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  • May 2

    Board Leadership: Oversight

    The Oversight function is one of the most critical roles of every Director no matter the Board they sit on; be it private sector, government or NFP.  In this role the Director is a steward of the organization and all of its holdings, financial transactions and activities to achieve its mandate (as legislated by law – a “fudiciary”). Who should participate in this course? This course is designed to provide the foundational knowledge required by Board members to meet their... Read more

    Time:5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    Location: Yorkville Conference Centre 150 Bloor Street West Second Floor, Suite 200 Toronto, Ontario M5S 2X9
    Event Type: Course
    Categories: Fundamentals of Government, Leadership, Management Levels: Officers and Analysts, Managers, Executives Expertise: Board and Organizational Governance

  • May 4

    Policy 3: Behavioural “Nudge” Economics – Innovation in Policymaking


    This course is also offered on the following dates:
    August 15, October 26, January 25, 2018 and March 20, 2018

    Back by popular demand! This one-day course takes policymaking to the next level to help you better navigate the complex policy landscape and create the conditions for success. Who should participate in this course? Seasoned policy analysts and those with a keen interest in new policy directions will find this course invaluable.  It provides a more realistic understanding of how decisions are made under conditions of risk, uncertainty and complexity, and discusses how behavioural insights improve policy design and implementation. ... Read more

    Time:8:30 am - 4:30 pm
    Location: 60 George St., Ottawa, ON
    Event Type: Course
    Categories: Policy Levels: Officers and Analysts, Managers, Executives Expertise: Modernizing Government, Public Sector Governance

  • May 8

    How Government Works


    This course is also offered on the following dates:
    July 12, October 4 and January 23, 2018

    This one-day course is a “user guide” for those working in and with the Canadian government and provides an overview of the structures, processes and players of the Canadian government. We will focus on the current context as well as the history, traditions, people and values that shape the decision-making processes and relationships that make the federal government and the professional public service what they are today.g Who should participate in this course Those who are new to the federal... Read more

    Time:8:30 am - 4:30 pm
    Location: 60 George St., Ottawa, ON
    Event Type: Course
    Categories: Fundamentals of Government Levels: Officers and Analysts Expertise: Public Sector Governance

  • May 9

    Building Relationships with Indigenous Peoples


    This course is also offered on the following dates:
    July 28, November 9 and February 8, 2018

    There is near consensus that the conditions of Indigenous peoples in Canada rank as one of our most serious shortcomings as a nation. Unacceptable gaps separate First Nations, Métis and Inuit people from other Canadians in terms of education attainment, employment and housing, and Indigenous communities continue to report disproportionate high rates of fetal alcohol syndrome, teen suicides, and chronic diseases such as diabetes. In recent years the efforts of Indigenous, Provincial and Federal governments has somewhat shifted from focusing... Read more

    Time:8:30 am - 4:30 pm
    Location: 60 George St., Ottawa, ON
    Event Type: Course
    Categories: Indigenous Governance Levels: Managers, Executives Expertise: Indigenous Governance

  • May 10

    Leveraging Data Analytics for Results and Delivery: Using your performance measures


    This course is also offered on the following dates:
    July 11, October 25 and December 5

    This one-day workshop is designed for managers and senior officers working in the new Results and Delivery environment.  The session picks up from our Results and Performance courses which include Delivering on ‘Deliverology’, Project and Program Management: Implementation for Delivery Excellence and Performance Measurement: Supporting Delivery of Results to provide hands-on instruction in designing Management Scorecards for monitoring performance and using the scorecard data to improve program results. The session  includes two hands-on workshops in which participants work with data... Read more

    Time:8:30 am - 4:30 pm
    Location: 60 George St., Ottawa, ON
    Event Type: Course
    Categories: Leadership, Management Levels: Officers and Analysts, Managers Expertise: Modernizing Government

  • May 11

    Board Leadership: Insight

    Insight is where the “new ideas” and changes are generated for the organization. In this role, the Director is challenged to think about relevance and takes on a validation role. If something cannont be validated in line with the broader strategic thinking, it needs to change. The question often answered here is, “Does it make sense?”. Who should participate in this course? This course is designed to provide knowledge and skills that will help Directors to participate more effectively in... Read more

    Time:5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    Location: Yorkville Conference Centre 150 Bloor Street West Second Floor, Suite 200 Toronto, Ontario M5S 2X9
    Event Type: Course
    Categories: Fundamentals of Government, Leadership, Management Levels: Officers and Analysts, Managers, Executives Expertise: Board and Organizational Governance

  • May 16-17

    Science in Government 201 – Essentials of S & T Policy


    This course is also offered on the following dates:
    August 9-10, November 2-3 and February 6-7, 2018

    Updated to reflect the new government, this two-day course is the second in a series of courses targeted to meet the needs of science and policy professionals in government. Science is a key contributor to the delivery of a broad range of public policy and regulatory mandates, but are not always well understood. Better integration of science policy and regulation is needed to support evidence-based decision-making but remains a challenge. There is demand for more public servants trained at the... Read more

    Time:8:30 am - 4:30 pm
    Location: 60 George St., Ottawa, ON
    Event Type: Course
    Categories: Policy, Science Policy Levels: Officers and Analysts Expertise: Public Sector Governance

  • May 17-18

    To be or not to be an Executive


    This course is also offered on the following dates:
    June 14-15

    This Course is offered in partnership with Lead Action Training     You are : a high flyer climbing the corporate ladder; hardworking and want to plan your career; at the manager level, want to better understand the EX cadre If this describes you and where you are at in your career, this two day session is for you. It will give you insight into the world of a government executive. It will enable you, in a safe space, to... Read more

    Time:8:30 am - 4:30 pm
    Location: 60 George Street, Ottawa, Ontario
    Event Type: Bootcamp
    Categories: Leadership, Management Levels: Managers Expertise: Public Sector Governance


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