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Executive Postgraduate Diploma in Organisation Development, Change and Leadership (EPGDODCL) Mumbai

Location: Mumbai

School: School of Management and Labour Studies

Centre: Centre for Social and Organisational Leadership


Intake: 35

Eligibility

1. Minimum three years of work experience after graduation AND

2. Applicants should have completed their Bachelor’s Degree of minimum of 3 years duration or its equivalent (under the 10+2+3 OR 10+2+4 OR 10+2+2+1 year bridge course pattern of study OR any other pattern fulfilling the mandatory requirements of 15 Years formal education) from a recognised university, in any discipline.

Medium of Instruction: English

Programme Duration: 14 Months

Description

 Intake : 35 (Including GOI reservation)



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IMPORTANT DATES FOR MUMBAI

 

Last date of submission of application form

30th September, 2023

Displaying the list of shortlisted candidate for written test and personal interview .

Not Applicable
Interview Date : Written Test / Personal Interview at TISS campus for local candidates (Mumbai) 14th October, 2023
Declaration of Selection list with waiting list (On TISS website) 31st October, 2023
Last date for completing admission procedure for selected candidates 20th November, 2023
Date of Commencement of program 2nd December, 2023
First Contact program / I Semester Classes 2nd December, 2023
First semester exam and second contact program / II Semester 3rd August, 2024
Conclusion of Program 23rd February, 2025

 

Venue: Malti and Jal A. D. Naoroji Campus, Deonar Farms Road, Deonar, Mumbai – 400 088 (TISS, New Campus)


Timings: 2:00pm to 8:15pm on Saturdays and 9:00am to 4:00pm on Sundays

Executive Postgraduate Diploma in Organisation Development, Change and Leadership (EPGDODCL) is a fourteen-month, part time professional programme comprising of classroom teaching, training, field practice and coaching. This programme prepares the participants to have a holistic view of the organisation for facilitating, conceptualising, designing and implementing OD, Change and Leadership processes.


In a dynamic environment, organisational effectiveness is a function of organisation's capability to conceptualise and implement organisation development and change initiatives which are sustainable. This programme enables managers to have an in depth understanding of strategy, policies, structures and systems and the importance of developing appropriate skills, behaviours, attitudes and culture that will enable organisations to grow and sustain in this environment.

Who Should Apply?


EPGDODCL is specially designed for HR, Training/Learning and Development Managers, Learning Facilitators, OD Consultants, Line Managers and development sector professionals with minimum three years of work experience.


Objective of the Programme:


Programme covers the theoretical basis of OD, Change and Leadership with a major focus on their practice and implementation in organisations. This programme prepares the participants to have a holistic view of the organisation for facilitating, conceptualising, designing and implementing OD, Change and Leadership processes.


This Programme facilitates participants to:


(i) Apply the existing theoretical perspectives in the practice of diagnosing, designing, implementing and evaluating OD, Change and Leadership initiatives at the individual, group and organisation levels;

(ii) Build tentative frame works/theories from unique practices implemented in organisations for wider practice and

(iii) Acquire necessary competencies for the effective practice of OD, Change and Leadership. As enhancing OD competencies of the participants is one of the major objectives of this programme, each course is designed to have one or two workshops.

Key Features of the Programme

  • 14 months part time flexible professional programme of instruction and training.
  • Right blend of theory and practice imparted by Faculty and Practitioners from industry to contribute to the teaching of the programme
  • Access to the current OD and Change Management practices in the field
  • An in-depth orientation to research that equips the participant to be an effective change agent
  • Exposure to field work (based on action learning principles) for learning through experience and for applying and generating knowledge in the field of OD, Change and Leadership and;
  • Significant exposure to the latest developments in business strategy, organisational capabilities and integration with OD theory and practice.

 

Distribution of Credit Hours:

This is a weekend programme with classroom sessions and 2 field work schedules, each having one month duration. The total credit hours for the Executive Postgraduate Diploma Programme in Organisation Development, Change and Leadership will be 40 as detailed below:


14 courses carrying 2 credit hours each: 28 Credit Hours


Field Work I (4 weeks): 6 credit hours
Field Work II (4 weeks): 6 credit hours

The programme follows a modular scheme. The entire curriculum will be covered in seven modules and two field work stints after 4th and 7th module. The examination/assessment of the course/s taught in each module will be conducted as scheduled by the faculty engaging.

Semesterwise Courses:

Module-wise Listing of Courses

 

Programme Outline

Module

Course

Course Titles

Credit Hours

1

ODC01

Introduction to OD and Change

2

ODC02

Leadership

2

2

 

ODC03

Organisational Theory and Design

2

ODC04

Research Methodology

2

3

ODC05

Organisational Behaviour

2

ODC06

People Analytics

2

4

ODC07

Organisation Analysis and Diagnostic Models

2

ODC08

Coaching and Mentoring

2

5

ODC09

Human Interaction Lab & Process Interventions

2

ODC10

Techno-structural Interventions

2

6

ODC11

People Focused Interventions

2

ODC12

Strategic Interventions

2

7

ODC13

Facilitation: Theory and Practice

2

ODC14

Organisational Change: Practice Perspective

2

TOTAL CREDITS

28

Fieldwork I (OD diagnostic/research project) (4 weeks)

6

Fieldwork II (OD intervention/case study) (4 weeks) 6
TOTAL CREDITS 40

 *There may be minor changes to the course order and course content as per the requirement of this programme.

COURSE DESCRIPTION

ODCL01: Introduction to OD and Change

OD and Change Definitions, Values of OD, Laboratory training, Survey feedback, Normative approaches, Quality of work life approaches, Strategic and Institution Development approaches; Basics of Open Systems Framework; Models of Organisational Change, Action research and Appreciative Inquiry; the OD Practitioner- Core competencies, Roles, Values and Ethics.

ODCL02: Leadership

Understanding power and influence, Politics in Organisations, Personal Sources of Power, Structural Sources of Power, Getting things done, Attracting attention, Charisma and dramaturgy, Making a speech – Class Exercise, Power and Leadership, Values and value systems, Crucibles of leadership, Values in conflict, Heroes and Ideologues, Leadership, Ethics, and Culture, Indian Leadership.

ODCL03: Organisation Theory and Design

The evolution of organisation Theory and Design, Taylorism, Human Relations approach, Lean production and Lean sigma; Organisation and external Environment- Resource Dependence, Transaction Cost and Institutionalism; Strategy and Structure; Fundamentals of Organisational Structure – Functional, Divisional, Geographical, Matrix, Modular and Hybrid; Structure and Organisational Strategy; Structure and Organisational Culture.

ODCL04: Research Methodology

Evidence Based Management; Concepts, Constructs, Operational Definition, Theoretical framework; Theory testing and Theory Building Researches, Review of Literature, Problem Formulation- Mutually Exclusive and Collective Exhaustive Categories, Hypothesis formulation, Type, Levels of measurement, Sampling Techniques, Methods and tools of data collection, Reliability and Validity; Research Design - Purpose and principles; Case study Research, Interviewing, Focus group Discussion and Observation; Analysis of qualitative data.

ODCL05: Organisational Behaviour

Self as an Instrument of Change – Myers Briggs Type Indicator, Emotional Intelligence, Personality and Individual Differences; Individual Change, Individual Change Models; Work motivation, Self Determination Theory; Group and Group processes, Teams and Team formation, Organisational Climate and Culture; Negotiation and Conflict Management; Power and Politics; Learning Organisation; Development of organisational capabilities, Activity theory.

ODCL06: People Analytics

Descriptive statistics; Tests of differences and Relationships; Regression and Factor Analysis; Use of SPSS/ MS-Excel for analysis; Ratios, Measures and application of HR Analytics -workforce statistics, financial ratios relating to people and productivity, measures of people’s values, measures of people’s engagement, measures of efficiency of the HR function, measures of effectiveness of people processes; Efficiency metrics, Effectiveness metrics and Impact metrics.

ODCL07: Organisation Analysis and Diagnostic Models

Thompson's and Ichak Adizes' Frameworks for organisational analysis; Diagnostic models – Comprehensive model of Cummings and Worley, GRPI Model of Beckhard, Change Model of Beckhard and Prichard, Managerial grid of Blake and Mouton, Four frames model of Bolman and Deal, Causal model of performance and change of Burke and Warner, STS model of Freedman, Star model of Galbraith, Organisational performance model of Hanna, Five track model of Kilmann, Organisational dynamics model of Kotter, 7S Model of McKinsey, Congruence model of Nadler and Tushman and Six Box Model of Weisbord.

ODCL08: Coaching and Mentoring

Fundamentals of Coaching and Mentoring, The Dominant Discourses of Coaching, Coaching Methodology, Basic Coaching Techniques, Coaching as a Processes, Common issues in coaching, Creating a coaching culture, Advanced Coaching, Technology-Assisted Coaching, The Effectiveness of Coaching, Researching Coaching, Designing a Mentoring Programme, Ethics In Coaching.

ODCL09: Human Interaction Lab and Process Interventions

The process laboratory is designed to enable the students (i) to become aware of his/her patterns of behaviour and the impact of these behaviour on others; (ii) to understand and address the challenges for enhancing effective interpersonal relations and problem-solving skills; (iii) to experience mindfulness to foster effective sense making and (iv) to practice and appreciate the use of one-on – one feedback and how it impacts personal development. This group exercise will have one or two facilitators and use the “here and now” experiences for learning of the members. The sessions will also focus on certain human process interventions.

ODCL10: Techno Structural Interventions

Socio Technical Systems approach, Self-Managed Teams in Practice; Restructuring, Employee Involvement initiatives; Quality Initiatives; Lean sigma; Work Design; Job Enrichment and Job Enlargement, Aligning Technology and Personal needs; High Performing work Systems.

ODCL11: People Focused Interventions

Assessment and Development Centres; Performance Management Systems; Reward Systems; Employee Engagement; Survey Feedback. Process Consultation, Developing teams; Career Planning and Development; Talent management systems; Leadership Development; Coaching, Managing Diversity and Wellness; HRD Audit.

ODCL 12: Strategic Interventions

Competitive and Collaborative Strategies- strategic change, Co-Creation, Mergers and acquisitions, Alliance and network Interventions; Incremental Change and Turnaround strategies, Culture Change; Creating learning Organisations, Developing Organisational capabilities, Middle management and capability development practices, Self Designing Organisations; Whole system Change.

ODCL13: Facilitation: Theory and Practice

Client-Consultant Collaboration; Contracting; Basic facilitation tools; Cross cultural and Diversity issues; Reflective Journal Processes; Facilitating Meetings; Planning Process; Problem solving and Decision Making; Developing workable Relationships; facilitating distributed Teams using technology, Closure, ongoing Learning and Maintenance.

ODCL14: Organisational Change: Practice Perspective

Introduction, Assessment Models, Building Change Solutions, Cultural Implications of Change, Change Communication, Large system change, Role of Local Change Agent and Global Change Agent (Leadership) in the Change, Impact of Change, Sustaining Change, Future of Change Management.

Field Work:

The fieldwork programme is an integral part of EPGDODCL academic curriculum and designed based on action learning principles. 2 Fieldwork assignments, 4 weeks each, is organised for the participants on completion of 4th and 7th module. Fieldwork focuses on analysing organisations using an open systems framework, diagnosing organisational issues and challenges, designing and implementing effective interventions keeping organisational realities as the backdrop. Apart from the journal writing, participants have to do an individual OD & Change project in the organisation they are attached with.

 

Fee Structure:

 

Executive Postgraduate Diploma in Organisation Development, Change and Leadership

 

 

Components

Instalment I

Instalment II

Instalment III

Instalment IV



FEE

Tuition Fee

1,40,000

1,40,000

1,40,000

1,40,000

Examination Fee

1000

1000

1000

1000

 

 

 

 

CHARGES

Field Work/Internship/Experiential Learning Charges

0

4000

0

4000

IT Charges

2000

2000

2000

2000

Library Charges

1000

1000

1000

1000

Other Charges (ID Card, Convocation, Misc.)

2500

0

0

0

 

 

 

 

 

FUNDS

Students’ Competency Fund

0

0

0

0

Lab/Studio Fund

0

0

0

0

Development Fund

2500

2500

2500

2500

Students’ Union Fund

0

0

0

0

Alumni Fund

0

500

0

0

Health Care Fund

0

0

0

0

DEPOSITS

Caution Deposit (Refundable at the time of exit from programme on submission of No Dues Certificate)

5000

0

0

0

Total Course Fee

1,54,000

1,51,000

1,46,500

1,50,500

Yearly Fees

    Rs.6,02,000

1. The Fees and deposits should be deposited through online SMS portal on or before the due dates.

2. Late payment of instalments will be charges with fine as per rules.

 

  *Institute reserves the rights to revise the fee structure of the programme, if necessary.