Organisation Development


Time and again organisations have had to face situations where a positive change gets stalled in implementation due to lack of the right resources. Individual resources that would function as subject matter experts as well as people champions, collectively yielding impactful business results.


Forbes Marshall in association with Labyrinth Coaching & Consulting (UK) brings you the Organisation Design and Development Course

An opportunity to learn the art of dealing with change, while embracing a holistic perspective towards organisational growth.

Be an ‘Agent Of Change’

Describe the features and benefits of various models of change and organisation design.

Decide whether the organisation issue merits organisation design or redesign.

Make informed structural decisions in relation to the organisation or business issue

Assess the organisation’s readiness for change

This program will help you

Understanding of the relationship between Strategic HR, HR Business Partners and OD practitioners

Skills to obtain data to initiate and manage organisational change

Ability to influence on senior leaders, managers and stakeholders with correct OD approach

Recognition and influence of the organisation’s underlying dynamics

Understanding, evaluation and implementation of the organisation at a systemic level with strategic HR and OD

Strategic decisions making power, using The Consequence Leadership ModelTM

Scope to explore different OD intervention tools and techniques and learning its applications

Overall assessment of the organisation’s interpretations

Consider the risks and engage stakeholders in the design project

Review the project as it proceeds and make sensible decisions

Use techniques and tools to generate stakeholder buy-in to the new design

Identify the organisation capability needed to sustain flexibility and adaptability


Course Duration

3 months spread over
5 classroom sessions
OD projects will be sponsored by Forbes Marshall




27th to 31st January 2020

Who should attend this programme

OD Specialists

Line Managers

HR Professionals, particularly HR Business Partners

Consultants whose work involves organisation design

Eligibility Criteria

Minimum work experience required in HR - 08 years.

Meet The Facilitators

Key Projects

  • Worked for Metronet Rail, Formally Infraco SSL, to design, develop and implement an organisation wide Competence Assurance Framework.

  • Consulted on the largest Public Private Partnership between London Underground and Metronet Rail and Tube Lines respectively.

  • Worked with the Executive Directors of an organisation that merged four banks and two insurance companies to create one united culture.

Invited as a Strategic

Partner / Associate

  • London Business School – Embodied Leadership with their bespoke clients

  • Chartered Institute of Personnel (CIPD) – OD for HR Leaders open programme; as well as OD and HR development for their bespoke clients

  • Roffey Park Institute – MSc Course Director (accredited by Sussex University), and Embodied

  • Leadership

  • Strozzi Institute – Embodied Leadership development and Somatic coaching

  • Berkshire Consultancy Limited (BCL) – Leadership Development and Group Facilitation

  • Global Coaching Alliance LCC – Leadership Development and Executive Coaching

Client Outreach

Sylvia Baumgartner, Director, Labyrinth Coaching & Consulting

An industry veteran, Sylvia comes with an extensive knowledge and 25 years of experience in the field of commercial, management, Organisational Development (OD) and Human Resources with international work across industries around the world.


Successfully managing her own OD consultancy for the last 10 years, Sylvia holds a Master of Science in People and Organisational Development, a Certificate in Ontological and Somatic Coaching, a Diploma in Consultation and Group Facilitation (Tavistock Institute), a Diploma in Management and Leadership Principles and Practices and a Certificate in Psychotherapy and Hypnotherapy. She is also an accredited project manager with the Association of Project Management, U.K.