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  • Feb 15, 2018

    Policy and Communications


    This course is also offered on the following dates:
    August 10

    This practical one-day course covers practical strategies for identifying roles and tasks, developing a common approach within key projects and working synergistically to employ the full potential, knowledge and expertise of the two groups to best effect. Who should participate in this course? Officers and managers within federal communications and policy shops who work in cross-disciplinary environments should attend this course. Participants will be able to: •    Build on strengths by understanding the roles to enhance collaboration •    Work with... Read more

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

  • Feb 16, 2018

    Project and Program Management: Implementation for Delivery Excellence


    This course is also offered on the following dates:
    August 28 and November 30

    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

  • Feb 21-22, 2018

    Science in Government 301 – Intermediate S&T Policy


    This course is also offered on the following dates:
    June 8-9, September 19-20 and November 28-29

    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

  • Feb 23, 2018

    Foundations of Governance for Public Institutions


    This course is also offered on the following dates:
    October 24

    This course is designed to help public sector professionals understand how good governance can improve the effectiveness of their organization. Who should participate in this course? This course will be of particular interest to professionals interested in institutional governance and portfolio affairs, performance and accountability assessment, and audit and comptrollership in the federal, provincial, and municipal sectors. Participants will learn: How to build governance capacity – examples and strategies How to apply good governance principles and practices to their organization... 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

  • Feb 26-28, 2018

    Leadership Boot Camp for Communicators: Moving Beyond the Storm


    This course is also offered on the following dates:
    October 25-27

    The communications function is probably going through more change than almost any other in the government. The change is driven by an evolving environment (resulting, for example, from new technologies); organizational change as a result of cost-cutting exercises; and management changes as decision-making is centralized. Communications leaders need to rise above the storm to prepare themselves, and their organizations, for success in this evolving world. Building on our last successful event, this two-day Boot Camp is specifically designed for federal... Read more

    Time:5:30 pm - 4:30 pm
    Location: 60 George St., Ottawa, ON
    Event Type: Bootcamp
    Categories: Communications, Leadership Levels: Managers, Executives Expertise: Public Sector Governance

  • Feb 26-27, 2018

    Innovation and ‘Nudge’ Economics – New Policy Frontiers


    This course is also offered on the following dates:
    June 13-14, 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


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