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Advanced Business Design Facilitation Pilot

Get creative instructional foundations and studio-teaching practice to stand out as an effective business design facilitator in your organization.

Establish your ability to deliver corporate and executive business design training in four days at Rotman. Designed by an award-winning teaching team and led by the world’s first practitioner-academic on business design, Angèle Beausoleil, this is the first program of its kind. Get the critical and creative instructional and learning foundations, combined with studio-teaching practices needed to train and facilitate design thinking in your organization.

We combine the best practices in higher education with design thinking for business content to help you confidently facilitate and train design thinkers in your organization. 

This program is also suitable for executive education teachers and sessional lecturers.

Here’s what you can expect: 

  • Teacher-Trainer Toolbox: active learning and studio practice fundamentals
  • Business Design Pedagogy, Competencies and Curriculum Design
  • From classroom to boardroom: Mini-Lesson Plans, Design and Delivery
  • Develop and measure design competencies in corporate environments
  • Design Thinking Workshop Design
  • Online Program Design and Development
  • Practicum and Reflective Teaching-Training Strategies
  • You’ll also get a unique trainer guide with extensive templates.


Take your training programs to the next level. 

The 4-day intensive program integrates the best practices of higher education’s intensive skills workshops with design thinking for business content. Angèle will be joined by a selection of award winning faculty from the disciplines of business design and teaching foundations. 

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A deposit of 50% of the program fee is required at time of application. The balance of the program fee is due 30 days after receipt of invoice or 30 days before the start of the program, whichever is first.


Faculty & Instructors

Rotman Executive Program faculty are known for their ability to translate the latest research into practical applications for the workplace, and to transmit skills to participants with the best teaching techniques. Industry leaders contribute to our programs to bring you the most up-to-date best practices and a wealth of real-world experience.

Meet the faculty and instructors teaching in Advanced Business Design Facilitation Pilot


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Application Process

Before beginning the application process, please review the application policies. To apply, complete the online application form.

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Each application is reviewed by Rotman’s admissions committee to ensure participants have the appropriate academic and work experience.

Participant Notification Process

If space is available and eligibility requirements are met, participants will receive a notice of admission within 10 days of receipt of a completed application and fee deposit.

Payment and Fee Reduction


Payments can be made online. Applicants will be redirected to a secure online payment website after completion of the application form. Deposits will be refunded to applicants not accepted to the program.

Fee Reduction

Rotman Executive Program graduates or Rotman MBA / EMBA alumni are eligible for a discount equivalent to 10% of the program tuition. In addition, partner discounts are also offered for some programs. Where program applicants are eligible for more than one discount, only the greater discount will be applied towards the tuition fee. Discounts are not redeemable for cash.

*Participants will be responsible for their own travel, accommodation and incidental costs. Participants requiring accommodation during the program are eligible for preferred Rotman rates at select hotels. For more information contact an Executive Programs representative at


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4-day intensive program


April 23–26, 2019


Rotman School of Management, Toronto, Ontario


Participant profile:
This program is ideally suited for Service Design, Customer Experience, Design Thinking leaders and those involved in design thinking training and facilitating inside organizations and agencies.


Special Introductory Pilot Rate $6,500 CAD


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Speak to our expert Learning Advisor about choosing the right program for you or your organization.

Tel: 416.978.8815

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