Our Training Partnerships

Queen's Executive Education is proud to work with select partners to develop unique custom training programs for clients.

Third Factor

Leadership Skills & Resilience

Develop and support your established and emerging leaders with transformative training and skills development. As part of our suite of leadership offerings, we work with Third Factor to build custom programs for clients. Their expertise is rooted in readying athletes to perform at the highest level and win Olympic medals. They have adapted those principles to help people in organizations perform like Olympians.

The resilience to navigate challenges, change and ambiguity are key for any top business performer. Queen's Executive Education and Third Factor can build your team’s resilience and response skills.


Leadership & Team Performance Under Pressure

When confronted with high-pressure situations our true capabilities are exposed. Queen's Executive Education and Reticle co-create hyper-realistic and high-impact experiential learning programs focused on building high-performing and resilient teams.

Through these immersive events, client teams discover and unlock their potential while forging deep and lasting relationships in just a few hours. Your organization will gain profound insights about individual and team dynamics, learn to manage conflict and navigate high stakes discussions, and be inspired and energized by what they can achieve together.

We bring together proven Special Operations’ best practices, high-performance coaching, and an evidence-based approach to offer an unparalleled leadership and team development experience.

Available as a stand-alone event or incorporated into a program.

APA Solutions

Neuroscience of Leadership

Queen's Executive Education works with APA Solutions, a human capital consulting firm, to offer programs that apply the latest advancements from the intersection of neuroscience and management.

Content areas include how the brain makes decisions, fixed vs. growth mindset, strategies to avoid common decision-making fallacies, stereotype bias, unconscious bias, brain-based listening and communications, and more.

These programs can address challenges such as finding competitive advantage, improving employee engagement, or fostering workplace culture.

HEC Montreal

Artificial Intelligence & Data Analytics

Artificial intelligence (AI) and data analytics are transforming every sector, which means forward-looking managers and executives need a strong understanding of how to apply these tools.

As two of Canada’s leading providers of custom continuing education, Queen's Executive Education and Executive Education HEC Montréal have formed a partnership to offer training in the business application of artificial intelligence (AI) and data analytics.

We will work with clients to develop offerings specifically for their employees and unique business needs. Programs can held at our high-quality learning facilities in Toronto, Montréal, and Calgary, or the client’s location.

Available in English and French.


OCAD University

OCAD University is the largest and oldest art and design educational institution in Canada. As the executive innovation studio of the institution, OCADU has a depth and breadth of experience and capabilities. They have advanced thinking on human-centered design, inclusive design, strategic foresight, and other competencies that set them apart from other providers.

Queen’s Executive Education is partnered with OCADU to provide programs and produce content on innovation, design thinking, fostering creativity, and idea generation. Working with OCADU, allows you access to skilled practitioners who understand how innovation and design principles work, and who also know how to teach these methods to others and apply them to the workplace.



Catalyst is a global nonprofit organization working with some of the world’s most powerful CEOs and leading companies to build workplaces that work for women. Since 1962, their preeminent thought leadership — including unparalleled workplace expertise and actionable research — has helped accelerate progress for women through workplace inclusion.

Catalyst provides holistic end-to-end solutions that equip companies with the strategy and tools needed to make change and measure impact in their organizations and beyond. Working with an impactful global community of 800+ Supporter companies, Catalyst programs share leading practices and build positive change. Queen’s Executive Education is partnered with Catalyst in the area of Diversity and Inclusion programming.

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