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Organisational Development for HR Managers



It is essential for HR leaders and organisational development practitioners, to understand the relation between HR and OD, and how it can be used to improve organisational and employee effectiveness. This challenging course will provide participants with the knowledge and skills to enhance OD capability and create initiatives that introduce and sustain competitive HR advantage in organisation.

Who should attend

This essential course is designed for Senior HR practitioners, managers, team leaders who are involved in improving the organisations processes and its effectiveness.


What is Organisational Development

  • Organisational development and organisational effectiveness
  • The importance of strategy in organisational development
  • Define and measure organisational climate

Difference and Consequences of Macro and Micro Organisational Development

  • Differing perspectives of organisational development
  • Organisational climate, culture, norms, values and power structure
  • Realising the importance of better understanding of internal politics

Worker Commitment

  • Structure of roles in organisation
  • Inter-group collaboration
  • The combination of the authority based on roles, knowledge and skills
  • The creation of an open system of communication

Aspects of Quality of Working Life

  • Healthy and safe working conditions
  • Development and growth of human capacities
  • Growth and security
  • Social integration of people
  • Constitutionalism
  • The social relevance of work

Enhancing the Effectiveness of Training Programmes

  • Performance management
  • Prepare a development plan
  • ROI
  • Training evaluation and its impact in the workplace

Factors Affecting Manpower Planning and Career Development

  • Human Resource Management
  • Objectives and conventional duties
  • Generating Human Resource Policies and Tactics
  • Supporting corporate, divisional and functional strategies

Contemporary Personnel Issues

  • Downsizing
  • Restructuring
  • Disciplinary and grievances procedure

Reward Management System

  • Job evaluation
  • Factors affecting pay levels
  • Salary structures
  • Pay administration

Recruitment and Selection

  • Recruitment requirements to fit organisational strategy
  • Creating a target recruitment policy
  • Assessing your interviewing: competency-based, assessment centres and others
  • Outsourcing the recruitment function

Interpersonal Relationship Skills in Teams (the Art of NLP)

  • Creating a rapport 
  • Praising and giving constructive feedback
  • Handling conflict 

At the end of this programme participants will be able to:

  • Understand organisational development as a process
  • Understand organisational climate and how it can be measured
  • Recognise the balance between macro and micro organisational development
  • Identify specific elements relating to the quality of working life
  • Implement effective career development strategies
  • Assess and plan for manpower requirements
  • Determine an appropriate organisational HR design
  • Identify and implement solutions to personnel issues
  • Develop strong interpersonal skills
  • Assertiveness
  • Career Development
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Human Resource Management
  • Recruitment and Selection
  • Workforce Planning

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