From pandemic to paradigm shift
The world post-COVID-19 will be uniquely challenging. In this post-truth, post-pandemic era, citizen expectations of their governments and of the service they provide are shifting rapidly. Technology-enabled work approaches will challenge our cities and our societies forever. The international trade trends and global deficits are going to be game changers for Canada. . This complex and interconnected world will require networked leaders working together toward a shared goal.
For public sector leaders, this is a period of opportunity and a moment for decisive leadership.
Our Virtual Executive Leadership Program (vELP) prepares public sector leaders across departments and at all levels tasked to navigate the deep and rapid changes of our times.
As leaders you will be called to develop and implement the new policies and programs for this new Canada and the vELP will allow you to develop a new holistic perspective and the skills to be successful.
For the duration of this vELP, you will be loaned a laptop with all of the applications and tools we use in this program, so that no matter where you are, you can enjoy the full, online experience.
- You will discuss the latest, citizen-centric thinking on governance in the post-pandemic’s ‘new normal’ (whatever that, ultimately, ends up being).
- You will be able to cut through the ‘noise’ of the current times to make critical decisions on resource allocation and to get results for audiences that matter.
- You will emerge more confident in your abilities as a people-leader and better able to respond to the leadership challenges you will face as your career progresses.
Peter Bruce is a Senior Associate at the Institute on Governance where he facilitates the Executive Leadership Program and the Virtual Executive Leadership Program. He also advises government organizations in Canada and other countries on their digital service strategies. He is a member of the Board of Directors for Kids Up Front Ottawa, a local […]
Jacques Paquette facilitates the Virtual Executive Leadership Program and the Executive Leadership Program at the Institute on Governance. He joined the federal government in 1982 with the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade (DFAIT) and served at Canadian embassies in Pakistan, Sénégal, Hungary and France. In Ottawa, Mr. Paquette held a number of positions […]
Vice President, Toronto
Expertise: Public Governance, Public Policy, Economics, Health, Finance, Urban Planning Degree(s): BA Economics, Dalhousie University Certification(s) & designation(s): Senior Fellow, Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy, University of Toronto Brad Graham is Vice President, Toronto, at the Institute on Governance (IOG) and a Senior Fellow at the Munk School of Global Affairs and […]
Can’t join us for our next cohort? Register for an upcoming one:
Cohort 6: June 22nd & 23rd, 2021
Cohort 7: Fall 2021
This program will be completely offered in a virtual environment. However, going virtual does not mean you lose out on the value of face-to-face learning. Unlike traditional e-learning courses, the vELP is highly interactive and our instructors will ensure you get the most of your experience.
The new virtual formula breaks the regional barriers! Meet colleagues from all across Canada!
The IOG Difference
Our vELP offering is unlike any other, anywhere. (It’s better!)
We offer non-partisan, impartial advice, with unparalleled technical proficiency. We also bring years of public-sector experience paired with valuable external/outside experience and insights. You get the best of all worlds with IOG’s vELP
“I have an enhanced and more nuanced perspective/understanding of my role in the broader context of complexity and change”
“An eye-opener leadership training focused on GC Public Service challenges.”
“This program helped my self awareness of my leadership style, helped me adjust to different styles of people. I also made friends for life. The connections with other people from the cohort is priceless.”