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MBA Essentials for Managers

Become an efficient manager, leader, and decision-maker.

9 evening sessions

Mini MBA Toronto - Rotman School of Management

MBA Essentials for Managers is a series of nine evening sessions that will introduce you to the study areas at the heart of the Rotman Executive MBA Program. The sessions are led by a selection of Rotman’s world-class faculty members, who offer an academic perspective that is complemented by their experience as consultants, managers and expert advisors to some of the world’s most successful corporations. Collectively, they offer insight into diverse fundamental business areas that are at the core of business decisions. At the end of the program, participants come away with an enhanced awareness of essential management issues, which helps them become more effective leaders, managers and decision makers. 

Who Should Attend.

Mid- to senior-level professionals and managers with at least 5 years of work experience, including 3 or more years at the management level. Professionals typically register in MBA Essentials to:

  • become more familiar with management terms and practices;
  • broaden their understanding of how the functional areas within a business interrelate;
  • understand some of the core concepts covered in the Rotman MBA programs;
  • fulfill required continuing education credits and/or professional development criteria;
  • diversify and grow their professional network.


The next program offering is scheduled for May 2019.  Classes will be held every Tuesday and Thursday evening, for a total of nine evenings, starting on Thursday, May 2, 2019.  The subsequent classes are scheduled for May 7, 9, 14, 16, 21, 23, 28, and the final class on Thursday, May 30, 2019.    

Contact us to secure your spot today!

All classes will be held at:
Rotman School of Management
105 St. George Street
Toronto, ON M5S 3E6

Session Details



This program has been approved for 27 continuing professional development hours under section A of the Continuing Professional Development log of the Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA™).


Words from our past participants:

I appreciate that this program broadened my professionalism including how I now have the potential to go from a manager to an executive.

Anh-Tu | Owner
Independent Internet Marketing

The program provided real time insight into corporate practices and competitive strategies, and the legal arena within which they exist. It gave me an edge in my business dealings.

George | Vice President, Claims

The best part of this program was the faculty. I truly gained lots of insight and it was a good refresher for my MBA, which I did almost 10 years ago.

Salam | Director, Supply Chain Planning

Very well organized, with great speakers across all areas of business and management. The take-away’s have already started making a difference in my career.

Philip | Director, Marketing

The MBA Essentials program is great! The high quality of both the faculty and the students made it an excellent learning experience.

Scott | Sales Manager

MBA Essentials for Managers marked an important step in my career. It provided me with knowledge, awareness and more confidence to step into situations requiring leadership and decision-making.

Deen | News Media

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9 evening sessions offered over the course of a month


May 2–30, 2019


Rotman School of Management,
Toronto, ON


$3,500 CAD + HST


Questions? We're here to help!

Speak to our Program Manager to determine if MBA Essentials for Managers is the right fit for you.

Tel: 416.978.8693

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