Advancing your Change & OD practice

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Date of event: 22 September 2020
Event ends: 23 September 2020
Start time: 09:00
End time: 16:30
Price: Free to Henley Forum Members. Early Bird (Until 31st July) : £950 + VAT. Standard Delegate Rate: £1,250 + VAT
Advancing your Change & OD practice

The word is out! Our Organisation Development programme is beginning to make quite a name for itself. And you don’t need an OD role to benefit. It’s for anyone who needs to land change with people.

Advancing your Change & OD Practice returns for the 5th time

Delivered by two leading OD practitioners: Dr Sharon Varney, Henley Forum & John Hovell, Stratactical

Previous participants said about their experience:

‘Superb! Theory and practice combined. Will start using tomorrow’ ‘Challenging, educational, affirming, confidence building’

‘Excellent. The beginning of a journey of self-discovery’.

Click here for course information and Registration Form.

Members have ONE place included. Book now with Ellie Done

Why attend?

Developing an OD mindset and skillset is fast becoming an essential capability for developing more dynamic and effective organisations. This experience will help people, whatever their current OD skill level, to open up their possibility space in order to advance their OD practice.

Who is it for?

Knowledge, learning and change professionals, especially leaders and managers. You don’t need to have an OD title, or to work in HR to benefit from this course. But you will be very welcome if you do. The mix of functions and industries represented will add richness to the learning experience.

What we’ll cover on the programme

Over the two days, we will encourage and support participants to extend their OD range. We will build upon what you bring and advance your practice to help you deal with your most pressing organisational issues. We expect you to leave with new insights, skills and strategies that you can immediately apply to your workplace.

Day 1 Themes Day 2 Themes
You as an OD practitioner: Understanding what you bring; introducing diagnostic, dialogic and dynamic OD approaches Finding your edge: Setting up for success; agreeing learning goals
Dynamic OD: Exploring dynamic patterning within groups and systems Working with clients: Practicing diagnostic, dialogic and dynamic OD with real clients
Dialogic OD: A practical exploration of dialogic OD practices; conversational leadership Advancing your practice: Learning from doing; next steps; self-as-an instrument
Diagnostic OD: Exploring diagnostic OD approaches; consulting life-cycle; getting ready to DO OD Knowledgeable OD: Redefining our field of practice


Our tutors are both highly experienced OD practitioners, each with different styles and approaches. You can read their bios below.

Core tutor: Dr Sharon Varney, The Henley Forum, Henley Business School

Guest tutor: John Hovell, STRATactical LLC

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Contact Us

For more information please contact Ellie Done by email at or by phone on +44 (0) 1491 418 768 .

Getting There

Henley Business School, Greenlands Campus

Henley Business School,Greenlands,Henley-on-ThamesOxfordshire