Beatrix Dart, University of Toronto

Initaitives for Women in Business Management Professor Toronto, Ontario bdart@rotman.utoronto.ca Office: (416) 946-7496

Bio/Research

Dr. Dart is the architect of Rotman's groundbreaking One-Year Executive MBA. She is currently serving as the Associate Dean, Executive Degree Programs. In her role as Academic Director of Rotman's One-Year MBA Program for Executives as well as for the Omnium Global Executive MBA Program, Beatrix ...

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Bio/Research

Dr. Dart is the architect of Rotman's groundbreaking One-Year Executive MBA. She is currently serving as the Associate Dean, Executive Degree Programs. In her role as Academic Director of Rotman's One-Year MBA Program for Executives as well as for the Omnium Global Executive MBA Program, Beatrix oversees the program design, admission, and faculty selection. Beatrix teaches Management Consulting and Strategy, in particular the development of growth strategies for international companies. She joined the Rotman School of Management in 2000 following a successful career with McKinsey & Company in London, Zurich and Toronto where she focused on serving international Fortune 500 companies in Europe and North America. As an accomplished consultant, her strategic advice is sought-after by many companies she counseled over the last years. Beatrix has been the only Canadian elected to the influential, eight-member Board of the Executive MBA Council, an association representing EMBA programs worldwide. She also chaired the annual international EMBA Council Conference for 2007. Beatrix is also the Executive Director for Rotman's Initiative for Women in Business, advancing women in management and working with groups like the Women Entrepreneurs of Canada to understand and remove barriers for women to business education. She has been invited to present her insights to conferences and panels, and is frequently quoted in press, radio and television. Further accomplishments include current board member of EllisDon, one of Canada's largest construction companies, as well as numerous publications of academic papers and conference speeches. She also joined the board of Branksome Hall, an independent school in Toronto. A Swiss-German native and graduate of Germany's University of Konstanz, Beatrix completed a Ph.D. in Economics concurrent with a second Master's degree ñ in information science, while also participating in an important project assessing the financial impact of foreign guest workers on Germany's economy. She received a Master's in Economics from Konstanz in 1989.



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