Delivering results has
never been more complex.

As the challenges of tomorrow multiply, so do the opportunities to distinguish yourself and enhance your career in the public service through personal and organizational performance.

That’s where we come in.

Personalized leadership and learning courses – developed and tested, to best serve your needs – are delivered by our experts and former senior public servants.

Give us a few hours, days, weeks (or more), and you will benefit from a lifetime’s worth of lessons and learnings. You will also get up to speed with leading-edge policies, practices, and approaches through our leadership programs and professional development services.

Our program experts will work with you and your organization to:

  • Understand your needs and objectives
  • Deliver a customized curriculum to realize your goals
  • Measure your results

IOG’s comprehensive public sector leadership and learning, research, and advisory services allow us to offer what others cannot: practical learning and real results that you can track every step of the way. We offer an in-house plan that covers everything you’ll need to know about leadership and good governance.

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Leadership Programs

Virtual Executive Leadership Program

IOGs Virtual Executive Leadership Program (vELP) prepares public sector leaders

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Stepping into the Executive Cadre

Learn the skills needed to progress through this unique leadership

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Digital Executive Leadership Program

Our highly acclaimed Digital Executive Leadership Program is purpose-built for

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Executive Leadership Program on Municipal Intergovernmental Relations

Our Executive Leadership Program on Municipal Intergovernmental Relations helps municipal

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Leadership Development Program in Science and Innovation

If your work touches on science, innovation, and/or policy development

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Understanding the Expenditure Management System

Gain practical tips and strategies for understanding, addressing and working

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To Be or Not to Be an Executive

This three-afternoons webinar will give you insight into the world

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Results, Delivery and Data Analytics

Learn skills that are relevant to your work in results

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Project Management

Set your projects up for success using a project management

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Policy 3: Behavioural “Nudge” Economics

Explore and practice behavioural “Nudge” economics as a proven tool

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Policy 2: Policy-making in a Changing Environment

Build on your existing policy analysis skills with a comprehensive

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Policy 1: Reviewing the Fundamentals

Build the foundations and expand your knowledge as a skilled

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Negotiation Skills

Build the skills and confidence to deal with conflicting positions

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Memorandum to Cabinet Development Process

Review and practice the process employed in the development of

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Leading through Change and Crisis

Emerge as a leader in challenging times with the tools,

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Leadership and Resilience

This webinar will help you get a handle on your

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Introduction to Artificial Intelligence

Learn with AI industry professionals on how policy practitioners in

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Integrating Innovation, Science, and Policy

Join a two-day intermediate-level exploration of the integration of science,

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Innovation and Experimentation

Be an innovative public servant and learn how to use

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How Ottawa Works, for Scientists

This webinar acts as a “user guide” for scientists and

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How Government Works

Learn how to work in the Canadian public service  developing

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Giving Effective Feedback

Giving feedback is a key skill. Learn these skills to

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Fundamentals of Leadership

Understand the fundamentals of public sector leadership and gain insights

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Empathy-Based Policy Approaches

Learn to leverage emotional intelligence and empathy as powerful and

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Digital Leadership

Learn about the evolution of digital government, digital service delivery,

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Design Thinking and Innovation Hubs

Explore concepts and practical applications of design thinking, integrative thinking,

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Demystifying the Treasury Board Submission Process

We will lead you through interactive discussions and real-life case

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Conflict Management

Identify, explore, and practice key skills that you can use

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Communications for Leaders

Develop empowering and dynamic communication skills to increase team members’

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Briefings on Demand Part 2: Oral Briefs

Explore and practice skills and tips on how your oral

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Briefings on Demand Part 1: Written Briefs

Build your skills, explore key tools, and practice writing effective

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Find the best-fit for you or your team to achieve results and succeed in a fast-changing public sector context.

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Self-Awareness Tools

Along with top-notch group learning, we are proud to offer world-class individual self-awareness tools to further your individual development – as a professional and as a person.

  • SCHOR 360
  • Insights Discovery
  • Emotional Intelligence with EQ-Map
  • Improving Resiliency
  • Change Style Indicator

Course Bundles & Discounts

Most of our webinars can be bundled into bundles of three webinars of your choice for a ‘buy 2, get 1 free’ price of $780. Further to this, if you are registering in a group of 2 or more, you may be eligible for a group discount. Looking for something for your entire organization? Learn about our Unlimited Team Learning Pass.

Custom Learning

Some learning is best done in teams – everyone on the same wavelength, collaborating together toward a common goal. That’s why our customized learning programs start with understanding you and your organization, and end with a tailored, measurable approach to fulfil your mandate.   

Our customized learning program is the bridge that gets you from what’s happening now to what’s will happen next.  

Coaching Services

Our team of trained and skilled professional coaches can help you build your career, manage challenges, and dive into your goals. Each session is unique and every outcome is tailored to your success.    

Most people who take advantage of our coaching services are grappling with some obstacles or problems. Others need longer term support to acquire new skills and behaviors they choose as important to them. We see this as an investment in you and your goals. Get started by reaching out to our VP of Learning, Francois Gagnon, who will discuss with you your needs and match you with one of our experts.