate about higher education, consider a future with us. Located in downtown Toronto and part of the University of Toronto, one of the world's top teaching and research universities, the Rotman School is an ideal place to work, research and make an impact in business education.

We Are Rotman

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The Rotman MBA and Your Career - A New Way to Think

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The Rotman Expansion: Grow with Us

The new building officially opened on Sept. 5, 2012

The Rotman MBA: A Student Perspective

Take a tour of the Rotman School

New Programs at Rotman

The Rotman School is proud to offer 3 new programs, drawing on its strengths in risk, accounting and leadership. Discover how they can help boost your career potential: