HUMAN RESOURCES

Organisation Design

Whilst many HR functions have recently improved the management and development of their talent, organisation effectiveness has often received less attention. Many organisations are now realising that efforts to improve the capability and engagement of their talent will have limited impact unless the organisational context provides talent with the opportunity to contribute towards business objectives and to use their potential. OD&D are therefore becoming essential aspects of how HR supports business performance. Attend this two day course to learn how OD&D can be developed in a way that helps to drive the success of your HR / people management strategy, your people and the organisation. In addition to the interactive learning modules, this event will also showcase case studies and up-to-date thinking from around the world. The course will offer new insights and opportunities to everyone who attends - Organisation Design specialists, Organisation Development specialists and HR specialists and generalists.

  • Understand the fundamentals of OD&D including the similarities and differences between design and development.
  • Be able to ensure that structures, processes, organisational culture and other areas are aligned with business strategies.
  • Have reviewed recent changes in organisational forms.
  • Know how to choose an organisation design which is right for your particular business.
  • Understand the benefits and activities involved in a range of organisation development techniques, both those that are part of a traditional OD toolkit, and others which need to form part of a modern OD role.
  • Be able to apply organisation design tools and execute organisation development interventions to help your organisation prepare for the future as well as meeting critical business objectives today.

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Insight based strategic HR catalyst. Delivering a broad portfolio of activities centered on strategic HR, talent management, employee engagement, HR technology including social media, HR measurement and building HR capability. also conducting research and writing reports for the Economist Intelligence Unit, XpertHR, SAP, Knowledge Infusion and Learning Light.

Few of the companies he has worked with over the years: Aviva, AXA, QBE, HSBC, Lloyds, VTB, National Bank of Abu Dhabi, Boots, Mr Price Group South Africa, Big Lottery Fund, West Midlands Police, UK local authorities, OSI Food Solutions, Barilla, AP Moller Maersk, RasGas and Coca Cola Indonesia.

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