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Principles and Practices of Organization Development Program

Executive Education Programs in Change and Consultation

Learning Objectives

What We Offer:

Establishing the fundamental values, essential frameworks and effective methods in organization development consulting:

  • Elucidating the dynamics of entry, diagnosis, planning, intervention, and sustainability that occur during organization change efforts
  • Leveraging organizational change models in OD consulting
  • Crafting an evidence-based organizational/team diagnosis
  • Navigating systemic dynamics at the individual, team, and organizational levels
  • Facilitating team dynamics for high performance
  • Utilizing assessments skillfully in OD
  • Embracing real-time learning about self, team and organizational life for transformational change
  • Implementing a feedback-rich environment for continuous learning and growth
  • Leading and managing continuous change in organizations

Participants learn to solidify the relationship between organization development and the strategic business plan and bottom-line results of an organization.


Our Approach:

Weeklong sessions make for an intimate, cohesive learning community with skill-building in all areas of OD consulting and include:

  • Brief didactic inputs on key topics
  • Interactive small and large group work
  • Reflective practice
  • Case analysis
  • Case simulations
  • Live client consultations in real organizations
  • Live-action experiential learning with peer teams
  • Extensive individual and team feedback

Participants graduate with a new global OD network of colleagues.


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