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  • Aug 22

    Leading Transformation and Change Management


    This course is also offered on the following dates:
    December 5 and March 6, 2018

    A clear vision guided by strong leadership is crucial when you are forced to drive sustainable change, provide the best advice and deliver outcomes.  With current pressures, organizations of all sizes are looking for new ways to deliver on their mandates while finding operational efficiencies.  Understanding where to start, who to engage, and how to guide staff on the journey can be a complex challenge. Who should participate in this course? Managers at all levels involved in, or considering embarking... Read more

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

  • Aug 28

    Project and Program Management: Implementation for Delivery Excellence


    This course is also offered on the following dates:
    November 30 and February 16, 2018

    The government’s emphasis on Results and Delivery underscores the need for a return to basics in the way in which public servants approach policy and program design and implementation.  Project management is core to achieving the government’s priorities, turning procedural burdens into strategic tools. Public servants need to be systematic and attentive to the stages necessary to design and deliver policies and programs that will make a real difference in the lives of citizens. Participants in this course will learn... Read more

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

  • Aug 29

    Briefings on Demand


    This course is also offered on the following dates:
    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

  • Sep 7-8

    Innovation and ‘Nudge’ Economics – New Policy Frontiers


    This course is also offered on the following dates:
    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

  • Sep 12

    Policy 1: Reviewing the Fundamentals


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

    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 and understanding of current policy challenges. Participants will be able to better understand:  The structure of government and the... 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

  • Sep 13

    Leveraging your leadership style to improve performance


    This course is also offered on the following dates:
    November 8

    This workshop will give you the tools to leverage your leadership style and influence your workplace to improve your team’s and organization’s success. You will learn to proactively position your team and organization to prevent operational incidents and to navigate crises as these occur. And you will learn how your leadership can support you and your team in meeting your objectives. Some of the topics we will cover include: managing challenging situations, dealing with conflict, bringing your team with you,... Read more

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

  • Sep 14

    Understanding the Expenditure Management System


    This course is also offered on the following dates:
    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

  • Sep 19-20

    Science in Government 301 – Intermediate S&T Policy


    This course is also offered on the following dates:
    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


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