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Our depth of experience and network of thought leaders

A safe space for discussion and sharing of ideas

Our business driven and practical approach

Our depth of experience and network of thought leaders

We have over 20 years experience exploring and developing approaches to responsible and responsive governance and public sector leadership in Canada and abroad. Our primary goal is to promote and share good practices, through research, advisory services and learning products. Learn more about our team.

A safe space for discussion and sharing of ideas

Our Executive Leadership Program, leadership boot camps, day courses, and custom courses are designed to be safe spaces for dialogue and sharing ideas. They are informed by our research and advisory services, and developed, tested and taught by former senior public servants. Learn more about learning opportunities at the IOG.

Our business driven and practical approach

We recognize the importance of connecting vision to strategy in a way that aligns internal service delivery with the evolving expectations of citizens. We bring both the first hand knowledge and passion required to improve the way public services are delivered to and accessed by citizens. Learn more about us.

Iog Highlights

A partnership between Dalhousie University and the IOG for online learning.

Learn more about our Digital Governance Applied Research Agenda.

Executive Leadership Program Cohort 12 now accepting nominations.

Learn more about our Lean Practitioners Program.

Read our latest research.

From Our Blog

IOG hiring for Fellow, Not-For-Profit Governance, in Toronto

The Institute on Governance is currently seeking a Fellow – Not for Profit Governance. The Fellow will report to the Vice President – Board & Organizational Governance, and will have responsibilities in the areas of business development, project management and delivery, and research. The successful candidate must enjoy working in an intellectually challenging, performance driven environment. He/she will be responsible for providing leadership to a sphere of IOG activity, generating revenue to support IOG operations, and contributing to the long-term… Read more

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Oct 14

Transition: Preparing for the New Government

Time: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Location: 60 George St., Ottawa, ON
Event Type: Course

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