The course provider contacts the ODC Principal Office via e-mail. The ODC Principal Office sends application instructions to the course provider. The course provider must provide answers to a questionnaire and supporting materials that document the provider’s course and instructor(s).Application materials are reviewed by a Review Committee consisting of five members: 3 leading academics and 2 highly experienced executives within the field of organization design. Current reviewers:
Once the Review Board has evaluated the application, the decision made by the Review Board on whether a course provider is accredited will go through an awarding body before the accreditation or rejection is final.
The applicant will receive one of three possible decisions: Accept the application as is, revise the application as directed and resubmit, or reject the application.
The course provider receives a decision from ODC within two months.
The accreditation is valid for 3 years.
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To receive ODC accreditation, a provider's design course or workshop must meet a set of requirements. These requirements have been jointly developed by leading academics and professionals in the field of organization design.
Twenty-two minimum core requirements are contained in three categories:
Further, the course or workshop is evaluated on other factors such as the length of the program, course pre-work and materials, experience of the instructor team, and so on.
Information about the application process, accreditation requirements, and the pricing structure is included in the Accreditation Handbook.
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