Public leaders require strategic managers in their organizations who can effectively lead programs that cost less, deliver better service and add public value for Canadians. Strategic leadership requires experience, sound judgement and an arsenal of strategies and tools to succeed. Rapid change and generational turnover raise expectations of accelerated knowledge gathering, requiring public managers to grow up quickly, learning in five years what once took 20.
Develop your management competencies in seven practical areas of strategic advantage. You will better understand how public sector context and issues contribute to good governance, apply workable strategies to improve public service design and delivery, and learn to take advantage of leadership roles and relationships to leverage capacity and change.