Ivey Leadership Program
Build on your experiences to develop the insights, skills, and judgment required to be more effective at leading people and orchestrating change.
Who should attend?
Mid- to senior-level leaders with at least 10 years’ experience who want to become more effective leaders.
You’re a leader. But you’re not just making decisions for your immediate team. You’re thinking about the success of the entire organization now. It’s on you to create value, drive change, and push the limits. This shift in thinking requires an elevated level of leadership. People are counting on you, and there’s plenty to learn. The Ivey Leadership Program will take your leadership to the next level.
You’ll study business cases rooted in the real-world issues you face on a daily basis. Our experiential learning exercises will help you confidently make the shift from managing to leading. To lead tomorrow, start today.
What do I get?
After completing the Ivey Leadership Program, you'll receive an authentic digital artifact – also known as a badge. This badge showcases your achievements and commitment to professional development. You can share your accomplishment with your network by displaying digital badges on social media, websites, ePortfolios, professional networks, and email signatures. Included in your badge is a digital certificate. Your network will be able to view your personalized and authentic certificate through your online digital badge.
In addition to a digital badge, you will receive an Ivey Leadership Program Certificate of Completion, a powerful credential from the top business school in Canada.
What You Learn
For detailed program content, download the brochure.
Leading Individuals and Teams for Exceptional Performance
- Performance management
- One-on-one leadership
- Choosing and developing leaders
- Building exceptional teams
- The leadership role
- Exceptional leadership
- Managing your personal leadership development
- Leading change
- Developing and getting commitment
- Negotiating effectively
- Leading through influence and persuasion
How You Learn
This is Not about Textbooks and Lectures
This isn’t your typical classroom. Our programs are designed with busy leaders in mind. We’re talking an engaging, interactive, and unique experience. Our real-world Case-Method of Learning is not about textbooks and lectures – it’s about learning by doing. You’ll walk away with new knowledge and ideas that you can immediately implement in your business.
Create Immediate Impact
Throughout the program, you’ll track your learning outcomes and pinpoint specific initiatives to implement. You’ll leave knowing exactly how you will apply your new knowledge and skills, and a self-developed implementation plan to start your impact once back in your workplace.
Professor Loree joined the Ivey School of Business in July 2000. Before moving to Ivey, he was a faculty member in the Management Department at Texas A&M University, where he served as a core faculty member of the full-time MBA program. David received a B.S. in electrical engineering from Bradley University, an MBA from University of Dallas, and a Ph.D. in Organizations, Strategy, and International Management from University of Texas. Before moving into executive education, he previously worked as a design and reliability engineer with Texas Instruments, Inc. on various national defense-related projects.
David has received the Ivey Teaching Innovation Award for innovative course design and curriculum. He currently teaches in the areas of leadership, management behaviour and change management for the core MBA programs in Canada as well as the Executive MBA programs in Canada.
Fernando Olivera is an Associate Professor in Organizational Behavior at the Ivey Business School. He joined the Ivey Faculty in 1998. He earned a Ph.D. and M.S. in Industrial Administration from the Graduate School of Industrial Administration at Carnegie Mellon University and a B.S. in Electronics Engineering from the Instituto Tecnologico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey, Mexico.
Olivera's primary research interests are in the areas of organizational memory, group and individual learning, and the impact of communication technology on group work. His work has been published in the Academy of Management Review, Small Group Research, the Journal of Management Studies, the Research on Managing Groups and Teams book series, and other books and conference proceedings. He co-edited the volume Organizational Learning and Knowledge Management: New Directions. He has presented his work at various academic conferences, including the Academy of Management Annual Meetings, the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology, and the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences. He is a member of the editorial review board of the Journal of Organizational Behavior.
Professor Olivera teaches courses in Organizational Behavior and Interpersonal Negotiations in Ivey's MBA, EMBA and Ph.D. programs.
Associate Professor,Deans' Office
R. Lyn Purdy
Lyn Purdy is an associate professor of Organizational Behaviour at Ivey Business School. Prior to joining Ivey, she was an associate professor at the Centre for Administrative and Information Studies at Western University. She earned at BASc in Chemical Engineering, and an MASc and PhD in Management Sciences from the University of Waterloo.
Purdy's research interests include organizational impacts of new technologies and techniques, performance evaluation of supplier organizations, quality management programs and participation of employees, and decision making and the impact of negative information. She has authored or co-authored several articles which have appeared in such publications as the International Journal of Operations and Production Management, the Journal of Management Systems, the Sloan Management Review, Journal of Operations Management and Behaviour and Information Technology.
Where You Learn
Ivey Spencer Leadership Centre
551 Windermere Road
London, Ontario, Canada
The Ivey Spencer Leadership Centre provides business professionals with an extraordinary and intimate setting like no other. Housed in a Georgian manor with 30 beautifully landscaped acres of parkland and gardens, The Ivey Academy is minutes from Western University and the Ivey Business School.
Spencer has 125 guest suites, 14,000 sq. ft. of event space (including three amphitheatres), cycling and hiking trails, a fitness centre, a high-ropes team-building course, five dining rooms, and free parking.Learn more about the centre
Ready to enrol?
For nearly 70 years, leaders from around the world have come to The Ivey Academy to deepen their business knowledge and drive immediate results. It may be just what you and your organization need.Enrol Now