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Online Distance Learning Program

Man with colleagues via online plateformThe Institute is pleased to be launching our new online distance learning program!

Interactive digital sessions featuring a live instructor ensure you maintain your professional edge and upgrade your knowledge with the latest best practices.

The entire PDI team is working diligently to ensure that our professional development programs are available, by distance, as soon as possible.  A  limited number of opportunities have already launched and, starting in April, PDI looks forward to adding some of the Institutes most in-demand workshops.

PDI's distance learning digital sessions will be delivered live via MS Teams and Adobe Connect.

Workshops by Month!

August 2020  

Results-based Management
August 4, 5, 6, 2020, 9:00 to 13:00

Knowledge Management: An Introduction 
August 4-7, 2020, 9:00 to 12:00

Business Process Improvement for Personal Efficiency 
August 5, 6, 2020, 9:00 to 12:00

Analytical Thinking
August 10-12, 2020, 8:30 to 12:30

Comprehensive Project Management Basics
August 10-14, 2020, 8:30 to 12:00

The Basics of Business Writing
August 10-13, 2020, 9:00 to 12:00

Strategic Thinking 
August 11-12, 2020, 9:00 to 12:00

Clear, Concise Writing        
August 17-20, 2020, 9:00 to 12:00

Business Process Improvement - For Problem Solving 
August 19, 20, 2020, 9:00 to 12:00

Minutes Made                                      
August 19, 20, 2020, 9:00 to 12:00

Business Process Improvement for Project Champions 
August 25, 26, 2020, 9:00 - 12:00

Selling Ideas Successfully         
August 26-27, 2020, 9:00 to 12:00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

September 2020  

The Spy Next Door: Illegal Agent Networks and the Canadian Experience  
September 8-9, 2020, 9:00 to 12:00

Beyond Project Management: Harvesting Value
from Your Organizational Investments

September 9, 2020, 9:00 to 10:00

Writing Well I @ Your Desk
September 14-25, 2020, self-paced

The Fundamentals of Leadership in Today's World
September 15-16, 2020, 9:00 to 12:00

Influential PowerPoint Presentations
September 17-18, 2020, 9:00 to 12:00

Project Cost Management 
September 21-24, 2020, 8:30 to 12:00

Time and Energy Management
September 21-24, 2020,  13:00 to 16:00

Briefing Notes That Work
September 21-24, 2020, 9:00 to 12:00

Contentious Issue Management and Crisis Communications
September 21-24, 2020, 9:00 - 12:00

Policies and Procedures for Compliance and Consistency
September 22-25, 2020, 9:00 to 12:00

Producing Results Without Authority
September 22-25, 2020, 9:00 to 12:00

Cyber Futures 
September 22-23, 2020

Introduction to PRINCE2
September 22, 23, 2020, 9:00 to 12:00

Assertiveness Skills
September 24, 25, 2020, 9:00 to 12:00

Achieving Focus
September 28-29, 2020, 9:00 to 12:00

Business Process Improvement: An Introduction
September 28-29, 2020, 9:00 to 12:00

Knowledge Management: Advanced Practices
September 28 - October 1, 2020, 9:00 to 12:00

Policy and Program Design and Evaluation in Complex Situations 
​September 28 - October 1, 2020, 9:00 to 12:00

Leading Teams 
September 29 - October 2, 2020, 9:00 to 12:00

Cybersecurity Management and Implementation
September 29 -  October 2, 2020, 9-12:00

Project Management and Organizational Change 
September 29 - Oct 2, 2020, 9:00 to 12:00

Organizational Behaviour
September 30 - October 1, 2020, 9:00 to 12:00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

October 2020  

Managing Millennials
October 1-2, 2020, 13:00 to 16:00

Working in Project Teams
October 1-2, 2020, 9:00 to 12:00

Communicating Under Pressure
October 5-6, 2020, 9:00 to 12:00

Becoming a Conscious Leader
October 5-8, 2020, 13:00 to 16:00

Clear, Concise Writing        
October 5-8, 2020, 9:00 to 12:00

Cyber Defence Against the Dark Arts 
October 5-8, 2020, 9:00 to 12:00

Requirements Gathering
October 5-8, 2020, 12:30 to 16:00

PRINCE2® Foundation
October 5-9, 2020, 9:00 to 12:00

Practical Grammar @ Your Desk
October 5-23, 2020, self-paced

The Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Advantage
October 6, 2020, 9:00 to 16:00

Writing in Plain Language
October 6, 7, 2020, 9:00 to 12:00

Applied Strategic Planning
October 6-9, 2020, 9:00 to 12:00

Storytelling: The Secret Weapon of Communication         
October 7-8, 2020, 9:00 to 12:00

Business Process Improvement for Problem Solving
October 8-9, 2020, 9:00 to 12:00

Mindfulness as a Restorative Practice in
Times of Uncertainty and Change

October 9, 23, Nov 6, 2020, 9:00 to 12:00

Developing Your Negotiation Skills
October 13-16, 2020, 9:00 to 12:00

Writing for the Web
October 13-16, 2020, 9:00 to 12:00

Active Motivation
October 14-15, 2020, 9:00 to 12:00

Analytical Thinking
October 14-16, 2020, 8:30 to 12:30

Editing Skills for the Workplace
October 14-16, 2020, 9:00 to 12:00

Interviewing Skills
October 15-16, 2020, 13:00 - 16:00

PRINCE2® Practitioner or Re-Certification
October 19-21, 2020, 9:00 to 12:00

Resilience and Wellbeing in Times of Change
October 19, 2020, 9:00 to 16:00

Strategic Dynamics and Issues the Middle East
October 19-21, 2020, 9:00 to 16:00

Briefing Notes That Work
October 19-22, 2020, 9:00 to 12:00

Influencing and Leading Others
October 19-22, 2020, 9:00 to 12:00

Essentials of French Grammar
October 19-30, 2020, 9:00 to 12:00

Business Process Improvement – Problem Solving Tools
October 20-21, 2020, 9:00 to 12:00

Client Service Excellence
October 20-21, 2020, 9:00 to 12:00

The Accidental Project Manager
October 20-21, 2020, 8:30 to 12:00

Generational Diversity
October 22-23, 2020, 13:00 to 16:00

Winning Government Job Competitions 
October 22-23, 2020, 9:00 to 12:00

Women at Work: Positioning Your Career
for Success

October 22-23, 2020, 9:00 to 12:00

Writing for Promotional Communications 
October 22-23, 2020, 9:00 to 12:00

The Basics of Business Writing
October 26-29, 2020, 9:00 to 12:00

Emotional and Social Intelligence
October 26-29, 2020, 9:00 to 11:30

Improving your Presentation Skills  
October 26-29, 2020, 9:00 to 12:00

Comprehensive Project Management Basics
October 26-30, 2020, 8:30 to 12:00

Writing Well I @ Your Desk
October 26 - Nov. 6, 2020, self-paced

Business Process Improvement for
Personal Efficiency

October 27-28, 2020, 9:00 to 12:00

Proofreading: The Final Step in Editing
October 27-28, 2020, 9:00 to 12:00

Analytics to Support Evidence-Based Governance
October 27-30, 2020, 9:00 to 12:00

Understanding The Canadian Intelligence
Community: Who Does What and Why

October 27-30, 2020, 9:00 to 12:00

Effective Delegation
October 29-30, 2020, 9:00 to 12:00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

November 2020  

Knowledge Synthesis: How to Use Research
in Support of Policy and Practice

November 2, 2020, 9:00 to 16:0

Dealing with Difficult Behaviours
November 2-3, 2020, 13:00 to 16:00

A Business Case for Cybersecurity
November 2-5, 2020, 9:00 to 12:00

Developing Your Facilitation Skills
November 2-5, 2020, 9:00 to 12:00

Risk Management 
November 2-5, 2020, 8:30 to 12:00

Coaching - Developing Skills for Powerful Conversations
November 3-6, 2020, 9:00 to 11:30

How to Write Effective Reports 
November 3-6, 2020, 9:00 to 12:00

Introduction to Data Science 
November 3-6, 2020, 9:00 to 12:00

Supervising on a Day-to-Day Basis
November 3-6, 2020, 9:00 to 12:00

Navigating Complex Security and Societal Challenges:
The Increasing Demand for a Multi-Party Approach

November 3, 10, 17, 24, 2020

Managing Top Performers
November 5-6, 2020, 13:00 to 16:00

Intelligence in Strategy and National Security Policymaking  
TBD

Communicating with Your Employees
November 9-10, 2020, 9:00 to 12:00

Oral Briefings                                           
November 9-10, 2020, 9:00 to 12:00

Canada and the Cyber Challenge 
November 9-10, 2020, 9:00 to 12:00

Performance Management that Builds Success for Everyone
November 9-10, 2020, 9:00 to 12:00

Stage Gating 
November 9-10, 2020, 9:00 to 12:00

Action-Oriented Leadership Positively
Impacts Productivity

November 12-13, 2020, 9:00 to 12:00

Creative Strategy: Words, Sounds and Images that Generate Impact 
November 12-13, 2020, 9:00 to 12:00

Introduction to Organizational Change Management
November 12-13, 2020, 9:00 to 12:00

Project Governance
November 12-13, 2020, 9:00 to 12:00

Implementing a Social Media Strategy and Measuring Results
November 12-13, 2020, 9:00 to 12:00

A+ Writing: Beyond the Basics
November 16-18, 2020, 9:00 to 12:00

Project Monitoring and Controlling
November 16-19, 2020, 12:30 to 16:00

Agile Project Management
November 16-20, 2020, 8:30 - 12:00

Business Process Improvement -
Process Mapping

November 17-18, 2020, 9:00 to 12:00

Effective Management of Project Stakeholders
November 17-18, 2020, 9:00 to 12:00

Clear, Concise Writing        
November 17-20, 2020, 9:00 to 12:00

Fundamentals of Public Policy Development
November 17-20, 2020, 9:00 to 12:00

Knowledge Management - An Introduction
November 17-20, 2020, 9:00 to 12:00

Business Process Improvement: An Introduction
November 19-20, 2020, 9:00 to 12:00

Managing Poor Performance
November 19-20, 2020, 13:00 to 16:00

Results-based Management
November 23-25, 2020, 9:00 to 13:00

Briefing Notes That Work
November 23-26, 2020, 9:00 to 12:00

Fundamentals of French Writing Skills
November 23 - Dec. 4, 2020,  9:00 to 12:00

Writing Well II @ Your Desk
November 23 - Dec. 4, 2020, self-paced

HX: A Holistic Approach to Shaping the
Experience of Your Clients and Employees

November 24-27, 2020, 13:00 to 16:00

Project Communication: Driving Integration
and Boosting Results

November 24-27, 2020, 9:00 to 12:00

Communicating Technical Information 
November 25-27, 2020, 8:00 to 10:00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

December 2020  

Critical Thinking: Effective Exploration
of Alternative Solutions

December 1-2, 2020, 9:00 to 12:00

Healthy Boundaries: Becoming Present
to What Serves You Best
 
December 1, 2, 2020, 9:00 to 12:00

Improving your Presentation Skills  
December 1-4, 2020, 9:00 to 12:00

Strategic Communication Planning using the CARE Model
December 1-4, 2020, 9:00 to 12:00

Selling Ideas Successfully
December 2-3, 2020, 9:00 to 12:00

Assertiveness Skills
December 3, 4, 2020, 9:00 to 12:00

Minutes Made                                      
December 3-4, 2020, 9:00 to 12:00

Strategic Thinking 
December 7-8, 2020, 9:00 to 12:00

A Business Case for Cybersecurity
December 7-10, 2020, 9:00 to 12:00

Design Thinking - Feel, Think, Imagine, Build, Test
December 7-10, 2020, 9:00 to 12:00

Comprehensive Project Management Basics
December 7-11, 2020, 8:30 to 12:00

Business Process Improvement for Project Champions
December 8-9, 2020, 9:00 to 12:00

Analytical Thinking
December 8-10, 2020, 8:30 to 12:00

Workplace Culture 101
December 8-11, 2020, 13:00 to 16:00

Communicating Your Social Responsibility and Sustainability Initiatives
December 10-11, 2020, 9:00 to 12:00

Advanced Project Management: Focus on Scheduling
December 14-17, 2020, 8:30 to 12:00

Clear, Concise Writing II
December 14-17, 2020, 9:00 to 12:00

Influencing and Leading Others
December 14-17, 2020, 9:00 to 12:00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Additional Online Services

Online Coaching Services

A timely offering for uncertain environment. PDI invites you to connect with our qualified coaches via digital technology or phone.

Conferences and Events 

PDI invites you to visit the Conference and Events page to view in-person & virtual events of the Insitute and PDI partners. 

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