We're here to help - IOD offers free webinars to help you through this difficult time!

Press Release from Institute of Organization Development

We know these times are tough, and Institute OD is here to do our part to help the community. The IOD team is available for coaching during this difficult time and is offering free webinars to help you! These webinars include ways to manage stress in our current lives, coaching leaders in turbulent times and managing virtual teams remotely. Each webinar IOD offers is FREE to the public. Professional Development does not have to stop outside of the office! Join our team as we work through these difficult circumstances and use this opportunity for growth! As always, IOD also offers free program webinars this month, including Jump Starting Your Career in OD (ODPC), Building Your Brand as a Business partner (HRBP), Developing a Strategic Approach to Leadership (LDCP) and Introduction to Organization Development (ODCP). To learn more information about upcoming webinars, please see below.




Coaching Leaders in Turbulent Times

April 21 st @ 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM (EDT)

As we navigate through this unprecedented change, the role of the Organization Development Professional is more critical than ever. As change agents, we have an opportunity to coach senior leaders and teams to help them navigate through the changes impacting their lives and assist them in identifying solutions to help them prepare for the future. As a way to give back to our community, IOD is offering this complimentary online webinar to help you effectively coach senior leaders through the challenges they are currently facing and identify how to engage others to prepare for the future. During times of crises, leaders need to communicate the current situation, their vision of the future, and what actions are need for the short term. Leaders need to recognize their role in leading change by assessing team needs, understand how the change is impacting the team, how to lead change, how to overcome resistance to change, and reengage the team. This online webinar will show you how to apply a unique coaching model to help coach leaders as we transition the organization from where it is today to a new tomorrow.


Managing Virtual Teams Remotely

April 30 th @ 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM (EDT)
Transitioning your team to working online and learning to manage remote teams requires a new set of competencies – including online meeting tools, facilitating meetings, managing projects, and setting up the technology needed. During this webinar, you will learn a model for implementing a structure to manage your virtual team, identify what technology is needed for digital work productivity, cultivate a mindset for working remotely, address challenges when managing teams remotely, effectively manage virtual teams through communication, planning, motivation, feedback, recognition and coaching. Please join Dr. Nancy Zentis, CEO and Founder of the Institute of the Organization Development for this complimentary webinar as she discusses tried and true practices to Managing Virtual Teams Remotely.


Jump Start Your Career in OD (ODPC)

April 22 nd @ 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM (EDT)

The role of the OD professional as HR/OD/L&D business partner is critical in today’s organizations. The OD Consultant often acts as a partner to senior leaders to help them solve critical business challenges and implement change. Through the role of the helper, OD professionals, recognize the importance of developing relationships to gain trust and commitment, overcome cultural differences and begin to build stronger social connections.


Build Your Brand as an HR Business Partner

April 23 rd @ 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM (EDT)

“Historically, many within the HR Profession have lamented the lack of respect and acknowledgement for the services they provide. Now opportunity is banging at the door of every HR Function to reverse that situation. The need to be more strategic and business-linked is evident” according to J. Robinson and D. Robinson, Strategic Business Partners We will examine how HR departments have transformed and redesigned their resources by employing business and OD skills to become a strategic partner and leader. To learn more about the building your brand as an HR Business Partner, the upcoming HR Business Partner Certification Program and how you can become certified as a HR Business Partner, register now for this complimentary webinar.


Developing a Strategic Approach to Leadership Development (LDCP)

April 29 th @ 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM (EDT)

The reality is that many organizations do not even understand who their key leadership is; therefore, refocusing efforts and investment on pivotal leadership roles could provide a major competitive advantage over the next 12-18 months. Companies are realizing more and more that their leadership development programs are instrumental to their business's future. As top executives retire or leave, it is the future leaders who must carry on the deep legacy of business success. Also, the BEST COMPANIES for leadership are on top of the situation when it comes to creating a culture of innovation with practices that allow them to prosper.

To learn more about the benefits of a strategic approach to Leadership Development and the upcoming Leadership Development Certification Program and how you can become certified as a Leadership Development Professional, register now for this complimentary webinar.

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