Rotman School of Management
Rotman MBA Overview
Rotman School of Management is the business school of Canada’s leading university-University of Toronto. The University of Toronto is one of the world’s great universities, distinguished by an extraordinary depth and breadth of excellence. U of T’s global outlook and cosmopolitan location in one of the world’s great cities provide students with a transformative educational experience, equipping them with the knowledge, skills and competencies needed to navigate our rapidly changing world.
Rotman MBA Highlights
|QS World Rankings ’20||17|
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Program and Curriculum
Rotman offers three core strategic areas – an innovative curriculum, tailored career services and the Self-Development Lab – to achieve one central goal: to give students the skills and experiences they need to accelerate their career as a high-value decision maker and business leader. The Full-Time MBA at the Rotman School lets students master business fundamentals while providing them with experiential, hands-on learning opportunities to grow as a leader.
Rotman offers more than 90 electives from the following subject areas:
- Economic analysis and policy
- Desautels centre of innovative thinking
- Operations management
- Organizational behaviour/human resource management
- Strategic management
At Rotman students may specialize by choosing to focus on an area of interest or enhance their generalist perspective by taking courses from different academic disciplines.
- Brand management
- Business design
- Financial reporting and analysis
- Funds management
- General MBA
- Global management
- Health sector management
- Innovation and entrepreneurship
- Investment Banking
- Leadership and Change Management
- Management Analytics
- Process and supply chain management
- Real estate
- Risk management and financial engineering
- Social Impact and Sustainability
- International Peace Scholarship Fund for Women (IPS)
- Government of Canada International Scholarship Programs
- Rotary Foundation Ambassadorial Scholarships
- Financial Aid By Country
At Rotman students can hone in their business design capabilities and innovative thinking through the following:
- Rotman Designworks
- Business design practicum
- Rotman design challenge
- Design Bootcamp
- Business design sprint
- Design tours
The Rotman career centre grants students access to top jobs across a broad range of industries. To help students prepare, Rotman has invested in building one of the largest MBA career teams in business education. Their exceptional staff-to-student ratio means their career coaches will provide them with the personal attention required to be successful throughout their job search.
AVERAGE STARTING SALARY
Top 3 Sectors
- Financial Services
Companies recruiting from Rotman
- Accenture Inc.
- A.T. Kearney
- Bain & Company
- Bayer Business Consulting
- Boston Consulting Group
- Ernst & Young LLP
- Bank of Canada
- Bank of America Merrill Lynch
- Credit Suisse Asia-Pacific
- National Bank Financial
- PayPal Canada Inc.
- Microsoft Corp.
- FedEx Services
Return on Investment (ROI)
|Cost of Living||+$30,000|
|Average Impact of Part-Time Jobs||-$11,200|
|Amount Recovery (setting aside 25% of earning)||3.9 years|
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Rotman MBA Alumni Info
The Rotman Alumni network helps over 14,000 alumni in more than 70 countries worldwide stay connected. Through their alumni events and lifelong learning opportunities, Rotman makes it easy for their graduates to connect with each other, learn and give back to the Rotman community.
Some Famous Alumni
- John Hastings, MBA ‘82 (Chairman and CEO, Citibank Canada)
- Kathleen R Peacock, MBA ‘79 (Managing Director, Deloitte)
- James Tucker, Omnium ‘06 (Partner & Managing Director, Boston Consulting Group, Canada)
Rotman MBA : Class Profile
At Rotman, they look for intellectually curious individuals with high potential for leadership and professional achievement. They seek ambitious people with high potential for success. Their admitted students stand out by doing interesting things with their personal and professional lives — everyone from Olympic athletes to professional poker players. They believe that exposure to a rich diversity of viewpoints makes for a superior learning experience, and pride themselves on building a diverse class of exceptional individuals who will go on to make the School proud as professionals and alumni.
- A minimum GPA of 3.0 in the final year of a bachelor’s degree from a recognized university.
- GMAT or GRE score
- English Language Proficiency
- A minimum of two years of full-time work experience is strongly recommended.
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Rotman MBA Deadlines
|Rounds Deadline Dates|
|Round 1 October 5, 2020|
|Round 2 January 11, 2021|
|Round 3 March 8, 2021|
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The application fee is $150.
- GMAT or GRE score
- 2 Letters of recommendation
- Essay And Video Essay
For international candidates, the committee also assesses:
Application Essays (Rotman MBA)
Essays for Rotman school of management require a unique spunk, something that they describe as the ‘spike factor’. All the written essays and documents are to be submitted as one pdf document. Moreover, there are two video essays that are compulsory in nature and have a time written response component.
Explain your spike factor (something unique about yourself) that you believe will contribute to the Rotman community and is aligned with Rotman values. (up to 1000 words)* Optional – Please upload 1-3 of your ‘spikiest’ pictures to the supplemental items section of your application here. Note: Your photos must be uploaded as a single PDF.
There is a video interview component in the application where the interviewer would ask 2 essay based questions. Students have to answer the question. This in no way shape or form replaces the actual interview phase of the application but serves as a medium to get to have a lengthy conversation with the applicants regarding their dreams, aspirations and other aspects that have shaped them as unique individuals and set them apart.
Other application information
Candidates have to undergo an interview session as well in order to discuss their background, interests, goals and inspiration.
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