Ivey Leadership Series

A series of three two-day stand-alone executive development sessions for supervisory officers, principals and vice-principals designed to extend the impact of leadership.

Participants may register for single or multiple sessions. Each two-day session will be delivered through a rich mix of case studies, exercises and group work by leading members of the Ivey Faculty.

Together, participants will explore topics that will develop their leadership abilities to build coherence in their organizations and to strengthen their capacity to deliver on educational priorities.

Fee (includes breakfast and dinner):
  • Ontario: $499 (early bird), $599 (regular)
  • Outside of Ontario: $599 (early bird), $699 (regular)
To qualify for the early bird rate, you must register by the "register before" dates.

Session Topics and Ivey Faculty

Denis Shckel
Rick Robertson

Session 1: Aligning Resources with Priorities: Connecting Finance to Strategy

Through case studies and exercises participants will become decision makers enhancing their financial acumen and their ability to connect financial implications to strategy. This session is designed for non-financial professionals in the school system and will lead to an understanding of basic principles of finance and accounting that will enable sound business decisions at both school and system levels.

Fernando Olivera
Jana Seijts

Session 2: Unlocking Your Leadership Presence Through Storytelling

Participants will explore the crucial role executive presence plays in connecting, motivating and inspiring the people they lead. Coupling this with the art of storytelling participants will have an opportunity to actively develop the skills necessary to take their leadership to the next level.

Ann Frost
Darren Meister

Session 3: Driving Innovation Through Design Thinking

Engaging a diverse team to explore innovative opportunities is both an exciting and exhausting test of leadership. This session will develop your skills in leading and applying a Design Thinking approach to creative problem solving. Disciplined, repeatable and effective in a wide range of settings, design thinking will increase your team’s innovation score. This session will be a comprehensive exercise with mini-cases to solidify leadership lessons.

Upcoming Session Dates:
Session 1: Nov. 15 and 16, 2018
(register before Sep. 21, 2018)

Session 2: Jan. 31 and Feb 1, 2019
(register before Oct. 26, 2018)

Session 3: Mar. 5 and 6, 2019
(register before Dec. 7, 2018)

Day 1:
8:30 a.m. to 7.30 p.m.
Day 2: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

The Tangerine Leadership Centre of the Ivey Business School, 130 King St. West in downtown Toronto
For more information, contact:

Rod Thompson
Director, Executive Leadership Programs
647 440 5108