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Rotman-CPA Canada Strategic Leadership

A personalized leadership journey for senior executives and leaders

In our increasingly volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous (VUCA) world, leaders need more than ever a holistic approach to their leadership practice. The Rotman-CPA Canada Strategic Leadership program prepares leaders like you for success with highly relevant technical, relational, communicative and coaching skills.

Designed specifically for CPAs and other business and finance professionals, The Rotman-CPA Canada Strategic Leadership program can help you hone your strategic leadership and interpersonal competencies. Evolve your personal leadership style so you can better drive change, develop value, and create sustainable impact at the organizational level.

How you'll learn:

  • Case studies exploring real-world situations
  • Group assignments with peers from across the public and private sectors
  • Class discussions to get into the details and
  • Coaching activities to ensure what you learn aligns with your personal and professional goals

Gain deep insights into your emotional intelligence and build a self-awareness that will enhance your ability to lead teams and collaborate across silos. Our expert faculty will provide you with the knowledge, skills, and competences you need to be a champion for change.

You will leave the program as a multi-faceted leader: someone who leads by example, serves as an innovator and architect, and someone who can act as an agent of change. You will be able to work with your own coach to develop an action plan for continued you can use throughout your career.


Walid Hejazi, Featured Faculty

Professor, International Business, Rotman School of Management

Walid Hejazi is a Professor of Economic Analysis and Policy, and Academic Director at the Rotman School of Management. He has researched, advised, and testified extensively on global competitiveness, and is currently working on a series of studies which shed light on the competitiveness and productivity of Canadian firms. He teaches Macro and Global Economics in Rotman's MBA and EMBA programs, and has also delivered lectures in over 30 countries. Walid has also developed and teaches a successful MBA course in Islamic Finance, the first such course in Canada.

Designed to Deliver Maximum Impact Virtually

Experience the power of Rotman's virtual portfolio in achieving your goals, even in disruptive environments. We've adapted our leading open enrolment portfolio for a virtual environment, capitalizing on the unique benefits offered by online settings. These programs make it easy for you to continue your growth while you navigate the current challenges of working from different environments. Access world-class faculty in live sessions for the latest research and insights, grow your connections with peers from different industries and organizations and refine your leadership strengths from the comfort of wherever you are.

Technical Requirements

This program will be delivered over Zoom and requires access to this platform. Terms and conditions for Zoom usage can be found here: This program requires a stable internet connection, the latest version of the Google Chrome internet browser, and use of a microphone. Access to a webcam is preferred but optional.

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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

8-day program

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May 2, 4, 9, 11, 16, 18, 23, & 25, 2023

Class runs from 8:30am to 2:00 pm

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For CPAs and other financial professionals in public, private, and not-for-profit organizations.

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$9,750 CAD + HST