The Institute of Organization Development (IOD) is a privately held organization providing educational services and consultation in the field of OD. IOD is dedicated to developing people and helping organizations grow. Dr. Nancy Zentis, Founder & CEO, has a passion for the field of OD and it is this passion that inspired her to form IOD in 2002. The purpose of this Institute was to support the professional growth of those interested in careers in the field of OD by helping them gain knowledge and expertise in this field. Through our globally-recognized, award-winning certification programs we continue this mission to provide participants with opportunities to excel in their role as OD professionals.
IOD offers a variety of OD certification programs in the areas of Organization Development, Talent Management, Executive Coaching, Leadership Development and OD Process Consulting. Through virtual programs, webinars, facilitation skills, and re-certification courses,we make it easy for our global audience to learn important OD skills at their own pace and apply those skills quickly in their workplaces.
IOD offers both virtual and classroom programs globally. IOD has affiliates in several regions – Institute for Growth and Organizational Dynamics in Asia Pacific (Excluding Middle East), CARICODE in Jamaica, Ilsa duVerney, Director; and several regional representatives in Africa – Ghana and Nigeria.
IOD’s team of facilitators are experienced OD professionals in the areas of OD, Talent Management, Human Resources, and Training and Development. IOD provides the theoretical knowledge and practical application to OD practitioners who need to support their organizations through the process of change.
Dr. Zentis is the Founder & CEO of Institute of Organization Development (IOD) providing OD Certification Programs for those professionals seeking to grow their careers in the field of OD. She is also the CEO of HRTalentPro, a global Talent Management and Organization Development consulting firm. She has over 30 years experience in the field of Organization Development, Human Resources, and Training.
Dr. Zentis has vast experience in the field of Organizational Development and Talent Management working with global organizations in Manufacturing, High Tech, Healthcare, Finance, Retail, and Hospitality. She partners with clients to create organization change strategies to achieve sustainable solutions for critical business challenges. She is dedicated to the field of OD and promotes the practice of OD globally through social media, community webinars and presentations, online and classroom certificate programs, client partnerships, and peer coaching.
She holds a Ph.D. in Organizational Development and Management from Capella University and a Master’s in HRM & Business Management from Central Michigan University.
The Institute for Growth and Organizational Dynamics is the Partner for the Institute of Organization Development, USA in Asia Pacific.