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The Ivey Academy at Ivey Business School is the home for executive Learning and Development (L&D) in Canada.

As Canada’s only full-service L&D house, we provide key L&D services such as talent assessment, instructional design and strategy, executive coaching, and corporate retreats blended with Financial Times top-ranked university-based executive education to ensure behaviour change sustainment. Our L&D services will strengthen yours and your organization’s business acumen and leadership capabilities, instilling the behaviours you need to rapidly execute strategy and reach performance objectives.

Ivey Virtual Learning →

Drawing on cutting edge research and original Ivey cases, we use secure virtual conferencing to deliver remote executive learning. Our expert program managers take on the role of Virtual Co-Pilots, acting as live moderators and ensuring that every participant is engaged and given voice throughout the session. Bring your teams together online with The Ivey Academy.

Learning & Development (L&D) Advisory Services →

The goal of Learning & Development (L&D) is to create a high performing, succession-ready organization. The Ivey Academy’s L&D programs can help you prepare employees for their current roles and develop their capabilities for future responsibilities. Whether you want to build an effective L&D program from the ground up, or improve your organization’s existing L&D strategy, we’ll work with your needs. Whatever they are.

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Talent Assessment Tools →

The Ivey Academy’s talent assessment tools, powered by Sigma Assessment Systems, enable your organization to identify the best candidates for vacant roles and employee development. In addition, The Ivey Academy’s talent assessment tools provide the insights you need to truly understand yourself as a leader, as well as development tools to help you understand and address areas requiring improvement.

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Executive Coaching →

Ivey Academy coaches are experts at providing the advice and support professionals so urgently need. These coaches provide support to leaders by generating deep transformation and facilitating peak performance. They understand and focus on exactly what their clients – leaders, teams, and organizations – need and want. Our coaches can help you reach your full potential.

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Why choose the Ivey Academy?

Global reputation

Exceptional learning

Exceptional service

Top-rated faculty

Alumni network

Client satisfaction

At The Ivey Academy, we encourage active learning by utilizing case studies, roleplaying, assessments, and action learning projects. In addition, program participants learn in a fun, warm, and supportive environment with a curated group of like-minded professionals across various industries. Participants return to their organization as stronger leaders, equipped with a peer support network whose challenges are similar to their own.

Financial Times Executive Education Rankings

In the Financial Times rankings of the world’s leading providers of customized and open-enrolment executive education programs, The Ivey Academy has been ranked #1 overall in Canada for 18 of the past 20 years. 

The rankings, based primarily on ratings provided by students and companies which have participated in the courses, include assessments of course design, faculty, teaching methods and facilities.