University of Toronto - Organizational Leadership

6 weeks
Full time/part time
Diploma / certificate

About this program

University of Toronto Organizational Leadership

Gain the tools and understanding to navigate the complexities of organizational leadership.

Earn an official certificate of professional achievement from University of Toronto University.

The increasing complexity of the modern organization – driven by changes in technology, the economy, and society – has resulted in a need for business leaders who can guide their teams through cross-functional intricacies. Success can no longer be achieved through an adherence to siloed hierarchies of teams and functions, but requires enhancing the performance of seemingly disparate parts within the organization itself.

The Organizational Leadership online program from the University of Toronto Rotman School of Management offers you the tools, frameworks, and models to produce highly effective organizational teams. In it, youll gain a nuanced understanding of the complexities and challenges of senior leadership in order to lead teams towards a high-performance future. Youll also learn to break down silos, influence business-wide culture, and manage change in your organization. Additionally, youll have access to Professor Hugh Arnolds congruence model of organizational effectiveness, which will help you develop new ways of thinking about organizational effectiveness, and walk away with concrete, practical insights and approaches into the realities of organizational leadership in the modern age.

Admission requirements

Is this program for you?

Focusing on frameworks and models designed to enhance organizational performance, this program will prove useful to senior managers across industries. If you already have experience as a senior manager, the program will allow you to enhance your ability to work across silos and manage change. If youre new to management or making the transition into a senior role, youll develop an understanding of the challenges you might face and the complexities of senior leadership. If you own your business, youll learn how you can navigate organizational complexities and foster cross-functional collaboration to enhance performance.

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Program content

Program curriculum

Develop a practical approach to organizational leadership as you work through the weekly modules of this online program.

Orientation module

Welcome to your Online Campus

Module 1

Understanding the nature of organizational leadership

Module 2

Understanding the determinants of organizational effectiveness

Module 3

Building collaboration in order to break down silos

Module 4

Building and leading your senior team

Module 5

Leveraging organizational culture for high performance

Module 6

Leading effective change management

Program delivery


  • 6 weeks Excluding orientation
  • 6–8 hours per week Self-paced learning online


Total Tuition Fee :£1475


About the certificate

Drive performance with an understanding of organizational complexity, and earn an official certificate of professional achievement from the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto.

Assessment is continuous and based on a series of practical assignments completed online. In order to be issued with a certificate, youll need to meet the requirements outlined in the program handbook. The handbook will be made available to you as soon as you begin the program.

Your certificate will be issued in your legal name and sent to you upon successful completion of the program, as per the stipulated requirements.

What will set you apart

On completion of this program, youll walk away with:

  • A comprehensive toolkit of frameworks and models to produce highly effective organizational teams.
  • A nuanced understanding of the organizational complexities and challenges associated with senior leadership positions.
  • The ability to break down silos, shape organizational culture, and articulate your vision as you lead cross-functional teams towards the future.
  • A practical approach to organizational leadership that leverages insights from real-world case studies to enhance your team leadership.

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M5S 1A1 Toronto Ontario


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