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Leading with Purpose for HR Professionals

Coach, Influence and Create Positive Change

Organizations in Canada and around the world are planning their Return to Work strategies. Prepare yourself to step into this gap and thrive with Rotman's Leading with Purpose for HR Professionals program.

Our instructors, experts with years of top industry experience, will help you rethink the way you lead so you can adjust your talent development practices and build a stronger, more inclusive and supportive culture in your organization from the top down.

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Learn how to adjust your onboarding, coaching and talent retention practices to make an immediate difference. We'll walk you through practical approaches to building your resilience, create an impactful HR agenda to lead beyond the pandemic, and improve your ability to influence the organization as an HR professional.

By the end of the program you will

  • have a stronger ability to influence peers and business partners to effect positive change 
  • rethink your talent development and coaching practices and
  • develop new ways to integrate new leaders into your organization and create a cohesive, inclusive culture in a hybrid work environment.

Eric Beaudan, Featured Instructor

Global Head of Odgers Berndtson's Leadership Practice

Eric developed the LeaderFit assessment method at Odgers Berndtson, a top executive search and leadership advisory firm, and works with clients to assess, coach and develop leaders and high potential executives. He also co-developed the Rotman CFO Leadership Development program, which helps prepare finance leaders as they step into a C-suite role. He is a certified Executive Coach and an active member of Forbes Coaches Council.

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Designed to Deliver Maximum Impact Virtually

Experience the power of Rotman's virtual portfolio in achieving your goals, even in disruptive environments. We've not only adapted our leading open enrolment portfolio for a virtual environment, but have designed our programs to capitalize 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.

Application Process

Before beginning the application process, please review the application policies. To apply, complete the online application form.

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Each application is reviewed by Rotman's admissions committee to ensure participants have the appropriate academic and work experience.

Participant Notification Process

If space is available and eligibility requirements are met, participants will receive a notice of admission within 10 days of receipt of a completed application and fee deposit.


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. Fees will be refunded to those not accepted into the program.

HPRA Seal This program has been approved for 9 CPD hours under Section A of the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Log of the Human Resource Professionals Association (HRPA).


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Date and fees

3 half-days

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Participant profile:
HR Professionals or managers facing the challenges of onboarding and coaching new hires remotely