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Program schedule & delivery

In just 13 months, the Rotman One-Year Executive MBA will dramatically accelerate your leadership potential and connect you to the ideas and people that are redefining management.

13 months of transformation

"The Rotman One-Year Executive MBA program changed the way I think and work. It expanded my views, enriched my capabilities and it showed me how I can be a better leader. It opened the door to new experiences, people and opportunities.”

- Dale Kehler, EMBA '19, Vice President, Solutions, SYSPRO Canada



Core curriculum

The core curriculum begins with foundational management courses. As the program progresses, you will focus on specific topics with application to real business situations and problems.

Term 1

  • Business Ethics
  • Business Problem Solving: A Model-Based Approach
  • Strategy I
  • Economics I
  • Leadership Development Practicum
  • Personal Leadership
  • Quantitative Reasoning for Management

Term 2

  • Accounting I
  • Economics II
  • Finance I
  • Leadership Development Practicum
  • Power and Influence
  • Negotiations
  • The Thoughtful Leader

Term 3

  • Accounting II
  • Business Operations
  • Corporate Governance
  • Finance II
  • Organizational Leadership
  • Sustainability Strategy

Term 4

  • Crisis Leadership
  • Economics II
  • International Business
  • Leadership Development Practicum
  • Strategy II


The final Capstone week serves as the culminating experiential activity during which students put together all the concepts they have learned throughout the program.

Master the fundamentals of business, and dramatically accelerate your leadership potential with the Rotman One-Year Executive MBA program. The curriculum is structured around four terms, each of which includes a one-week residential module in downtown Toronto. The condensed schedule is designed for both personal and professional flexibility.

Classes are in-person and on-campus, so you'll be able to grow your invaluable network and be able to take advantage of everything that Rotman has to offer. Regular class sessions take place over two days, every other week, on Friday and Saturday.


"What I enjoyed most about business school was the classroom discussion. Being present in a room with so many diverse perspectives from different industries, countries of origin, and life experiences was such a humbling and enriching experience – it fundamentally broadened my worldview.”

- Catherine Bornbaum, EMBA '19, Managing Director, Population Health Analytics Laboratory, Dalla Lana School of Public Health

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