Course Description

This course involves 21 learner hours inclusive of 7 live sessions over 7 weeks. Live sessions will be recorded for those who have time conflicts.

This course may be applied to the Certificate in Public Policy and Management, a five-course fully online program. 

The purpose of this course is to examine theories and leadership frameworks within the public sector, as well as the components for highly effective leadership. Participants will learn how to foster high integrity organizations through ethical leadership.

Core objectives of this course include:

  • Understanding the link between leadership and public sector innovation;
  • Developing strategic thinking, visioning capabilities; fostering managerial excellence, mobilizing people and teams, and driving performance management;
  • Developing an understanding of ethical issues and dilemmas including how to deal with them;
  • Developing an understanding of the relationship between leadership and ethics.


For more Public Policy and Management courses and information on the Certificate in Public Policy and Management program, click here

Payment Options – Individual Course Registrations:

  1. Payment in full of $695 (which includes deposit/materials fee)
  2. Payment is due at time of registration, unless 3rd Party funded
  3. All course materials are included in your tuition and are housed on the Brightspace Learning Management System. You will receive a follow-up email with details on accessing the Brightspace platform.

Participants in this course are eligible for a T2202 tax receipt. In order to receive a tax receipt, you must put your Social Insurance Number into the profile section of your student account. If you do not add your Social Insurance Number, you will not receive a tax receipt. T2202 tax receipts will be available for you to download from your account at the end of February of the following calendar year.

For further information on Registration, Withdrawal and Course cancellations, Transfers and Refunds please refer to Dalhousie Executive Education Policies and Procedures

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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