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Our virtuous circle of research, advisory and learning

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Our virtuous circle of research, advisory and learning

Our leading expertise is rooted in the balanced growth of our research, advisory and learning activities. This “virtuous circle” means that you benefit from a strong applied research focus that strengthens our ability to provide advisory services and informs our learning products; advisory services that shape our research and leverage our learning programs; and learning products that are based on evidence and experience. Learn more about our research, advisory services or learning products.

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.

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IOG Research Officer Supports the World Bank Group Youth Summit

On October 7th IOG Research Officer Maria Habanikova attended the Work Bank Group Youth Summit in Washington D.C. Here is Maria’s first hand account of her experience. The Youth Summit Chair was an opportunity for 300 youth representatives, students, and young professionals to reflect on key issues affecting governance ranging from corruption, lack of transparency, and distrust in governments, and to consider youth’s capacity to strengthen the mechanisms of accountability. Research shows that youth supports open government and is interested… Read more

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Communicating Change Successfully

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