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GettingItDone®: Achieve Organizational and Team Success Through Better Execution


GettingItDone® is a hands-on management seminar featuring highlights from the award-winning MBA course at the Rotman School of Management. "It" being your vision – it's all about execution!

Over the course of the day you will get to work through seven, tested and proven, effectiveness management tools that are designed to help you make immediate and effective changes back at your place of work. These tools include:

  1. Decision Making Methods (Who should be in the room)
  2. Consensus Decision Making (How to get /where you need commitment & support)
  3. Cross Functional Excellence (XFX) tool to clarify inter-dependencies within a team, across functions … ('Who' is on first, 'What' is on Second …)
  4. Performance Agreement (Basic tool to provide role clarity and accountability for any position)
  5. Managerial Styles Assessment and Model, and situational management (Are you the "bull in the china shop"? Self-assessment to be done in advance)
  6. Meetings Process Assessment (Can we reduce the time we waste in meetings?)
  7. Monday Morning Action List (WHAT has to get done by WHO by WHEN - more execution and accountability)


Who Should Attend?

Leaders and managers from all levels who want to achieve their individual role and organizational objectives at a strategic and tactical level.

Key Takeaways

  • Learn how to get commitment and support for strategies, goals and priorities: and why it is important and how to achieve it.
  • Understand effective decision-making – how to get the right people involved in the right way at the right time.
  • Know how to create role clarity and accountability: the discipline of focusing on results.
  • Understand organizational alignment with cascading accountabilities: "how to get everyone to fly in formation."
  • Learn how to create 'XfX' (cross functional excellence).
  • Make sure the right things get done: how to implement a simple and powerful design for regular team meetings.

*Lunch and breaks may vary slightly from schedule



8:30 – 9:00 am


9:00 – 10:30am


Introduction, GID® Management System Overview


GID® Management System Tools:

Tool 1: Using “Buy-In & Commitment” Decision Making

Tool 2: Cross Function Decision Rights (Ownership Grid)

Tool 3: Effective Team Decision Making Methods


10:30 - 10:45 am

Morning Break

10:45 - 12:15 pm


Tool 4: Get Role Clarity & Alignment (Job Effectiveness Plan - JEP)

12:15 - 12:45 pm


12:45 - 2:15 pm


Tool 5: Self-Management (3-D Management Styles & YOU)


2:15 - 2:30 pm

Afternoon Break

2:30 - 4:00 pm



Tool 6: Meetings & Meetings Process Effectiveness

Tool 7: Team Accountability: Monday Morning Team Action List

Tool 8: Weekly Top 5: My Personal Job Success Priorities



Rotman Executive Program faculty are known for their ability to translate the latest research into practical applications for the workplace, and to transmit skills to participants with the best teaching techniques. Industry leaders contribute to our programs to bring your the most up-to-date best practices and a wealth of real-world experience.

Meet the faculty and instructors teaching Getting it Done®:

Brendan Calder

Brendan Calder »

John O'Dwyer

John O'Dwyer »

Registration Process

Fee: $1,350 CAD + HST


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Fee Reduction

Rotman Executive Program graduates or Rotman MBA / EMBA alumni are eligible for a discount equivalent to 10% of the program tuition. In addition, partner discounts are also offered for some programs. Where program applicants are eligible for more than one discount, only the greater discount will be applied towards the tuition fee. Discounts are not redeemable for cash.

*Participants will be responsible for their own travel, accommodation and incidental costs. Participants requiring accommodation during the program are eligible for preferred Rotman rates at select hotels. For more information contact an Executive Programs representative at

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1-day management seminar


October 26, 2018


Rotman School of Management, Toronto, Ontario


Participant profile:
Leaders and managers from all levels


$1,350 CAD + HST


Questions? We're here to help!
Speak to our expert Learning Advisor about choosing the right program for you or your organization.

Tel: 416.978.6586

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