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Rotman executive programs ranked as a leading provider of executive education

May 13, 2013

TORONTO, ON – In the annual ranking from the Financial Times, Rotman Executive Programs at the University of Toronto was named as one of the top providers of executive education in the world.

Executive Programs at the Rotman School of Management were ranked 15th globally and 1st in Canada for open enrollment programs, including being number one in the world for the quality of the faculty teaching the programs and for new skills and learning gained by the participants. It is the third year in a row that the programs have been number one for new skills and learning.

The open enrollment programs, which include highly regarded offerings in corporate governance, leadership and Integrative Thinking™, were ranked in the top ten in a total of seven global categories including the aims achieved of course participants, course design, teaching methods and materials, and follow-up after the course ends.

“Our programs inspire and equip people to challenge the status quo, to make better decisions and to have greater impact so they can build a better world,” says Michele Milan, managing director of Rotman Executive Programs. “This ranking secures our position as a global leader in executive education and is a tribute to the great work that our faculty and staff put into the design and execution of our programs.”

The open enrollment rankings are compiled using data supplied by participating schools as well as a survey of individuals who completed a program over the past year.

In the survey of customized executive education programs, the Rotman School’s programs placed 46th in the world, up a strong twelve positions from the results last year.

The complete survey results are available online at

Rotman Executive Programs is Canada’s leading provider of executive education. Ranked #1 in the world by the Financial Times for new skills and learning and for faculty, Executive Programs at the Rotman School of Management is committed to delivering programs for individuals and custom programs for organizations which impact business leaders worldwide. With innovative programs based on Integrative ThinkingTM and expertise in leadership, governance and finance Rotman Executive Programs fosters a new way to think that enables the design of creative business solutions. Rotman Executive Programs empowers you to use your talents to maximum effect, transforming yourself, your organization and your community. For more information, visit

The Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto is redesigning business education for the 21st century with a curriculum based on Integrative Thinking. Located in the world’s most diverse city, the Rotman School fosters a new way to think that enables the design of creative business solutions. The School is currently raising $200 million to ensure Canada has the world-class business school it deserves. For more information, visit


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