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  • Jan 29-31, 2018

    Leadership Boot Camp for IT: New Ways of Doing Business


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

    IT in government is changing. Shared services, social media, open data: all these and more raise governance and leadership issues for IT leaders in governments. IT 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 public servants at the EX-1 or equivalent level, including employees recognized as high potential, who work in the IT sections... Read more

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

  • Jan 31, 2018

    Delivering “Deliverology” (Results & Delivery)


    This course is also offered on the following dates:
    March 29, April 27, August 17 and November 9

    The Prime Minister has indicated that his priorities remain "growing the middle class," "improved relationships with, and outcomes for, Indigenous peoples," "stronger diversity" and "international engagement that makes a difference in the world". Participants will use a unique, IOG-developed 15-step roadmap to prepare their organisation to plan, implement and report based on the expectations of deliverology (delivery and results) and the new Policy on Results. Why this is important? Treasury Board’s new Policy on Results came into effect July 1... Read more

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

  • Feb 5, 2018

    Strengthening Your Political Savvy


    This course is also offered on the following dates:
    May 24, August 2 and November 14

    Updated to reflect the new government, this one-day course will introduce you to the skills and abilities for understanding and cultivating your political acuity in the federal public service. Learn how to recognize and work with formal and informal systems, practices, relationships and cultures so that you can identify impacts, influence decisions and achieve organizational objectives. Who should participate in this course? This course will be of interest to federal government employees who work in policy, programming, communications, legal or... Read more

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

  • Feb 6-7, 2018

    Science in Government 201 – Essentials of S & T Policy


    This course is also offered on the following dates:
    May 16-17, August 9-10 and November 2-3

    Updated to reflect the new government, this two-day course is the second in a series of courses targeted to meet the needs of science and policy professionals in government. Science is a key contributor to the delivery of a broad range of public policy and regulatory mandates, but are not always well understood. Better integration of science policy and regulation is needed to support evidence-based decision-making but remains a challenge. There is demand for more public servants trained at the... 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

  • Feb 7, 2018

    Demystifying the Treasury Board Submission Process


    This course is also offered on the following dates:
    June 6, August 14 and November 7

    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

  • Feb 8, 2018

    Building Relationships with Indigenous Peoples


    This course is also offered on the following dates:
    May 9, July 28 and November 9

    There is near consensus that the conditions of Indigenous peoples in Canada rank as one of our most serious shortcomings as a nation. Unacceptable gaps separate First Nations, Métis and Inuit people from other Canadians in terms of education attainment, employment and housing, and Indigenous communities continue to report disproportionate high rates of fetal alcohol syndrome, teen suicides, and chronic diseases such as diabetes. In recent years the efforts of Indigenous, Provincial and Federal governments has somewhat shifted from focusing... Read more

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

  • Feb 13, 2018

    Policy 1: Reviewing the Fundamentals


    This course is also offered on the following dates:
    April 6, July 6, September 12 and December 7

    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

  • 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


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