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

In-Person Program

Finance for Non-Financial Professionals

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

Starts February 25, 2022

London, Ontario, Canada

Starts June 13, 2022

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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In-Person Program

Ivey Executive Program

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

Starts February 28, 2022

London, Ontario, Canada

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In-Person Program

Canadian Private Capital Investment School

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 April 3, 2022

Toronto, 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.

In-Person 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 28, 2022

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 25, 2022

London, Ontario, 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 April 20, 2022

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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.

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 February 25, 2022

London, Ontario, Canada

Starts June 13, 2022

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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In-Person Program

Ivey Communications and Leadership Presence Program

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 May 11, 2022

London, 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 23, 2022

London, 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.

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 April 3, 2022

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.

Starts September 25, 2022

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.

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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

Niagara on the Lake, ON, 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.

To be announced

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Hybrid 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.

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In-Person 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.

Starts April 21, 2022

Whistler, British Columbia, Canada

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Live Virtual Program

Ivey Academy-CPA Ontario Certificate in Leadership

Professional leadership development tailored for emerging and established CPAs.

Choose one of two distinct learning pathways designed to meet the specific needs of CPAs throughout their individual leadership journeys.

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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.