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Indigenous Management Development and Training Program

The Indigenous Management Development and Training Program supports the professional development of Indigenous Aboriginal employees within the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) by providing the necessary skills training and/or work experience for career advancement.

Under this program, the Department of Finance will provide up to $10,000 to current employees who identify as Indigenous Aboriginal individuals under the GNWT Affirmative Action Policy who:

  • require skills training in order to obtain and maintain sustainable employment which shows progression;
  • have demonstrated the desire for developmental opportunities to support career advancement; and
  • have identified the learning goal within their learning plan.

This program is open to all current employees who identify as Indigenous Aboriginal individuals under the GNWT Affirmative Action Policy who:

  • require skills training in order to obtain and maintain sustainable employment which shows progression;
  • have demonstrated the desire for developmental opportunities to support career advancement; and
  • have identified the learning goal within their learning plan.

Application Process

Interested employees can submit the Indigenous Management Development and Training Program application for funding with the support of their manager. The activities described in the application should also be a part of the employee’s Learning Plan.  For more information on the Indigenous Management Development and Training Program, please contact your Client Service Representative.