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

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

The Ivey Academy maintained its number one position in Canada for customized programming and is now 1st in Canada for open-enrolment programs and 5th in the world. This year, a total of 81 schools took part in either or both rankings.

Executive Education ranking category highlights

The rankings are especially meaningful to us as they were largely determined using feedback from our own clients and program participants. At the Ivey Academy, we're passionate about designing transformative learning experiences and are honoured to receive such positive feedback regarding the impact of our programs.

We ranked #1 for faculty in open-enrolment programming out of the 65 schools included in this category. This ranking is based on a participant feedback survey regarding the quality of teaching and the extent to which teaching staff collaborated to present a coherent programme.

For customized programs, The Ivey Academy ranked number one in Canada for the fourth consecutive year. Custom executive education rankings are based on the quality of programs tailored to the training needs of the specific organizations that commission them.


For 22 years, Financial Times has ranked the world’s leading providers of customized and open-enrolment executive education programs. For 20 of the past 22 years, The Ivey Academy has ranked #1 overall in Canada and #1 in custom. For 17 of the past 22 years, The Ivey Academy has been ranked among the top 25 providers in the world.