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

Ivey Communications and Leadership Presence Program

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 April 21, 2021

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Live Virtual Program

Frontline Supervisor Program

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

Starts April 21, 2021

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Live Virtual 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 June 14, 2021

Starts September 21, 2021

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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.

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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 managing change.

Starts September 20, 2021

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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.

Fall 2021

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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 June 14, 2021

Starts September 21, 2021

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Live Virtual 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 April 21, 2021

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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 September 8, 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."

Announcing Soon

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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.

Hybrid 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.

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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 12, 2021

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.

Starts November 14, 2021

London, Ontario, Canada

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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 October 17, 2021

London, Ontario, Canada

Starts November 7, 2021 Session Full

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.

Starts October 4, 2021

Niagara-on-the-Lake, 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 September 12, 2021

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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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Live Virtual 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.

Starts April 21, 2021

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Hybrid 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.

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Live Virtual Program

Ivey Academy-CPA Ontario Leadership Development Pathways

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.