Open Programs for Individuals

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

Our portfolio spans a variety of 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

Ivey Emerging Leaders Program

Explore your personal approach as a new leader and learn to inspire a team for success.

Starts January 16, 2023

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Starts March 24, 2023

Online Learning

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Live Virtual Program

AMCTO Executive Municipal Leadership Program

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

Starts January 17, 2023

Online Learning

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In-Person Program

Ivey LIFT Advanced Coaching Certification

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

To Be Announced

London, Ontario, Canada

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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.

Hybrid Program

Ivey Executive Program

Canada's flagship leadership development program.

Lead complex change in a disrupted business environment and develop practical solutions to the challenges your organization is facing today.

Starts February 27, 2023

London, Ontario, Canada

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In-Person Program

Ivey Leadership Program

Think strategically, inspire change.

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

Starts April 24, 2023

London, Ontario, Canada

Starts May 15, 2023

Banff, Alberta, Canada

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Live Virtual Program

Ivey Emerging Leaders Program

Build a long-term foundation for leadership success.

Explore your personal approach as a new leader and learn to inspire a team for success.

Starts January 16, 2023

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Starts March 24, 2023

Online Learning

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Focused Programs

Broaden your perspective. Our faculty combine contemporary business research and experiential learning to deliver thought-provoking sessions on focused topics.

In-Person 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 January 26, 2023

Online Learning

Starts April 17, 2023

Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Starts May 8, 2023

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Starts October 16, 2023

London, Ontario, Canada

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In-Person Program

Communication and Leadership Presence

Grow your leadership presence through authentic communication

Learn how to cultivate your leadership presence by identifying and bringing your best self forward. Hone your communication skills, receive coaching from top-rated Ivey faculty, and practice with a peer network of other leaders.

Starts March 28, 2023

Online Learning

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In-Person Program

Collaborative Negotiation

Find collaborative solutions with practical negotiation skills.

Practice essential negotiation skills and learn to create shared value in any situation.

Starts April 18, 2023

Online Learning

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In-Person Program

Ivey LIFT Advanced Coaching Certification

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.

To Be Announced

London, Ontario, Canada

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Live Virtual Program

Strategic Thinking & Decision Making

Make decisions to position for success.

Learn to evaluate position and evidence in order to plan strategic action, overcome decision traps, and increase your decision readiness and confidence.

Starts April 17, 2023

Online Learning

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In-Person Program

Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in Practice

Learn to lead equity, inclusion, and belonging at work.

Building supportive and sustainable relationships through reciprocity, respect, consent, trust, and accountability.

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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.

In-Person Program

Canadian Private Capital Investment School

Invest in your career with Canada's premier management program for private capital professionals

Delivered in partnership with the Canadian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association, this specialized program is an opportunity to learn directly from top industry players and network with other emerging leaders in the sector.

Starts March 26, 2023

Toronto, 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.

To Be Announced

London, Ontario, Canada

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In-Person 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.

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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.

Starts May 7, 2023

London, 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.

To Be Announced

London, Ontario, Canada

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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 January 17, 2023

Online Learning

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Live Virtual Program

CPA Ontario Certificate in Leadership

Professional leadership development tailored for emerging and established CPAs.

Choose your unique learning pathway, designed to meet the specific needs of CPAs throughout their individual leadership journeys.

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Hybrid Program

IIAC Investment Professional Leadership Program

Elevate your investment practice to the next level and build for future success

Developed in collaboration with the Investment Industry Association of Canada (IIAC), this program is designed to help participants master the key skills for managing a professional and contemporary investment advisory business.

Starts April 16, 2023

London, Ontario, Canada

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In-Person Program

QuantumShift™ Senior Executive Program

Think strategically, inspire change.

In partnership with KPMG Enterprise, the QuantumShift™ Senior Executive Program is a rigorous five-day development program exclusively offered for QuantumShift Led Companies' most promising business leaders.

To Be Announced

London, Ontario, Canada

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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 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.