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The value of the Executive MBA

Invest in your potential

The return on investment for the EMBA program is both personal and professional. The interplay of work and learning is a strength of the program: you continue to work while you study.

Students often find they learn a new idea in the classroom one week, and put it in practice at work the following week. You’ll take on real-life projects on challenging business problems, developing new techniques and strategies that can benefit your employer or business.

You will gain greater leverage in your career, and uncover opportunities that will pay dividends for years to come.


"They say you learn as much from the people in class as you do from the textbooks and professors. That’s even more true in the EMBA program, where you can learn more from your peers.”

-Oksana Chikina, EMBA student, writing in the Globe and Mail


The bottom line

The practical knowledge and corporate insights you gain through the program can have an immediate impact on your career and organization.

  • Graduates may experience significant jumps in their salaries following the program, as a result of increased scope and level of responsibility.*
  • The program includes real-life projects that answer challenging business problems. You can use your own company for in class projects and develop and apply new techniques and strategies for your organization.

“I gained $20,000 to $30,000 per year more in salary than what I would have earned without an MBA. What I would have learned in five years working in Canada, I learned in one year at Rotman.”

-Prateek, Operations Executive


  • By joining the program, you gain immediate access to the knowledge and experience of a network of seasoned international business managers.
  • Students have been able to deliver major cost savings to their companies and uncover lucrative opportunities as a result of projects completed during the program.

* In a Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) Alumni Perspectives Survey, Executive MBA graduates reported higher annual salaries compared to graduates of other program types. Average salary increases and payback periods fluctuate with the economy.


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