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Rotman Leading Strategic Change online program

Give your organization a competitive advantage with a robust digital transformation plan.

Delivered in collaboration with Get Smarter

The only constant is change, but how does it apply in business? Now, more than ever, your organization needs to evolve and implement strategic change to stay relevant.

Discover how to drive strategic change in your organization with this Rotman Leading Strategic Change online program from the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto. With in-depth insight into the concepts underpinning organizational change, you’ll learn how to create, implement, and maintain a strategic change initiative (SCI) in your company.

Throughout this program, you’ll study different techniques and systems for initiating change with each of the weekly modules focusing on a different tool set. Over six weeks, you’ll explore how methods like role modeling, leveraging personal networks, and resistor management can create mechanisms for sustainable change.


Apply nowOngoing offerings | $2,500 CAD + HST

Key program takeaways:

  • Gain a holistic understanding of the tools and processes needed to design an SCI that applies to your business context
  • Take an in-depth look at the specific management and leadership behaviours needed when creating and implementing long-lasting change initiatives
  • Explore various case studies from real-world examples of change initiatives to discover what does and doesn’t work
  • Familiarize yourself with the different stages of change management, from implementation to maintenance

What you'll learn

John Oesch, Featured Faculty

Associate Professor, Organizational Behaviour, Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto

In addition to his current role teaching in the MBA and executive programs at Rotman, John has also created and led courses in negotiation, emotional intelligence, and workplace motivation. His current research and teaching areas focus on decision-making, managerial negotiations, organizational justice, organizational behaviour, and change leadership. With his wide range of expertise, John also takes part in consulting work in the government and not-for-profit sectors. John has received numerous teaching awards and has been published in multiple journals. 

Apply nowOngoing offerings | $2,500 CAD + HST

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Date and fees

6 weeks online, excluding 1 week orientation

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Ongoing offerings

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Participant profile:
Professionals in leadership, management, HR, or change management who want to help guide change in their organization.

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$2,500 CAD

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