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  • Apr 5

    Board Leadership: Oversight


    This course is also offered on the following dates:
    May 2

    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

  • Apr 6

    Policy 1: Reviewing the Fundamentals


    This course is also offered on the following dates:
    July 6, 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

  • Apr 7

    Project and Program Management: Implementation for Delivery Excellence


    This course is also offered on the following dates:
    August 28, 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

  • Apr 12

    Board Leadership: Insight


    This course is also offered on the following dates:
    May 11

    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

  • Apr 13-14

    To be or not to be an Executive


    This course is also offered on the following dates:
    May 17-18 and 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

  • Apr 18

    Leveraging your leadership style to improve performance


    This course is also offered on the following dates:
    September 13 and 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

  • Apr 19

    Board Leadership: Foresight


    This course is also offered on the following dates:
    May 16

    Foresight challenges Directors to think strategically and be a strategist for the organization.  Usually an annual process, there are functions within this area of focus that require attention when looking at the current culture and when looking to leading a cultural shift.  “Do all the pieces fit?”, is the question Driectors answer in this role. Who should participate in this course? This course is designed to provide the foundational knowledge required by Board members to ensure the ongoing direction, vibrancy... 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

  • Apr 25

    Policy 2: Policy Making in a Changing Environment


    This course is also offered on the following dates:
    July 26, October 12, January 11, 2018 and March 2, 2018

    This one-day course takes policy-making to the next level so that you can better navigate the complex policy landscape to create the conditions for success. Who should participate in this course? Seasoned policy analysts will find this course invaluable.  It provides a more in-depth look at the policy development process and reviews a number of techniques to help policy analysts better cope with a growing range of policy challenges. Participants will be able to better understand: The range of challenges... 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, Managers Expertise: Public Sector Governance


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