Programs forIndividuals andTeams

The Ivey Academy helps professionals deepen business knowledge and develop leadership skills.

Our portfolio spans more than 30 programs focused on core leadership, business acumen, and industry-specific skills. For any stage in your leadership journey, we offer case-based experiential learning and actionable business insights. Programs are delivered through live virtual sessions, safely distanced in-person experiences, and self-paced online learning.

Upcoming Programs

Live Virtual Program

Value Creation Through Risk Management

Be prepared to identify, evaluate, anticipate, and respond to risk. Align your organization with opportunities, even under stress conditions.

TBD

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Live Virtual Program

Managing for Innovation

Explore different approaches to innovation, learn to avoid pitfalls, and tackle future challenges as an "innovation manager."

Starts August 25, 2020

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Live Virtual Program

Analytics Fundamentals for Managers

Gain a robust familiarity with practical business analytics and enhance your decision-making with data-led strategies.

Starts September 10, 2020

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Our Leadership Suite

No matter what level of leadership you want to achieve, Ivey has a program that will equip you with the skills to turn concepts into decisions, knowledge into action and ideas into organizational change.

Blended Program

Ivey Executive Program

A mid-career refresh for senior leaders.

Lead in today’s changing business environment; think strategically, cultivate talent, and develop practical solutions to the challenges your organization is facing today.

Spring 2021 TBA

London, Ontario, Canada

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Live Virtual Program

Ivey Leadership Program

Think strategically, inspire change.

Build the interpersonal leadership skills needed to be effective at leading people and orchestrating change.

Starts October 1, 2020

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Live Virtual Program

People & Performance Leadership Program

Learn the skills required to lead for exceptional performance.

Work together with other managers to learn critical skills for people and performance leadership — finding practical approaches to real challenges.

Starts November 9, 2020

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New Programs

Broaden your perspective. Our faculty combine contemporary business research and cutting edge virtual learning technologies to deliver engaging and thought-provoking live sessions.

Live Virtual Program

Managing for Innovation

Why is innovation hard for organizations?

Explore different approaches to innovation, learn to avoid pitfalls, and tackle future challenges as an "innovation manager."

Starts August 25, 2020

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Live Virtual Program

Value Creation Through Risk Management

Shift your thinking for opportunities in uncertainty

Be prepared to identify, evaluate, anticipate, and respond to risk. Align your organization with opportunities, even under stress conditions.

TBD

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Live Virtual Program

Dynamic Design for an Interconnected World

Learn to apply systems design

Build a resilient, sustainable organization with contemporary insights on systems design from the Ivey Innovation Learning Lab.

Starts September 28, 2020

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Live Virtual Program

Analytics Fundamentals for Managers

Essential skills in analytics for business managers

Gain a robust familiarity with practical business analytics and enhance your decision-making with data-led strategies.

Starts September 10, 2020

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Private Program

Leadership Journey: Finding Purpose Through Crisis

Reflect on your leadership journey

Find resilience through disruption. Level up your leadership capabilities and find your inner motivations to lead.

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Private Program

Leadership Journey: Teams in Virtual Space

Lead your remote team effectively

Find new ways of motivating better virtual team performance in the "new normal" — distanced, decentralized, and innovative.

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Private Program

Leadership Journey: Coaching Your Team

Add essential coaching tools to your leadership toolkit

Build coaching capabilities into your leadership approach. Engage and motivate your team members by coaching through disruption.

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Private Program

Leadership Journey: Team Accelerator

Learn with your team and accelerate performance

Work together as a group to accelerate performance and navigate distanced work — while encouraging individual growth across your team.

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Focused Programs

Our programs are rooted in the real world of business that you deal with every day. Choose the right program for your specific development needs and head back to work with the confidence to apply your new skills and learning immediately.

Live Virtual Program

Finance for Non-Financial Professionals

Numbers aren't so scary. Become fluent in the language of finance.

Speak the language of your finance and accounting colleagues. Understand how to connect financial implications to strategy. Make good financial decisions.

Starts November 2, 2020

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Blended Program

Communications and Executive Presence Program

Leadership, influence and persuasion through effective communication.

Learn to communicate your ideas, proposals, and vision. Influence and persuade those around you. Be the confident leader you’re meant to be.

Starts October 19, 2020

Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada

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Live Virtual Program

Ivey Strategic Business Negotiations Program

Build confidence and successful business outcomes.

Develop a practical and successful negotiation approach that can be applied anywhere, anytime.

Starts November 18, 2020

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In-Person Program

Managing Business in the Era of Data, Analytics, and Artificial Intelligence

Learn to apply practical data analytics in management.

This program gives a comprehensive overview of practical data analytics, as well as a hands-on look at the mechanics behind Artificial Intelligence.

TBD

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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Private Program

Face to Face: Navigating Difficult Conversations with Misha Glouberman

Get better at talking about what really matters.

Learn how to communicate more effectively, resolve differences with others, and improve your skills at talking about tough issues.

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Private Program

Women in Leadership

Empowering women leaders.

Women in Leadership brings together women leaders who share similar career aspirations to deliver powerful leadership development with a team of women faculty and coaches.

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Private Program

Strategic Leadership: Transform Your Business by Leveraging Disruption

Learn how to harness the methods to successfully navigate disruption.

Lead your organization through disruption, use it to enhance your customer experience, and strengthen your organization.

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Private Program

Business Analytics: Data Modeling and Visualization

Actually, you can have all the answers.

Learn a number of analytics and data science concepts, how they’re used, and how you can benefit from them.

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Private Program

Design Thinking: Driving Innovation

Improve customer experience and create new opportunities by using the design thinking framework.

Improve the customer experience by ideating new market opportunities, and prototyping solutions that capitalize on those opportunities.

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Industry-Specific Partner Programs

Deepen your expertise and drive immediate impact. Our partner programs combine Ivey’s experience in developing business leaders with practitioner-led, tailored content for specific industry needs.

Live Virtual Program

AMCTO Executive Municipal Leadership Program

Excellence in local government leadership.

Explore the keys to successful municipal leadership, and gain valuable insights into your own leadership capabilities.

Starts September 20, 2020

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Blended Program

AMCTO Communicating Value

Use data and storytelling for compelling presentations

A highly immersive three-day program designed to help local government professionals use data to communicate ideas and influence decision makers.

2021

London, Ontario, Canada

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In-Person Program

Senior Public Sector Leader Program

Strengthening Canadian public service. Preparing the next generation of public sector leaders.

An intense, interactive learning experience based on the key challenges public sector leaders face.

2021

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Live Virtual Program

CommunityShift™

Build value in not-for-profit organizations

CommunityShift™ promotes operational excellence among C-level leaders of Canadian charities and not-for-profit organizations through experiential learning and networking.

TBD

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In-Person Program

QuantumShift™ for Entrepreneurs

Empowering entrepreneurs. Transforming businesses.

In partnership with KPMG Enterprise, Ivey’s QuantumShift™ will help improve your leadership style, inspire your business partners, and maximize your growth opportunities.

TBD

Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada

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In-Person Program

FamilyShift™

Transforming entrepreneurial families.

Managing a family business is unique, and complex. In partnership with KPMG Enterprise, this program focuses on strategies and tactics for addressing leadership, growth, and ownership issues in family businesses.

TBD

Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada

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Blended Program

Ivey LIFT Advanced Coaching Certification Program

An advanced certification for Canada’s most accomplished and effective executive coaches.

Lift performance in a world where leaders need to transform themselves more quickly and respond more skillfully than ever before.

2021

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Blended Program

Canadian Private Capital Investment School

Invest in your career with Canada's premier capital management program.

Learn directly from top industry players in Canada’s first program for angels, venture capital and private equity professionals. Gain foundational knowledge and skills for the world of private capital investment.

TBD

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Live Virtual Program

Practice & Community Leadership for Family Physicians

Charting the future of primary care

Learn how to meet primary care challenges with innovative responses through the examination of best-practice leadership models from around the globe.

TBD

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In-Person Program

Frontline Supervisor Program

Learn foundational leadership, communication, and people skills to get the most from your team.

The Frontline Supervisor Program equips you with the necessary skills to be effective in a supervisory role.

TBD

London, Ontario, Canada

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Private Program

Crisis Preparation & Reputation Recovery

Leadership in times of crisis.

In collaboration with Navigator – Canada’s leading high-stakes communication firm – this program will prepare you to plan for, respond to, and recover during situations that threaten your business reputation.

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Private Program

Sales Leadership Designation Program

Lead high-performance sales teams

Close the gap between salesperson and sales leader with foundational leadership training essential to success in a sales leadership role.

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Canada Job Grant

The Canada Job Grant is available for Ivey Academy programs and can offset up to 2/3 of the fee.

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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 eighteen of the past twenty 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.