To Be or Not to Be an Executive - Institute on Governance

To Be or Not to Be an Executive

This three-afternoons webinar will give you insight into the world of an executive. It will enable you, in a safe space, to practice your skills and ascertain your state of readiness for the next step in your career.


Course Description

  • Understand what it takes to be in the executive cadre as you learn from experienced executives and career coaches with decades of experience as executives.
  • You will discuss what is expected at the executive level, how to navigate through the world of the executive cadre, and how to prepare for the appointment process.
  • Learn what it’s really like up there by having frank and honest discussions with seasoned and newly appointed executives. Ask the tough questions and get the inside scoop on what the expectations are really like.
  • To Be or Not to Be an Executive is the right fit for you if you are aspiring to move up the corporate ladder, unclear about the next steps in your career plan, or are at the manager level and considering to make the move to the executive cadre.

Learning Objectives:

  • You will understand the principles behind ‘deliverology’ (Results and Delivery). 
  • You will explore the challenges faced by program units implementing Results and Delivery and strategies for overcoming those challenges. 
  • You will learn how to define the data that matters for your program. 
  • You will learn how to create useful scorecards to monitor results. 
  • You will learn how to use the performance indicators on your scorecard to identify improvement priorities. 

Bundle This Webinar:

This webinar is eligible to be bundled with two other webinars of your choice for a ‘buy 2, get 1 free’ price of $780. Take advantage of our recommended streams (Leadership; Policy; Government Essentials; Innovation) to choose your bundle or mix and match the webinars that best suit your needs. Upon registration, be sure to select the bundle option and then select your webinars. Contact us for support at 613-562-0090 or 

Customize This Webinar:

This webinar is eligible to be customized as a private offering for your team and organization. Contact us at to discuss your needs. 

Group Discounts:

If you have more than two people attending, you may be eligible for a group discount. Contact us for details at 613-562-0090 or


François Gagnon

Vice-President Learning

Expertise: Leadership Development, Adult Learning, Project Management, Government  Degree(s):  M. Sc. Project Management, B. Sc. Computer Science  Certification(s) & designation(s):  EQi, Insights, Change Style Indicator, Influence Style Indicator, EQ-Map, SCHOR360, Benchmark360, Team Management Profile, Organizational Climate Survey, Risk Orientation Profile, DISC, NEO-PI-R  Francois Gagnon is the Vice-President of the Learning Lab at the IOG. He brings rich experience […]

Omer Boudreau

Associate, Faculty

A seasoned, bilingual leader in public administration for over 30 years, Omer has significant experience in public policy, corporate management and government operations. He is a strategic leader who has successfully implemented transformational change in various settings. His reputation of excellence in building relationships, in the engagement of stakeholders and in achieving results has consistently […]

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