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Our content library offers resources for executive leaders and learning-focused professionals. Featuring videos, podcasts, interviews, and opinion pieces on leadership, talent development, and other contemporary business topics.

Insights on Personal Development

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September 23rd, 2022

Grow Your Personal Leadership Skills


Gain applicable takeaways to help you hone your personal and team leadership skills.

Grow Your Personal Leadership Skills

Insights on Organizational Culture

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September 23rd, 2022

The Future of Organizations


What does the future of work look like? We share insights on how organizations can shift to stay agile amongst current and upcoming challenges.

Future of Organizational Culture

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November 18th, 2022

Podcast: Corporate Strategies for Net-Zero — The Strategic Dimensions of Ambitious Climate Leadership

In this podcast episode produced in collaboration with the Centre for Building Sustainable Value, we discuss how corporations currently are developing and practically implementing strategies for ambitious climate targets, and what that means for the future of the net-zero agenda in Canadian Business.

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October 6th, 2022

Podcast: Recognizing Opportunity — Learning Value in the Unexpected

In this episode, Erik Mikkelsen, HBA '06, shares his journey through entrepreneurship and the detours within his career where he found new avenues for opportunity.

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September 28th, 2022

Women in Leadership: Persistent Barriers to Gender Equality in the C-Suite

While there has been progress toward gender equality in the workforce, women are still underrepresented in senior leadership and executive roles. In this article featuring Ivey alum Pamela Jeffrey, HBA '84, MBA '88, and Ivey Professor Alison Konrad, we explore the benefits of women in leadership and the systemic barriers that we need to address to achieve equality in the boardroom.

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September 15th, 2022

How Understanding Your Social Style Can Improve Your Relationships – Personal & Professional

In this article, we explore the Social Style Model™, the characteristics of each social style, and how an understanding of this model can help you not only be more aware of your individual style, but also improve your ability to communicate and manage relationships with others in your professional and personal lives.

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August 24th, 2022

From “Great Resignation” to “Great Renegotiation”: Is Work Reform Coming Faster Than We Think?

In this article, we explore the underlying trends driving the “Great Resignation” and the implications for organizations as workers’ expectations, boundaries, and priorities continue to shift. What does the future of work hold, and how should leaders prepare to adapt?

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August 23rd, 2022

Gain A Greater Self-Awareness To Improve Your Leadership

Dimitry Shlyonsky, Senior Director, PMO at Crossfuze shares his experience in the Ivey Executive Program and how he’s been able to take concepts from the classroom back to his workplace.

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May 25th, 2022

Podcast: Our Global Future - What leaders can learn from defining moments

Listen to a podcast episode where our panel explores key leadership lessons from the war in Ukraine and looks at ways leaders across all sectors can illustrate leader character in their defining moments.

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May 23rd, 2022

The Ivey Academy ranked #1 in Canada for executive education by Financial Times for 2022

The Financial Times has ranked The Ivey Academy as the best overall school-based executive education provider in Canada for the third consecutive year.

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March 8th, 2022

Podcast: Balancing the System — Designing for Work-Life Alignment

Listen to a podcast episode on the drivers behind work-life imbalance and the ways individuals and organizations can work to create a healthier equilibrium between employees personal and professional lives.

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December 10th, 2021

Podcast: An inclusive recovery — Building back better with employee ownership

How do we set the stage for a more inclusive economy that helps build more resilient communities? Watch a virtual fireside chat with Jon Shell, MBA ‘03, Managing Director of Social Capital Partners.

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