Stratos Has Developed A Professional Development Course For Policy Analysts - Designing Economic Instruments For The Environment


What policy instruments exist for the environment?

After delivering four sessions in 2017, Canada’s Ecofiscal Commission, with support from the Ivey Foundation’s Economy and Environment Program, is excited to announce the 2018 course schedule!


How can carbon pricing and other instruments be designed?
How can these instruments drive integration across government environmental mandates?
What is the pathway to successful implementation?


This hands-on course has been developed in conjunction with academic experts, current practitioners and adult learning professionals and focuses on the practical elements of economic instrument design.


The 2018 courses will be in May in Toronto and in October in Ottawa. 

What will you learn? What do past participants have to say?
See the video below.


Course details

What will you learn? Taught by leading thinkers and practitioners, this course will give you a fundamental grounding in the design, development and delivery of economic instruments for environmental outcomes. During the session, participants will develop and defend their own instrument through a facilitated case-study competition.

Who should attend? Federal and Provincial directors, policy analysts and advisors from environment, natural resources, finance, transport, fisheries, agriculture and more.

Why participate? Participants will leave the course with the knowledge and practical methods to provide high-quality advice related to the design and development of economic instruments.

Register soon! The course will take place in Toronto on May 23-34. Registration is limited to 25 participants and closes on May 15, 2018. The early bird price for participation in this two-day course is $400.00, available until April 13th. There will be a second 2018 course offered in Ottawa in October. 

Questions? If you have additional questions, please contact the course manager at



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