Exploring Organisation Design and Development Tools Essential Insights
Use tools to help identify the priorities for change and growth in your organisation for long-term success.
Free for CIPD members and Core Learning Subscribers.
In ever-changing work environments, dynamic organisations will be reviewing not only what they do, but how they do it. The practices of organisation design and organisation development (OD&D), with their respective tools and processes, are uniquely placed to support leadership teams optimise internal organisation and connect with stakeholders and external communities.
As an OD&D professional, you need to know you have the right skills, culture, networks and organisation for your future. This course helps you pinpoint what needs to be changed and what needs to be preserved.
Aimed at those looking to further their career in OD&D or those supporting HR, OD&D and L&D professionals, the programme explains how organisation design and development tools make a powerful contribution to long-term health and performance for the organisation. Through examples and success stories, this course enables people to choose tools to effectively support, guide and evaluate change processes in your organisation, engaging stakeholders throughout the journey.
All CIPD Learning courses will automatically provide you with access to the CIPD Learning Hub, our online learning platform, for 24 months.
The hub will house your course content, as well as useful resources, tools, and a community of professionals that you can tap into to support your learning and continual development.
You already have access to the features and benefits of the Core Learning Subscription, which includes this course, as part of your membership, access it here.
The purpose of this course is to:
- explain the vital contribution organisation design and development can make to organisation strategy, change and sustained success
- use tools to identify the priorities for change and growth in your organisation
- select analytical and solution-finding tools that include stakeholders in the change process
- evaluate the impact and success of organisation design, development and change initiatives.
Is this course right for me?
This short online course provides essential insight into key tools and processes that will support organisation design and development initiatives in your organisation. Whether you’re just starting out in this specialism or are in a support/line management role, you’ll gain confidence to articulate OD&D approaches, present new ideas and initiatives and measure success.
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I want to put my team on this course
As the work environment continues to shift, OD&D skills help your team guide change processes in response to internal and external pressures. Please contact us to discuss a solution for five or more learners to ensure functions or departments get to grips with OD&D tools and processes that enable sustained organisational success
If you are looking to place more than four learners onto this course, please contact us to discuss a team solution >
By the end of this course, you’ll have the confidence and skills to:
- identify and choose effective tools to support and guide change processes in the organisation
- offer evidence-based support to your organisation to stay dynamic in a changing landscape of work and work environments
- explore examples from different sectors who have worked with these tools and the outcomes.
Featuring a mix of written, video and interactive content, this course will take 60-90 minutes to complete, including reflective questions throughout. Learners engage at their own pace via the CIPD Learning Hub, a self-serve online platform.
Topic 1: What is organisational design? What is organisational development? What contribution do they make to organisational performance?
Topic 2: How do OD & ODV stand out from (and work with) other areas of HR Management?
Topic 3: How to know where you start from, what to change and what to keep
Topic 4: How to get new ideas, find solutions and take people with youengage others
Topic 5: How to measure progress, identify success and know that it’s all been worth it
There is a short informal knowledge check at the end of the course for the learners to test themselves against some of the key messages. This can be undertaken multiple times.