It is important that all new and experienced public servants have a foundational understanding of how Canada's non-partisan federal public service serves the democratically elected government of the day. This online course examines the functions and the organizational relationships between Parliament, the Government of Canada and the federal public service. Participants will explore the role of government, how Canada governs itself, the organization of the federal government, the functions of...
Who We Work For
Participants will discover the growing data community in the public service and learn about current applications of advanced analytics and artificial intelligence in government. TAGS: Video; Digital Academy; Data; AI; Artificial Intelligence; Analytics; Government; Public Service; All.
Data Conference 2020
All public servants are required to contribute actively to the protection of government personnel, information, assets and services. This online course provides the foundational knowledge and tools required to meet your responsibilities under the Directive on Departmental Security Management. Participants will gain valuable knowledge and best practices to help them apply the principles of security awareness in their organization. TAGS: Course; GC and Public Sector Skills; Security; Government...
Senator Murray Sinclair discusses the legacy of the Canadian government's policy towards Indigenous people, and the path towards reconciliation. TAGS: Video; Indigenous learning; All
Truth and Reconciliation
Are you curious about managing federal funds? Have you ever wondered about the significance of section 36? Just testing you – we mean sections 32 and 34 which are the financial authorities typically granted to managers in the federal public service. In this course, you will learn about these important financial authorities and get concrete examples and tips on how to effectively plan, spend and report on a budget, in line with government policies, practices and procedures. Note: This new cour...
Responsible Use of Public Funds
These ten evergreen principles set the standard for how government will work in the digital age in the name of improved service delivery. Tags: Blog; Digital Academy; Digital; Government of Canada; Service; Delivery; Standards; All.
GoC Digital standards
The Government of Canada is constantly looking for new ways to train public servants in an innovative and modern way. The launch of a series of podcasts by and for the federal public service, focused on innovation, will allow public servants to learn about innovative projects and processes. TAGS: Podcast; Innovation; Innovate; Employees; All.
Innovate on Demand
To support Canada’s goal of reducing its greenhouse gas emissions, federal facilities have committed to taking practical steps to reduce energy consumption and carbon emissions from their operations. This course has been adapted from training material for the US Department of Energy’s Federal Energy Management Program and is being delivered through Natural Resources Canada's Greening Government Services. Participants will learn how to plan and implement projects that reduce energy use and gre...
A Whole Building Approach
Energy Efficiency Expert Evaluation (E4) is a multidisciplinary evaluation process for identifying and implementing low-cost solutions to improve operational performance and reduce energy costs. This course has been adapted from training material for the US Department of Energy’s Federal Energy Management Program and is being delivered through the Natural Resources Canada's Greening Government Services. Participants will gain the basic tools and knowledge required to conduct inspections of fe...
Energy Efficiency Expert Evaluations
The Government of Canada pivoted quickly in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. From coast to coast to coast, executives led their teams in transitioning to home offices while continuing to serve Canadians and adapt to the national lockdown TAGS: Podcast; Executive learning; Executive Learning; COVID-19; Leadership; Team; Remote Work; Executives; Communication; Podcast; Executives
How to Survive as an Executive: Leading Remotely in a Crisis