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John F. Wood Summer Leadership Program

Hosted by the Ivey Business School

Apply to the John F. Wood Summer Leadership Program

The John F. Wood Summer Leadership Program, hosted in London, Ontario at the prestigious Ivey Business School, is designed to equip students with the skills and knowledge necessary to make a meaningful impact in their future endeavors. Through a focus on business and leadership, participants will develop essential competencies such as critical thinking, emotional intelligence, public speaking, and team management. Additionally, students will gain valuable insight into successful pathways to post-secondary education, including the opportunity to experience the prestigious Ivey case method and engage in experiential learning over a four-day period. Furthermore, the program provides a valuable opportunity to establish connections with mentors and peers who share similar business interests.

What we look for in our John F. Wood SLP applicants

A competitive John F. Wood SLP application includes:




Application for the John F. Wood Summer Leadership Program

To apply for the John F. Wood Summer Leadership Program:

  1. The application is now closed.
  2. After the deadline, all decisions will be made in April.

Questions about applying? Contact us.

John F. Wood Summer Leadership Program Experience

  • The John F. Wood Summer Leadership Program is a jam-packed four-day overnight program designed to provide students with a unique opportunity to develop their leadership skills and gain insights into critical issues such as Sustainability, Entrepreneurship and Innovation, and Global Citizenship. The program is full of business programming that includes case classes, seminars, bootcamps, speaker sessions, experiential learning outside the classroom and more.
  • Participants will have the chance to experience Western's state-of-the-art residence and access to world-class food services during the program. In addition to the business programming, the program will also include fun outings and evening activities around London to give students a well-rounded experience.
  • The John F. Wood Summer Leadership Program is an ideal opportunity for students to gain valuable knowledge and skills while having an enjoyable and memorable experience.
  • Program Fee (including boarding, food and materials): $250

If you or someone you know would be interested in sponsoring a successful applicants program fee, contact us directly.


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