Main Content

Rotman High Potential Leadership Program in partnership with The Globe and Mail Leadership Institute

Transformational leadership development for early career and emerging talent

In today's fast-paced business landscape, high-potential talent like you requires an agile approach to build leadership skills critical for success. Rotman in partnership with The Globe and Mail Leadership Institute present the High Potential Leadership Program, a dynamic 4-week program designed to empower emerging leaders with the transformative tools necessary to become influential leaders of the future.

The High Potential Leadership Program places a strong emphasis on practical application, enabling you to immediately translate your learnings into action within your own leadership context. Led by our expert faculty, the High Potential Leadership Program fosters a collaborative and supportive environment where you can learn from the experiences and insights of other strong performers and build a network of talented, in-demand professionals who are ready to drive change.

Immerse yourself in topics that resonate with today’s modern leaders, fueling your growth and unleashing your true leadership potential. Through cutting-edge strategies and insights, you will learn to develop your personal leadership potential and discover how to engage and motivate your team members around a common goal.


Program Experience

Each segment of the High Potential Leadership program is a transformative experience. One session may find you discovering presence and communication techniques to cultivate charisma and captivate and inspire others; another exploring visionary thinking tools to see beyond the present and shape a compelling future.

Dive deep into today’s relevant issues:

  • Transformational Leadership: Go beyond management in order to drive change in your organization.
  • Strategic Thinking: Sharpen your ability to analyze problems, identify trends, and make informed decisions.
  • Team Building: Learn how to motivate and guide your teams towards shared goals.
  • Leveraging Networks: Unlock the full potential of your network and harness its power to drive personal and organizational growth.
  • Inclusive Leadership: Create diverse environments to unlock your teams' full potential.
  • Communication and Presence: Learn how to enhance your interpersonal communication skills and establish a commanding presence.

Apply NowFEBRUARY 2025 | $4,950 CAD + HST

Impactful learning

Rotman and The Globe and Mail Leadership Institute's High Potential Leadership program will guide you as you embark on an immersive learning journey, gaining the skills and mindset required to become a truly influential leader. Throughout the program, you will engage in practical, hands-on exercises and real-life simulations, allowing you to apply your learnings to authentic leadership scenarios.

Our faculty will facilitate collaborative discussions and peer feedback that further enhance your understanding and skills. By the program's end, you will emerge as well-rounded and adaptable leaders, ready to navigate the complexities of the modern business landscape.

Download and edit this document to make your case for why your department head should sponsor your enrolment.


Designed for emerging leaders.

This program has been specifically created to foster the leadership development of early career professionals. Ideal candidates are:

  • Professionals with 3-5 years of experience
  • New managers
  • High-performing individuals with increased leadership responsibilities

Meet the Faculty and Instructors teaching in Rotman's High Potential Leadership program

Julie McCarthy, Featured Faculty

Professor of Organizational Behavior & HR Management

Julie’s research focuses on techniques that employees, leaders, and teams can use to build resilience and achieve success in their work and home lives. With substantial expertise in executive education, her impactful sessions have positively influenced hundreds of leaders across the public and private sectors. Julie’s contributions also extend to diverse research initiatives, training programs, performance management systems and selection tools with a wide array of prominent organizations that include CIBC, Deloitte, Microsoft, TMX, and Rogers, among others.

Address your biggest challenges.

The High Potential Leadership Program will ensure that emerging leaders like you are better able to create value for your organization and are on a track of greatly accelerated personal development.

By the end of the program, you will have improved your ability to think broadly and strategically about value creation within your work and for your organization as a whole.

Invest in your talent.

Organizations that develop the potential of their team and provide opportunities for growth create a more curious, innovative, and engaged workforce. Plan for success – and succession – by bringing new and high-potential talent to Rotman. Train a team and amplify your impact – and save with group enrolments.

Technical Requirements

Application Process


Looking for something else? You might also be interested in one of these related programs

Explore more Rotman Executive Programs

Follow us

Send this page to a friend

Date and fees

4 week live virtual program

Hello, I'm an arrow!

February 4-27, 2025

Hello, I'm an arrow!

Live Online

Hello, I'm an arrow!

Participant profile:
Early career professionals with 3-5 years of experience, new managers, and high-performing individuals with increased leadership responsibilities

Hello, I'm an arrow!

$4,950 CAD + HST

Presented in partnership with
The Globe and Mail Leadership Institute

More information

Hello, I'm an arrow!

Contact our Learning Advisor 

Hello, I'm an arrow!

Learn about funding options