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Financial Literacy for HR Executives

Develop the financial literacy skills you need to excel in your role as an HR professional and trusted business partner in your organization.

Transform into a cross-functional partner

Designed for members of the Human Resources Professional Association, with limited seats for non-members, Rotman’s Financial Literacy Program for HR Executives provides executives, managers and potential leaders with the skills they need to be a credible and trusted business partner.

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More than hiring, firing, and payroll

Businesses today rely on HR Professionals for expertise and insight into critical decisions like staffing and leadership development. In order to do this well, HR Professionals need to have the business and financial skills to make informed decisions and understand how they impact the organization.

Financial Literacy provides the foundation for making the connections between strategic objectives and operational realities of an organization.  With these skills, HR Professionals can add tremendous value to their organizations and influence decision making.

Think and act strategically

This program provides a context for the use of financial information and builds a framework for strategic thinking based on solid financial measures. Mastering the language of finance enhances the ability to ask the right questions and engage management in a more efficient way. By the end of the program you will be better-able to 
add value to your organization

  • impress leadership
  • achieve strategic objectives
  • contribute to cross-functional initiatives
  • ask the right questions
  • engage management more efficiently

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.

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.



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.

*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


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 Financial Literacy Program for HR Executives

R. Ramy Elitzur

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Wendy Rotenberg

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This program has been approved for 19.5 continuing professional development (CPD) hours under Section A of the continuing professional development (CPD) log of the Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA).




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3-day intensive program


March 4–6, 2019


Rotman School of Management, Toronto, Ontario


Participant profile:
HR executives, managers, and high-potential leaders.


$3,395 CAD + HST (for HRPA members)
$3,950 CAD + HST (for non-members)

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