One of the world's most innovative business schools, Rotman is located in Toronto and is part of the University of Toronto. Whether your aim is to discover the latest in business thinking, accelerate your career or choose a new direction, you've come to the right place.
At the Rotman School, our goal is to transform business and society for the better. We hope you join us on this journey.
Rotman’s strategic goals and the priorities we’ve set to achieve them are detailed in Purpose into Action: Academic Plan 2022–2027. Developed as the pandemic continued to disrupt billions of lives and the entire global economy, Purpose into Action is our response not only to this protracted crisis, but to a confluence of world-changing events, from widespread protests against racism and social injustice to the increasingly destructive impacts of climate change.
Why choose Rotman? Because our school is a catalyst for innovative learning, research and public engagement, bringing together diverse initiatives and points of view around a defining purpose: to create value for business and society. An integral part of the University of Toronto, we’re ideally situated in Canada’s commercial capital, at the heart of one of the world’s most multicultural cities.
Located at the heart of one of the world's most dynamic and culturally diverse cities, the Rotman School is connected to the world through a network of business and research partners and globally-engaged alumni. We bring together the right minds, resources and support systems to ignite breakthrough solutions.
We sum up the goals and aspirations that shape Rotman in a simple statement of purpose: to create value for business and society. And to make that purpose more concrete, we focus our collective efforts in three main areas:• Designing more responsive and resilient organizations• Driving innovation and analytical insights• Building healthy, equitable and sustainable societies Every decision and action we take together is grounded in our shared values: diversity, excellence, integrity and respect.
In 1993, Sandra and Joseph L. Rotman made a gift of $3 million through the Rotman Family Foundation towards the construction of a new state-of-the-art facility for the University of Toronto's business school. In 1997, they made an additional gift of $15 million, and the School was aptly re-named in Joseph Rotman's honour.
Established in 1827, the University of Toronto is recognized worldwide as Canada’s top research university, a reputation that will add value for students who aspire to careers with global dimensions. As a Rotman student, you are welcome everywhere on the beautiful and historic U of T campus. Explore the first-class athletic facilities, the fourth-largest research library in North America, and a range of dining choices.
The Rotman School's history of transforming business education goes back to 1901, when a diploma program in commerce was established at the University of Toronto.
The Rotman School of Management is a catalyst for transformative learning, research and public engagement. We bring together diverse views and initiatives around a defining purpose – to create value for business and society. And we make a fundamental promise to our students, our partners and the broader community: Here’s where it changes. Everyone at Rotman, faculty and staff, plays a role in bringing that promise to life.
Whether your aim is to start your own business, accelerate your career or choose a new direction, you've come to the right place. From an undergraduate commerce program to an array of MBA offerings and specialized Masters programs and a world-class PhD program, as well as professional development opportunities, Rotman offers options for continuous learning throughout your career.
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