DeGroote School of Business

Police Services Leadership Program

The Ontario Police Services have been tasked with putting processes in place to successfully manage changes and projects.  In collaboration with the DeGroote School of Business, Executive Education department, a training program has been developed to meet those needs for Senior Police Leaders.

The Police Services Leadership Program was designed to provide intensive and interactive courses.  Developed by leading industry and faculty experts, each day focuses on a specific topic relevant to project and/or change management.

Who Should Take the Program?

Senior Police Leaders and Civilian Managers responsible for coordinating, facilitating, or managing projects and programs will benefit from the Police Services Leadership Program. Course content is tailored specific for career development. There are no prerequisites or application required to enroll in this program.

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The Curriculum

The Police Leadership Program consists of five full learning days:

  • DAY 1: Change Management
  • DAY 2: Project Management
  • DAY 3: Finance for Police Officers
  • DAY 4: Governance & Communication
  • DAY 5: To be developed in consultation with the OACP

Upon completion of all 5 days, attendees will receive a Certificate of Completion in Police Leadership from McMaster University and the DeGroote School of Business.


Please note that any of these courses can be customized to your organization’s needs and can be delivered  to your police service, anywhere in Ontario. For more information on designing and facilitation of a custom program to suit the learning needs of your organization, please contact Steve Walker, Manager, Business Development at or 905-525-9140 Ext. 28195