Leadership—the most studied subject in management schools around the world and a fascinating cornerstone of organizational success.


Our mission at the E-learning Institute for Leadership, founded in 2015, is to provide products and services of the highest calibre that aid our clients in the development of management and leadership competencies.

We develop interactive skills improvement programs which are delivered primarily via online learning experiences.

The Institute also offers strategic business counselling as well as coaching for executives.

The team

Marc Pepin

M.Sc. Marc is president and founder of the Institute. He had the opportunity and privilege of working with over a hundred senior executives (CEOs of companies and organizations, and deputy ministers) during his years as director of Must Management (1990 to 2014). Under his direction, more than 10,000 managers followed training programs on the theme of communicational Leadership. Partnering with researchers at UQAM and McGill, Marc’s team also implemented ten research and development projects. Today, Marc offers the culmination of these experiences through the Institute’s interactive online courses.

Jean-Pierre Levac
Vice-President of Business Development

Mr. Levac has worked in the IT sector for the past 25 years, including five years in the health care sector as well as several years as an intermediary between investors and promoters of large-scale projects. He began his career as a software developer and has since held various management positions in the industry. His expertise is focused on marketing and business development for technology companies.

Vincent Sabourin
Academic associate

Ph.D. Vincent is the Academic associate for the Institute. An associate professor of strategic and international management at the School of Management (ESG UQAM), Vincent has taught MBA courses and graduate programs for over 20 years. He completed his doctorate under the guidance of Henry Mintzberg at McGill University and has lectured in universities and national associations in Brazil, Belgium, Tunisia, Lebanon, West Africa and Jordan. Vincent is often invited to make guest appearances as a strategic management specialist on various television programs such as RDI économie.

Simon Reeves

M.Sc. Simon embodies the youth and the future of the Institute. He holds a master's degree in Clinical Neuropsychology and is in the process of obtaining a Master's degree in Organizational Development. He has worked for several years in the field of education and health for renowned institutions such as the Institut Universitaire de gériatrie de Montréal (IUGM), the University of Montreal or the HEC. Passionate about diagnosis, both interpersonally and organisationally, he works to investigate and highlight the observable neuroscientific correlates between human capital and the strategic vision of any organization. He acts as a counselor for the Institute in its deployment and growth.

Lizbeth Poirier
Vice-president of technology and communication


Alain Chouinard

Nicole Laverdière

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