The preferred and premier global leadership and organization development (OD) consultancy and vocational education & training service provider.
We exist to move organizations, individuals, and work teams up the ladder of growth, through education, training, restructuring or reengineering corporations. We are an organization that facilitates effective knowledge transfer to improve plans, processes, people and performance in organizations. We endeavor to offer academic courses that are relevant and transformational through our competency-based curriculum.
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OLDN-BAFE focuses at exploring global developments, trends, challenges and opportunities in banking, accounting, finance and economy. The segment brings together global scholars and practitioners in banking, finance and accounting, internal control, risk and compliance, financial management, insurance. In the context of banking, accounting, finance and economy; OLDN-BAFE make reference to examples of OD interventions, effective leadership principles, and governance activities from different countries with strong recommendations for the global economy.
OLDN-COCD deliberates on topics related to strengthening communities, youths, women, SMEs, private and public organizations. The primary focus is on fostering economic and social resilience through community organization capacity development. The discussions focus on community development, youth and women empowerment and building sustainable organizations. OLDN-COCD explore the role of knowledge and stakeholder engagement in building and empowering youths and women; and building sustainable organizations and communities.
OLDN-ICE cover sectorial analysis of trends, challenges and opportunities in main sectors of the economy. Other fields under ICE include those in Oil & Gas, Engineering, Sales, Marketing, and other administrative functions. The is guided guided by the need for cross-sectoral entrepreneurial proclivity.
OLDN-ETHE discusses the trends in education, technology and health/wellness and the interventions required to facilitate transformations in these areas.
OLDN-SRELF focuses at students at all levels and from different disciplines including undergraduate and postgraduate students. The segment deliberates on the quality of education and models to rethinking teaching and learning. Based on whole system thinking, the segment will annually review the adequacy of curriculum in different countries and analyses of education plans across countries.
OLDN-HLS deliberates on human capital management and human capital developments related issues and practices. It will also include collaborating with other foreign affiliates to deepen the practice. It will also include collaborating with other foreign affiliates to deepen the practice. The forum will also cover law, security, and security enforcement agencies.
OLDN-ECC is an Executives and Consultants forum focused at unpacking OD, Leadership, advisory and Governance issues in different countries. The segment covers Personal Assistants, Executive Secretaries, and Company Secretaries. The segment also covers Learning & Development (L&D) Industry.
Sustainable Development Goal 5 is about Gender Equality & Women Empowerment (SDG 5: Achieve Gender Equality and empower all women and girls). The foundational values of the Organization Development (OD) field include: democratic, social and humanitarian values. Historically, the OD field emerged in the late 1930s to facilitate social justice through extolling humanitarianism. In leading sustainable strategic change, continuous improvement, and improving the human condition, OLDN recognizes the role of women and commits to upholding the OLDN defining value of diversity and inclusion. OLDN-WRCD targets facilitating real Impact-Influence among OLDN Women and those in their circle of influence.
A leading international, collaborative movement promoting and effecting positive growth and change at the Individual, Team, Organization and Societal level.
The International Society for Organization Development and Change (ISODC) is the leading international OD association. Our members are OD consultants, professors, students, corporations, non-profits, NGOs, and anyone interested in building a strong OD network around the globe.
The ISODC provides training and development through annual conferences, webinars, and the esteemed peer-reviewed Organizational Development Journal.
We value the growth of those who work for us. COLD is embarking on many global opportunities to be a part of making a difference in many countries across the world. Our reach and impact extends across all continents and touches thousands of lives. We look for consultants with industry, transformational and/or leadership development experience to work and lead projects with our clients.
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