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Executive Leadership: Personal

Take the lead.

Transform into a more effective, thoughtful and resilient leader. Tailored to your unique leadership goals and challenges, this program will help you emerge with a fresh, personal and introspective approach to leadership and decision-making that characterizes all great leaders.

Transform into a more effective, thoughtful and resilient leader.

Unlike typical leadership programs, Rotman’s Executive Leadership: Personal is not a reiteration of current best practices. Instead, we focus on your personal leadership development.  This fast-paced, demanding and powerful program integrates cutting-edge academic research with a focus on your personal leadership style and technique.

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Your eight month journey.

This eight-month leadership journey is tailored to your unique leadership goals and challenges. You will receive:

  • A five-day in-class intensive
  • A 360° leadership assessment
  • Two one-on-one executive coaching sessions
  • A post-in-class intensive leadership session
  • A short 360 progress tracker and
  • Membership in a personal advisory board

Meet the Faculty and Instructors teaching in Executive Leadership: Personal

Rose Patten, Featured Faculty

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Chancellor, University of Toronto

Rose Patten is Special Advisor to the CEO and Senior Executives at BMO Financial Group. In this role she partners with and advises Group Heads on select strategies with particular emphasis on strategy execution, leadership development and succession for top leaders.

Rose’s career has spanned the four financial sectors - banking, trust, insurance and investment banking - with responsibilities for Canada, U.S. Europe and Asia. Previous key roles at BMO include Executive Vice President and Head of Enterprise Strategy and Global Head of Human Resources, Senior Vice President of Corporate Services and the first woman member and long-time Member of the Bank’s Executive Committee. Earlier roles include Executive Vice President of BMO Nesbitt Burns, Senior Vice President of Manulife and General Manager of Lloyds Bank Canada.

We’re here to help.

We place unparalleled emphasis on strengthening your leadership capabilities before, during and after the in-class intensive component of the program. By devoting time to addressing and practicing crucial leadership skills, we focus on helping you develop the capabilities you need in order to respond effectively to the challenges of leading in turbulent times. 


Apply NowMAY or OCT 2021 | $11,200 CAD + HST

A deposit of 50% of the program fee is required at time of application. The balance of the program fee is due 30 days after receipt of invoice or 30 days before the start of the program, whichever is first.

Application Process

Payment and Fee Reduction


This program has been approved for 50 continuing professional development (CPD) hours under Section A of the continuing professional development (CPD) log of the Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA).


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Dates and fees

5-day intensive program and multiple check-ins over an 8-month period

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May 3-7, 2021 
+ 1/2 day follow-up and graduation

October 4-8, 2021 
+ 1/2 day follow-up and graduation

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Rotman School of Management
Toronto, Ontario

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Participant profile:
Senior-level professionals

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$11,200 CAD + HST

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