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  • Jun 5

    Briefings on Demand


    This course is also offered on the following dates:
    August 29, December 6 and March 8, 2018

    A new government means exploring and briefing on new approaches and new policies.  This one-day course provides a comprehensive review of the government briefing process.  It discusses the purpose and importance of different kinds of briefs and provides concrete advice on how to prepare more effective briefings. Who should participate in this course? This course is designed for public servants who want to improve their briefing skills.  This includes those who are moving into policy or program positions that require... 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

  • Jun 6

    Demystifying the Treasury Board Submission Process


    This course is also offered on the following dates:
    August 14, November 7 and February 7, 2018

    This one-day course brings to life both the theory and practice of TB submissions to help make submission-writing a surmountable challenge. Participants will learn to: How penalties are set and funds allocated The Treasury Board Secretariat’s role in the Federal Government The decision making process Roles and responsibilities of Cabinet, the Privy Council Office and Finance Types of submissions and required elements How results-based expenditure management is driving the system Winning strategies to manage the process and to succeed Who... 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

  • Jun 8-9

    Science in Government 301 – Intermediate S&T Policy


    This course is also offered on the following dates:
    September 19-20, November 28-29 and February 21-22, 2018

    This two-day course is the third in a series of courses targeted to meet the needs of science and policy professionals. It is an extension of and builds upon the Essentials of Science Policy course (Science in Government 201) with greater participant engagement on applying the fundamentals to strategy development. In this context “science in government” relates to all departments and all staff involved in science that supports: Policy development; Regulatory development and enforcement; Development of new knowledge; Development of... Read more

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

  • Jun 13-14

    Innovation and ‘Nudge’ Economics – New Policy Frontiers


    This course is also offered on the following dates:
    September 7-8, November 1-2, January 17-18, 2018 and February 26-27, 2018

    The new government has signalled that it expects innovation as well as solid policy advice. This updated course explores new concepts like behavioural or 'nudge' economics, integrative thinking and design thinking. The IOG has developed a unique, 2-day Boot Camp to help you prepare for this exciting and challenging new world of policy development and advice. Why does ‘nudge’ matter to Government of Canada policy analysts? Policy is moving in new directions, signaled by Destination 2020. The report announces the... Read more

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

  • Jun 14-15

    To be or not to be an Executive

    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

  • Jun 27

    Understanding the Expenditure Management System


    This course is also offered on the following dates:
    September 14 and November 22

    This course offers practical tips and strategies for understanding, addressing and working with the reporting and accountability requirements of the current Expenditure Management System (EMS) that is an essential element in developing and delivering programs, polices and services to Canadians. Who should participate in this course? This course will be of interest to federal policy and program staff as well as corporate services audit and evaluation staff who are trying to understand and apply the EMS requirements within the government’s... 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

  • Jul 6

    Policy 1: Reviewing the Fundamentals


    This course is also offered on the following dates:
    September 12, December 7 and February 13, 2018

    By popular demand, there is now a new Policy 1 course that has been added for February 27, 2017. Now more important than ever, this revised one-day course provides an overview of how policy is developed and put into practice by the federal government. Who should participate in this course? This course is for public servants who want to review the basics of policy development. Typically, participants include individuals who have recently joined a policy shop or wish to “brush up” their analytical skills... Read more

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

  • Jul 11

    Science in Government 101 – An introduction to Science & Policy in Government


    This course is also offered on the following dates:
    October 25 and January 16, 2018

    This 1-day course is the first in a series of courses targeted to meet the needs of science and policy professionals. Science in Government 101 is an introduction to how government works, how decisions are made in government, including a discussion of the rationale for science in government, how science priorities are established and the role of science in a government setting. In this context “science in government” relates to all departments and all staff involved in science that supports:... 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


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