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To ignite innovation, harness diversity of thought and empower organizations to lead and thrive in the fast-paced global marketplace. 










Ted Rogers School of Management Executive and Corporate Education programming helps organizations to tackle complex business issues and surpass today’s innovation demands. Our experiential programs, which combine academic thought leadership with proven industry best practices, will disrupt outdated business models and enable organizations to accelerate with agility and social-consciousness.  Through a collaborative approach, our programs address unique challenges and opportunities for our corporate, institutional and community partners.



About Ted Rogers School of Management

Ted Rogers School of Management at Ryerson University is Canada’s pre-eminent entrepreneurial-focused business school that is shaping the next generation of global innovators and leaders with a combination of experiential and theoretical learning. The Ted Rogers School of Management, with its 12 research centres and institutes and 6 schools of management, offers 5 Bachelor of Commerce degrees, 2 MBA degrees and one research-focused Master's degree. Ted Rogers School of Management also offers executive and corporate education through customized programming that is tailored to each organization’s unique challenges and opportunities.


Rob Pearson

Director, Executive & Corporate Education
Ted Rogers School of Management
416-979-5000 ext. 3883

Rob is an educator, business leader, corporate learning thought leader, and filmmaker. He has a rich and varied work history including higher education, healthcare, entrepreneurial start-ups, large creative agencies and non-profits.

During the tech boom, Rob held senior leadership roles in several Ed Tech start-ups and then took on the lead of the Learning and Customer Experience practice at Maritz Canada, a US based marketing services company, now Bond Brand Loyalty.

Most recently Rob served as CEO at the Institute for Performance and Learning, a non-profit association focused on workplace learning. Rob is a life-time member of I4PL and also a past chair of the national board of directors.

Currently, Rob is Director of Executive and Corporate Education at the Ted Rogers School of Management in Toronto. Rob is responsible for setting strategy, business development and overseeing operations.

Rob holds a Ph.D. in Instructional Systems from Syracuse University, an MBA from the Rotman School of Management and a Bachelor of Fine Arts from York University.



Alice Longhurst (on maternity leave)

Director, Executive & Corporate Education
Ted Rogers School of Management



Contact Us

To find out how Ted Rogers School of Management’s Executive and Corporate Education programming can broaden and enrich the leadership capabilities within your organization, and can provide innovative approaches to real-time business challenges, please contact us at:


Phone: 416-979-5287


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