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Your Future in Business Design

Careers in Business Design

Business Design roles are not found through the usual channels of career building and discovery – they have to be sought out or created. Here are some ways to think about your future career in the innovation space:

 
Roles where you do Business Design everyday:
Design Thinker, Business Designer, Innovation Catalyst

Roles where Business Design is a natural fit:
Consumer Insights Specialist, Entrepreneur, Product Manager, Marketing Manager

Traditional Roles where Business Design can enhance your performance:
Operations, Sales, Finance, Strategy

Where can I get a job as a Business Designer?

Companies may offer specific roles as a Business Design specialist, however, you are more likely to find roles that incorporate aspects of Business Design in your day-to-day responsibilities. Some examples of jobs our grads have gone on to include:

  • Associate Brand Manager, Nike
  • Innovation Catalyst, Fidelity Investments
  • Senior Manager - Commercial Auto, TD Bank
  • Innovation Project Manager, The Hospital for Sick Children
  • Senior Consultant, Monitor Deloitte

Companies that have recruited at Rotman:

Every year, companies and organizations come to Rotman looking for candidates with the Business Design know-how. A few of the most recent ones include:

The Alumni Perspective

Each year our graduating students have gone on to work for top-tier innovative companies. Here’s what they have to say about Business Design at Rotman: 

Christine

Wheatley

Christine Wheatley MBA '13
Business Design Consultant, Fidelity Investments

CLICK HERE TO LEARN CHRISTINE'S STORY

Brian

Moelich

Brian Moelich MBA '13
Business Designer, Citrix

CLICK HERE TO LEARN BRIAN'S STORY