Certification program for Organization Design Professionals (CODP)

About the program

The Certified Organization Design Professional (CODP) program endorses individuals in organization design who meet a comprehensive set of requirements. CODP is managed jointly by the Organizational Design Community (ODC), Organization Design Forum (ODF), and the European Organization Design Forum (EODF). The program is legally hosted in the Danish commercial organization ODC-IVS.

Value of the program

The individual certification presents a unique opportunity of branding yourself and distinguish yourself in the market to clients.

  • A unique certificate designed by ODC as testament to the granted title as a Certified Organization Design professional.
  • The privilege to use the title of Certified Organization Design Professional.
  • The unique CODP-logo to showcase the professionalism in organization design in communications.
  • Instructions on how to add the certification to your LinkedIn profile to showcase the acquired certification - and to make you easy to find for recruiters.
  • Finally, the certified professional is also entered into an official directory of certified individuals and listed here. As the certification program grows, the directory will expand and enable searches to identify the current certified professionals in a variety of specialized areas.


Click below to receive the application template and handbook - or read more about how to apply and the criteria for certification.

Application template How to apply Disclaimer

 I can happily report that the certification encouraged me to reflect on my OD practice, and provided a lovely review point of the highs and lows in my recent OD career.  I encourage OD colleagues to apply for Certification as it provides a level of assurance on quality and standards to clients 

- Dr. Naomi Stanford, a leading organization design practitioner, teacher, and author of six books.

Please contact us if you have further questions related to the CODP Program.

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Next quaterly deadline for submitting your application is November 1st, 2021. 

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