QuantumShift™ for Entrepreneurs

Drive growth and inspire results with a purpose-built learning experience for Entrepreneurs. In partnership with KPMG Enterprise, QuantumShift™ accelerates your effectiveness as a business leader.


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$12,000 CAD

Spring Session
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Program fee includes meals, accommodations and materials. Program fees are tax exempt.

date icon Module 1: May 7 - May 12, 2023
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Ivey Spencer Leadership Centre

Program Overview

Join some of Canada’s top entrepreneurs and take your company to the next level. Do you have what it takes?

QuantumShift™ is a rigorous five-day developmental program for Canada's most promising entrepreneurs. Only 40 entrepreneurs are accepted into this program annually. We keep it small to ensure a tightknit community, with the best of the best. Participants are nominated by KPMG Enterprise. The Pierre L. Morrissette Institute for Entrepreneurship at Ivey determines the final selection.

Founded by KPMG Enterprise and the Ivey Business School and sponsored by The Globe and Mail and TD.


Who Will Benefit

For detailed program information, download the brochure.

QuantumShift™ is for CEO business owners who are past startup. They're innovative, insightful business leaders. And they're ready to shift a thriving enterprise to a whole new level of success. Candidates must be nominated by KPMG Enterprise and selected by Ivey's Institute for Entrepreneurship. 

The program explores critical issues that matter to entrepreneurs, and gives you a valuable peer network you won’t find anywhere else. 

Participants commonly include individuals in Founder, CEO, President, Chair, and Board Member roles.

What You Learn

  • Leadership: Effectively guide your organization through change
  • Strategy: Uncover obstacles that may be limiting growth
  • Finance: Learn how to move from business plan to business proposition
  • Human resources: Learn how to attract and retain the very best
  • Building a network: Share ideas and discuss common challenges

How To Apply

KPMG Enterprise is looking for the next wave of elite business entrepreneurs to nominate as QuantumShift™ participants. To see if you qualify, contact KPMG Enterprise by emailing or visit

How You Learn

QuantumShift is deeply experiential, grounded in case research, and facilitated by expert faculty from Ivey Business School. Our real-world approach to learning for executives is about practical application. You'll finish the program with new skills, crowdsourced wisdom, and a clear strategy to tackle specific challenges back at work.

Learn more about the Ivey Experience
Expert Faculty Led Sessions
Expert Faculty Led Sessions
Ivey Case Method
Ivey Case Method
Peer Learning Teams
Peer Learning Teams
Simulations And Role Play
Simulations And Role Play
Assessment Tools
Assessment Tools
Industry Guests
Industry Guests

Return on Investment

QuantumShift™ is more than an executive education program. It is an entry into an exclusive peer network designed to provide business leaders with a platform to share their ideas and challenges.

Even after the program, you will continue to be connected through bi-annual videoconferences and an annual conference.


$12,000 CAD

The program fee payable by participants is subsidized due to the generous support of QuantumShift™ Founders KPMG Enterprise, and the Pierre L. Morrissette Institute for Entrepreneurship, powered by Ivey.

The program fee covers all program materials, meals, and hotel accommodations. Program fees are tax-exempt.


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To obtain more information, please click on the Request Information button and fill out the required fields. A KPMG Enterprise professional will follow up with you to continue the application process. If you have any questions, please contact Pat Madden at or Brandi Wingrove at

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Organizations and participants in Canada may benefit from the Canada Job Grant or the Canada Training Credit to offset a portion of program fees. Visit our Funding Resources page to learn more.

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Our Program Managers will contact all registered participants prior to the program start date with instructions to join our online Learning Management System. Once logged in, you can create a class profile, view other participants' profiles, and access a list of assigned pre-reading, cases, and activities. Plan to review and complete preparation work in advance of each class session.