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  • Feb 26-27, 2018

    Innovation and ‘Nudge’ Economics – New Policy Frontiers


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

  • Mar 2, 2018

    Policy 2: Policy Making in a Changing Environment


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

  • Mar 5-7, 2018

    Leadership Boot Camp for Policy Professionals


    This course is also offered on the following dates:
    November 20-22

    Back by popular demand!  The IOG Executive Leadership Policy Boot camp for policy professionals is concerned with how to take advantage of how the policy process is changing in the government. A new policy landscape is emerging, requiring new approaches that are agile, integrative and collaborative. The IOG is responding. It has revitalized its popular Policy 1 and Policy 2 courses in response to these new challenges and is NOW offering a one-day Policy 3 course that introduces policy developers to... Read more

    Time:5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
    Location: 60 George St., Ottawa, ON
    Event Type: Bootcamp
    Categories: Leadership, Policy Levels: Managers, Executives Expertise: Modernizing Government, Public Sector Governance

  • Mar 6, 2018

    Leading Transformation and Change Management


    This course is also offered on the following dates:
    August 22 and December 5

    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

  • Mar 8, 2018

    Briefings on Demand


    This course is also offered on the following dates:
    August 29 and December 6

    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

  • Mar 19-21, 2018

    Leadership Boot Camp for HR Professionals: Remaining relevant at the Management Table


    This course is also offered on the following dates:
    October 30-1

    Back by popular demand! Last summer, the IOG held a 2-day learning bootcamp exclusively for the HR community.  We are re-offering this unique and successful event. Summary: HR professionals have demonstrated their strategic importance in supporting the implementation of recent transformation initiatives. The question is, how do we ensure these valuable resources continue to add strategic value as we move forward? This two-day Boot Camp is specifically designed for federal public servants at the EX-1 or equivalent level, including employees... Read more

    Time:5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
    Location: 60 George St., Ottawa, ON
    Event Type: Bootcamp
    Categories: Leadership Levels: Managers, Executives Expertise: Public Sector Governance

  • Mar 20, 2018

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


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


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