Gender-based Analysis Plus (GBA+) is an analytical process used to assess how diverse groups of women, men and non-binary people may experience policies, programs and initiatives. This course provides small groups of policy analysts with an intensive learning experience in gender-based analysis (GBA+) as a way to bring visibility to GBA+ as a Government of Canada priority. Participants will focus on the application of GBA+ at each stage of the policy cycle, with the goal of enhancing their skills and competencies in GBA+.
- understanding what makes a good GBA+
- using data to tell the GBA+ story
- developing Memoranda to Cabinet, budget proposals and Treasury Board submissions with GBA+ as part of the process
Introduction to Gender-based Analysis Plus (GBA+) (B001) is a prerequisite for this course.
This course is targeted to policy analysts who draft, review and/or challenge decision-making documents such as budget proposals, Memoranda to Cabinet and Treasury Board submissions, as well as those who implement the ensuing programs and services.
Registration for this course is only available through a nomination process. Departmental heads of human resources in the National Capital Region (NCR) and Regional Federal Council representatives are asked to select participants from the target audience of policy analysts within their respective organizations. If you are interested in this course and work in the NCR, you may contact the head of HR in your department. If you work in any region outside of the NCR, you may contact your Regional Federal Council representative.
To learn more about GBA+ courses or to determine which course best suits your needs, consult the GBA+ course decision tree (GCcampus login required).