Complimentary Webinars

All the webinars listed below are complimentary and are one hour in duration

We offer complimentary webinars to provide more information about each of our online certification programs to provide you with an introduction into each topic.

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GIODN September Book Club - The Speed of Trust by Stephen Covey Join us for our regular book club! This time we delve into one of Stephen Covey's bestsellers - The Speed of Trust. Come and learn and share with OD professionals!


Stephen M. R. Covey shows how trust—and the speed at which it is established with clients, employees, and all stakeholders—is the single most critical component of a successful leader and organization.
9/3/201911:00am EDT1 hour
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Webinar: Intro to Talent Management-Becoming a Talent Management Strategist (TMCP) Making the business case, taking a strategic approach and aligning the components for Talent Management are critical skills for the Talent Management Strategist.

We use an OD approach for Talent Management to ensure that programs and changes are sustainable and align with the organization’s vision, mission and strategic objectives.

What you will learn
o Definition of Talent Management
o Top Talent Management Workforce Challenges
o What Drives Talent Management Success
o Keys to Effective Talent Practices
o The Business Case for an Integrated Talent Management Strategy
o Developing Your Talent Management Strategy
o Aligning the Critical Components of Talent Management

To learn more about the benefits of a strategic approach to Talent Management and the upcoming Talent Management Certification Program and how you can become certified as a Talent Management Professional, register now for this complimentary webinar.
9/11/201910:00am EDT1 hour
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Webinar: Developing a Strategically Aligned Executive Coaching Program (ECCP) This webinar, Implementing a Strategically Aligned Executive Coaching Program will provide participants with the steps to create and implement successful executive coaching programs aligned with business goals and the needs of the organization.

Most coaching programs fail to connect organization needs to results. Most coaches are not familiar with helping the client to develop an executive coaching strategy prior to implementing the coaching program. In this webinar, you will learn how to partner with senior leaders to develop the coaching strategy, implement the strategy, successfully coach senior leaders and measure results.

What you will learn
o Why Leadership Coaching is Important to Organizations
o Key to Success in Developing a “Culture of Coaching” Strategy
o Value and Purpose of Leadership Coaching
o Developing a Coaching Strategy
o Identifying the Coaching Approach
o Developing a Coaching Culture
o Role of the Leadership Coach
o Coaching Guidelines
o How Coaching Supports Organizational Success

To learn more about the benefits of a building your brand as an executive coach using a proven executive coaching methodology, sharpening your coaching skills, and our upcoming Executive Coaching Certification Program and how you can become certified as an Executive Coach, register now for this complimentary webinar.
9/12/201912:00pm EDT1 hour
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Webinar: Introduction to Organization Development (ODCP) Please join us to learn more about the field of OD and how you can gain professional development to enhance your career. You will learn about the field of OD, its history and pioneers, and how OD helps organizations implement effective change using a behavioral science approach to solve critical business challenges. You will gain insight into the role of the OD Professional and how you can help senior leaders resolve critical business challenges through problem solving, decision making, collecting feedback, implementing effective solutions, and measuring results.

What you will learn

o Why Organizations Need OD
o Definition of OD
o Behavioral Science Approach
o Purpose of OD
o OD Systems Approach
o Action Research Model
o Emergent Need of OD Professionals
o Focus of OD Interventions
o Impact of OD on Organization Success and the Future

To learn more about the benefits of a building your brand as an OD internal/external Professional applying a proven methodology to create a solid transformational plan, influencing leadership with expert advice, becoming a catalyst of change and leading change initiatives, and our upcoming Organization Development Certification Program and how you can become certified as an OD Professional, register now for this complimentary webinar.
9/17/201910:00am EDT1 hour
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Webinar: Consultative Role of OD Professional: Jump Start Your Career in OD (ODPC) The role of the OD professional as HR/OD/L&D business partner is critical in today’s organizations. The OD Consultant often acts as a partner to senior leaders to help them solve critical business challenges and implement change. Through the role of the helper, OD professionals, recognize the importance of developing relationships to gain trust and commitment, overcome cultural differences and begin to build stronger social connections.

What you will learn:

o Why Organizations Need OD Process Professionals
o The Purpose of OD
o How OD Process Professionals support the organization
o The principles of OD
o OD Process Consulting Goals
o Process Consulting Skills

To learn more about how to advance as an OD Process Consultant, support leaders faced with complex problems and challenges and our upcoming OD Process Professional Consulting Certification Program, register now for this complimentary webinar.
9/18/20199:00am EDT1 hour
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GIODN Special Speaker - HELP! How can we help our clients speak up, stand up, show up and ask for help by Ernie Turner Join the fastest growing network of OD professionals for our special speaker event! For this event, we will hear from international expert, Ernie Turner, on "HELP! How can we help our clients speak up, stand up, show up and ask for help." During this session, participants will hear more about:

1) Peer Learning (6 Steps)
2) SRWR (Stop Reflect Write Report)
3) Debrief
4) Fist-Five
5) Questions
6) Article on Peer Learning

Ernie Turner is the President of LIM, Leadership in Motion, a global consulting firm focused on development – people and business – simultaneously using Action Reflection Learning™ principles. Ernie has a BA in English Literature from Wheaton College, Illinois and an MA in Educational Administration from City College, NYC. Ernie has coached many executives from all kinds of industries and over 150 leadership teams. He has written numerous articles on leadership, teamwork, Peer Learning and contributed to several books including Earning While Learning in Global Leadership, recounting Volvo’s 10-year experience using Action Reflection Learning principles and practices. He led a cross-functional team of AstraZeneca professionals in writing The Little Book on Teamwork. Ernie and Isabel Rimanoczy, one of his partners, co-authored Action Reflection Learning: Solving Real Business Problems by Connecting Learning with Earning. He has written another book, Gentle Interventions for Team Coaching: Little things that make a BIG difference.
9/19/201911:00am EDT1 hour
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Webinar: Advance Your Career as an OD Consultant (ODCC) The field of Organization Development is making a significant contribution to the success of many organizations in today’s global market. OD is the primary tool used to develop and maintain an organization’s culture. The culture of the organization sustains how the business executes, and embraces change, manages customer focus, creates new value and integrates new team members. “ MGollenti. 2010.

Learn how you can attain advanced consulting skills in the field of OD and gain a Certification as an OD Consultant!

What you will learn

o Why Organizations Need OD
o Definition of OD
o Behavioral Science Approach
o Purpose of OD
o OD Systems Approach
o Action Research Model
o Emergent Need of OD Professionals
o Focus of OD Interventions
o Impact of OD on Organization Success and the Future

To learn more about the benefits of advancing your skills in the field of OD, gaining recognition as an OD Consultant, and the upcoming Organization Certified Consultant Program, and how you can become certified as a OD Certified Consultant, register now for this complimentary webinar.
9/25/201910:00am EDT1 hour
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Webinar: Developing a Strategic Approach to Leadership Development (LDCP) According to the best thought leaders in the industry, many organizations are unclear about how they can create a sustainable, leadership talent pipeline for the long term. Organizations need to manage their leadership supply chain with the same rigor that they would apply to other parts of the organization.

The reality is that many organizations do not even understand who their key leadership is; therefore, refocusing efforts and investment on pivotal leadership roles could provide a major competitive advantage over the next 12-18 months.
Companies are realizing more and more that their leadership development programs are instrumental to their business's future. As top executives retire or leave, it is the future leaders who must carry on the deep legacy of business success. Also, the BEST COMPANIES for leadership are on top of the situation when it comes to creating a culture of innovation with practices that allow them to prosper.

What you will learn

o Why Leadership Development is Important to Organizations
o Definition of Leadership Development
o Key to success in Developing a LD Strategy
o Purpose of LD
o Implementing a LD Strategy
o LD Strategy Tools

To learn more about the benefits of a strategic approach to Leadership Development and the upcoming Leadership Development Certification Program and how you can become certified as a Leadership Development Professional, register now for this complimentary webinar.
10/1/201910:00am EDT1 hour
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Webinar: Building Your Brand as an HR Business Partner (HRBCP) “Historically, many within the HR Profession have lamented the lack of respect and acknowledgement for the services they provide. Now opportunity is banging at the door of every HR Function to reverse that situation. The need to be more strategic and business-linked is evident” according to J. Robinson and D. Robinson, Strategic Business Partners
We will examine how HR departments have transformed and redesigned their resources by employing business and OD skills to become a strategic partner and leader.

To learn more about the building your brand as an HR Business Partner, the upcoming HR Business Partner Certification Program and how you can become certified as a HR Business Partner, register now for this complimentary webinar.

10/2/201910:00am EDT1 hour
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GIODN October Book Club - Think Like Da Vinci: Seven Steps to Boosting Your Everyday Genius by Michael J. Gelb Join us for our regular book club for OD professionals. This month we will delve into "Think Like Da Vinci: Seven Steps to Boosting Your Everyday Genius:" by Michael J. Gelb.

This book is for those wishing to explore their power of their brain, this book shows you how to imitate Leonardo Da Vinci's thought processes and so enhance your aptitude in every area of your life. Learn how to fulfill your true potential by developing the thought processes used by Renaissance master Leonardo Da Vinci. Simply by imitating his insatiable quest for information and experience, we can all enhance our own aptitude in all facets of our lives. Michael Gelb discusses the seven fundamental elements of Da Vinci's thought process and offers practical ways to incorporate them into our own lives. The techniques outlined in the book help readers to develop the same traits of whole-brain thinking, creative problem solving and continuous learning, all of which are vital in today's world. Numerous exercises, anecdotes and illustrations help readers to master these techniques and create a personal and professional renaissance of their very own.
10/9/20193:00pm EDT1 hour
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GIODN November Book Club - Reinventing You: Define Your Brand, Imagine Your Future by Dorie Clark Join us for our regular OD book club. This month, we will focus on "Reinventing You: Define Your Brand, Imagine Your Future" by Dorie Clark. This book will help OD consultants work to meet their professional goals and reach new heights!

Are you where you want to be professionally? Whether you want to advance faster at your present company, change jobs, or make the jump to a new field entirely, Reinventing You provides a step-by-step guide to help you assess your unique strengths, develop a compelling personal brand, and ensure that others recognize the powerful contribution you can make. Branding expert Dorie Clark mixes personal stories with engaging interviews and examples from Mark Zuckerberg, Al Gore, Tim Ferriss, Seth Godin, and others to show you how to think big about your professional goals, take control of your career, and finally live the life you want.
11/5/201910:00am EST1 hour
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