Program Curriculum


The program is delivered online in a modular fashion, through a dynamic mix of real-time group sessions, peer learning, guest speakers and individual coaching.

Participants benefit from a highly engaging online learning experience that includes a mix of synchronous and asynchronous experiences, plenary excercises, case study work and expert guest speakers, maximizing flexibility, value and customization. Upon successful completion of the program, participants earn a University of Ottawa Certificate in Strategic Communications & Change, recognizing their enhanced and
newly acquired skills, knowledge and accomplishment.

Cohort Curriculum

November  3 9am-12pm

Overview and Context: Strategic Communications & Change

  • Discovering the landscape of change and transformation
  • Exploring the enabling role of strategic communications
  • Strategic planning in a world that keeps changing
November 4 9am-12pm Your Role as a Change Agent
November 5 9am-12pm Introduction to the Results® Map methodology
November 6 9am-12pm The Nature of Change: A Primer
Week Nov. 9   Asynchronous team exercise:
Exploring the Results Map® Culture Change Workbook
November 17 9am-12pm Best Practices in Change Communications
November 18 9am-12pm The Results Map® Change Agent’s Toolkit
November 19 9am-12pm Building Your Consultative Practice
November 20 9am-12pm Making Evaluation Work
Week Nov. 23   Asynchronous team exercise: 
Capstone Project Developing a Change Communications Plan
using the Results Map® Process
December 1 9am-12pm  Graduation. Program Close and Certificate Presentation
Nov. 3 - April 1, 2021   Coaching: Each participant receives individual coaching to build
their strategic communications and change practice over 3 sessions
to be scheduled at the discretion of the program participant



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What Makes the Program Different?

Through experiential learning, the program allows you to share common challenges and experiences with your peers, tapping into a community of practitioners to access new insights and fresh perspectives. Read More


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

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