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Organisational Development for HR Practitioners & Leaders Course

Course Aim

This two-day course will enable the participant to fully understand the history, roots, framework, tools and practice of Organisation Development (OD), and develop skills for the OD process of planning, diagnosing, implementing and evaluating OD.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of the one-day training, the participant will be able to:

  • Explain the history and roots of OD
  • Identify context and drivers for OD
  • Describe the framework and tools of OD
  • List types of OD interventions
  • List the converging factors in HR and OD to improve organisation and people's effectiveness
  • Demonstrate the OD process of diagnosing, planning, implementing and evaluating
  • Assess own competence for OD practice
  • Describe personal development action plan

Course Content

  • Purpose and concept of OD
  • Historical roots of OD
  • Context and drivers for OD
  • Framework and tools of OD
  • OD interventions
  • Types of OD interventions
  • Strategic HR, HR business partner and OD convergence
  • Organisational Development models
  • Organisational Development process
  • OD process: diagnosis and planning
  • OD process: interventions and implementing
  • OD process: evaluating impact
  • OD practice and practitioner’s competencies
  • Summary and action planning
  • Course evaluation
  • Course Attendance Certificate

Duration and Time

2 days course, 9.30am - 4.30pm

Who can benefit from this training?

HR practitioners, leaders and managers and those keen to gain insight and develop knowledge, skills and competence of organisational development (OD).

Training Methods

The training course takes a blended learning approach and the training methods reflect all learning styles. There are interactive learning exercises, quiz, presentations, case study, individual and group-work, facilitation, and discussions.

Mode of delivery

This course is delivered (1) in-house; (2) training venue; (3) Virtual training room

Contact us
  • Get in touch

  • Address
  • St John's Innovation Centre, Cowley Road, Cambridge CB4 OWS, England United Kingdom

  • Email

  • Phone
  • +44 (0) 1223 655 671