Consulting

Award in Consulting Skills

This 2 day programme is the first of three levels at which you might consider developing your consultancy practice. The programme draws on leading writers around consultancy such as Peter Block (Flawless Consulting) and Peter Senge (The 5th Discipline).

This programme is ideal for individuals who are interested in understanding how to use consultancy effectively in their own or others’ organisations.

What does the programme cover?

  • Practice consultancy behaviours.
  • Work with new tools and techniques.
  • Understand what consultancy means and be able to share this.
  • Consider behavioural ability to consult effectively.
  • Take away some key frameworks and tools to enable participants to start to consult differently.
  • Experience the act of consultancy and learn from this.

“Lots of theory but plenty of time to reflect and discuss with always the opportunity to put this in to practice using real life examples which is were the real learning is for me. Really good group size and made you feel like a person on the programme other than just a number in the room.” – Ian Warne, Tyne & Wear Fire and Rescue Service  (2017 Graduate).

Full price for this programme is £550+VAT per person.

Enrol today and receive a 50% discount off a second place for a friend or colleague to join with you!

Dates for our next 2 day programme is scheduled 29th and 30th October 2019!

Certificate in Collaborative Consulting

Accredited by the Institute of Consulting, as part of the Chartered Management Institute, this programme develops the behaviours and skills necessary to deliver excellence in consultancy practice.

This programme is ideal for Consultancy teams within organisations, Human Resource and Learning & Development business partners, external practitioners in the fields of Organisational Development and Project Managers looking to work more closely with customers.


What does the programme cover:

-Provides an opportunity to consider how organisations can make sustainable change in an ‘unprecedented’ period of change.
-Develops participants’ ability to behave collaboratively.
-Build partner relationships with clients where you are operating as part of their team.
-Effectively design and plan interventions using a clear consulting framework.
-Learn valuable models to support your practice and on-going development.

“As a team, we can work more consistently using the same approach with our differences respected. I feel as a team this will helps us to be more consistent in our approach and in what we offer. I found the programme very interesting and informative. I enjoyed the mix of theory with discussion and application along side the practical elements of putting it into practice which helped me understand more and my confidence.” – Paula Gladwell, Leeds Teaching Hospitals (2018 Graduate).

Full price for this programme is £3,250+VAT per person.

Enrol today and receive a 50% discount off a second place for a friend or colleague to join with you!

Dates for our next cohort are scheduled for 4th September 2019!

Diploma in Collaborative Consulting

This programme has been designed in response to our clients’ requirements to further develop their consulting capability, to enable them to become masterful consultants and business partners. This diploma provides you the skills to lead consultancy interventions at an organisational level and bring about transformational change. The diploma programme is accredited by the Institute of Consulting, as part of the Chartered Management Institute.

This programme is ideal for those who have attended the Certificate in Professional Consulting Programme and for experienced practitioners who now want to develop their skills further. This programme may be of interest to those who are considering consulting and business partnering across organisational boundaries and/or becoming an independent consultant.

What does the programme cover:
-The programme is 8 days in length and runs over a 9 – 12 month period.
-The programme is delivered through workshop attendance and specially prepared learning materials.
-There are ten assessed units to be achieved to obtain the Diploma in Management Consultancy.
-Participants will take approximately 240 hours to complete the programme and written and practical assignments.

“Excellent, insightful and gave me lots of new tools to use.” – Mel Potter, Principal Arts Officer, Herefordshire Public Services (2015 Graduate).

Full price for this programme is £3,750+VAT per person.

Enrol today and receive a 50% discount off a second place for a friend or colleague to join with you!

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"As a team, we can work more consistently using the same approach with our differences respected. I feel as a team this will helps us to be more consistent in our approach and in what we offer. I found the programme very interesting and informative. I enjoyed the mix of theory with discussion and application along side the practical elements of putting it into practice which helped me understand more and my confidence." 

Paula Gladwell – Leeds Teaching Hospitals – 2018 Graduate READ MORE >

Get in touch

For more information on how The Institute for Organisational Development can help your organisation please contact 01430 425 683 info@instituteforOD.org.uk