The College for Community and Organization Development is the partner for IOD in Africa. CCOD currently offers classroom programs throughout Ghana and Nigeria, Botswana, Kenya and South Africa.
Gabriel Gbiel Benarkuu, Ph.D, is the President of CCOD, Africa. He is a Community and Organisation Development Specialist with emphasis in Community Medicine, Organisational Development and Appreciative Leadership (A New Emerging Field). Gabriel has over 17 years of practice and has made significant contribution to the field of Organisation Development (OD), Appreciative Leadership Model (ALM) and as well as Organisational Retreat Model (GAB’s Retreat Model); a therapeutic model for people and system transformation. He made major contributions to Effectiveness of workplaces in Organisations in Africa especially in Civil Society (NGOs) and Private sector development. He has consulted to and worked with over 250 non-profit organisations in Africa, 155 Small and Medium size private businesses and, have provided development services to over 40 Municipals/ Districts Assemblies in Ghana. Gabriel has also specialized in OD curriculum development and, the first African scholar to produce a Bachelor Degree in Organisational Development (BSc OD).
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