Organization Development Consultant Certification Program (ODCC)

Organization Development Consulting Certification - ODCC

Advance Your Career In The Field Of Organization Development

Enhance your career and expand your consulting capability by demonstrating complex OD tools and processes. Learn advanced theories and applications to help lead change effectively within your organization.

Organization Development Consulting Certification - ODCC

Advance Your Career In The Field Of Organization Development

Enhance your career and expand your consulting capability by demonstrating complex OD tools and processes. Learn advanced theories and applications to help lead change effectively within your organization.


ODCC OVERVIEW

Advanced OD methodologies, tools, and interventions

Designed for advanced OD professionals (10+ years),  experienced working with the Action Research Model.  Participants gain skills in advanced OD change models, applications, tools, and interventions, preparing them to manage complex change and apply adaptive and dialogic methods to transform culture.

Who Should Take This Course?

ODCC is for advanced OD professionals (10+ years) looking to take their career to the next level. If you haven’t completed the ODCP prerequisite  – Apply here to see if you qualify for this course. 

  • Graduates of ODCP
  • Advanced OD Professionals with a background in applying the Action Research Model
  • OD Professionals / Consultants with over 10 years experience in the field of OD
What Are The Benefits Of ODCC?
  • Earn distinction and credibility as an advanced organization development professional
  • Increase consulting capability by demonstrating complex OD tools and processes
  • Expand awareness of changing trends and innovative technology used in OD
  • Implement change assessments and diagnostics to discover client needs and collaborate with others to identify sustainable actions
  • Lead major change initiatives and apply advanced interventions
  • Increase buy-in, commitment and reduce resistance to change
What Credits Can I Earn?
  • ODCC credentials and digital badge to be recegnized as an OD Certified Professional Consultant
  • 24 SHRM PDCs
  • 24 HRCI recertification credits
  • 24 ACMP credits

Training Format:

Virtual-Instructor 

Course Duration

3 Hours Per Session
Once Per Month,
8 Months 

Price (USD)

$3,900

Credits

24 SHRM PDCs;
24 HRCI Business recertification credit hours;
24 ACMP Credits

Certification Badge

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Price

$3,900

Certified Training Provider

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LEARNING OUTCOMES

Learn and Practice Advanced OD Methodologies, Tools, and Interventions

Gain advanced OD Consulting Sklls and start down the path to creating organizational change.

Apply the Action Research Model to help clients create a sustainable model for change

Develop effective consulting skills to work with senior leadership teams, manage resistance, gain buy-in from C Suite, collaborate to build trust, and build relationships

Design and facilitate OD interventions during complex change, leverage complex adaptive systems, manage through chaos, and understand the neuro-science of managing change

Create a plan to gain alignment between the strategic mission of the organization and its ability and competence to fulfill its mission

Program Overview
Certification Benefits
Certification Credits

ODCC Curriculum Overview

The Organization Development Consulting Certification Program (ODCC) provides participants with an opportunity to gain a certification as an advanced OD Consultant.  Participants develop skills to implement change that impacts the organization to support organization goals, address challenges facing leaders, and gain commitment  to address critical issues facing the organization.

ODCC Curriculum Overview

The Organization Development Consulting Certification Program (ODCC) provides participants with an opportunity to gain a certification as an advanced OD Consultant.  Participants develop skills to implement change that impacts the organization to support organization goals, address challenges facing leaders, and gain commitment  to address critical issues facing the organization.

Curriculum Outline

Session 1.  Introduction to ODCC (3 hours)

Action Research Model review with techniques for helping clients through process of change, including managing resistance, gaining buy-in, pitching to the C Suite, fostering collaboration while contracting effectively to achieve the OD objectives. 

Session 2.  Role of the OD Consultant (3 hours)

Strategic consulting skills for becoming an effective OD Consultant: different consultant models, including the humble inquiry model to develop skills, roles, styles and a powerful consulting process including a step-by-step approach and tools. 

Session 3.  Leading Complex Change (3 hours)

Leading Complex Change includes how people react and adapt to change, understand various models and approaches for effective change management, how to diagnose change readiness, understand the gaps and build a change management plan including leading OD interventions during complex change, leveraging complex adaptive systems, managing through chaos and understanding the neuroscience of managing change.

 Session 4.  Implementing Culture Change (3 hours)

Implementing Culture Change centers on models and approaches to culture, culture transformation best practices, assessing the gaps, developing a plan to implement culture change strategies, and leading transformational change for organization goal achievement. 

Session 5.  Organization Systems Design (3 hours)

Organization System Design addresses the foundations of organization design, the process of organization design, and critical organization design interventions to increase the effectiveness of organizations to ensure success and survival in a VUCA environment.  Diagnosing organizations, teams, and individuals using different diagnostic models, questionnaires and tools, selecting appropriate interventions aligning with the diagnosis and executing interventions for individuals, teams and organizations and measuring the impact of interventions. 

Session 6.  Designing and Facilitating Interventions (3 hours)

Designing and Facilitating Interventions focuses on skills and tools to design, plan and facilitate learning events associated with the Action Research Model; Consulting role as a facilitator applying a variety of facilitation approaches for meetings and learning events  to promote senior leader team collaboration. 

Session 7.  Dialogic Organization Development (3 hours)

Dialogic OD differentiates between thinking of organizations as organisms and organizations as conversations - where individual, group, and organizational actions result from self-organizing, socially constructed realities created and sustained by the prevailing narratives, stories, and conversations through which people make meaning about their experiences. Learn Dialogic OD Tools and interventions to be used as part of the OD Consulting process.

Session 8.  OD Analytics, Feedback and Evaluation (3 hours)

OD Analytics applies the bottom-line OD approach to maximize value, increase ROI and achieve measurable outcomes by using analytical tools and methodologies to make OD credible and accountable. Trends and future of OD are considered.

What is required to receive a certification?
  1. Complete the competency assessment and self-development plan.
    Identify your OD strengths and development needs based on the assessment to create your Self Development Plan. 
  2. Attend all 8 online virtual sessions to gain skills, knowledge and behaviors needed to develop proficiency as an OD professional. 
  3. Complete assignments to gain experience and demonstrate your skill ability.  Spend up to 6 hours a month reviewing the material, preparing for each session, planning to implement what you’ve learned and researching topics to gain more insight. Completed assignments are uploaded to the Learning Management System (LMS).
  4. Complete Your Project and Case Study: Select a project and get buy-in from one of your clients/senior leaders. Work on the project while attending sessions during the 8 months. Submit your case study at the end of the program.
  5. Prepare for the Exam: Review the models, theories, tools, and guidelines provided. Study for the open book final exam. 
  6. Complete the Exam: The exam is accessed through the online LMS and includes multiple choice and 5 essay questions which allow you to apply knowledge gained during the program.
  7. Update your Resume and LinkedIn Profile: Add your new certification in the education section of your resume. Upload your digital badge to your professional profiles such as LinkedIn.  Mention your unique skills and your completed projects.
  8. Continue your self-development:  Ongoing learning is crucial- some certifications are valid for three years, other programs required continuous learning to renew the certification.  SHRM, HRCI, ICF, ACMP required up to 24 hours every two years. ATD requires APTD 28 every 3 years and CPTD 60 professional development hours. 
Why should I attend IOD’s OD Certification Program?

IOD has provided OD Certification Programs globally for over 20 years in 30 countries certifying over 7, 000 OD Professionals. Our team of OD professionals have worked in the field of OD as OD Consultants for more than 30 years and share their valuable knowledge and coaching.

Career Growth – We support our participants to advance their careers.  80% of our participants reported they advanced in their career with their current employer before completing the program.  They are promoted and/ or a position is created for them in OD.  Many of their companies realize the need for an OD Department.  We continue to support career growth and ongoing development after they complete the program.  

We offer professional development workshops, GIODN – our global OD professional network group- with monthly events, professional OD Directory, over 65 downloadable OD tools, 

Participants are proud to add their professional credentials to Linkedin and other social media.  This helps recruiters locate potential candidates for OD Positions.  

Our customers are important and we continue to provide updated services such as video recordings, Learning Management System 6 months free membership in GIODN.

 

How will I develop my skills?

The best learning experience is gained through sharing what you’ve learned with your colleagues and managers and to begin applying the action research model, processes and tools immediately.   

Through our practice activities you will gain insight into your own perceptions, strengthen your human interaction and human dynamics skills needed as an OD professional.  Participants learn how to be mindful of others through use of self, and recognize differences in others, and build trust through interpersonal communication skills such as trust building, asking reflective questions, listening with empathy, supporting the client’s needs, and gaining agreement and buy-in to actions.

ODCC Certification Benefits

  • Build your brand and credibility as an advanced OD Certified Consultant
  • Develop your reputation as a business partner with OD expertise
  • Apply what you learn immediately
  • Advance your career opportunities in the field of OD
  • Six (6) months free membership in GIODN with access to OD tools, professional OD directory, and free virtual events

ODCC Certification Credits

  • ODCC credentials and digital badge to be recognized as an OD Certified Consultant
  • Earn 24 SHRM PDCs
  • 24 HRCI recertification credits
  • 24 ACMP credits

WEBINARS

Advance Your Career as an OD Consultant (ODCC)

Watch our webinar to learn more about Organization Development, its history, strategic consulting skills, analytics, and more

Meet The Facilitators

OD Practitioners With Decades of Real-World Experience

Nancy Zentis

Dr. Nancy Zentis

PhD, ODCC

Patricia (Patti) Dammann

Patricia Dammann

MS, MBA, ODCC

Noha Elbanna

Noha El-Banna

MS, ODCC

TESTIMONIALS & REVIEWS

Hear What Our Customers Have To Say About Our Programs

Joanie Smiley
The Heritage Group
I have two employees that have been acquiring OD skills from you through IOD programs. I want to first express my gratitude and also complement you on the course content - I am very impressed! I have been in the OD field for over 25 years and appreciate your help in accelerating a couple of very smart but still in-experienced folks on my team.
Luz Rogers
ODCC
Thank you for your support. Truly appreciate your assistance and all your knowledge. It has been a learning experience and I just hope I can continue to manage OD in a way that speaks volumes of your training session.
Nali Qazi
ODCC
I have graduated from this program recently and as an OD practitioner have applied every single learning and have seen the value of the tools, approaches, frameworks and discussions in my growth as a professional. I highly recommend the program.