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GettingItDone®: Achieve Organizational and Team Success Through Better Execution


GettingItDone® is a hands-on management seminar featuring highlights from the award-winning MBA course at the Rotman School of Management. "It" being your vision – it's all about execution!

Over the course of the day you will get to work through seven, tested and proven, effectiveness management tools that are designed to help you make immediate and effective changes back at your place of work. These tools include:

  1. Decision Making Methods (Who should be in the room)
  2. Consensus Decision Making (How to get /where you need commitment & support)
  3. Cross Functional Excellence (XFX) tool to clarify inter-dependencies within a team, across functions … ('Who' is on first, 'What' is on Second …)
  4. Performance Agreement (Basic tool to provide role clarity and accountability for any position)
  5. Managerial Styles Assessment and Model, and situational management (Are you the "bull in the china shop"? Self-assessment to be done in advance)
  6. Meetings Process Assessment (Can we reduce the time we waste in meetings?)
  7. Monday Morning Action List (WHAT has to get done by WHO by WHEN - more execution and accountability)

Bundle and Save 20%

Execution is critical for your winning strategy. Make sure you know how to follow through by taking advantage of our discount bundle of GettingItDone® and Playing to Win: How Strategy Really Works.

The GettingItDone® one-day workshop provides you with a proven management system, including tools and processes to execute on strategy. The Playing to Win one-day workshop provides you with hands-on experience creating a strategy and learning a proven approach to strategy used by leading organizations around the world.

These two workshops run consecutively this winter, making it easier for you to benefit from more than one workshop. Each program on its own will provide you with tools and insights for building or executing a successful strategy, but by combining the two, you’ll benefit from a more robust set of tools, frameworks and skills to drive your strategy.

How to Apply:

  • Complete only the application for Playing to Win and select the option to bundle
  • Once your application has been approved, our admissions team will also sign you up for GettingItDone® and contact you with next steps.

Who Should Attend?

Leaders and managers from all levels who want to achieve their individual role and organizational objectives at a strategic and tactical level.

Key Takeaways

  • Learn how to get commitment and support for strategies, goals and priorities: and why it is important and how to achieve it.
  • Understand effective decision-making – how to get the right people involved in the right way at the right time.
  • Know how to create role clarity and accountability: the discipline of focusing on results.
  • Understand organizational alignment with cascading accountabilities: "how to get everyone to fly in formation."
  • Learn how to create 'XfX' (cross functional excellence).
  • Make sure the right things get done: how to implement a simple and powerful design for regular team meetings.

This is a sample schedule for the GettingItDone® workshop



9:00 am

Introduction, GID® Overview

AM break: 15 mins

Lunch: Noon – 1 pm

PM break: 15 mins

Eight GID® Management Tools Today:

Tool 1: Effective Team Decision Making Methods
Tool 2: Using "Consensus" Decision Making
Tool 3: XFX Decision Rights Tool (R-Matrix)
Tool 4: Role Clarity Tool (Performance Agreement)
Tool 5: Self-Management (Reddin: 3-D Theory & YOU)
Tool 6: Meetings & Meetings Process Effectiveness Tool
Tool 7: Accountability: Monday Morning Action List

4:00 pm

Hard Stop!

Rotman Executive Program faculty are known for their ability to translate the latest research into practical applications for the workplace, and to transmit skills to participants with the best teaching techniques. Industry leaders contribute to our programs to bring your the most up-to-date best practices and a wealth of real-world experience.

Meet the faculty and instructors teaching Getting it Done®:

Brendan Calder

Brendan Calder »

John O'Dwyer

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Registration Process

Fee: $895 CAD + HST

Before beginning the registration process, please review our application policies. To register, please click the link below and complete the form.

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October 20th - Waitlist: If you would like to be added to the waitlist for the October 20th offering of GettingItDone®, please contact our Learning Advisor, Giordano Scotti, at, 416-978-8815.

February 9, 2018

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February 9, 2018

Fee Reduction

Rotman Executive Program graduates or Rotman MBA / EMBA alumni are eligible for a discount equivalent to 10% of the program tuition. In addition, partner discounts are also offered for some programs. Where program applicants are eligible for more than one discount, only the greater discount will be applied towards the tuition fee. Discounts are not redeemable for cash.

*Participants will be responsible for their own travel, accommodation and incidental costs. Participants requiring accommodation during the program are eligible for preferred Rotman rates at select hotels. For more information contact an Executive Programs representative at

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1-day management seminar


February 9, 2018


Rotman School of Management, Toronto, Ontario


Participant profile:
Leaders and managers from all levels


$895 CAD + HST


Questions? We're here to help!
Speak to our expert Learning Advisor about choosing the right program for you or your organization.

Tel: 416.978.8815

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