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
Business Writing for Impact and Influence
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 training services

For the public:

open training

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.

For your team:

team training

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.



PMC offers an extensive library of micro-learning and longer video lessons on soft skills, management and software topics accessible through desktop or mobile devices. The content is self-paced, self-directed, with individual topic choices.

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