OD Process Professional Certification Program (ODPC)

OD PROCESS Professional CERTIFICATION PROGRAM - ODPC

Jump Start Your Career In The Field Of Organization Development

Grow your career and expand your expertise as an OD Process Professional. Learn theories and applications to help lead change effectively within your organization.

OD PROCESS Professional CERTIFICATION PROGRAM - ODPC

Jump Start Your Career In The Field Of Organization Development

Grow your career and expand your expertise as an OD Process Professional. Learn theories and applications to help lead change effectively within your organization.

ODPC OVERVIEW

Nurture Your Career in Organization Development

The ODPC certification focuses on the role of the OD Process Professional to influence others, lead change, collaborate with stakeholders and demonstrate consulting techniques to support change. This program is a great way to build a solid foundation for your new role in OD!

Who Should Take This Course?
  • Human Resource Professionals
  • Learning and Development Professionals
  • OD Professionals
  • Talent Management Professionals
  • Others seeking opportunities in the field of OD
What Are The Benefits Of ODPC?
  • Earn distinction and credibility to grow from an OD Contributor to an OD Process Consultant
  • Engage in hands on learning approach based a research- based behavior science model to lead business transformation
  • Sharpen your consulting, contracting, coaching, facilitation, and relationship building
  • Work on real time challenges and projects and apply what you’ve learned in actual work assignments
  • Complete a real-life project within 8 months and create a case study
  • Access valuable tools and resources to help you lead change initiatives
What Credits Will I Earn?
  • ODPC credentials and digital badge to be recognized as an OD Process Consulting Professional
  • 24 SHRM PDCs
  • 24 HRCI recertification 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

Certification Badge

Price

$3,900

Certified Training Provider

hrci
shrm

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Start Down the Path to Organization Development Success

This is an excellent opportunity for those new to Organization Development who are interested in advancing quickly in their career

Help senior leaders and teams using the OD Process Consulting Model for change

Increase your awareness of OD Process Consulting to lead change

Boost your reputation as a working partner using OD consulting skills

Gain critical skills and tools needed to impact change

ODPC Curriculum Overview

The Organization Development Process Consulting Certification Program (ODPC) provides you with a comprehensive approach to gain experience as an OD Professional.  The ODPC program is an excellent way to develop critical OD competencies needed to help guide senior leaders through change.  This certification focuses on the role of the OD Professional and the OD Process Consultant to influence others, lead change, collaborate with stakeholders and demonstrate consulting techniques to support change.

ODPC Curriculum Overview

The Organization Development Process Consulting Certification Program (ODPC) provides you with a comprehensive approach to gain experience as an OD Professional.  The ODPC program is an excellent way to develop critical OD competencies needed to help guide senior leaders through change.  This certification focuses on the role of the OD Professional and the OD Process Consultant to influence others, lead change, collaborate with stakeholders and demonstrate consulting techniques to support change.

Curriculum Outline

Session 1. Introduction and Overview of Process Consulting (3 hours) Gain an overview of the field of Organization Development, and identify the role of the OD Process Consultant.

Session 2. The Role of the OD Professional, Building the Helping Relationship (3 hours) Recognize the role of the OD professional and the process consulting model and the difference from traditional roles versus emerging roles in OD.

Session 3. Developing an OD Mindset (3 hours) Learn the importance of demonstrating an OD Mindset to effectively help the client identify problems and create effective solutions.

Session 4. Process Consulting in Action:  Entry, Contracting and Influence Skills (3 hours) Identify the OD Process consulting model and learn how to conduct an entry interview and influence senior leaders to create a contracting agreement.

Session 5. Discovery and Feedback (3 hours) Recognize several techniques to collect data through discover and feedback and generate a report to share the data with the client

Session 6. Dialogue and Action Planning (3 hours) Recognize how to effectively implement change, increase engagement to change and identify how to overcome resistance to change from denial to acceptance.

Session 7. Implementing Change and Increasing Engagement (3 hours) Recognize how to effectively implement change, increase engagement to change and identify how to overcome resistance to change from denial to acceptance

Session 8. Maintenance, Measurement and Follow Up (3 hours Recognize their role when ending the client project by transferring knowledge, communicating results, providing feedback and training to maintain the change.

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 22 years in 27 countries certifying over 12, 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.

The Benefits of the ODPC Certification

  • Build your brand and credibility as an OD Process Consulting Professional
  • Develop your reputation as a business partner with OD expertise.
  • Apply what you learn immediately in your current role
  • 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

ODPC Certification Credits

  • Earn 24 SHRM PDCs
  • 24 HRCI recertification credits
Program Overview
Certification Benefits
Certification Credits

ODPC Curriculum Overview

The Organization Development Process Consulting Certification Program (ODPC) provides you with a comprehensive approach to gain experience as an OD Professional.  The ODPC program is an excellent way to develop critical OD competencies needed to help guide senior leaders through change.  This certification focuses on the role of the OD Professional and the OD Process Consultant to influence others, lead change, collaborate with stakeholders and demonstrate consulting techniques to support change.

ODPC Curriculum Overview

The Organization Development Process Consulting Certification Program (ODPC) provides you with a comprehensive approach to gain experience as an OD Professional.  The ODPC program is an excellent way to develop critical OD competencies needed to help guide senior leaders through change.  This certification focuses on the role of the OD Professional and the OD Process Consultant to influence others, lead change, collaborate with stakeholders and demonstrate consulting techniques to support change.

Curriculum Outline

Session 1. Introduction and Overview of Process Consulting (3 hours) Gain an overview of the field of Organization Development, and identify the role of the OD Process Consultant.

Session 2. The Role of the OD Professional, Building the Helping Relationship (3 hours) Recognize the role of the OD professional and the process consulting model and the difference from traditional roles versus emerging roles in OD.

Session 3. Developing an OD Mindset (3 hours) Learn the importance of demonstrating an OD Mindset to effectively help the client identify problems and create effective solutions.

Session 4. Process Consulting in Action:  Entry, Contracting and Influence Skills (3 hours) Identify the OD Process consulting model and learn how to conduct an entry interview and influence senior leaders to create a contracting agreement.

Session 5. Discovery and Feedback (3 hours) Recognize several techniques to collect data through discover and feedback and generate a report to share the data with the client

Session 6. Dialogue and Action Planning (3 hours) Recognize how to effectively implement change, increase engagement to change and identify how to overcome resistance to change from denial to acceptance.

Session 7. Implementing Change and Increasing Engagement (3 hours) Recognize how to effectively implement change, increase engagement to change and identify how to overcome resistance to change from denial to acceptance

Session 8. Maintenance, Measurement and Follow Up (3 hours Recognize their role when ending the client project by transferring knowledge, communicating results, providing feedback and training to maintain the change.

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 22 years in 27 countries certifying over 12, 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.

The Benefits of the ODPC Certification

  • Build your brand and credibility as an OD Process Consulting Professional
  • Develop your reputation as a business partner with OD expertise.
  • Apply what you learn immediately in your current role
  • 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

ODPC Certification Credits

  • Earn 24 SHRM PDCs
  • 24 HRCI recertification credits

WEBINARS

Consultative Role of OD Process Professional: Jump Start Your Career in OD (ODPC)

Watch our webinar to learn more about how to advance as an OD Process Professional and support leaders faced with complex challenges

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

S. Gevaise

Susan Gervasi

MS, ODCC

TESTIMONIALS & REVIEWS

Hear What Our Customers Have To Say About Our Programs

Hunter Douglas
Org. Learning and Dev. Business Partner, PHR
Thank you! I so appreciated all of your insights and your encouragement! I don't know if I told you but I recently got to move into an OD role at my org because of this class and I am so thankful for you and my classmates. I learned so much and I will definitely stay in touch. Thank you for being such a great teacher!
Ipinnaiyeo Opeyemi
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I am sincerely grateful on how you facilitated the program which made the learning memorable. The assignments/case studies also provided the platform to apply the knowledge gained and have a feel of the practical experience which has enhanced my skills in OD and change management. I hope to applying the lessons learnt on the job and in my career as an OD Consultant. Thank you for the professionalism displayed as I look forward to learning from you on the opportunities available with the ODCP certification.
Laurie Peterson
VP, Associate Engagement
Organizationally, there are many opportunities. I am so grateful for the chance to participate in this program and learn tools and methods to become more confident in my role and have the knowledge and credibility to make changes. I did leave the name of my FI out as a means to conceal identification. Thank you for your support and incredible program.