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Our programs adapt quickly to the changing needs of women in business. When you’re in our classrooms, you’ll learn how to be a  better leader and a better decision-maker at every stage of your career.You’ll feel re-energized about what you do and see  new ways to leverage what you do best to take your career to the next level. 

athena program

Athena Program

November 5-6, 2014
The Athena Program will help you develop your leadership skills and self-awareness, which are critical to professional success.

Emerging Leaders Program

Emerging Leaders

November 17-20, 2014
Emerging Leaders addresses the challenges you face as a manager and those you encounter as you transition to higher levels of leadership. The program will help you develop leadership and business skills without losing sight of your professional and personal goals.

The Judy Project

The Judy Project

May 25-30, 2014
Research shows that companies with more women in positions of leadership outperform those with fewer. The Judy Project is designed to strengthen organizations by advancing more women into executive leadership and CEO positions. It gives women the network and skills they need to be highly effective and inspiring leaders.

back to work program

Back to Work Program

Begins September 24, 2014
This specialized program is for women who are returning to the labour market after an extended period of absence. It offers the professional advantage you need to re-enter the workplace with confidence. Through an engaging learning exchange, you will meet senior executives and potential employers, and re-establish your professional network.

Business Leadership for Women Lawyers

Business Leadership for Women Lawyers

April, 2015
This two-day intensive program will help you build your professional confidence and give you the business skills you need to advance within your firm. The program has been designed in collaboration with women lawyers and sponsoring law firms who are committed to advancing talented female lawyers.

Success Stories

Our program participants share the experience in their own words. 

Questions?Contact us anytime

For questions about Initiative programs, networks, and accreditation partnerships please contact:

Alice Longhurst
Manager, Business Development
Tel: 416.978.5036
Fax: 416.978.5549

Next Steps for Women EntrepreneursEvents

Next Steps supports the business and professional growth of women entrepreneurs who want to take their business to the next level.

Women-only versus co-ed executive programs

Associate Professor Tiziana Casciaro compares and contrasts women's and co-ed executive development programs. She discusses the unique value that can be added to the experience in women-only classroom settings.

Helping women advance their careers

One way the Rotman School exemplifies social responsibility is through the Initiative for Women in Business. Professor Beatrix Dart, Executive Director of the Initiative and Associate Dean of Executive Degree Programs, shares what we do to to help women advance in their careers.