IGOD: Carving World-Class Organization Development Professionals

Margarita Plasencia is an Executive Coach & Leadership Consultant for many years and an elated client of Institute of Organization Development (IOD) who has completed the Organizational Development Certification Program from the consulting firm. Here is what she has to say about her experience with IOD, "I am so excited about the success I am having in my consulting practice! You can't imagine how receiving an OD Certification through the ODCP Program has enhanced my career".

IOD and its Asia Pacific Partner, The Institute for Growth & Organizational Dynamics (IGOD), focused on promoting the field of Organization Development, today receives several such praises from their participants across the world. The organization offers internationally recognized certification programs in the field of OD like Organization Development Certification Program (ODCP), Talent Management Certification Program (TMCP), Leadership Development Certification Program (LDCP), Executive Coaching Certification Program (ECCP) and OD Process Consulting Certification Program (ODPC), all with the support of its international partners in Asia Pacific, Caribbean, Africa and Middle East.

Prestigious Certifications
IGOD's online and regional classroom certification and training programs found its root in India in 2009 as the Indian Institute of Organization Development. Since then, the institute has trained over 250 professionals from several leading organizations across Asia
Pacific. Its journey continues in its commitment to provide world class OD Education & Training services and products in its new name of the Institute for Growth and Organizational Dynamics (IGOD). Working with the support of its parent organization IOD, USA (approved by the International Coaching Federation as a Continuing Coach Education provider) which was founded in 2002 by Dr. Nancy Zentis, who has a passion for the field of OD, IGOD is dedicated to developing people and helping organizations grow in the Asia Pacific region.

Heavily leveraging technology, IGOD has carved a robust training process apt for the era which provides the participants with an opportunity to identify learning objectives, define learning goals, interact with others to reinforce learning and transform themselves. Apart from public programs, IGOD offers customized learning solutions as in-house programs. "Our primary focus is on developing leadership capability, strengthening Talent Management, developing Coaching capability, facilitating change management capability, increasing emotional intelligence and enabling HR Transformation," asserts Ragland. The consultancy's core strength lies in increasing individual, team and organizations effectiveness and the capability to manage change effectively.

A Strong Platform
"Through online programs, webinars, classroom programs, and re-certification courses, we
Ragland Thomas G,Founder&CEO

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make it easy for our participants to learn critical OD skills and apply those skills quickly in their workplaces," asserts Ragland. Ragland directs this firm right from the front with the knowledge and expertise he gained through his 21+ years of experience in delivering OD, HR Generalist & Specialist roles in organizations such as Rane, Visteon, GE, iGate, HSBC, Zenta, Amazon & Shell. Besides Ragland, Dr. Nancy is an in-demand facilitator with her 30 years experience in the field of Organization Development, Human Resources, and Training.

IGOD is offering a brand new regional Executive OD Program in collaboration with IOD, being offered in Mumbai and Bangalore initially, focused on helping participants learn & practice the essential OD Skills and transitioning to become OD Practitioners at work. The program also enables Business/HR/L&D professionals to develop themselves as OD practitioners and advance in their careers.