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Accreditation Program

The ODC Course Accreditation establishes that a course or program covers a core set of fundamental common content (knowledge, skills, tools, methods, frameworks, trends, etc.) in organization design. Once endorsed, the course provider can market and advertise it as such. 

The accreditation program is developed jointly by academics and practitioners from a comprehensive analysis of the organization design literature as well as from field experience.

The ODC accreditation program adds value to both course participants and providers by:

  • Helping potential course participants navigate in a fragmented market of course providers.
  • Ensuring that participants received a theoretically sound and practically useful course.
  • Helping course providers develop and differentiate their offerings.
  • Completing an accredited course provides minimum educational units to become Certified Organization Design Professional.  


Contact the ODC Principal Office via e-mail. The ODC Principal Office sends application instructions to the course provider. 

Each application is reviewed by a Review Committee and an Awarding Body. The applicant receives a decision from ODC within two months. 

Information about the specific criteria for accreditation, application process, prices etc. are available in the Accreditation Handbook. Please contact the Principal Office via e-mail:

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 Accreditation by ODC allows us to provide even more value to our clients. 

Certified Organizational Design Professional (CODP®)

When you have completed an accredited course you are already 50% closer to obtain the highly recognized certification (CODP). 

You can read more about the CODP program here. 

To be Organizational Design Community Accredited confirms that an institution’s organization design program has been carefully assessed and that its quality meets ODC’s comprehensive, global requirements for accreditation.

List of accredited programs

Collaborators on the Accreditation Program


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Membership in the community is open to any individual, firm, organization or institution with an interest in advancing the knowledge and practice of organization design and who wish to support and enhance ODC's mission.


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Organizational Design Community
Co/Department of Management
Aarhus BSS, Aarhus University
Fuglesangs Alle 4
DK-8210 Aarhus V

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