Playing to Win: How Strategy Really Works
Learn a proven approach to strategy that is used by leading organizations around the world.
Explore a winning strategy framework.
Build your strategy skills in this intensive, hands-on workshop. Strategy is about choice – explicitly choosing what you will do and not do to win with customers and against your competition. The Playing to Win framework uses five questions that help you drill down to create and test a new business strategy.
Bundle and save 20%
Execution is critical for your winning strategy. Follow through by taking advantage of our discount bundle of Playing to Win: How Strategy Really Works and Integrative Thinking for Leaders.
The Playing to Win one-day workshop provides you with hands-on experience creating a strategy and learning a proven approach to strategy used by leading organizations around the world. Add our Integrative Thinking for Leaders one-day program and you also receive a proven management system, including tools and processes to execute that strategy.
These two workshops run consecutively this fall, making it easier for you to benefit from more than one workshop. Each program on its own will provide you with tools and insights for building or executing a successful strategy, but by combining the two, you’ll benefit from a more robust set of tools, frameworks and skills to drive your strategy.
How to Apply:
Complete only the application for Playing to Win and select the option to bundle.
Once your application has been approved, our admissions team will also sign you up for Integrative Thinking for Leaders and contact you with next steps.
Playing to Win
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.
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.
Payment and Fee Reduction
Payments can be made online. Applicants will be redirected to a secure online payment website after completion of the application form. Deposits will be refunded to applicants not accepted to the program.
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 email@example.com.
Faculty & Instructors
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.
Meet the faculty and instructors teaching in the Playing to Win Workshop
Jennifer Riel is an Adjunct Professor, Facutly-at-large and Managing Director of the Martin Prosperity Institute’s Knowledge Infrastructure project, which includes oversight of Rotman I-Think (our elementary and secondary school integrative thinking and design thinking program). In her role, Jennifer leads educational and knowledge sector initiatives, including writing, designing curriculum and teaching for a variety of audiences.
If you want to truly start playing to win rather than playing to play, choose Rotman! Rotman’s a real “hot spot” buzzing with innovation and energy, and the “Playing to Win” executive education workshop is an extremely powerful, provocative and positive strategy program.
Dr. Bart Tkaczyk, MBA | President & CEO
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