Application Process

“The best thing about this experience has been the ability to take the skills and learning from this session and apply them right away in my workplace to make our communications stronger and our change management stronger.”

– Brent Gibson, Engineers Canada

Before applying it may be necessary to convince your organisation of the benefits of participating in the SCC program. This link provides helpful tips for the business case for registering for the SCC programs. The Business Case for Strategic Communications & Change.

Application Deadline:

October 25, 2021.

Upcoming Cohort Schedule

Fall 2021 Schedule - Visit the SCC Curriculum and Schedule here.

Cost$5,750 (Plus HST)

How to Apply

Applications for the cohort are being accepted. Download the application form and submit by mail or email ( to the Professional Development Institute.

Mailing address:

Professional Development Institute
University of Ottawa
55 Laurier Avenue East, 12th floor
Ottawa ON K1N 6N5


 Successful applicants will receive an invoice to confirm their registration to the program. The comprehensive program (intensive and interactive short courses, action learning, individual coaching, peer learning, practical work assignments, keynote speakers.) is $5,750 (Plus HST).

Frequently Asked Questions

If you have any questions regarding the application process, please visit our frequently asked questions.

Frequently Asked Questions

For questions on the program, contact or visit our Frequently Asked Questions page.


The program is designed around a combination of practical instruction, hands-on exercises, case studies and peer learning.

See the full curriculum

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