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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.

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Executive Leadership Program Participants Graduate at Rideau Club

The Institute on Governance was pleased to honor and celebrate the accomplishments of the participants of the ninth cohort of the Executive Leadership Program who graduated on November 19. The event took place at the Rideau Club in Ottawa. These executives from the federal government went through a year long leadership training program which focused on becoming better public sector leaders. During the evening, the graduates presented their views on change and leadership. We thank Andrew Treusch, Commissioner  and Chief… Read more

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Dec 2

Communicating Change Successfully

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

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