Osgoode/FCO Certificate - Advanced

Advanced Issues in Ombuds Practice - Osgoode/FCO Certificate

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For the more experienced Ombuds professional, this four-day advanced certificate – offered in two distinct modules – will explore and analyze some of the most challenging problems confronting today’s Ombuds.

Module 1: Complex Investigations and the Inside/Outside Perspectives on Ombuds Practice

  • Investigations: conducting, funding, monitoring, reactions, results and recommendations
  • Interacting with the media and addressing the perils that can arise from fake news

Module 2: Peer and Self-Evaluation of Service and Building Staff Capacity in Ombuds Practice

  • Creating an inclusive working environment for Ombuds staff that are receptive to and supportive of a wide diversity of points of view, backgrounds, differences of all kinds
  • Conducting an Ombuds-driven evaluation of Ombuds’ effectiveness and value for money