Professional Certification

Have you considered advancing your organization design career by becoming a Certified Organization Design Professional?

The Organization Design Forum, Organizational Design Community, and European Organization Design Forum collaborate to sponsor this internationally recognized program.

Program benefits include:

Attracting clients looking for credentialed organization design professionals
Displaying ‘Certified Organization Design Professional’ logo on your social media profile
Listing on the program registry on the Organization Design Community (ODC) website


Certification is based on related work experience and/or completing or teaching 24 hours of organization design courses and conducting 1040 hours (25% of a 40-hour work week) of organization design work within the last two years, including:

  • Attending our annual conference
  • Attendance at ODF/EODF/ODC sponsored events
  • Participate in a voluntary position in support of an organization design community

Details are available on the ODC website: Program or by contacting [email protected]

Certified Individuals and Organizations:

“I can happily report that the certification process focused my mind on what matters in my OD work, encouraged me to reflect on my OD practice, and provided a lovely review point of the highs and lows in my OD career.”
– Dr. Naomi Stanford, a leading organization design practitioner, teacher, and author.