This non-credit professional development certificate program is designed for mid-level parliamentary staff who have the potential to reach the highest levels of parliamentary management. Emphasis is placed on international best practices in parliamentary management focusing on their application to parliamentary settings within different political systems and cultures. Combining theory and practice, this program uses a blended learning methodology and gives participants the flexibility to personalize their learning based on their role in parliament.
This non-credit Professional Development Certificate program is designed for newly elected Members of Parliament. The program focuses on the fundamentals of parliamentary governance, including an overview of the three arms of government, different parliamentary models around the globe, the core functions of parliament (legislation, oversight, and representation), executive-legislative relations, the role of an MP, as well as contemporary issues in parliamentary governance. Combining theory and practice, the program uses a blended learning methodology and gives participants the flexibility to personalize their learning based on their specific responsibilities as MPs.