Open Programs for Individuals

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

AMCTO Executive Municipal Leadership Program

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

Starts September 29, 2020

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Live Virtual Program

Ivey Leadership Program

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

Communications and Executive Presence Program

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

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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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Focused 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

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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Live Virtual 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

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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 March 17, 2021

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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."

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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 February 3, 2021

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In-Person Program

Financing the Firm and Business Valuation

Expand your finance skillset with focused, in-person executive training. Across a single day, you'll learn the various factors that influence a company's debt-equity ratio and explore long-term investment through business acquisition.

Starts November 13, 2020

Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada

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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 29, 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.

Starts April 11, 2021

Kingston, Ontario, Canada

Starts April 18, 2021

Kingston, Ontario, Canada

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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.

Starts November 18, 2020

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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 April 18, 2021

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.

Starts January 13, 2021

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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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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.

Starts January 13, 2021

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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.