Marilyn Laiken

  • Biography

    Program Director, Centre of Excellence in Organization Development and Change and Centre of Excellence in Adult Training and Development, Schulich Executive Education Centre, York University

    Marilyn is also past Chair of the OISE, University of Toronto Department of Adult Education & Counselling Psychology, Professor Emeritus of Adult Education in Workplace Learning and Change, and Director of the Masters Certificate Programs in Organization Development and Adult Training and Development sponsored by Schulich Executive Education Centre. She is Principal of Laiken Associates, a Toronto consulting firm that, since 1975, has served hundreds of clients in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors. Marilyn combines an interest in adult education and organizational change through her research, teaching and field development, and speaks internationally and has published widely in these areas. Her book, The Anatomy of High Performing Teams: A Leader’s Handbook has been used by teams and team leaders since 1991. Her latest book, Adult Educator’s Resource Manual is forthcoming.


    Masters Certificate in Adult Training and Development Masters Certificate in Adult Training and Development - Practicum Masters Certificate in Organization Development and Change
  • Areas of Interest