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Health Leadership: Achieving Your Potential

Get the actionable tools, frameworks and leadership training you need to succeed in an increasingly complex health care system.


To tackle the demands and pressures of today’s increasingly complex health care system, health system leaders must continuously invest in their development and in new ways of thinking.  In order to keep up with increasing demands, health leaders need to innovate, realize the promise of new technologies and lead change as never before.  

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Canada’s leading centre for health care leadership development, the Rotman School of Management has unique expertise in developing health leadership and management effectiveness. This program focuses on providing you with actionable management tools and a proven change management framework used by health providers, life science firms, and major corporations.  

Over five days you will increase your effectiveness in driving improvements within your organization as you interact and build relationships with leaders from across the system.

Key Benefits

At Rotman we believe in learning that is immediately applicable inside the organization and that lasts long after the program is complete.  That means enhancing your leadership and management effectiveness with actionable management tools.

During each day of the program, you will increase your self-awareness as a leader and build a personalized leadership agenda that brings you closer to your goals and the needs of your organization  

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Participants will:

  • Learn how to design high-performing networks, organizations and systems
  • Build your personal leadership and resilience capabilities
  • Explore applications of integrative thinking
  • Discover how to use artificial intelligence, big data and analytics management 
  • Examine opportunities to apply the science of behavioural economics for improved patient outcomes
  • Improve your negotiation and conflict resolution skill, both for personal and organizational objectives
  • Develop a framework for managing change within your organization
  • Build valuable connections with a network of peers from diverse backgrounds and organizations
  • Drive effective and efficient decision-making using data

Who Should Attend

This program is designed for clinical and non-clinical leaders (director and manager-level) and clinicians who have taken on managerial responsibilities. 


Day 1

Day 2

Day 3

Day 4

Day 5

  • Designing High Performance Health Systems
  • Measuring Performance
  • Managing Resources
  • Measuring Performance
  • Managing Resources
  • Negotiating Change
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Negotiating Change
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Digital Health
  • Integrative Thinking
  • Partnering Strategies
  • Leading Change


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 the Health Leadership: Achieving Your Potential program

Brian Golden

Brian Golden is the Vice-Dean of MBA Programs; the Sandra Rotman Chair in Health Sector Strategy at the University of Toronto and The University Health Network (joint appointment Faculty of Medicine); Professor of Strategic Management at Rotman; Co-Academic Director, Global Executive MBA for Healthcare and the Life Sciences and Executive Director for Collaborative For Health Sector Strategy. Brian conducts research and teaches in the areas of strategic change and implementation, health system integration and funding, governance, organizational strategy and leadership.


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Bring together the latest best practices, insights and tools from business and healthcare management while developing your leadership skills. Reserve your seat today – apply now. 

Fee: $5,700 CAD + HST

Included in program fee*:

  • tuition
  • all program materials and supplies
  • completion certificate
  • class-day meals (breakfast, lunch and breaks)

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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.

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.

If you have any questions about the Health Leadership Program, please contact Reema Chaudhry at

*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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5-day program




Rotman School of Management, Toronto, Ontario


Participant profile:
Director- and manager-level clinical and non-clinical leaders


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