Designed for mid to late career executives with at least eight years experience, the Ivey EMBA Program accelerates your experiential learning through case method. This style of learning uses real-world business challenges as a platform for developing your knowledge, capabilities and habits. The result: advanced problem solving and leadership skills that allow you to embrace and navigate the bigger picture.

MBA vs. Executive MBA

Are you a better fit for the full-time MBA program or the Executive MBA program?

Full-Time MBA

Average Work Experience
8 years

Average Age
28 years old

Work Experience Range
2 to 9 years

Career Management
Full Ivey Career Management support; active recruiting of participants from partner firms

Curriculum
Core courses plus opportunity to choose 9 to 11 electives

Class Structure
One year, full-time

Executive MBA

Average Work Experience
15 years

Average Age
38 years old

Work Experience Range
8 to 25+ years

Career Management
Partnership with four external career coaches. Companies do not actively come to recruit EMBA participants.

Curriculum
17 months total: three 5-month terms with set curriculum (no electives)

Class Structure
One week Residential session in London to start each term, monthly 4-day modules in Toronto for balance of term; 25-30 hours per week of work outside of the class required

Fit the Ivey EMBA Into Your Life

The Ivey Executive MBA Program is designed to fit into your busy schedule, with four consecutive class days each month over 15 months at our learning facility in downtown Toronto. The courses require a commitment of approximately 25 hours each week, including group projects, reading and assignments.

Our flexible learning format allows you to balance your work, education and home life according to your needs and lifestyle. The skills you learn are immediately applicable at your current organization, further integrating your learning experience.

Why Now? Why Not Now?

You're at a point in your career where you know you want more. An Executive MBA from Ivey is a challenging, rewarding, energizing and transformational experience that gives you the tools you need to bring your career to new heights.