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Organisation Design and Development Essentials Programme

Equipping you with the fundamentals of organisation design and development practice.

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Organisation Design and Development Essentials is a one-and-a-half-day course that explores the fundamentals of OD&D and the nature of OD&D practice. The course introduces participants to the role of the OD&D practitioner and how to lead and influence organisational change and transformation. Participants will also learn the key skills, knowledge and mindsets needed to become an effective OD&D practitioner.

Who is this course for?

This course is aimed at:

  • Those that are in the field of HR or learning and development who want to understand their developmental needs within the context of an OD&D role
  • Managers or leaders leading change and transformation projects who want to understand the essential concepts, skills and mindset necessary in the field of organisation design and development
  • Those who wish to develop confidence and competence in managing the change process or to support their organisation’s business transformation initiatives
  • Professionals that are curious about understanding what OD&D is and how it is used in organisations


  • Explain the foundational principles, values and mindset of Organisational Design and Development as they apply in context
  • Recognise the skills, capabilities of Organisational Design and Development practice
  • Identify appropriate levels of intervention that could be applied in different contexts
  • Integrate appreciative inquiry and the adaptive action framework to enhance your ability to more effectively co-create and support transformations

As a result of this course, your people will have a greater understanding of organisation design and development. In practice, this will help them lead and support successful change and transformation projects relevant to your context and with your strategic organisational needs in mind.

Course Outline


Day 1 - you will explore and engage with the consulting cycle and delve into how OD&D helps organisations delivery strategy. Your focus is on organisation design and your role as a practitioner


Day 2 - The focus moves to organisational health and how collaboration during organisational development leads to better change outcomes


Day 3 - The two are brought together and the day explores the end-to-end process for organisation design, or redesign

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Venue for Face-to-Face Courses

Roffey Park Institute in the UK

Our venue, set in the idyllic Sussex countryside, is a welcome contrast to the sometimes-intense workplace. This environment enables teams and individuals to develop as people and professionals.


Module 1

2 July 2024

Module 2

3 July 2024

Module 3

4 July 2024

Module 1

19 November 2024

Module 2

20 November 2024

Module 3

21 November 2024

Each virtual delivery session is half a day long and starts at 9:00 UK time.

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We deliver Residential and Virtual Organisation Design and Development as an in-house programme for teams or as part of a wider, tailored development programme.

Your face-to-face experience starts the evening before your programme as you join your fellow participants for dinner so you can get to know each other. Check-in is available from 2pm, providing you with the option to either work from our venue or take advantage of our leisure facilities. Our bar opens at 6pm and dinner is served in the restaurant at 7.30pm. Accommodation, meals and materials are all included in the fees.

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Technology was once used to facilitate the virtual delivery of our open programmes. Now, technology is used to enhance your learning journey. Through our progressive learning experience programme, MyRoffeyPark, learners have access to the tools, module materials and support whenever and wherever they require – including prework, mindtools and a platform to connect with their peers as well as their facilitators.

At Roffey Park, our purpose is to work with you to support real and sustainable growth; this is not limited solely to face-to-face but through virtual learning, development and consultancy also.


*The price excludes VAT.

We offer a limited number of discounted places to registered charities, please contact our client services to find out more.

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