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Organisation development essentials

Enable your organisation’s growth and long-term success by developing your organisation development knowledge and practice.


Hone your expertise

Develop specialist knowledge

S$1,400.00 exc. VAT

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Perfect for:

OD professionals
Change managers
Change agents
OD pracitioners
OD&D practitioners

You’ll learn how to:

  • develop organisation design best practices within your organisations
  • diagnose & analyse the organisation model that works for your organisation
  • develop your ability as an internal organisation development consultant
  • understand various organisational models and support diagnosis and intervention

About this course

Course length: Two days

Delivery: Online classes and self-directed learning

Suitable for: HR practitioners, organisation development specialists, internal change agents, consultants and those interested in supporting organisation development activities.

Topics covered

  • working with big system organisational models and frameworks
  • the core approaches that shape organisation development work
  • self as an instrument in organisation development practice
  • developing and planning an organisation development
  • understanding and defining organisational development

What to expect from ‘Organisation development essentials’

This course will help you build your skills as an organisation development practitioner to support your organisation as it adapts to the changing world of work.

You’ll learn about the key organisation development characteristics and theories that shape and underpin operations. You'll also discover a range of approaches and tools you can use to strengthen your organisation design practice.

What you’ll need to do on this course

This course is delivered virtually over two consecutive days. Day one is a half day with two hours of facilitated learning; day two has eight hours of facilitated learning.

We recommend you support your classroom sessions with self-directed learning – this should take around 10 hours.

What you’ll get on this course

Taking part in this course gives you access to supporting material to compliment your learning. At the end of this course, you’ll also receive a certificate of attendance.

Learning outcomes

By the end of this course, you'll be able to:

  • demonstrate your understanding of organisation development
  • develop confidence as an organisation development practitioner
  • assess your strengths and personal development needs in the context of the organisation development role
  • apply organisation development intervention tools that impact root causes
  • become a more compelling organisation development leader and practitioner
  • understand various organisational models for more effective diagnosis and interventions

Team bookings

Interested in booking this course for your team? We offer group bookings solutions for teams of four or more people.

When your teams learn with the CIPD, they get direct access to the latest professional research and insights.

And through courses co-created with industry thought leaders and practitioners, they’ll build the skills and confidence they need to inspire action, influence change and drive business value.

We offer a wide range of Learning and Development solutions to suit employees at every level – whether in HR, L&D, OD or wider people management.