Transform your potential
Leadership is changing. In an interconnected world, the future of management belongs to those who embrace an outlook that transcends limitations and crosses borders. At the Rotman School of Management, we have a history of developing leaders with global impact. We are therefore proud to partner with SDA Bocconi School of Management in Milan, Italy, to offer the Rotman-SDA Bocconi Global Executive MBA (GEMBA).
Spanning 18 months and four continents, the program will transform the way you think, network and do business internationally.
What we're looking for
At Rotman, we look for intellectually curious individuals with high potential for leadership and professional achievement.
If this sounds like you, get started by reading about our admission requirements, attending a webinar, coffee chat or information session, or sending your resume to our admissions team. We encourage you to talk to us before starting your application so we can help you showcase your best qualities. After reviewing your work and academic history, we can help guide you through the application process.
Grow your leadership on the global stage
Expand your global understanding and business skills – and your personal horizons as a future leader – in this unique 18-month program spanning seven cities on four continents. The Rotman-SDA Bocconi GEMBA will change the way you think, network and do business in some of the world’s largest markets: North America, East Asia, South Asia, Europe, and Latin America.
This intensive program allows you to rapidly develop your leadership potential while maintaining your career in your home country. You’ll build a network of international contacts, learn invaluable tools to advance your career, and gain the ability to tackle the global business challenges of the future.
Chart your course
In a competitive job market, it takes focus and drive to achieve your full potential. We’ll equip you with the skills and strategies you need to succeed as a high-achieving professional.
After graduation, you will gain access to the far-reaching alumni networks of Bocconi University, SDA Bocconi, the University of Toronto and the Rotman School, and benefit from lifelong career support.
You've researched your program, met our admissions team, and reviewed our requirements. Now it’s time for the next step.
To get started on the application process, we invite you to read about our admission requirements, attend a webinar, coffee chat, or info session, or send your resume to our admissions team.
Our personalized approach aims to streamline your application. After reviewing your work and academic history, we can help guide you through the application process or help you decide which program is the right fit for your professional goals.
First things first
Create an online profile with us so you can stay informed about the program(s) you're interested in and easily register for upcoming admission events.
Send us your resume for an informal pre-assessment; it’s a great way to get the conversation started.
Connect with our admissions team before you start your application so we can help you showcase your best qualities. We can organize an in-person or Skype meeting with a member of the team.
Begin your online application
Begin the online application. This includes:
- Current resume
- Two professional reference forms
- Official transcript from each post-secondary institution attended
- Employer consent form
- Non-refundable application fee of $195 CDN
- Successful completion of the Rotman Executive Diagnostic Test (EDT), or GMAT/GRE if required
GMAT test code: BTD-KS-99
GRE test code: 0853
Successful completion of the TOEFL or IELTS, if you have completed your undergraduate degree(s) in a language other than English. Contact us to find out if this is a requirement for you.
TOEFL code: 8696
Applicants are admitted on a rolling basis. Apply early as space is limited. All complete applications are presented to the Admissions Committee on a weekly basis. A member of our admissions team will get back to you as soon as a decision on your application is made.
If you have any questions about your application, feel free to contact us.