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.
- Integrative Thinking
- 9 Box Framework
- Leadership Capabilities
- The Inclusive Leader
- Executive Communication
- Applied Leadership
- Re-Bordering the World
- Personal Advisory Boards
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
- Membership in a personal advisory board
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 you the most up-to-date best practices and a wealth of real-world experience.
Chancellor, University of Toronto (2nd term)
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.
When effective leadership happens, it happens at all levels. It reaches the head with a clear sense of direction, a compelling vision, a purpose that gives meaning to work. But it also reaches the heart, to the essence of who we are as humans with a set of values that make us feel that our work contributes to making us a better person.
Jim Fisher | Academic Director
University of Toronto
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Each application is reviewed by Rotman's admissions committee to ensure participants have the appropriate academic and work experience.
Payment and Fee Reduction
Payments can be made online. A deposit of 50% of the program fee (or $4,000) is required at time of application. If the full fee is not paid at the time of application, the balance of the program fee is due 30 days after receipt of invoice or 30 days before program start date, whichever is first. Deposit fees are refundable only to applicants not accepted to the program.
Rotman Executive Program graduates and Rotman alumni are eligible for a 25% discount on this program. Discounts cannot be combined but we will honour the greater discount amount towards the program fee. For more information on additional discounts, visit RotmanExecutive.com/Discounts. Discounts are not redeemable for cash.
Canada-Ontario Job Grant
The Canada-Ontario Job Grant reimburses employers two thirds of the training costs of their employees.
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*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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
This program has been approved for 50 CPD hours under Section A of the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Log of the Human Resource Professionals Association (HRPA).