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Whether your aim is to start your own business, accelerate your career or choose a new direction, with Rotman 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 business life.

Full-Time MBA

The Full-Time MBA attracts top talent from around the world - ambitious professionals who have the potential to become future leaders. The program, which takes 20 months to complete, begins in its first year with a core curriculum that introduces the methodology of Integrative Thinking. In their second-year, students may choose to specialize in a particular discipline to guide them toward a specific career path.

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BUSINESSWEEK RANKS ROTMAN:  The Businessweek ranking for 2014 placed Rotman #3 for intellectual captial behind INSEAD and London Business School and was #11 overall as of November 2014 amongst international MBA schools.

THE FINANCIAL TIMES RANKS ROTMAN:
(January 2014 )
#1 MBA IN CANADA
#9 IN RESEARCH

Evening MBA

The Evening MBA allows you to enjoy the benefits of a world-class business education while allowing you to maintain your busy work schedule. Classes are held two evenings per week, from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. The program begins in August of each year and takes 32 months to complete. The curriculum is similar to that of the Morning and Full-Time MBA programs.

Program length is 32 months

Morning MBA

The first program of its kind in Canada, the Morning MBA is for working professionals in the Toronto area who are seeking to unlock their leadership potential while maintaining their career momentum. Classes are held two mornings per week, from 7:00 to 8:59 a.m. The program begins in August of each year and takes 32 months to complete.

Program length is 32 months 

One-Year Executive MBA

The Rotman One-Year Executive MBA Program (EMBA) is designed for working managers, helping them learn the analytical tools and leadership skills they need to grow in their careers. It minimizes time away from work, with classes on Friday and Saturday every other week plus four one-week residential modules, and allows students to earn a Rotman MBA while maintaining and enhancing their career momentum.

Omnium Global Executive MBA Program

This 18-month international learning experience immerses working professionals in core business disciplines from a global perspective. Professionals come to the program from around the world, meeting for two-week teaching modules and project work in India, China, Brazil, Switzerland and Canada. They gain professional contacts in established and emerging economies while learning how to work in multinational teams.

Master of Finance

Designed for working professionals who live in the Toronto area, the Master of Finance program offers a mix of theoretical and applied courses, with content that extends beyond that offered by an undergraduate commerce degree, a CFA or any other professional finance program. Beginning in late August and extending over a 20-month period, the program is offered on a part-time basis, with classes on Wednesday evenings and every other Saturday.

THE FINANCIAL TIMES RANKS ROTMAN IN THE TOP TEN WORLDWIDE IN ITS ‘BEST IN FINANCE’ CATEGORY
6.5 YEARS OF WORK EXPERIENCE (ON AVERAGE), CLASS OF 2015
50% OF STUDENTS IN CLASS OF 2015 HAVE A CFA

Other Rotman Degrees

JD/MBA

The JD/MBA program is a four-year degree offered by the Rotman School and the Faculty of Law. This program combines graduate training in management with a degree from Canada’s most prestigious law school. Taken separately, these two degrees would take five years to complete. Note: GMAT waivers are available to applicants from U of T’s Faculty of Law.

Jeffrey Skoll BASc/MBA

The Jeffrey Skoll BASc/MBA program brings together undergraduate studies in engineering and an MBA. It provides a fast track to a career as a manager or executive in a technology-based business.

PhD

The PhD program at the Rotman School, consistently ranked in the top 20 in the world by the Financial Times is designed to prepare individuals for academic, and research careers by providing in-depth education in current and emerging theory. A highly diverse group of students from many countries, cultures and backgrounds, Rotman PhD graduates can be found in tenure-track positions at some of the world’s most prestigious business schools.

THE FINANCIAL TIMES RANKS ROTMAN:
(2014 Rankings)
#6 FOR ITS PhD PROGRAM 
A BRIEF SAMPLING OF PhD PLACEMENTS SINCE 2005:
MIT  (SLOAN SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT)
NYU (STERN SCHOOL OF BUSINESS)
YALE (YALE SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT)
UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA (DARDEN SCHOOL OF BUSINESS)
LONDON BUSINESS SCHOOL
INSEAD
SHANGHAI UNIVERSITY
BOCCONI UNIVERSITY
CITY UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Rotman Commerce

Rotman Commerce, one of the nation’s oldest and most prestigious undergraduate business programs, is jointly offered by the Rotman School and the Faculty of Arts and Science. Commerce students receive a solid grounding in management fundamentals, while having the freedom to focus on a discipline that meets their academic and professional needs.

6,400 APPLICATIONS RECEIVED ANNUALLY. 650 ADMITTED TO FIRST YEAR. 52% FEMALE, 48% MALE. 37% INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS. MORE THAN 25 COUNTRIES AND ALL 10 PROVINCES REPRESENTED IN THE STUDENT BODY.

Executive Programs

The Rotman School offers programs for individuals and custom programs for organizations to executives from Canada and around the world. Taught by respected and knowledgeable experts and driven by real-world challenges, Rotman Executive Programs aims to develop a community of leaders. In 2011–12, Rotman Executive Programs placed first  in the Financial Times Executive Education Open Enrolment rankings.

THE FINANCIAL TIMES RANKS ROTMAN EXECUTIVE PROGRAMS:
(2014 Executive Education Open Enrolment Rankings)
15th globally and 1st in Canada for open enrollment programs

3,686 TOTAL EXECUTIVE PROGRAMS PARTICIPANTS IN 2013/14
98 PROGRAMS DELIVERED:
  • 50 CUSTOM PROGRAMS FOR ORGANIZATIONS
  • 48 PROGRAMS FOR INDIVIDUALS

Initiative for Women in Business

The Initiative for Women in Business empowers women to advance in their careers and to pursue business education. Through its comprehensive portfolio of professional development programs, expert speaker series and networking events, and a network of more than 800 professional women, the Rotman Initiative helps women to refine their management skills and develop the tools they need to be effective leaders and senior executives.

47.1 PERCENTAGE OF CANADIAN LABOUR FORCE OCCUPIED BY WOMEN
519 WOMEN WHO HAVE PARTICIPATED IN THE PROGRAMS OF THE ROTMAN INITIATIVE FOR WOMEN SINCE ITS LAUNCH IN 2008
13 PUBLIC EVENTS DRAWING LEADERS FROM THE CORPORATE AND PUBLIC SECTORS, INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTIONS AND ACADEMIA