University of Calgary

Michelle Verburg

  • Program Manager - Learning
  • Support Staff - Executive Education


Manager, Learning & Development Programs

October 2014 - present
Michelle has a Masters degree in Learning and Technology and is an expert in learning theory, technology-mediated learning, work-based learning, program design and planning, systems-approach to instructional design, and project management. Michelle is a learning architect and strategic partner with over 9 years’ experience in the learning and development industry and 13 years’ experience working in/with non-profit organizations and government entities. Michelle has been instrumental in developing ExecEd’s learning philosophy and creating the infrastructure to support the transition to delivering blended and technology-mediated learning activities. Michelle leads the design, development, delivery, and evaluation of business leadership development programs through extensive stakeholder engagement processes and provides learning expertise and leads cross-functional teams (project management) to design and execute professional programs for both new and existing open enrollment and customized programming. Michelle is passionate about delivering impactful learning experiences (informal or formal) and recognizes how efficient and effective processes (infrastructure) are vital elements to ensure successful execution of learning solutions.


Manager, Operations

November 2009 – October 2014

As Executive Education’s Operations Manager, Michelle directly oversaw the Haskayne Executive Education open-enrolment, customized and partnership programs. She was responsible for the overall execution of programs as it relates to logistical and operational aspects of programming, as well as collaborating with the Academic Directors, faculty and clients.  She also lead the Executive Education Operations Team (Program Coordinators) with a focus on excellence and continuous improvement.  Michelle continues to support the strategic direction, marketing and business development initiative.

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Haskayne School of Business

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Scurfield Hall,
2500 University Dr NW,
Calgary, AB T2N 1N4

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Calgary, AB T2P 1H9

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