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Organisation design

Boost your ability to respond to frequent changes by learning to use organisation design tools and techniques.

Development Programme

Access to the CIPD Learning Hub

15% discount for CIPD members

€1,215.00 exc. VAT

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Virtual class

Perfect for:

Change agents
Community managers
OD professionals
Business leaders

You’ll learn how to:

  • explain what organisation design is – and is not
  • describe the systems theory of organisation design
  • identify strategies, methods and techniques for diagnosing key issues
  • implement organisation design for long-term success.

About this course

Course length: Three weeks

Delivery: Online classes, group work and self-directed learning

Suitable for: Experienced organisational change professionals, business leaders and consultants.

What to expect from this ‘organisation design’ course

This course is for experienced organisation change professionals, business leaders and consultants who want to advance their knowledge of organisation design. You’ll explore how to plan an organisation design programme and how to use data to inform decisions and drive change. This will include organising team members with the right skills, getting stakeholder buy-in, embedding the design and measuring and monitoring progress.

This CIPD organisation design course has been created by organisation design expert, Jaimini Lakhani, and is facilitated by a leading organisation design practitioner. It shares the tools you need to proactively navigate challenges brought about by a rapid change in systems or environment, such as employment regulations, advancing technologies, cost pressures and marketplace turbulence.

What you’ll need to do in this ‘organisation design’ online course

This is a two-and-a-half-day course delivered over three weeks. You’ll learn through facilitated online lessons, group practice and case studies. Week one: two hours of facilitated online learning in one day. Weeks two and three: an eight-hour day of facilitated learning in each week. We recommend you support your online learning with self-directed learning – this should take around 10 hours.

What you’ll get on the CIPD ‘organisation design’ course

You’ll receive a resource pack which includes a case study and insights from your virtual classroom sessions. At the end of this organisation design online course, you’ll receive a certificate.

Taking part in this course gives you access to the CIPD Learning Hub for 12 months. Here, you can access your course content together with other valuable resources and tools. When you finish your course, you can enjoy an additional 12 months of access to other resources on the Learning Hub.

Learning outcomes

By the end of this ‘organisation design’ course, you’ll be able to:

  • diagnose whether organisation design is the correct response to change
  • make informed decisions about business issues and articulate the case for change
  • describe and plan an organisation design programme
  • generate and maintain stakeholder buy-in, embed the design, and measure and monitor progress.

Team bookings

Interested in booking this course for your team? We offer group bookings solutions for teams of four or more people.

When your teams learn with the CIPD, they get direct access to the latest professional research and insights.

And through courses co-created with industry thought leaders and practitioners, they’ll build the skills and confidence they need to inspire action, influence change and drive business value.

We offer a wide range of Learning and Development solutions to suit employees at every level – whether in HR, L&D, OD or wider people management.