Who Attends


The Masters Certificate in Public Sector Leadership is ideal for:

  • Executives and managers at the federal, provincial or municipal levels of government, as well as the broader public sector, who are looking to increase the effectiveness of their department or agency
  • High potential professionals in the public sector who wish to develop their skills to the next level and aspire to senior level leadership in the government or not-for-profit sectors
  • Public sector leaders who will be succeeding to higher levels as current senior personnel retire
  • Professionals in the private sector who interface with government and not-for-profit organizations

Why Should You Attend?

  • Learn about innovative ways to deliver public services
  • Gain a deeper understanding of leading innovation and organizational transformation through stakeholder engagement
  • Advance your critical thinking and communication skills to address complex issues
  • Learn advanced management methods to achieve organizational results
  • Gain practical insights from seasoned faculty members

What past participants say

“As we assume leadership roles in evolving organizations facing complex challenges and engaging multiple stakeholders we need to have great insight. This Schulich program taught us cutting-edge models to address sophisticated issues, and expanded my network of talented professionals in both the public and private sectors. I am able to put forward better policies and programs.”
– Mesmin Pierre, Director, Historic Sites Planning and Programs Branch, Parks Canada

“This program should be an essential part of any public leader/ manager’s toolkit. It helped me to develop a strategic perspective to apply to my daily practice of public management.”
– Diane Wise Manager, Centralized Service Delivery Unit, Service Delivery Branch, Employment and Training Division, Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities

“The Masters Certificate in Public Management is a tremendous “force multiplier”, bringing together a unique collection of experts to inform critical thinking on essential subject areas”
– Kurt Simpson, Director of Science and Technology Personnel, Defence Research and Development Canada

“Well thought out program with some great content. Group interactive sessions were very thought-provoking and good chance to get to know others.”
– David Lucescu, Coordinator, Business Advisor Services, Ministry of Small Business and Entrepreneurship

Cost and Registration