Organization Development Process Consulting Certification Program ODPC

odpcThe OD Process Consulting Certification Program (ODPC) is designed to help participants develop their skills as an OD professional.

You will learn how to use OD tools and techniques to partner with your clients, influence others, improve processes, solve problems, resolve conflicts, facilitate change, and lead projects. The ODPC Program is excellent for those interested in developing their skills as an OD professional or those interested in a career change into the field of OD.

The OD Process Consulting Certification Program (ODPC) is offered online, for an 8 month period, meeting 3 hours per month. Each session provides participants with tools, guidelines and interactive activities. Participants network with each other to share valuable insight. IOD’s experienced facilitators lead each session and provide coaching in- between sessions. Participants complete assignments and case studies and practice the skills learned during each session. An online final exam is provided at the end of the program to complete the certification process.

Participants will receive 8 comprehensive process consultant participant guides, slides, process consultant tools, resources and references.

If you are interested in gaining a certification in the field of Process Consultant to advance your career potential! Register today!

Here are the benefits of gaining an ODPC certification:

  • Build your brand as an OD Process Consulting Professional
  • Help Senior Leaders to solve critical problems
  • Improve your communication and influence skills
  • Gain experience in facilitating meetings and coaching sessions
  • Sharpen your contracting skills
  • Apply what you learn immediately in your current role
  • Expand your local and international network with OD professionals like you, and share best practices
  • Earn 24 HRCI credits for recertification
  • Receive 24 SHRM – PDC for recertification
  • Gain career opportunities from your certification and distinction as an OD Process Consultant

Who Should Take This Certification:

  • HR Business Partners
  • HR Professionals
  • Talent Management Professionals
  • Learning and Development Professionals
  • OD Professionals
  • Change Agents
  • New Entrants to the field of OD

Online Sessions:

  • Online Sessions are 3 hrs. long and meet once a month on the same day (e.g.: 2nd Tuesday of the month). Once you register, you will receive confirmation of all meeting dates and times. Each session is facilitated live by an experienced OD Consultant.

Certification Requirements

  • Attend all 8 sessions over an eight-month period
  • Complete all assignments
  • Complete self-development plan
  • Complete a final examination

Upon completion of these requirements, you will receive your certificate via email

Online Sessions

Online Sessions are 3 hours long and meet once a month on the same day (e.g.,2nd Tuesday of the month). Once you register, you will receive confirmation of all meeting dates and times. Each session is facilitated live by an experienced OD Consultant.

The cost of this course is $3,800.00 USD.


Features of IOD’s Certification Programs

  • Convenient
    • Connect from anywhere to the online meetings
    • Interactive sessions with experienced OD practitioners in an instructor led format
    • Virtual sessions meet once a month on the same day of the month and at the same time
  • Flexible
    • Program schedule is flexible enough to cover multiple time zones/regions
    • We understand the workplace and personal demands, in some cases we can accommodate for make-up sessions so you won’t miss the learning experience
  • Affordable
    • Group discount available for groups of 5 or more.
    • Individual payment options might be available upon request
    • Special discount for referrals and additional courses.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the core principles of OD, its history and key contributors
  • Recognize the role of the OD professional to effectively build a healthy client relationship
  • Determine effective communications, interpersonal and influencing skills to effectively interact with senior leaders, teams, and individuals
  • Lead effective meetings and demonstrate proficiency in using OD facilitation tools; recognize the current culture and systems to help assess the organization’s readiness for change
  • Encourage members of the organization to create a collaborative work environment and engage members of the organization in implementing change
  • Recognize the current culture and systems to help assess the organization’s readiness for change
  • Help teams cooperatively work together to solve challenging conflicts within their group while guiding them to delve deeper into their unique challenges
  • Demonstrate skills in transferring learning and building sustainability through feedback, evaluation, and ongoing process improvement

Course Outline:

  1. Introduction to OD
  2. The Role of the OD Professional
  3. Developing an OD Mindset and Interpersonal Skills
  4. Facilitating Meetings
  5. Building a collaborative work environment to overcome resistance to change
  6. Understanding the organization culture and systems and overcome resistance to change
  7. Working with Individuals and teams – Help teams work together
  8. Measure results, gain feedback, follow up and support

Additional Resources Provided:

  • 8 Participant guides, one for each session.
  • Complete set of the presentation slides each month.
  • OD Professional Competency Assessment (a must do assessment instrument as you immerse in the field of OD!).
  • Access to OD toolkit, change management toolkit, and facilitator toolkit, , over 30 guidelines and templates.
  • Comprehensive list of OD publications and references.
  • Up to 6 hours of coaching and mentoring with an experienced OD practitioner.
  • Official program certificate.

Advanced Certification

  • After completing this course, you may want to advance your skills to the next level by completing the ODCP Program. After you’ve completed both of these certification programs, you will be invited to complete the Advanced OD Consultant’s Certification Program (ODCC).

Professional Development Requirements

  • It is suggested that participants complete 2-3 additional courses yearly to keep their certification up to date.

I am so glad I participated in the ODPC program. It was very interactive and engaging. What I learned from the instructor and the group conversations is equal to years of experience. Now I have the tools and the confidence I need to succeed as an OD professional.

Adriene Summers



“I was able to practice OD immediately after each session”.

“I applied the tools and skills learned while my organization was going through a huge change initiative”.

“I was able to lead teams, facilitate meetings, and influence senior leaders to implement OD Change processes as a result of the confidence I gained in this program”.