Policy Development Competency

Policy Development
Recognizing a need for written policy and providing professional, non-partisan advice to a problem or situation that has been identified which affects people and which is seen as requiring some form of government involvement.

Behaviours include:
• Researching, analyzing and evaluating issues/situations
• Developing tools and options
• Preparing papers/reports and presentations
• Communicating recommendations to government decision-makers
• Problem solving
• Partnership building
• Teamwork

PMC Open Enrollment Workshops addressing this competency:
Advanced Business Writing
Advanced Presentation Skills
Business Writing for Impact and Influence
GBA Plus: Get the Data Toolbox
How Ottawa Works
Policy Analysis Toolbox – Part 1
Policy Analysis Toolbox – Part 2
Practical Facilitation Skills
Proofreading and Editing
Report Writing
Skills for Effective Presentations
Strategic Thinking
Writing Effective Briefing Notes
Writing in Plain Language

Our services

Workshops for


PMC’s open enrollment workshops are available to all individuals. Workshops are delivered in-person (in Ottawa) or as a live, instructor-led session online from anywhere.

Workshop dates run throughout the year.

Workshops for

Corporate Teams

PMC delivers standard or customized workshops for a team or work group from your organization. Workshops can be delivered in person at your location, or online at a time that works for you.

All for a surprisingly cost-effective price.



From performance and change management to curriculum design, PMC collaborates with you to develop tailored approaches that meet your specific needs and assists you in bringing them to fruition.

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