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Partnering With Organizations to Meet the Needs of Leaders Throughout the Talent Life Cycle.

We help organisations hire, promote, and develop exceptional leaders. From first-time managers to C-suite executives, our commitment is to be by your side to help you tackle leadership challenges that impact your 480-minute workday. We invite you to spend a few minutes getting to know us, and our approach to leadership.

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Welcome to DDI Canada

Based in Toronto, Canada, our 50 years of expertise offers leadership strategy support focusing on selection, development, succession at all levels. Whether your needs are for new leaders at in the frontline, or services geared towards senior executives or anything between, our team of I/O psychologists, consultants, project managers, and leadership strategists, can guide you to meet the development goals your organization requires. 

Make the Switch to Virtual Classroom

Great leadership depends on human connection. That’s why it’s so important that leaders learn together. And it’s why the traditional classroom format has always been king for leadership development.

But you don’t have to give that up when your workforce goes virtual. Virtual classrooms are so much more than webinars or online training. They’re an engaging virtual environment where leaders connect and discuss live. And they offer incredible flexibility to bring people together wherever and whenever works best.

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The Leadership Development Playbook

Explore trends and proven best practices to design powerful development experiences in a disruptive leadership development landscape.

Our playbook will help you:

  • Spot the trends disrupting leadership today
  • Understand common challenges leadership development teams face
  • Explore new perspectives to reimagine your approach to developing leaders
  • Tap into 5 best practices to deliver high-impact leadership experiences
  • Create blended learning journeys in multiple formats

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By Your Side in Times of Crisis: Resources

As communities and business quickly adapt to the global pandemic of Covid-19, people are looking for strong leadership more than ever. We're working hard to build and share resources to help you and your leaders pivot to meet these challenges.

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Client Public Workshops

DDI’s certification workshops are designed to build capability and enhance your ability to drive business impact for your organization. Workshops are held in Montréal and Toronto and are intended for the purpose of individuals within prospect and client organizations. 

Facilitator Certification Process Workshop: Become an accredited DDI Facilitator to deliver over 60 award winning leadership development courses.​

Targeted Selection®: The Art and Science of Behavioral Interviewing: Become a confident interviewer using the world’s most proven, accurate behavioural interviewing system.

Targeted Selection®: Trainer: Become an accredited TS Trainer to implement the world’s most proven, accurate behavioral interviewing system in your organization.

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As a result of the program, I can help members of my team navigate through change, especially when it directly impacts their role and the work they perform, by explaining reasons and value, showing empathy and support.

— Leadership Development Program Participant

Meet Our Local Team


When you trust us to help your leaders excel today and tomorrow, you allow this team to keep your organisation’s needs top of their mind.
Get to know our local leaders.

Mathieu Baril
Managing Director - DDI Canada

Mathieu leads a group of well-respected business strategists who partner with many of Canada's most prestigious organizations in crafting best-in-class leadership development programs.

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Shoshi Paul, CPA, CMA
Finance & Operations Manager, DDI Canada

Shoshi oversees overall Finance and Accounting functions of DDI Canada including HR, payroll, collections and administration.

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Lynn Packham
Manager, Consulting Services, DDI Canada

In her role, Lynn ensures the organizational consulting strategy is clearly defined and executed while overseeing project performance and delivery.

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Jo-Anne Everett
Manager, Business Development

Jo-Anne advises large multinational clients interested in linking enterprise-wide talent initiatives to driving global business strategy.

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