Stepping Into The Executive Cadre

A Leadership Program For Aspiring Senior Managers

A leading edge leadership development program designed for managers at the EX minus 1 and 2 levels who aspire to become executives in the federal public service

The 12-day programme is delivered in 4 modules that are 3 days in length. The delivery schedule enables the cost to be amortised over 2 fiscal years. The program challenges participants by combining theory, modelling, guest speakers, leadership site visits and case studies sponsored by a department.

Program objectives

The program objectives for each phase will incorporate experiential learning that will include:

  • The integration of management, leadership and governance concepts
  • Leadership competencies and how to effectively demonstrate them
  • Vision 2020 and how to become a change agent
  • Best practices that can inspire great leadership
Program highlights
  • Experienced facilitators who can integrate theory with real life leadership experience
  • A variety of tools that will help participants learn about themselves and increase their interpersonal effectiveness
  • Professionally supported action learning groups
  • Environment and context conducive to continuous learning
    Respected subject matter experts and guest speakers
    A field trip focussing on leadership in the private, public and not for profit sectors
    A network of leaders and access to the IOG’s research, events and activities
    Modern teaching facilities with state of the art equipment

The next cohort for this program starts October 5, 6 and 7, 2016 and runs until June 6, 7, 8, 2017.  There will be four 3-day modules during the program:

Session 1: October 5-6-7, 2016
Session 2: January 24-25-26, 2016
Session 3: April 18-19-20, 2017
Session 4: June 6-7-8, 2017

The delivery schedule enables the cost to be amortized over 2 fiscal years.  The cost of this program is $12,900.  This fee, which includes all instructional materials, leadership assessments, coaching, classroom activities, and travel and accommodation for our 2-day field trip, can be invoiced in two separate installments.

Registration can be done by email or regular mail.  Please send the registration letter or email to or mail to 60 George Street, Ottawa ON, K1N 1J4.   Please include with the letter the candidate’s CV and the invoice contact details.

For further information, please contact Toby Fyfe at (613) 562-0090 ext. 242 or by email at, or Don Burke at (613) 562-9262 or by email at

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  • Toby Fyfe

    Vice-President, Learning Lab

    613-562-0090 ext. 242

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