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Organizational Development Certificate


Prepare for workforce changes, change management and succession planning. Get a snapshot of what organizational development and planning really is, and move into knowledge transfer, succession planning and talent management. Discover tools to gain buy-in and implementation tactics for the OD plan.

Earn the certificate by completing two core programs and three electives within two years.


Develop the internal capacity of your organization to be effective and sustainable for the long term.

Who should attend?

  • Human resource leaders looking for an opportunity to help guide their organizations through the OD process
  • Change agents in the organization
  • For-profit and nonprofit organizations alike will benefit

Content includes:

  • A roadmap of the OD process
  • An understanding of the implementation process
  • A guide to the change management process included in OD

You will learn to:

  • Set outcomes
  • Evaluate the results of your OD plan
  • Engage leadership in the process


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  Core Courses  

Fundamentals of Organizational Development and Change Management

Wed.-Thu., Apr. 8-9, 2015

Organizational Development Plan and Implementation

Wed.-Thu., June 10-11, 2015


Assessments and 360s: Love 'em or Leave 'em

Wed., Apr. 22, 2015

Thu., Oct. 22, 2015

Creating a Culture of Change through Continuous Improvement

Thu.-Fri., Apr. 23-24, 2015

Inclusion Strategies for Nonprofit Organizations

Wed., Apr. 22, 2015

Influence Without Authority

Thu., May 14, 2015

Project Management Foundations Available Face-To-Face   Available Online

Feb. 9, 2015-Mar 20, 2015

Tue.-Wed., Feb. 10-11, 2015

Mon.-Tue., Apr. 27-28, 2015

May 4, 2015-June 12, 2015

Mon.-Tue., June 22-23, 2015

Mon.-Tue., Aug. 24-25, 2015

Thu.-Fri., Oct. 1-2, 2015

Strategies for Succession Planning

Mon., May 11, 2015

The Resilient Leader: Strategies to Manage Effectively During Stress, Challenge & Change

Wed., May 20, 2015

The Wage and Hour Nightmare: Understanding the Ins and Outs of the FLSA

Wed., Mar. 18, 2015

Understanding the Interplay Between the ADA and FMLA

Thu., Apr. 30, 2015

  Dates To Be Announced  
Habits of Successful Organizations
  Related Areas  
Solution-Focused Business Professional Certificate Available Online
For more information, contact:
Latonia Pernell, Program Manager,, 414-227-3336


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Center for the Study of the Workplace
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