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MBA Essentials for Managers

Become an efficient manager, leader, and decision-maker.

9 evening sessions

Mini MBA Toronto - Rotman School of Management

MBA Essentials for Managers is a series of nine evening sessions that will introduce you to the study areas at the heart of the Rotman Executive MBA Program. The sessions are led by a selection of Rotman’s world-class faculty members, who offer an academic perspective that is complemented by their experience as consultants, managers and expert advisors to some of the world’s most successful corporations. Collectively, they offer insight into diverse fundamental business areas that are at the core of business decisions. At the end of the program, participants come away with an enhanced awareness of essential management issues, which helps them become more effective leaders, managers and decision makers. 

Who Should Attend.

Mid- to senior-level professionals and managers with at least 5 years of work experience, including 3 or more years at the management level. Professionals typically register in MBA Essentials to:

  • become more familiar with management terms and practices;
  • broaden their understanding of how the functional areas within a business interrelate;
  • understand some of the core concepts covered in the Rotman MBA programs;
  • fulfill required continuing education credits and/or professional development criteria;
  • diversify and grow their professional network.


The application window is now CLOSED for the Fall 2019 program.  

Stay tuned for details regarding the May 2020 program offering.  The application window is expected to open late February / early March 2020.  

All classes will be held at:
Rotman School of Management
105 St. George Street
Toronto, ON M5S 3E6

Session Details



This program has been approved for 27 continuing professional development hours under section A of the Continuing Professional Development log of the Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA™).


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Dates and fees

9 evening sessions offered over the course of a month

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Rotman School of Management
Toronto, Ontario

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$3,500 CAD + HST

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Speak to our Program Manager to determine if MBA Essentials for Managers is the right fit for you

Tel: 416.978.8693

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