[Blueboard] Ateneo CORD's Organization Development, October 16-19 & 22-26

ateneocord ateneocord at admu.edu.ph
Fri Sep 14 11:27:11 PHT 2007

The Ateneo Center for Organization Research and Development 

invites you to join the certificate course in

Organization Development

on October 16 - 19 and 22 - 26 , 2007


This nine-day course is directed towards enabling HR professionals and
individuals to understand the nature of organizations as developing systems
and to hone skills to diagnose and identify appropriate interventions.


Outputs/ Activities

At the end of the program, participants are expected to:

1.     Develop an Organization Development Plan

2.     Develop a Change Plan




Modular Description

Module I:  Role of OD in Strategic Management

This introductory module presents an overview of Human Resource Management
and the important role of the HR Executive as a Strategic Manager.
Participants will be presented with a study concerning the state of HR in
the Philippines in terms of Ulrich's Four Roles of HR and the trends
impacting Philippine organizations today. 


Module Ia:  Organization Development Overview

This section presents an overview of Organization Development. Through case
studies, participants will be oriented with the OD process and values.


Module Ib:  Organization as Systems

Participants will be oriented with the different systems and its dynamic
relationship that comprise the whole organization. They will learn the Open
Systems theory, specifically systems mapping and organization life cycle. At
the end of the module participants are expected to come up with a systems


Module II:  Organization Directions

The ability of an organization to steer itself towards a direction, starts
from an effective vision. Through workshops, participants will learn to
create a compelling vision and mission statement, translate their vision
into measurable outcomes, and learn the impact and implications of business
strategies on HR systems and strategies.


Module III:  Organizational Diagnosis

In this module, participants will learn the steps in conducting
organizational diagnosis. In addition to this, participants are expected to
demonstrate skills in conducting organizational diagnosis using both
qualitative and quantitative methods. Such methods include surveys,
interviews, focused group discussions, and content analysis. Participants
will be taught to construct data gathering instruments and also learn to
analyze data into a coherent framework.


Module IV:  Managing and Evaluating the Change Process

Any intervention will surely affect the different systems in the
organization. Through this module, learners will understand the process of
change and how to deal with resistance. At the end of this module,
participants are expected to come up with a change management plan.


Module V:  OD Interventions

In this module, participants will be oriented with various OD interventions.
Particularly, interventions on the individual, team, and organization.
Participants are expected to identify and evaluate appropriate OD
interventions that match the needs of their organization.


Module VI:  OD Practitioner

This module will cover the ethics and competencies required of an
Organization Development Practitioner.


Individual Presentations on the Last Day








Walter Hogan Conference Center, Ateneo de Manila University



Course Investment

P30,000 per participant inclusive of meals and materials for the whole


To avail of the 5% early bird discount rate, 

register 2 weeks before the program!

Hurry! Limited slots available! 

Contact us at (632) 4265931 or 4266065 or email:
ateneocord at admu.edu.ph 

for details and information.

Hope to see you soon!


Ateneo Center for Organization Research and Development (CORD)
2/F Hoffner Building, Social Development Complex, Ateneo de Manila
University, Katipunan, QC
Tel 426-5931 / 426-6282 / 426-6001 loc 5263
Fax 426-6065
Email ateneocord at admu.edu.ph
Please visit our website at http://cord.ateneo.edu/

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