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The Business of Payments

Navigate a rapidly changing industry.

The Canadian payments industry accounts for nearly 1% of GDP with revenues from payment activities estimated at over $16.4B in 2016 — and it’s changing, rapidly.

Traditional players in the payments market are extending products, fintech and bigtech are disrupting products and infrastructure while domestic and global regulatory bodies are moving rapidly to adapt.

These changes can mean big opportunities for your organization if you know how to use them to your advantage. Rotman’s Business of Payments program helps payments leaders harness these opportunities.

Your competitive advantage in a shifting landscape.

Over the course of three days, you will gain a solid understanding of the changing context of the payments landscape, and the forces and trends shaping its future. You will develop the knowledge and competencies you need to stay ahead.

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We’re here to help. 

This program focuses on technical solutions combined with management training to help you lead your team successfully through major market disruptions. Our faculty are industry experts with years of consulting experience and deep knowledge of the forces at work in the payments industry. 

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This immersive program will take place at Kingbridge in King City. Accommodations and meals are included in the program fee. 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.

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Walid Hejazi, Featured Faculty

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Associate Professor, International Business, Rotman School of Management

Walid Hejazi is an Associate Professor of Economic Analysis and Policy, and Academic Director, at the Rotman School of Management. He has researched, advised, and testified extensively on global competitiveness, and is currently working on a series of studies which shed light on the competitiveness and productivity of Canadian firms. He teaches Macro and Global Economics in Rotman’s MBA and EMBA programs, and has also delivered lectures in over 30 countries. Walid has also developed and teaches a successful MBA course in Islamic Finance, the first such course in Canada.



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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

Payment

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 and Rotman alumni are eligible for a 25% discount on this program. This discount does not apply to any early bird fees. Discounts cannot be combined but we will honour the greater discount amount towards the program fee. For more information on additional discounts, visit RotmanExecutive.com/Discounts. Discounts are not redeemable for cash.

*Accommodations and meals are included in the program fee. Participants will be responsible for their own travel and incidental costs. For more information contact an Executive Programs representative at executiveprograms@rotman.utoronto.ca.


Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto and Payments Canada are partnering to develop an intensive payments knowledge course aimed at professionals working in payments and related industries in Canada. 


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Dates and Fees

3-day intensive residential program + networking evening

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Dates:
November 17–20, 2019

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Location:
Kingbridge Centre, King City
(local accommodation included)

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Participant profile:
Established leaders working in payments, whether you are entering the industry or a seasoned professional, a regulator, policy-maker, or a disruptor.

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Early Bird Pricing Fee until July 31st:
$5,100 CAD

Fee as of August 1st:
$6,800 CAD

Fee includes accommodations and meals.


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