Orientation to Global Affairs Canada: Mandate and Core Responsibilities

Product code: OR0107

Upcoming sessions

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August 20, 2024

National Capital Region (NCR) - Bisson Campus

9:00 am to 4:00 pm (ET)

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Delivery method

Delivery method


Virtual Classroom



6 hours (2 sessions of 3 hours)






This course is an opportunity for new employees to become acquainted with Global Affairs Canada through an interactive trip around the world. Registration priority is given to new employees (joining within the last year).

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • identify Global Affairs Canada’s mandate
  • describe Global Affairs Canada’s core responsibilities and recognize how they contribute to realizing the departmental mandate
  • locate their role within the departmental structure
  • identify further departmental resources and training to assist with onboarding and career development

Additional upcoming sessions

Date and Time Session code Location Language Available seats
July 23, 2024, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm (ET) OR0107-EN-2024-007 Virtual English Full
August 20, 2024, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm (ET) OR0107-EN-2024-008 National Capital Region (NCR) - Bisson Campus English 10
Date modified: 2022-08-19