A powerful network
The network of professionals that you build at Rotman will stay connected to you for a lifetime.
At Rotman, we believe that exposure to a diversity of viewpoints is an essential part of a rich learning environment. The Rotman Morning MBA and Evening MBA programs attract top talent from a range of professional backgrounds. We deliberately seek out students who have achieved great things in their personal and professional lives.
“Rotman has provided me with a strong network of both alumni and students who have been a wonderful support for my future aspirations.”
— Bojan Grabovac, MBA ’17, Supervisor, System Planning, Toronto Hydro
You'll be challenged and motivated every day by your classmates, an exceptional group of professionals who will enrich your learning in endless ways. By the time you graduate, you'll have developed a strong network of peers who provide a lifetime of friendship and professional support.
Prominent Rotman alumni
John Cassaday, MBA ‘81
Former President and Chief Executive Officer, Corus Entertainment Inc.
Bill Downe, MBA ‘78
Former CEO, BMO Financial Group
John Hastings, MBA ‘82
Chairman and CEO, Citibank Canada
Dr. Johann Koss, EMBA ‘04
Founder of Right To Play and four-time Olympic gold medalist in speed skating
Richard Nesbitt, MBA ’85
President and CEO of Global Risk Institute in Financial Services and former COO of CIBC
Kathleen R Peacock, MBA ‘79
Managing Director, Deloitte
Joanna Rotenberg, JD/MBA ‘01
Group Head, BMO Wealth Management
The Rotman community
Our community is diverse, dynamic, and dedicated to student success. Get to know us.
Rotman alumni can join Rotman Connect, an exclusive digital network with over 5,000 members, to expand their professional network and stay in touch with the Rotman community.
See what Morning MBA | Evening MBA students say about the benefits of their class networks.
Got questions? Reach out to a student ambassador who has volunteered to share their Rotman experience, from the admission process to exam preparation.
Advancing female professionals
The success of female professionals is a key priority of the School. Rotman is also honoured to be one of three school sponsors of the Forté Foundation, a global non-profit organization defined as a “consortium of major corporations and top business schools working together to launch women into significant, fulfilling careers". In addition, the Women in Management Association encourages ties between current students and women in more senior positions in industry.