A highly interactive training course on

Strategic Organisational Development

Aligning Learning with Business Strategy
Coventry Academy -  Strategic Organisational Development

Course Schedules

 20-24 May 2024
 30 Sep-04 Oct 2024

Training course overview

This uniquely innovative training course has been designed and developed to bring out the best of current knowledge, as well as the practical implementation of the desired learning. This highly dynamic and interactive Coventry Academy training course will develop your experiential knowledge which will greatly improve your understanding and skills in aligning learning with business strategy to ensure competitive sustainable growth.

By attending this training course, you will master techniques to understand the strategic importance of organisational development, apply focused development options in order to add value and demonstrate return on investment, identify, develop and retain your key critical personnel, as well as increase overall performance in your organisation. Having highly developed people in line with a clear business strategy becomes a unique differentiator in the ever-competitive market you may operate in.

What are the goals?

By attending this Coventry Academy training course, you should achieve these goals:

  • Understand the Strategic Role of Development in an Organisation
  • Define and Develop Key Rersonnel in the Organisation
  • Apply Techniques and Workable Solutions to Ensure ROI (Return on Investment)
  • Demonstrate and Apply Techniques to Develop People for Increased Performance
  • Develop Strategic Succession Plans

Who is this training course for?

This Coventry Academy training course is essential for anyone who owns, is accountable or responsible for the development of people in the organisation.

This training course is suitable to a wide range of professionals but will greatly benefit:

  • Directors
  • Senior Managers
  • Middle Managers
  • HR / OD & L&D Professionals
  • Talent Development Professionals

Course Outline

Day One: Strategy, Development & Digital Learning
  • Business Strategy: the need for long-term planning for future skills
  • Organisational Development (OD) and the Learning Organisation
  • Aligning training and development to meet business objectives
  • Changes in technology and how it influences our learning
  • Impact of Digital Learning: on line, virtual, blended and AI
  • Understanding training standards: ISO 9000; ISO ISO29993:2017
Day Two: Leading and Managing L&D Technology
  • Key factors in developing your Learning Management System (LMS)
  • On line and Virtual development: factors to ensure success
  • E-learning methods: the benefits and drawbacks
  • How to successfully implement Digital Learning
  • Using blended learning approaches: the best of both
  • AI and it’s future influence on development and learning
Day Three: Career Paths and Competency Frameworks
  • Defining Career Paths and Competency in the organisation
  • How to successfully develop Competency Frameworks (technical/non-technical)
  • Factors needed in designing Behavioural and Leadership competencies
  • Career path formation: career profession v organisational roles
  • Using technology, software and LMS integration
  • Practical Exercise: Career path and competency assimilation
Day Four: Developing Key Personnel and Talent
  • Talent management: models, grading and structures
  • Attract and Retain the best
  • Assessment methods: Psychometrics, Behavioural, Competency frameworks
  • Conducting an effective Talent Gap Analysis
  • ABC model and the 9 Box Grid of Talent Management
  • Sustaining the talent pipeline
Day Five: Strategic Succession Planning and Organisational Capability Review (OCR)
  • Defining your organisation ‘bench strength’
  • Succession Planning and the OCR process
  • Conducting effective Calibration Meetings
  • Formulating a strategic talent plan for the organization in line with the Business Strategy
  • Communicating the Strategy to the Board and the Company

The certificate

  • Coventry Academy e-Certificate of Attendance will be provided to delegates who attend and complete the course

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