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  • Oct 17

    The Memoranda to Cabinet Development Process


    This course is also offered on the following dates:
    January 9, 2018

    This one-day introductory course provides an overview of the process employed in the development of Memoranda to Cabinet (MC), as well as an appreciation of the purpose, structure and mandate of Cabinet and key committees. The course walks you through each step of the development of your key recommendations for Cabinet consideration, and covers the roles played by central agencies in reviewing your Cabinet submissions. Who should participate in this course? This course is designed for policy professionals and program... 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

  • Oct 24

    Lunch and Learn – Taking Science into Policy – Case Studies and Discussion


    This course is also offered on the following dates:
    October 3, October 10 and October 17

    Government has made a commitment to evidence-based policy. Ministers’ Mandate Letters identify a number of Government priorities which require consideration of science in policy such as climate change, clean energy and the environment, promoting public health, protecting freshwater, legalizing marijuana, and supporting our resource sectors in operating in a responsible and sustainable manner. Responding to the challenge, the IOG has a number of courses and programs aimed at closing the science-policy gap, and is now offering a unique offering to... Read more

    Time:12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
    Location: 60 George St., Ottawa, ON
    Event Type: Course
    Categories: Policy, Science Policy Levels: Officers and Analysts Expertise: Public Sector Governance

  • Oct 24

    Foundations of Governance for Public Institutions


    This course is also offered on the following dates:
    February 23, 2018

    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

  • Oct 25-27

    Leadership Boot Camp for Communicators: Moving Beyond the Storm


    This course is also offered on the following dates:
    February 26-28, 2018

    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

  • Oct 25

    Science in Government 101 – An introduction to Science & Policy in Government


    This course is also offered on the following dates:
    January 16, 2018

    This 1-day course is the first in a series of courses targeted to meet the needs of science and policy professionals. Science in Government 101 is an introduction to how government works, how decisions are made in government, including a discussion of the rationale for science in government, how science priorities are established and the role of science in a government setting. In this context “science in government” relates to all departments and all staff involved in science that supports:... 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

  • Oct 26

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


    This course is also offered on the following dates:
    January 25, 2018 and March 20, 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

  • Oct 30-1

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


    This course is also offered on the following dates:
    March 19-21, 2018

    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

  • Oct 30

    Leveraging Data Analytics for Results and Delivery: Using your performance measures


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

    This one-day workshop is designed for managers and senior officers working in the new Results and Delivery environment.  The session picks up from our Results and Performance courses which include Delivering on ‘Deliverology’, Project and Program Management: Implementation for Delivery Excellence and Performance Measurement: Supporting Delivery of Results to provide hands-on instruction in designing Management Scorecards for monitoring performance and using the scorecard data to improve program results. The session  includes two hands-on workshops in which participants work with data... Read more

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


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