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Choose The Ivey Academy and make your investment count

Our clients use several measures of return on their investment in our programs. These include quantified results from action learning programs such as revenue, profit, goals achieved, and completion of a personal development plan.

Ivey offers a complete skills package to help realize the potential inside everyone.

Benefits to You

Act strategically

  • Understand the forces driving your business, and identify new opportunities.
  • Align the objectives of your business unit with the organization's strategy.
  • Develop an integrated approach to address business issues.
  • Ensure everyone understands the impact decisions have across the organization.

Build for tomorrow

  • Create a vision and take action to implement it.
  • Initiate and manage change in a fast-evolving environment.
  • Develop tomorrows leaders.
  • Shape the organizational capabilities for the future.
  • Create a learning environment that fosters innovation and continuous improvement.

Lead people effectively

  • Attract and retain the best talent.
  • Re-energize and re-focus senior executives.
  • Motivate people to strive for excellence at all levels of the organization.
  • Develop intelligent plans to improve and evaluate performance.

Become a better team player

  • Develop the partnerships to make things happen.
  • Value and leverage diversity of ideas and know-how.
  • Use positive influence to deliver results.

Make better decisions

  • Make timely decisions in uncertain and rapidly changing environments.
  • Take risks wisely.
  • Deal with difficult issues decisively and fairly.
  • Stay resilient under pressure.

Make an impact

  • Deliver superior results in the short and long term.
  • Raise the bar on performance for yourself and others.
  • Manage large-scale projects and increased responsibilities faster to facilitate succession planning.


Earn a Certificate with The Ivey Academy

Ivey Leader Certificate

Completing three Ivey Academy Executive Education programs will earn you the Ivey Leader Certificate. Choose the programs that best suit your learning goals and attend them at your own pace — either in quick succession or over a period of years. After participating in a total of three programs, you will receive a certificate naming you an Ivey Leader.

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Benefits to you

  • As an Ivey Leader you will receive Executive Alumni Status which includes a special discount on all Ivey Executive Education programs
  • Develop your knowledge and skills for today’s — and tomorrow’s — business landscape
  • Interact with experts and build a global peer network
  • Boost your resumé to position yourself for advancement

Benefits for your organization

  • Retain high-potentials by investing in their development
  • Empower individuals and teams to bring new ideas to your firm
  • Apply advanced research and proven tools to your toughest challenges
  • Build a sustainable, productive business culture
  • Gain progressive cost savings as participants work toward completion of their certificate


Corporate Certificate

Partner with The Ivey Academy to offer your leaders a valuable co-branded certificate. Our corporate certificates allow our partner organizations to combine the best of Ivey’s individual programs with internal learning opportunities. Create unique and personalized development pathways that lead to certificates of completion co-branded with Ivey; our experts will help you identify the Ivey programs to compliment your internal learning opportunities and best meet your needs – from the individual to organizational level.

Benefits for the individual

  • Flexible program schedules allow individuals to manage their own progress towards completion
  • Receive a valuable digital certificate to signify personal career development
  • Develop your knowledge and skills for today’s — and tomorrow’s — business landscape
  • Interact with experts and build a global peer network

Benefits for the organization

  • Create a common learning experience for your leadership talent with shared experiences
  • Build development pathways that are flexible enough to accommodate business demands and budget constraints
  • Demonstrate your commitment to world class employee development through partnership with Ivey
  • Significant cost savings through volume discounting

Speak to an advisor today

Our business development professionals travel regularly, meeting with both organizations and individuals, to discuss their development goals.

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