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Rotman Business of Payments Program

Navigate a rapidly changing industry.

The Canadian payments industry accounts for nearly 1% of GDP with revenues from payment activities estimated at over $16.4B in 2016 — and it's changing, rapidly.

Traditional players in the payments market are extending products, fintech and bigtech are disrupting products and infrastructure while domestic and global regulatory bodies are moving rapidly to adapt.

These changes can mean big opportunities for your organization if you know how to use them to your advantage. Rotman's Business of Payments program helps payments leaders harness these opportunities.

Your competitive advantage in a shifting landscape.

Over the course of the program, you will gain a solid understanding of the changing context of the payments landscape, and the forces and trends shaping its future. You will develop the knowledge and competencies you need to stay ahead.


Apply NowSEP 25-28, 2022 | $6,800 CAD + HST

We're here to help. 

This program focuses on technical solutions combined with management training to help you lead your team successfully through major market disruptions. Our faculty are industry experts with years of consulting experience and deep knowledge of the forces at work in the payments industry.

Meet the Faculty and Instructorsteaching in the Business of Payments Program

Walid Hejazi, Featured Faculty

Associate Professor, International Business, Rotman School of Management

Walid Hejazi (PhD, University of Toronto, Canada) is an Associate Professor of Economic Analysis and Policy at the Rotman School of Management, Fellow of the Michael Lee-Chin Family Institute for Corporate Citizenship, and member of the Board of Directors of the David & Sharon Johnston Centre for Corporate Governance Innovation. His research focuses on the development of strategies which enhance the ability of companies to compete in domestic and global marketplaces. He has worked closely with many companies to develop and implement innovative strategies, with a particular focus on the role of leaders in preparing those companies to lead strategic change. He has taught in over 30 countries, and is a frequent commentator in the media. 

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Apply NowSEP 25-28, 2022 | $6,800 CAD + HST

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Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto and Payments Canada are partnering to develop an intensive payments knowledge course aimed at professionals working in payments and related industries in Canada.

This program can count towards earning your Excellence in Executive Leadership certificate. Join an elite circle of leaders building their own path to professional development and receive official recognition from the University of Toronto Rotman School of Management.


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Dates and fees

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 September 25-28, 2022

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Kingbridge Centre
 King City, ON 

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Participant profile:
Established leaders working in payments, whether you are entering the industry or a seasoned professional, a regulator, policy-maker, or a disruptor

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