Project Management: Implementation for Delivery Excellence

1 day courseIn Ottawa, ON
  • November 28, 20198:30am - 4:30pm
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  • February 13, 20208:30am - 4:30pm
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Context

Possessing an understanding of project management principles and practice is an increasingly sought after skill for public sector organizations focused on the delivery of citizen-centered results. The ability to manage staff, resources, clients, and stakeholders toward a specific objective is an increasingly important feature of the work of public servants in policy, regulatory or program initiatives. Projects large and small are an increasingly important factor in the ability of governments to delivery results aligned to their priorities.

Course General Description

This one-day workshop introduces the key project management principles, and practices, and tools. Using a combination of facilitator-led presentations, group discussions and learning exercises participants are consider both the principles of project management and their application to cases drawn from actual public sector examples.

Who Should Attend

This course is designed for public sector staff at all levels who need an awareness and understanding of the foundational principles of project management within a public sector context.

What you will gain

At the end of the training session participants will have:

  • Gained awareness of the main factors, drivers and considerations that distinguish project management in the public sector from other sectors
  • Understanding where project management fits in and contributes to policy, program, and regulatory development, delivery and implementation
  • Become familiar with some of the key foundational practices of project management, from planning to execution and evaluation

Participants will also be introduced to essential source material to support the application of concepts and practices learned in the course and to support continued learning.

Who should attend?

Typical attendee profile(s):

Managers, Unit Heads, Analysts

Managers, unit heads and analysts responsible for the success of their policy or program initiatives need to know how to make project management work for them and – most important – how to proactively prepare for the increasing attention placed on delivery for results.

What's included

Expert facilitation, lunch and course materials.

Course fee(s)

$990 per attendee

As a not-for-profit organization, the IOG does not charge HST.

Registration is done through an online registration system where you can select to pay by credit card or request an invoice.

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 learningcentre@iog.ca.

Main contact

Name
Reception
Phone
613-562-0090 x200
1 day courseIn Ottawa, ON
  • November 28, 20198:30am - 4:30pm
Register ›
  • February 13, 20208:30am - 4:30pm
Register ›

The IOG value-added

All IOG courses are prepared and taught by those who have held senior positions in the federal government. They are guided by a Learning Committee of senior federal government public servants.

For those who wish to have an adapted course that is specific to their issues and requirements, customized course offerings can be delivered on request for branches, teams or groups, in English or French in any part of the country.

The IOG also offers the Coaching Circle, to assist executives and officers at all levels of government as well as non-profit and other organizations in the development of their leadership skills.

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