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3 hours

Governance and Trust

How do principles of good governance work in Canada? How is citizens trust impacted? Why is it important? Join us for a dynamic and engaging exploration of how public sector governance works and why it matters so much.

28 May 2024

3 hours, 01:00 PM EDT - 04:00 PM EDT


  • $390.00 incl. Tax

27 June 2024

3 hours, 01:00 PM EDT - 04:00 PM EDT


  • $390.00 incl. Tax
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Recent international events such as the COVID-19 pandemic have clearly shown us how important and simultaneously fragile the relationship between trust and governance is. This course will explore the essential pillars of good governance and the critical role of trust within democratic systems. Through dynamic discussions and real-world case studies, we'll navigate not only the principles but also the practice. Uncover the strategies that drive successful governance in today's context and how they align with your crucial work.


Certificate in Policy and Governance

This course is part of the Certificate in Policy and Governance offered by the institute. While there are no formal prerequisites for this course, we highly recommend that you consider taking the preceding courses or familiarizing yourself with their content. This background knowledge will greatly enhance your learning experience. Please be aware that the instructor may not revisit these earlier topics in order to allocate ample time for the current material.


Learning Objectives

  • Understand the foundations and principles of good governance in the public sector, and why they matter.
  • Learn how to apply these principles to the relationship between government and the public, the role of public institutions, and of the public service. 
  • Explore modern governance challenges in the public sector today and your own role in facing these challenges.