Queen’s Executive Education and Executive Education HEC Montreal, two of Canada’s leading providers of custom continuing education, have formed a partnership to offer training programs in artificial intelligence (AI) and data analytics. The partners will work with clients to develop programs specifically for their employees and unique business needs.


Canada is a major centre of AI and analytics innovation and home to some of the world's most advanced AI organizations and companies. Queens Executive Education and Executive HEC Montréal are a real asset for Canadians companies helping their employees develop their skills and take advantage of these technologies.


  • Executive Education HEC Montréal is part of HEC Montréal, a French-language University institution offering internationally renowned management education and research. Executive Education HEC Montréal has been active in its field for 60 years, both here at home and around the world. It currently offers over 90 short-term programs in nine management categories and delivers more than 150 customized in-house training programs every year.
  • Queen’s Executive Education is part of Smith School of Business at Queen’s University. Smith is at the forefront of business education and has a particular expertise in artificial intelligence and analytics including ground breaking research and breakthrough programs such as the Master of Management Analytics, and the Master of Management in Artificial Intelligence.
  • Together they can draw on the largest group of business school faculty in the country – 296 at HEC Montréal and 154 at Smith.
  • Together the schools have a vast and powerful alumni network including HEC Montréal institution’s 92,000 graduates and 55,000 from Smith School of Business placed in senior roles at Canadian and international companies and organizations.
  • Smith School of Business, Queen’s University and HEC Montréal are leading Canadian business schools with strong tradition of academic excellence including AACBB and EQUIS accreditations. Queen’s has offered business education since 1919 and HEC Montréal since 1907.
  • Unique opportunity for clients to tap into research, expertise and learning experiences from Canada’s top AI centres – Toronto and Montreal.


“AI and analytics are transforming every sector which means forward-looking managers and executives need a strong understanding of how to apply these tools. The custom programs we deliver with Executive Education HEC Montréal will help Canadian companies embrace this transformation.”

David Sculthorpe, Executive Director, Queen’s Executive Education

“This partnership will allow both QEE and Executive Education HEC Montreal to create custom programs focus on AI based on their expertise and their exceptional knowledge of AI ecosystem in Toronto and Montreal.”

Serge Lafrance, Director of Executive Education at HEC Montreal


 Make an appointment with:

Olivier Foucher,
Account Director - Executive Education