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Graduate Certificates and Certifications

Cooperative Certification

Director Certification

Organization Development and Change Operational Excellence

Learn How to Consult Organizations on Operational Excellence. Penn State's ODCOE graduate certificate program can prepare you to work with corporations, government agencies, and nonprofit organizations as a consultant and practitioner on change management, workforce development, project management, process improvement, lean processes, and training.

Curriculum

In this 12-credit program, you can build a strong knowledge base of organization development and change, project management, and lean sigma processes. You will focus on leading small- and large-group change initiatives and how to evaluate group dynamics to facilitate positive organizational change. Plus, you can apply the credits you earn for this certificate toward a Master of Professional Studies in Organization Development and Change.

Organization Development and Change Consulting Skills

Learn How to Consult Organizations on Development and Change. Penn State's ODCCS graduate certificate program can prepare you to work with corporations, government agencies, and nonprofit organizations as a strategic consultant and practitioner on change management, talent management, workforce development, performance improvement, and training.

Curriculum

In this 12-credit program, you can build a strong knowledge base of organization development and change, appreciative inquiry, and marketing OD consultation. You'll focus on leading small- and large-group change initiatives and how to evaluate group dynamics to facilitate positive organizational change. Plus, you can apply the credits you earn for this certificate toward a Master of Professional Studies in Organization Development and Change.

Penn State's OD&C Analytics Graduate Certificate, offered as a Residential course for University Park only, can provide you with the skills and knowledge you need to analyze data to make informed decisions in organization development and change initiatives. This critical skill set can help you stand out in a number of industries in today's highly competitive and ever-changing business climate.

Curriculum

In this 9-credit program by selecting any 3 course from the following: WFED 540; 543; 582;and 585. You can build a strong knowledge base in the use of analytics tools and approaches as they relate specifically to organization development and change initiatives. The curriculum will focus on approaches to evaluating organization development and consulting services; assessing and feeding data in organization development; and using labor supply models to evaluate investments. Additionally, you can apply the credits you earn for this certificate toward a Master of Professional Studies in Organization Development and Change.

Organization Development and Change Essentials

Penn State's OD&C Essentials graduate certificate program can prepare you to work with corporations, government agencies, and nonprofit organizations, in roles including change management, strategic consulting, talent management, workforce development, performance improvement, and training.

Curriculum

In this 12-credit program, you can build a strong knowledge base of organization development and change, appreciative inquiry, and process consultation. You'll focus on leading small- and large-group change initiatives and how to evaluate group dynamics to facilitate positive organizational change. Plus, you can apply the credits you earn for this certificate toward a Master of Professional Studies in Organization Development and Change.

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