Events

Leadership Programs

Digital Executive Leadership Program - Hybrid Delivery

Governments around the world are struggling to keep pace with the unprecedented disruptions of the digital era. IOG can help you distinguish yourself as someone who grasps the opportunity of these times and reconceptualizes authority, accountability, and the role of government today. Tuition includes all course materials for 5-day virtual bootcamp + 1-day in-person workshop and evening event, online tools (including use of a virtual reality headset for the week), and inclusion in our DELP alumni network.

5 Days Virtual, 1.5 In-Person

Leadership Development Program in Science and Innovation

The contract (or compact) between science and society is changing. The interface between science, innovation, and policy making must change, too.

18 Sessions over 9 weeks

Stepping Into the Executive Cadre

Includes mix of ‘in-class’ modules and coaching groups. Inquire with us for full details.

12 full day sessions + 1 evening

Virtual Executive Leadership Program

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.

7 months, 3 sessions/month

Courses

Briefings on Demand Part 1: Written Briefs

Build your skills, explore key tools, and practice writing effective briefing notes.

3 hours

Briefings on Demand Part 2: Oral Briefs

Explore and practice skills and tips on how your oral briefs can support your senior decision-makers.

3 hours

Communications for Leaders

Develop empowering and dynamic communication skills to increase team members’ motivation and commitment.

3 hiours

Conflict Management

Identify, explore, and practice key skills that you can use in managing conflict in relationships and situations at work.

3 hours

Demystifying the Treasury Board Submission Process

We will lead you through interactive discussions and real-life case studies, and take you through the guide to preparing Treasury Board Submissions.

3 hours

Design Thinking and Innovation Hubs

Explore concepts and practical applications of design thinking, integrative thinking, lateral thinking and other creative ways of re-imagining policy problems.

3 hours

Digital Leadership

Learn about the evolution of digital government, digital service delivery, and the tools and techniques needed in an increasingly digital world.

3 hours

Empathy-Based Policy Approaches

Learn to leverage emotional intelligence and empathy as powerful and innovative tools to understand public policy problems and support problem-solving.

3 hours

Fundamentals of Leadership

Understand the fundamentals of public sector leadership and gain insights from the experience of public executives.

3 hours

Giving Effective Feedback

Giving feedback is a key skill. Learn these skills to enhance trust and avoid the minefield caused by poor communication.

3 hours

How Government Works

Learn how to work in the Canadian public service  developing an understanding of the Westminster model, and getting an overview of the structures, processes and players that you need to know.

3 hours

How Ottawa Works, for Scientists

This webinar acts as a “user guide” for scientists and researchers working with or in the federal government. Learn the foundations of how the federal government works, and your unique role as a science-based public servant.

3 days, 2 hours 15 minutes

Innovation and Experimentation

Be an innovative public servant and learn how to use experimentation to explore new ways of designing and delivering public policy and services.

3 hours

Integrating Innovation, Science, and Policy

Join a two-day intermediate-level exploration of the integration of science, innovation, and policy to drive evidence-informed decisions.

3 hours

Introduction to Artificial Intelligence

Learn with AI industry professionals on how policy practitioners in government can put AI to work for Canadians.

3 hours

Leadership and Resilience

This webinar will help you get a handle on your stress points and get you to think about what needs to be done to improve your personal resilience to deal with the day to day grind and the stress that goes with it.

3 hours

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