- You will learn the foundational knowledge covered in How Government Works: the Westminster model of government in Canada, including the roles and responsibilities of Parliament, Cabinet and ministers and how these elements work; the roles of the Prime Minister including as chair of Cabinet; the planning cycles and decision-making processes surrounding Cabinet and its committees, including the Treasury Board; the role of central agencies; and more.
- You will explore the role of the scientist within the public service.
- You will gain an understanding of the science-policy interface.
- You will leave with an appreciation of the realities of scientists and policy analysts in the federal public service.
- You will gain practical tools for improving plain language communication.
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Executive Director, Science and Innovation
Expertise: Science and Innovation Degree(s): PhD Public Policy; MA Science, Technology and Public Policy; BS Physics Jeff has over 30 years’ experience in government science, technology and innovation policy in the US and Canada. His US experience includes the National Science Foundation, the National Academies and the Naval Research Laboratory. In Canada, Jeff has worked at Industry Canada, Natural Resources […]
Senior Practice Lead, Science & Innovation
Expertise: science and innovation, science communications, facilitation Degree(s): Bachelor of Public Relations (BPR), Mount Saint Vincent University, Masters in Science, Technology and Innovation Studies (MSc), University of Edinburgh For almost 20 years, Rhonda Moore has worked at the intersection of communications, research, and policy analysis and development. At that intersection, Rhonda has sought out opportunities to build relationships, to […]
“This course had 2 facilitators: Jeff Kinder and Rhonda Moore. Both were fantastic. Extremely knowledgeable and great presenters. They did a great job at delivering the material and engaging with the audience. Their delivery felt very “natural” and not rehearsed which created a good atmosphere.”
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