In 13 months, gain the robust business training and leadership skills you need to accelerate your career to the next level.
The world of business is evolving at a rapid pace. To be a creative and inspired leader, you need to push yourself to be more curious, more innovative and more courageous, and connect with the people and ideas that are redefining what is possible.
If that sounds like you, consider the Rotman One-Year Executive MBA — it is an experience that will change the way you think, take action and lead.
Key program highlights
- Earn an MBA tailored to senior and executive working professionals, in just 13 months.
- Transform as a leader through the Rotman integrated leadership framework.
- Gain new insights and apply them immediately to work.
- Learn from thought leaders who are shaping the future of management.
- Develop a powerful network of peers for life.
- Broaden your business knowledge and discover opportunity in environments that are in constant flux.
"Rotman attracts top talent from all across Canada and internationally. You have the opportunity to learn from top academics, industry experts and your fellow peers are ambitious professionals.”
- Jasmine Wong, EMBA | Senior Business Consultant, BMO Financial Group
Who should apply
In just 13 months, the Rotman One-Year Executive MBA will dramatically accelerate your leadership potential and help you to build skills that will make an immediate impact.
The program attracts ambitious professionals from traditional for-profit businesses, not-for-profit enterprises, research institutes and entrepreneurial ventures. Applicants should demonstrate a well-rounded combination of abilities – professional achievement, interpersonal skills, leadership potential, and their ability to add value to the class.
Positioning you for success
The Rotman One-Year Executive MBA is the ideal choice for senior managers aiming to build their strategic decision-making and leadership skills. The program is known for its market relevance, academic rigour and a schedule that fits the needs of busy professionals.
The Rotman EMBA is more than a degree — it’s an intense, hands-on leadership experience that will change the way you think. We’ll give you analytical tools and invaluable insights to help you get the career you want.
Transform your potential
In a competitive market, it takes serious focus, drive and leadership to take your career to the next level. Whether you’re looking to drive change in your organization, grow your business or advance in the healthcare/life sciences sector, we have a range of resources and services to help you achieve your goals.
➔ Download the EMBA program brochure
Prepare for Career Success
Alumni in your worldwide network
Senior- and executive-level professionals who can help you unlock your career goals
* average cohort size
Months of transformative career guidance—plus continuing support after you graduate
A degree from the Rotman School prepares you for top jobs across a broad range of industries. Our high-touch approach and exceptional staff-to-participant ratio means you enjoy personalized attention to help you achieve your career goals.
The program is designed for ambitious professionals who are looking to make the most of their career. While there are many ways to measure the return on investment of the program, our goal is to equip you with a lifelong toolkit you can use to take ownership of and manage your career and professional development long after graduation.
To that end, our dedicated Career Services team is committed to working closely with you to refine your career goals, market yourself efficiently, and network with people in a position to help you reach your targets.
"Career Services elevated and refined the way I present myself and my accomplishments. They connected me with the right resources at the right time and enabled me to achieve my professional goals."
- Catherine Bornbaum, EMBA '18, Head of Clinical Operations and Partnerships, RetiSpec
Ways to engage
Career services provides EMBA participants with career support through a range of offerings including:
Individual career coaching (in person or online)
- One-on-one executive leadership coaching
- Career search guidance, including networking skills, advanced resume writing, online presence, personal branding and positioning
- Preparation for career discussions, including interview preparation and offer negotiations
- Strategies and connections to help you leverage the powerful Rotman network
Professional development workshops
- Workshops, events and speakers
- Career management planning
- Advanced resumes
- Job search strategies
- Networking and relationship building
Online career resources
- Job postings targeted to senior leaders
- Best in class career content
- Valuable research tools
- Webinars and podcasts
- Access to alumni
As a graduate of the Rotman Executive MBA program you will also benefit from career support after graduation.
Where they landed
Leading companies from every industry seek out Rotman students and graduates for their proven ability to solve tough problems and deliver impressive results.
Director, Project Management - Project Delivery and Support, Scotiabank
“Make the most of executive career services: resume review, mock interviews, career bootcamps, building your brand. A strong personal brand will be your superpower.”
Director, Strategy & Delivery, Compliance, Collections and Fraud, Scotiabank
BBA, Wilfrid Laurier University
BEd, University of Toronto
Ghayda Nassar, EMBA ‘16
Sr. Director Global Cyber Security - Identity Access Management, TD Bank
“The career services team at Rotman is like an amazing family. They prepared me for key career discussions and celebrated my successes.”
Director, Wealth Management Technology, TD Bank
BSc, University of Jordan
Manager, Account Sales Representatives, Rockwell Automation
“My career coach really helped me redefine my story in my own words. It was so valuable having someone coach me throughout this whole process.
[When I achieved the end goal of a new role I thought that]…my work with Rotman Career Services was over. I’m realizing that there’s still a lot left for me to learn. Luckily, I know I have help.”
Director, Patient Support, KMH Cardiology & Diagsostic Centres
BSc, University of Toronto
Ready for the next step in your executive career?
Are you ready to consider the Rotman One-Executive MBA program?
To get started on the application process, we invite you to read about our admissions requirements, submit your resume for pre-assessment, connect+chat or attend an admissions event.
Our approach to your application is personalized. After reviewing your work and academic history, we can help guide you through the application process or even help you decide which program is the right fit for your professional goals.
The Rotman One-Year Executive MBA program attracts high achievers from a range of industries, including traditional for-profit businesses, not-for-profit enterprises, research institutes and entrepreneurial ventures. Rotman selects qualified professionals who demonstrate a well-rounded combination of abilities – professional achievement, interpersonal skills, leadership potential, and their ability to add value to the class.
"The program attracts forward-thinking, hard-working professionals from a wide range of backgrounds. My classmates will continue to be a source of inspiration and support for years to come."
- Adrian Fung, EMBA '16
Minimum admission requirements:
- 8+ years of full-time work experience
- 3+ years in a mid-to-senior management role
- Demonstrated teamwork and leadership skills
- People and/or project management experience
- Current full-time employment
Round 1: November 21, 2022
Round 2: March 20, 2023
Round 3: July 31, 2023
We encourage international students to apply to earlier rounds in order to allow enough time for study permit applications.
Start the process by sending us your resume for pre-assessment to see if the program is the right fit for you. Offers of admission are made on a rolling basis, and the class may fill at any time.