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  • Feb 6-7, 2018

    Science in Government 201 – Essentials of S & T Policy


    This course is also offered on the following dates:
    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:
    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:
    July 28, September 27 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:
    September 12 and December 7

    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 and understanding of current policy challenges. Participants will be able to better understand:  The structure of government and the... 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

  • 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:
    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


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