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Stepping Into Cover

Virtual Program Launches February 3 & 4, 2021.

Email us at registration@iog.ca to register for this program


Do you aspire to move into the executive category in the near future? The skills and competencies required as an executive are quite different from those at the EX minus 1 and 2 levels. The good news is these skills can be learned, and it's never too early to start.

Program Objectives

  • Integrating management/leadership concepts;
  • Effectively demonstrating leadership competencies;
  • Innovating and becoming a change agent;
  • Learning from best practices that can inspire great leadership.

What You Get

  • A comprehensive program delivered in 4 modules spread across a time period of 8 months;
  • Leading edge learning products;
  • Integrated adult learning that combines theory, modeling, guest speakers, leadership site visits and ongoing access to inspiring leaders to fast track your leadership skills and ensure you are ready for the next step in your career;
  • Learning from experienced facilitators and former executives who can integrate theory with real life leadership experiences;
  • A variety of tools that will help participants learn about themselves and increase their interpersonal effectiveness;
  • Professionally supported action learning groups;
  • A virtual field trip focusing on leadership in the private, public, and not-for-profit sectors;
  • A network of leaders;

Registration Info

Dates for Cohort 14:

  • February 3 & 4, 2021
  • March 10 & 11, 2021
  • May 5 & 6, 2021
  • August 12 (1/2 day), 2021
  • September 8 & 9, 2021

Sessions run 9:30AM ET - 3:30PM ET. 

Zoom is the main delivery platform. Participants will have the opportunity to use a variety of digital tools and platforms to participate in this completely virtual program.

$7,900/person. As a not-for-profit, the IOG does not collect HST. Contact us for multi-registration pricing (registration@iog.ca | 613.562.0090).

Deadline for Registration
January 29th, 2021

To Register:

Email registration@iog.ca with the following information:

  • Your Name
  • Your Title and Department/Organization
  • Your Phone Number and Email Address
  • The Name of your Nominator/Supervisor who is approving your participation in the program

Many participants have praised the program; here is what some have said:

“I highly recommend Stepping Into the Executive Cadre. Through it I was able to expand my knowledge of myself, my leadership style as well as the leadership needs of today’s public service.”
– Shannon, Senior manager, Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada

“The facilitators and guest-speakers are all top-notch with decades of experience, knowledge and wisdom to share with the participants. The bonds I forged with my peers during the program have extended well beyond the graduation and I have a bigger/stronger network as a result!”
– John, A/Director, Employment and Social Development Canada

“The leadership program helped me to better understand myself as a person and as a leader. The program provided me with tools to succeed as a good leader, and I am extremely grateful.”
– Bernadette, Manager, Employment and Social Development Canada