MBA Pre-ProgramFor 3 weeks in August, Rotman offers a carefully designed Pre-Program experience to help prepare you for success in the MBA program, even if you have no prior experience in business, including introduction courses in accounting, finance, and quantitative methods, as well as professional skills workshops, with topics such as academic writing and presentation skills. You'll also be introduced to the first module of the Self-Development Lab, focusing on the psychology and techniques of self-management.
First Year: Building Your Core FoundationBeginning in September, your first year is divided into two core terms, each focused on building your MBA toolkit in the major functional areas of business, such as strategy, marketing, operations, and business economics. These terms are bracketed by a Foundation term and Capstone term, designed to introduce you to and reinforce Rotman's key concepts in our unique approach to model-based problem solving and data-driven decision making. You will move through your first year together as a whole cohort, divided into smaller class sections for an intimate classroom experience. By working in small project teams of four or five students, you will be exposed to new perspectives, and challenged to develop your knowledge, critical analysis, and soft skills in working with others. A whirlwind of extracurricular experiences offered through student clubs and social activities will give you ample opportunities to get to know your peers and establish lifelong friendships. You can also choose to participate in the Self-Development Lab offers, which run concurrently with the core curriculum.
Second Year: Choosing a DirectionThe second year at Rotman is all about choice. You may choose to specialize in 1 of 10 MBA Majors, or enhance your skills and perspectives by taking courses from many different disciplines. We offer more than 90 elective courses to allow you to fully customize your MBA experience, based on your interests and specific career goals. You will also have the opportunity to assume a leadership position in our student-run industry clubs or Graduate Business Council to gain valuable executive experience, give back to the Rotman community, and meet even more MBA peers in the incoming class.
Courses include:First Year: Foundations Term
- Model-Based Decision Making
- Integrating Models and Data
- Managerial Economics
First Year: Term One
- Finance I: Capital Markets and Valuation
First Year: Term Two
- Leading People in Organizations
- Managing Customer Value
- Operations Management
- Economic Environment of Business
First Year: Capstone Term
- Business Problem Solving Capstone
- Finance II: Corporate Finance
- Managerial Accounting
- Managerial Negotiations
- Brand Management
- Funds Management
- Global Management
- Health Sector Management
- Leadership and Change Management
- Innovation and Entrepreneurship
- Investment Banking
- Real Estate
- Risk Management and Financial Engineering
We offer over $3 million in financial aid available through a broad range of scholarship awards. Additionally, we will pay the interest on student loans while you study, and international students can access student loans without a Canadian co-signer.
The Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto is home to the #1 MBA program in Canada. Located in the heart of downtown Toronto, the nations business and financial centre, the Rotman School will transform your career and your leadership potential.
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