Executive EducationPrograms and Services

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The Ivey Academy is ranked as one of the top Executive Education providers globally by Financial Times. Strengthen your business acumen and leadership capabilities at Canada’s home for learning and development.

Executive education is top-tier management training, traditionally offered in two types of formats: Programs for individuals & teams are accessible to anyone in a business role, while custom programs are designed for organizations with specific learning or development goals for their employees and leaders. The purpose of executive education is to both develop and strengthen business acumen and leadership capabilities.

Programs for Individuals & Teams →

The programs for individuals and teams portfolio comprises more than 20 programs focused on core leadership, business acumen, and industry-specific skills. No matter where you are in your career, The Ivey Academy has a program that will equip you with the skills to turn concepts into decisions, knowledge into action, and ideas into organizational change.

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Custom Programs for Organizations →

We work with corporations, governments, and non-profits to design and execute customized development and training programs tailored to the client’s specific needs. Custom academies are typically multi-year endeavours, supporting executive, human resources, and learning and development objectives.

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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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Instructional Design Services →

The Ivey Academy can help you with your talent development goals. Created in alignment with your organization’s mission, vision, values, strategy, and leadership competencies, our instructional design services focus on building development programs that drive behaviour change. Not only will our instructional design close the skill gaps in your talent pool, your employees will exhibit the behaviours you need to rapidly execute strategy and reach performance objectives.

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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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Corporate Retreats →

The Ivey Academy corporate retreat experience lets your team get away from the office and explore strategic issues – while benefitting from a uniquely tailored and full-service experience, with planned meals, and guest speakers. We offer a selection of modules focused on both timeless and contemporary themes.

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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.

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