Virtual Training | Design Skills for Public Innovation

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Achieve Design Excellence in Public Innovation
May 6, 13, 21, & 27 2024 - 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM EDT 

4-module virtual training workshop developed by the Institute of Public Administration of Canada (IPAC) and the Danish Design Centre 

We are thrilled to introduce an innovative solution tailored to address the evolving landscape of public sector challenges in Canada.  This year's modules offer a new and more advanced set of design thinking modules to address emerging “top of mind” issues for the Canadian public sector.

The virtual training program is divided into 4 modules.

Module 1: Designing digital services and responsible AI - May 6

Module 2: Future of work: Designing management and organization in the hybrid age - May 13

Module 3: Mission-led innovation: Systems innovation/addressing wicked problems by design - May 21

Module 4: Mission-led innovation: Exploring new futures: Enabling strategic conversations with futures design and Mission-oriented innovation for systems change - May 27

 Program Overview:
Timeline: 4 modules delivered between May 6, 13, 21, & 27 2024*
Duration: Each module will be 120 minutes in duration.
Process: Preparation (short readings + survey), Presentations, breakouts, Q&A
Faculty: Subject-matter experts from the Danish Design Centre and the States of Change

Learning Outcomes Include:

  • Understanding the value of human-centered approaches in design.
  • Applying tools and frameworks to address complex challenges.
  • Developing organizational strategies for future readiness.
  • Navigating uncertain futures and fostering strategic conversations.

*Delivery dates: May 6, 13, 21 & 27 2024 between 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM EDT.

**All modules will be live-streamed on the date/time indicated. IPAC will share recordings and presentations from all modules within 48 hours of each live-stream date.

(5 registries or more)
Contact Suzanne Patterson at [email protected] for more information.


If you have any trouble registering for the event please contact Dianne Bukaka at [email protected] or 416-924-8787.

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5/6/2024 12:00 PM - 5/27/2024 2:00 PM
Eastern Daylight Time
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