Strategic Interventions

Virtual Course

Strategic Interventions is an exciting virtual OD program which integrates the knowledge and methodology of facilitating strategic planning with the skills and artistry for designing and delivering group and organizational interventions, the heart of OD work.



Strategic Interventions require change agents to manifest knowledge, skill, practice, and grace in helping organizations grow, change, and develop in the short term and in meeting the challenges of the future. This program combines the content and exercises of two programs from Step 4 in the NTL’s OD Certificate Program, Facilitating Strategic Planning, and Intervention Strategies, to expand conceptual frameworks on strategy and build the skills and knowledge to intervene at multiple organizational levels. The desired outcome is to be more capable and confident in delivering an OD approach to strategy and intervention work. 


Strategic Interventions Learning Objectives

  1. To understand an OD approach for strategy formulation and a functional model for strategic planning. 
  2. To enhance your knowledge, skill, and confidence for successfully designing and delivering OD interventions.
  3. To increase self-awareness of your individual strengths and developmental edges for using self as an instrument for change in strategic planning and OD interventions.

  4. To examine the system dynamics affecting strategic planning efforts and the delivery of OD interventions (e.g. power, authority, influence, diversity, and other factors).

Program Details

Strategic Interventions is a virtual program of 8 Webinar Modules (2 hour each)  with a package of customized Video Learning Units (approximately 15 minutes each.

Pre-Work: Assigned readings, a brief written reflection and a one-on-one 30-minute telephone conversation with faculty.

Webinar Sessions: 8 virtual 2-hour sessions using theory, small group discussion, and experiential exercises. These sessions use Zoom and are recorded.

Ongoing work between Webinars: Video Learning Units in support of webinars. Learning partners reflections and exercises with report back to the learning community.

Materials:  A newly compiled Strategic Interventions workbook is provided electronically.

Technology:  Webinar Sessions occur on Zoom. Video Learning Units are delivered through Moodle. In addition, participants are provided with a shared “private” area in the NTL Slack space for collaboration. At the end of the program, the contents of that space are downloaded, sent to each participant, and deleted from Slack.

Confidentiality:  This program adheres to the highest standards of confidentiality in terms of information, deliverables, and IT security.

Program Schedule

Session 1:   August 5, 2020, 2:00 - 4:00 PM Eastern Time 
Session 2:   August 7, 2020, 2:00 - 4:00 PM Eastern Time 
Session 3:   August 12, 2020, 2:00 - 4:00 PM Eastern Time  
Session 4:   August 14, 2020, 2:00 - 4:00 PM Eastern Time
Session 5:   August 19, 2020, 2:00 - 4:00 PM Eastern Time   
Session 6:   August 21, 2020, 2:00 - 4:00 PM Eastern Time 
Session 7:   August 26, 2020, 2:00 - 4:00 PM Eastern Time 
Session 8:   August 28, 2020, 2:00 - 4:00 PM Eastern Time  


Participants are expected to complete the Video Learning Units and requested to be present for all Webinars and commit to the entirety of the learning experience as each participant and faculty contribute to the robustness of the learning. 

One registration covers this entire sequence.

For OD Certificate Trackers:  This course is a virtual, online combination of two programs, Intervention Strategies and Facilitating Strategic Planning.  

Course tuition is $3,900.00 USD

There will be no charge for the OD Certificate Trackers who have Paid in Full. Trackers who are paying on installments or course by course basis are charged in accordance with their contracts. 

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