Course Catalogue

A course is a learning activity in support of a set of learning objectives on a particular subject. Most GCcampus courses are online, interactive, and self-paced, allowing for learning when it’s most convenient. Some take place in instructor-led virtual classrooms, while others are held in conventional classrooms. The courses teach best practices and are provided by the world’s leading learning organizations.

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Aboriginal Considerations in Procurement (C223)

  • Understanding the policies and laws governing the procurement process with Aboriginal businesses is an important requirement when dealing with the comprehensive land claim settlement areas. This online course introduces federal procurement policies and obligations that are designed to improve the development opportunities for Aboriginal peoples. Participants will gain an understanding of the procurement strategy for the Aboriginal business initiative and the comprehensive land claims agreements (CLCAs).

Access to Information and Privacy Fundamentals (I015)

  • Public servants must understand what an access to information request is in order to be able to process it properly while protecting personal information. This course describes the steps to follow when a request for access to information is received and explains how to process and protect personal information by exploring various scenarios. Participants will become familiar with the Access to Information Act, the Privacy Act and related processes and requirements as well as their own responsibilities. Topics include: Current legislation and policies Effective processing of access to information requests Protection of personal information Requirements concerning the collection, use, communication, retention and disposal of personal information

Access to Information in the Government of Canada (I701)

  • To carry out their responsibilities with respect to the public's right to information, federal employees who process requests for information must be familiar with the Access to Information Act and the Privacy Act and how they are applied. This course provides an overview of the roles and responsibilities of public servants in processing access to information and privacy (ATIP) requests as well as how to apply the most common exemptions and exclusions. Participants will learn how to process access to information and privacy requests and provide recommendations on and rationales for disclosure. Topics include ATIP roles and responsibilities Exemptions and exclusions ATIP-related jurisprudence

Accounting and Control of Expenditures (F601)

  • Financial responsibilities and controls are often delegated to others, so it is important to know how to reconcile the numbers at the end of the month. This course presents the essential steps of the accounting and control of expenditures process. Participants will learn how to better advise managers on financial matters and contribute to departmental accounting projects. Topics include Expenditure initiation and commitment process Account verification and payment requisitioning Periodic control and financial reports Sensitive (high-risk) expenditures

Aligning Unit Goals and Imperatives (G007)

  • Getting your priorities straight, no matter your position within the organization, is about keeping a focus on your goals. It requires you to think about the bigger picture to ensure your department's work effectively supports the strategic objectives of your organization. In this course, you'll learn about the importance of setting strategic, tactical and operational goals. You'll also learn how to create effective unit goals and align them with company goals. Finally, you'll learn how to identify imperatives for action that keep you focused on meeting your objectives.

Application of Costing (F133)

  • Costing has become a common requirement for financial officers and managers at all levels. This course offers participants an opportunity to apply their costing skills and improve their ability to analyze cost information based on the steps and approach mentioned in the Treasury Board Secretariat Guidelines on Costing. Participants will learn how to communicate cost information and to challenge a cost estimate. [F133] Topics include: . Preparation of cost estimates . Communicating a cost estimate . Reviewing and challenging a cost estimate . Seven steps to costing This intermediate course is designed for employees who conduct cost analyses for activities, projects, or functions. The course will also benefit those who are involved in Chief Financial Officer Attestation related to costing. On its own, this course does not provide enough experience and skill for participants to act as experts in costing, but is does allow participants to converse effectively both with experts and the uninitiated in this field of expertise. Preparatory reading material is required by the School.

Applying Key Concepts in Financial Management (F304)

  • This classroom course is the final step in required training for financial officers in the Government of Canada. It links the theory covered in the online courses F111, F112 and F113 with the practical aspects of public finance management. Through application exercises, new financial officers will be exposed to the tools currently used in government financial management.

Assessing Your Organization's Risks (G008)

  • Risk is a fact of life for businesses and as a manager, you must know how to manage it. But before you can do that, you need to assess the risk to create a strategy to avoid or mitigate it. In this course, you will learn common techniques for assessing risk, including opportunity assessment and threat assessment using failure mode and effects analysis (FMEA).

Assessing Your Own Leadership Performance (G009)

  • Monitoring your own progress is a simple and effective way to ensure success in your leadership role. Knowing how to self-assess your leadership skills and competencies is important if you want to chart your development and plan your future growth as a leader. In this course, you'll learn about techniques leaders can use to carry out a self-assessment, such as reflective journaling, surveys and checklists, and 360-degree feedback. You'll also learn ways to increase your motivation and manage your own learning by creating a leadership development plan.

Audience and Purpose in Business Writing (C042)

  • To write effective and appropriate business messages, you need to know your audience and your purpose. In this course, you'll discover how to identify your readers and create messages that convey the appropriate tone for different readers. You'll also explore how to write effectively for the three most common purposes: to inform, respond, or persuade.

Authority Delegation Assessment for Managers (C451)

  • This validation assessment covers the authorities and responsibilities delegated to managers in the core public administration (organizations listed in Schedules I and IV of the Financial Administration Act). It evaluates knowledge of assets and acquired services, financial management, human resources management and information management. Learners must successfully complete this assessment to validate their ability to exercise delegated authorities. NOTE Completing authority delegation training and assessments does not entitle you to exercise signing authority. As outlined in the Directive on Delegation of Spending and Financial Authorities (This link will open in a new window), the individual with delegated spending and financial authorities under sections 32, 33 and 34 of the Financial Administration Act must meet the following conditions: The authorities have been formally delegated to the position through the delegation chart. The supervisor has formally identified in writing the individual in that position. The individual has completed the required training, and subsequently revalidated his or her knowledge at least every five years, in accordance with the Policy on Learning, Training, and Development (This link will open in a new window) and the Directive on the Administration of Required Training (This link will open in a new window).

Authority Delegation Revalidation Assessment for Managers (C451-1)

  • PREREQUISITE G110, G510 and C451 are prerequisites to this validation DESCRIPTION This revalidation assessment covers the authorities and responsibilities delegated to managers in the core public administration (organizations listed in Schedules I and IV of the Financial Administration Act). It evaluates knowledge of assets and acquired services, financial management, human resources management and information management. Learners must complete this assessment to revalidate their delegated authorities five years after their initial certification. NOTE Completing authority delegation training and assessments does not entitle you to exercise signing authorities. As outlined in the Directive on Delegation of Spending and Financial Authorities This link will open in a new window, individuals who are delegated spending and financial authorities under sections 32, 33 and 34 of the Financial Administration Act must meet the following conditions: Authorities have been formally delegated to the position through the delegation chart The supervisor has formally identified in writing the individual in that position The individual has completed the required training, and subsequently revalidated his or her knowledge at least every five years, in accordance with the Policy on Learning, Training, and Development This link will open in a new window and the Directive on the Administration of Required Training

Authority Delegation Second Revalidation Assessment for Managers (C451-2)

  • PREREQUISITE C451-1 is a prerequisite to this assessment. DESCRIPTION This revalidation assessment covers the authorities and responsibilities delegated to managers in the core public administration (organizations listed in Schedules I and IV of the Financial Administration Act). It evaluates knowledge of assets and acquired services, financial management, human resources management and information management. Learners must complete this assessment to revalidate their ability to exercise delegated authorities ten years after their initial certification. NOTE Completing authority delegation training and assessments does not entitle you to exercise signing authorities. As outlined in the Directive on Delegation of Spending and Financial Authorities This link will open in a new window, individuals who are delegated spending and financial authorities under sections 32, 33 and 34 of the Financial Administration Act must meet the following conditions: Authorities have been formally delegated to the position through the delegation chart The supervisor has formally identified in writing the individual in that position The individual has completed the required training, and subsequently revalidated his or her knowledge at least every five years, in accordance with the Policy on Learning, Training, and Development This link will open in a new window and the Directive on the Administration of Required Training

Authority Delegation Training G110 – Module 1: Introduction

  • This module provides an overview of the Authority Delegation Training (G110) and key topics covered in the course including management of people, public funds, programs and assets. This is module 1 of 8. Learners must complete all eight modules to complete the Authority Delegation Training (G110) course.

Authority Delegation Training G110 – Module 2: Management Accountability Framework

  • This module will examine the Management Accountability Framework (MAF), some of the rules and instruments that govern managers in the public service, and the roles and responsibilities of key players in the federal government. This is module 2 of 8. Learners must complete all eight modules to complete the Authority Delegation Training (G110) course.

Authority Delegation Training G110 – Module 3: Governance

  • To fulfil the management responsibilities that have been delegated to you, you must understand the various rules and instruments that govern your activities. This module will introduce you to the process of conferring responsibilities and accountabilities and the roles of key players involved in the machinery of government. This is module 3 of 8. Learners must complete all eight modules to complete the Authority Delegation Training (G110) course.

Authority Delegation Training G110 – Module 4: Communications

  • This module will help you to understand: The requirements of the Policy on Communications and Federal Identity and the Directive on the Management of Communications The accountabilities for communications within the Government of Canada The application of the official symbols of the Government of Canada as prescribed by the Federal Identity Program This is module 4 of 8. Learners must complete all eight modules to complete the Authority Delegation Training (G110) course.

Authority Delegation Training G110 – Module 5: Financial Responsibilities

  • The Government of Canada has, through the Federal Accountability Act, made a clear commitment to administrative transparency, oversight and accountability across the public sector. In this module, you will acquire the knowledge required to efficiently exercise your delegated financial authorities in compliance with the existing legal framework of acts, rules, policies, procedures and more. This is module 5 of 8. Learners must complete all eight modules to complete the Authority Delegation Training (G110) course.

Authority Delegation Training G110 – Module 6: Procurement Responsibilities

  • This module will give you basic knowledge of the legal and policy rules of your procurement responsibilities as a manager within your organization. You will also gain an understanding of the procurement process and materiel management lifecycle. This is module 6 of 8. Learners must complete all eight modules to complete the Authority Delegation Training (G110) course.

Authority Delegation Training G110 – Module 7: Human Resources Responsibilities

  • In this module, you will acquire the knowledge required to effectively exercise your delegated human resources authorities in compliance with the established legal and policy framework. This is module 7 of 8. Learners must complete all eight modules to complete the Authority Delegation Training (G110) course.

Authority Delegation Training G110 – Module 8: Protecting the Workplace

  • In this module, you will examine your obligations in terms of security, information management, and health and safety. For each of these themes, you will review the different legislations and policies that govern your workplace responsibilities so that you are able to make decisions within the legal framework. This is module 8 of 8. Learners must finish all eight modules to complete the Authority Delegation Training (G110) course.




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