Ivey Executive Program

Lead in today’s changing business environment. Think strategically on a global scale. Cultivate the talent in others. Drive change in your organization and build a culture of innovation to develop new business opportunities.

Who should attend?

Senior leaders who have demonstrated a progressive career path and business impact in their 12+ years of experience.

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Session Dates

Module 1

April 1 – 12, 2019

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Module 2

June 3 – 7, 2019

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Location

London, Ontario, Canada

Ivey Spencer Leadership Centre

551 Windermere Road

Program Fees

$28,500 CAD

Program fee includes all materials, meals and accomodations.

Program fees are tax exempt.

Accounting & Financial Analysis

March 29 – 31, 2019 | $3,300

Ivey's Accounting and Financial Analysis tutorial prepares participants who have limited background and experience in the area for the more in-depth accounting and finance content covered during the Ivey Executive Program. A basic understanding of the fundamentals of accounting and financial analysis is essential to maximize the learning experience during the Ivey Executive Program.

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What do I get?

After completing the Ivey Executive Program, you'll receive an authentic digital artifact – also known as a badge. This badge showcases your achievements and commitment to professional development. You can share your accomplishment with your network by displaying digital badges on social media, websites, ePortfolios, professional networks, and email signatures. Included in your badge is a digital certificate. Your network will be able to view your personalized and authentic certificate through your online digital badge.

In addition to a digital badge, you will receive an Ivey Executive Program Certificate of Completion, a powerful credential from the top business school in Canada.

Program Overview

As a seasoned executive, you need to think strategically on a global scale. Cultivate the talent in others. Drive change in your organization and disrupt your industry. Build a culture of innovation to develop new business opportunities. Navigate internal and external partnerships, too. With the Ivey Executive Program, you’ll link leading-edge concepts with hands-on best practices. Receive coaching from top-rated faculty. And gain a diverse network, who will be in your corner when you need them. Return to work armed with the confidence and ability to lead in today’s changing business environment.

Business is moving faster than ever. We’ll help you stay ahead of the curve.

Program ROI

  • Gain a deeper understanding of the changing environment of business and develop a more strategic way of thinking
  • Develop your abilities to drive innovation, set strategic direction, and lead change
  • Hone your capacity to lead people and help them grow and exceed their own expectations
  • Enhance your executive presence, personal impact, and influence within your organization
  • Develop practical solutions to problems and opportunities your organization is facing today

What You Learn

For detailed program content, download the brochure.

Strategic Thinking

  • Develop insight into rapidly changing market dynamics: customer needs and preferences; competitive landscapes; and industry structures, value chains, and ecosystems
  • Assess your organization’s competitive advantage: battle test capabilities, identify resource gaps, and develop a view of what it will take to sustain success

Organizational Savvy

  • Develop sophisticated knowledge of both traditional and new organizational forms
  • Partner externally through alliances and other forms of cooperation

Innovation, Agility, and Change

  • Develop the skills and confidence to bring an entrepreneurial mindset into an established organization to drive innovation and renewal
  • Learn how to recognize and discover new business opportunities, assess their potential, and bring them to market

Enable, Empower, and Engage People

  • Enable teams to drive innovation and value creation; develop leaders who consistently raise their teams’ capabilities

Leadership Presence and Growth

  • Develop new approaches to connect with those around you in meaningful and authentic ways
  • Communicate with confidence and professionalism in boardrooms, client meetings, virtual connections, or large presentation halls

 

How You Learn

This is Not about Textbooks and Lectures

This isn’t your typical classroom. Our programs are designed with busy leaders in mind. We’re talking an engaging, interactive, and unique experience. Our real-world Case-Method of Learning is not about textbooks and lectures – it’s about learning by doing. You’ll walk away with new knowledge and ideas that you can immediately implement in your business.

Create Immediate Impact

Throughout the program, you’ll track your learning outcomes and pinpoint specific initiatives to implement. You’ll leave knowing exactly how you will apply your new knowledge and skills, and a self-developed implementation plan to start your impact once back in your workplace.

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Program Faculty

T.S. (Tony) Frost

Associate Professor

T.S. (Tony) Frost

Tony Frost is an associate professor of international business, and the former MBA Program Director at the Ivey Business School. Frost received his Ph.D. from MIT's Sloan School of Management. His thesis "The Geographic Sources of Innovation in the Multinational Enterprise" received the inaugural Gunnar Hedlund Award for the best doctoral dissertation in international business. Before earning his Ph.D., Frost completed the first year of Sloan's MBA program and worked as an intern at Microsoft Corp. in Redmond, Washington. His undergraduate degree (BComm) is from the University of British Columbia.

Frost's research interests revolve around strategy and competition in a global context. The main focus of his research is on the capacity of foreign subsidiaries to assimilate, utilize and transfer geographically localized knowledge during the process of technological innovation. Papers from this research stream have been presented at various academic conferences and published in leading academic journals. More recently, Frost has embarked on a research project looking at competitive dynamics between multinationals and local firms in emerging markets. A paper from this project, co-authored with Ivey's Niraj Dawar, was recently published in Harvard Business Review. Frost's research has been funded by various organizations including Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, Center for European Studies at Harvard University, Industrial Performance Center at MIT, and Carnegie Bosch Institute at Carnegie Mellon University.

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Martha Maznevski

Professor

Martha Maznevski

Martha Maznevski is Professor of Organizational Behaviour and Faculty Director for Executive Education at Ivey. She is an expert in global teams, global leadership, culture and identity, and empowering individual differences. She has published widely on these topics in academic and management arenas, and also works closely with leaders and their companies around the world on innovative approaches to leadership at all levels in today’s highly complex global environment.

Dr. Maznevski completed her Ph.D. at Ivey with research on multicultural teams, and has expanded that research stream throughout her career. She publishes the popular textbook International Management Behavior, now in its 7th edition, with Ivey professors emeriti H. Lane and J. DiStefano. Her research has been published in leading journals including Journal of International Business Studies and Strategic Management Journal. Her current research unlocks the performance dynamics of lateral teams – teams that coordinate across multi-unit organizations such as global key account teams or matrixed product or function groups. 

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Lawrence A. Plummer

Associate Professor

Lawrence A. Plummer

Craig Dunbar

Associate Professor

Craig Dunbar

Michael H. Taylor

Lecturer

Michael H. Taylor

Where You Learn

Ivey Spencer Leadership Centre

Ivey Spencer Leadership Centre

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551 Windermere Road
London, Ontario, Canada
N5X 2T1

The Ivey Spencer Leadership Centre provides business professionals with an extraordinary and intimate setting like no other. Housed in a Georgian manor with 30 beautifully landscaped acres of parkland and gardens, The Ivey Academy is minutes from Western University and the Ivey Business School.

Spencer has 125 guest suites, 14,000 sq. ft. of event space (including three amphitheatres), cycling and hiking trails, a fitness centre, a high-ropes team-building course, five dining rooms, and free parking.

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For nearly 70 years, leaders from around the world have come to The Ivey Academy to deepen their business knowledge and drive immediate results. It may be just what you and your organization need.

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