Organizational Development enhances the role of HR to become a strategic partner in the business. This course will help you learn all about Organizational Development from definition to applications.

It will emphasize the role of human resources development in the organization to help people and organizations effectively manage change.

This course uses a combination of theory and practical application of course concepts. Participants will engage in simulation exercises combined with discussions of real life situations allowing them to gain a strong knowledge and skills.



  • Understand Organizational Development
  • Assess the organization readiness for development
  • Present Organizational Development related data analytics
  • Draft an Organizational Development strategy
  • Implement change management processes

Who Should Attend

Human resources professionals, consultants, trainers and other personnel and office administration managers and other functions in the organization


Convertas is an HR Certification Institute® (HRCI®) Certification Preparation Provider, in Human Resource – International™ (SPHRi)™ that supports HR professionals in achieving their potential and acquiring (SPHRi)™ certification.


Day 1: Overview

  • Introduction to the field of Organizational Development
  • The Main Conceptual Framework of OD
  • OD History and Pioneers
  • Action Research Model
  • Identifying Needs
  • Assessing the organization readiness for development
  • How OD has benefited HR and the organization?

Day 2: Analytics

  • Creating Data Collection Tools
  • Preparing and Facilitating Feedback Sessions
  • Conducting Interviews and Feedback
  • Big Data
  • Collecting and Analyzing Data
  • Presenting Data and Observations
  • Data collection plan
  • Gaining Agreement and Buy-in
  • Setting Priorities

Day 3: Strategy

  • Origins of strategy
  • Strategic Planning
  • SWOT analysis
  • Vision statement
  • Mission statement
  • Strategic Goals
  • OD strategy
  • Competency Centricity
  • Compensation Centricity
  • Performance Centricity
  • Identifying Action Plans
  • Creating Project Plans

Day 4: Change

  • Designing OD Interventions
  • Organizing Customer Needs
  • What is change management?
  • Implementing Change Management Process
  • Internal Customer Satisfaction and Engagement
  • Evaluating Results
  • Sustaining Change

Day 5: Maintenance

  • Preparing the organization for Maintenance
  • Creating a preventive system
  • Spending versus end results ROI
  • Auditing sustainability
  • Proactivity and continuous development
  • Dialogic versus Diagnostic
Program taught in:
  • English

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Last updated August 20, 2019
This course is Campus based
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5 days
3,995 USD
+VAT for a five days workshop held a hotel conference venue in Dubai, including Certificate, Lunch and Coffee breaks.
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