Strategic Organizational Development

Aligning Learning with Business Strategy

03 – 07 July 2023
Sandton Centre, Johannesburg - South Africa

Strategic Organisational Development

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R16, 999.00 Per Delegate

Course overview:

A primary focus of OD, HR and L&D Professionals is to ensure that the development of personnel provides an effective competitive advantage. In the post pandemic recovery this is now more important than ever. Providing flexible and fully agile solutions through the use of solid organisational development principles, utilising technology and digital learning, in order to align learning and development with business strategy, is the key to ensuring competitive sustainable growth.

On this highly interactive and engaging “Strategic Organisational Development” training course you will master the latest techniques in the strategic importance of organisational development, focus development options to add value through the use of technology (Digital learning and blended learning systems), as well as apply active Career and Succession planning. Having highly developed people, incorporating the latest learning technology is a unique differentiator in the ever competitive and demanding market.

The course will feature:

    • The strategic role of learning and development to ensure competitiveness, business alignment and strategic advantage
    • Using technology and Digital Learning (on line, virtual, AI) development options to add competitive value
    • How to develop your key personnel, in particular your high performers and talent
    • The methods employed to ensure sustainable development through active career path and competency development

By the end of this training course, participants will be able to:

    • Understand the strategic role of people development in an organisation
    • Maximise technology in providing key organisational development solutions
    • Define and develop key personnel in the organisation
    • Apply techniques and workable solutions to develop career paths and organisational competencies
    • Develop strategic talent and succession plans

Targeted Audience:

    • HR/ OD Professionals
    • L&D / Training Professionals
    • Talent Management and People 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

End of the workshop


While both In-House and Online training can present with cost-effectiveness and time-efficacy, there are some very specific differences between in-house courses and those based online.
The demand for additional courses by individuals or groups of people is increasing. Still, it depends entirely on the preferences of a person what type of training he or she wants to receive. Online courses and in-house training carry some similarities but they are considered to exhibit some very pivotal differences too. Despite that, both types of learning can be really beneficial for attendees.

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