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Organizational Development | Online Course

Master the OD process to build a resilient and effective organization. In this online OD course tailored to HR professionals, you will study a new take on the five-phase OD cycle. Get the skills and knowledge you need to help your organization thrive in an increasingly competitive and dynamic business environment in this online, self-paced course.


Online Self-paced

8 hours


Single course

only available as part of a certificate program


5 modules

9 video lessons + quizzes + bonus content

What you will do

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Discover the path towards a more efficient organization

Improve alignment and boost agility within your organization. In this online Org Development training course, you will learn how to use the OD process to identify and capitalize on opportunities for improvement. In other words, you will gain the knowledge and skills needed to create a better, more resilient organization.

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What is OD? Theories and Principles


Contrasting OD Cycles


Entry, Contracting, and Co-Assessing


Co-intervening and Co-evaluating


Ending and Exit

Download the syllabus for a detailed overview of all lessons, assignments, reading materials, and bonus content.

+ meet your instructor

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Danielle Lee

OD Expert


With over a decade of experience at organizations like HSBC, Unilever, and British Telecom, Danielle is an absolute world-class expert and leadining practitioner in the field of Organizational Development and Design. She's motivated to help organizations build change capability, manage global talent and drive long-term sustainable performance through applied behavioural science and clinical psychology.

OD Process

Master the five-phase OD process and ensure that your organization is efficient, effective, and future-proof.

OD Theories

Gain a deeper understanding of different OD theories and build a strong foundation for your new expertise.

Effective Interventions

Learn how to turn insights from data into effective Organization Design interventions that get results.

Consulting & Communication Skills

Learn to connect and communicate effectively with key stakeholders and use consulting techniques when implementing OD interventions.

Download syllabus

Download the syllabus for the Organizational Development Certificate Program (includes the Organizational Development course).

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The Organizational Development course is available as part of our Organizational Development Certificate Program.
Organization Development
5 modules
Consulting & Communication Skills
2 modules
Organization Design
4 modules
HR Operating Models
3 modules
Organization Culture
3 modules
Capstone Project
1 modules
Organizational Development Certificate Program
$ 975
1 Certificate Program
Full Access
$ 9,750
$ 1,650
11 Certificate Programs
installments from $ 165 / month

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Why should I enroll in this online Org Development course?

In a highly disruptive business environment, continuous improvement in process, strategy, and culture is the key for your organization to stay on top of the market. This OD course is designed for ambitious HR professionals whose goal is to help build an effective and future-proof organization. In this course, you will learn how to implement the five-phase OD cycle — the essential game changer that every business needs to thrive, now and in the future.

Why is this course not sold individually?

To optimize the quality of your learning experience, the Organizational Development course is not available for standalone enrollment. The course is part of our Organizational Development Certificate Program and also included with the Full Academy Access License.

What is the difference between this course and AIHR’s Organizational Development Certificate Program (ODCP)?

The Org Development training course is part of AIHR’s ODCP. While both approach OD from a holistic point of view, the Certificate Program provides you with a more comprehensive OD tool kit that also includes Organizational Design, Organizational Culture, HR Operating Models, and Consulting & Communication Skills. You will have the opportunity to apply your newly acquired skills and knowledge in a capstone project, and earn a digital certification upon completion of the program (which includes a LinkedIn token).


+   Is there a fixed schedule?

No. This training is 100% online and self-paced! When you learn and how much time you spend each day, week, or month is up to.

In total, you will need to invest approximately 8 hours to finish the course.

+   How long do I have access to the course?

In total, you will have 12 months of access to the member portal, all lessons, and learning materials.

+   Are there subtitles available?

Yes. All our online trainings come with English subtitles.

+   Is this online course the right fit for me?

If you’re not sure if this course is the right fit, we are here to help you determine which training best fits your goals and needs! Simply talk to one of our admissions advisors or send them an email at [email protected]

Help future-proof your organization

Master the five-phase Organizational Development