Profile of Joseph L. Rotman School of Management - University of Toronto
Situated in Toronto the largest financial district in Canada and 3rd largest in North America, the Rotman School of Management, the graduate-level business school of the University of Toronto, is involved in creating cutting-edge programs based on the principles of Business Design and Integrative Thinking. The belief behind these principles is that the traditional division of business into distinct specializations is no longer valid because these areas tend to over-lap each other in obscure and messy ways; therefore to be effective business, corporate, and economic leaders and managers it is necessary to be able to 'attend simultaneously to a vast array of interconnected variables and deal effectively with enigmatic choices.' The School of Management's pedagogical approach has earned it national and international acclaim including from such foremost publications as BusinessWeek, Financial Times, and The Wall Street Journal. The School has been ranked in the top 10 best international schools by BusinessWeek and classified 21st in the Financial Times annual survey of the top 100 MBA programs in the world.
More than 10 programs are offered at the School including a 2-year and 3-year Master of Business Administration (MBA) (with concentration opportunities in Brand Management, Consulting, Funds Management, Global Management, Health Sector Management, Human Resource Management, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Investment Banking, and Risk Management and Financial Engineering and over 90 courses to choose from for electives), Master of Financial Economics, Master of Management and Professional Accounting, 1-year Executive MBA, OMINIUM Global Executive MBA, Ph.D., with majors in Accounting, Finance, Management and Economics, Marketing, Organizational Behaviour and Human Resource, Operations Management, and Strategic Management, and joint degrees in MBA/Master of Arts (Russian and East European Studies), MBA/Engineering, and MBA/Law. Students in their second year of study are afforded opportunities to study abroad in the summer or fall semesters. Additionally, the School offers customized and open-enrolment courses and programs for 'executives and organizations from Canada and around the world.'