This program is designed around a rigorous framework for making organization structure decisions and for identifying linking processes, skills and attitudes that are needed to make the design work. This is an opportunity to improve your skills in an area where most companies fall short.
The tools and frameworks are presented to you, then applied through short exercises based on case studies or current organizational challenges that you face. More involved case studies are used to help you link the tools together.
Syndicate groups are used to help you share your experiences and support each other as you learn together. Action learning groups help you develop new perspectives about your issues. The program focuses on:
Ashridge is committed to ensuring that your learning is sustainable and continues long after you leave Ashridge. You will be given a toolkit to take away, have access to a website with other relevant material and be able to contact your tutors for ongoing support.
All Ashridge Open Programs are taught in English, find out how we can help you to improve your English.
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Advanced Organisation Design has an average net promoter score of 86%.
"You, Iain, Mikel, and the group really opened new horizons. This programme will give me guidance and inspiration for the next few years."
Ralph Sobiech, Director, Merck
"Brilliantly useful course content made more powerful by being surrounded by colleagues who were from interesting roles/organisations and other nationalities. The dynamic of having an academic, consultant and business leader is fundamental to the course content success. Thank you."
Alison Bawn, Head of People Support, Virgin Media.
"Thank you very much. I have found the four days excellent. The mix between learning, case studies, live studies and additional coaching has meant I have learnt a lot and have been able to relate it back to my organisation challenges."
Emma Harvey, Programme Director, Axa UK.
“This was a highly relevant program and balanced the academic and pragmatic application brilliantly. The other course participants were also superb experienced professionals who made the debate even more relevant.”
Jackie Lanham, Director of Group Resourcing & Development, The Co-Operative Group.
“My class colleagues gave invaluable insights and made the theory come to life. It was a great investment of time and I found it very worthwhile.”
Jacqueline Abbott-Deane, Director, Tactix Consulting.
“Loved it. Will be really useful for my organizational issues.”
Lorna Hunt, Head of HR - EMEA and Marketing, William Grant & Sons Distillers Ltd.
“The course was really really great, one of the best I have ever been on. I have learnt a lot and I feel very privileged to have been taught by all of you!”
Anaam Naomi Heer, HR Manager, Jaguar Land Rover.
Deborah Strazza, Head of Organization Effectiveness & Talent, John Lewis Partnership.