4 Courses Required
 
 

Official Description

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.

This program is offered in English and must be completed within 2 years.

 

Additional Details

Application

Program
Professional Development Certificate in Parliamentary Governance
Admission Requirements
  • Applicants must hold a minimum of a Bachelor's degree in any discipline, OR
  • Have a min. 2 years of relevant professional experience.

AND

  • Have a letter of recommendation from their Parliament.

Documents required:

Please have electronic versions of the following documents available before starting the application process (clicking on "Apply Now").
 
  • A copy of your passport (photo ID page) OR government issued ID (clearly specifying your legal name and date of birth).

AND

  • A letter of recommendation from your Parliament.

AND

For applicants with a completed Bachelor's degree:

  • A copy of your Bachelor's degree transcript AND a copy of your diploma. Note that transcripts in languages other than English or French must be accompanied by an English or French translation provided by the institution issuing the transcript or by a certified translator. 
 
For applicants who do not hold a Bachelor's degree:
  • A copy of your curriculum vitae (CV).

Courses

Minimum

2 Course(s)

Minimum

2 Course(s)

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