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About Us:

Organisational Development is a planned, systematic approach to improving organisational effectiveness – one that aligns strategy, people and processes.

The Organisational Development (OD) service supports the University to achieve its strategic aims by enabling our people to give their best and deliver exceptional performance. 

We do this by working collaboratively with leaders, managers and staff to: 

  • Enhance performance of staff members, teams and departments
  • Develop people and leadership capability, confidence and experience
  • Foster a sense of pride and belonging with Aston University employees
  • Create a collaborative, positive, sustainable and inclusive working environment

As well as offering a range of learning and development programmes and coaching support, OD Partners provide tailored development to leaders, managers and their teams, to improve performance and engagement across the University. 

What do we offer?

We also offer the following bespoke services:

  • Diagnostic profiling (individual 360, emotional intelligence, and team) – this service is fee based 
  • Away day design and facilitation for teams and departments 
  • Consultancy to managers and Heads of Departments/Schools

Book your training

 You can book training via the Staff Portal

Staff Development Policy

You can access the Staff Professional Development Request here.

Course Cancellation Policy

You can access the Course Cancellation Policy here

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Other learning & development opportunities

  • IT training 
    IT Services provides IT training on most MS Office applications for staff and research students.


OD Goes Green in 2018

OD have made a commitment to be more environmentally friendly in 2018. We have therefore made the following changes:
  • If you attend a course, please bring a reusable mug for refreshments as we no longer use disposable paper cups
  • We use teaspoons rather than wooden stirrers for our drinks
  • We have a food waste bin for teabags and waste food
  • We ensure all equipment is turned off when not in use
  • We are reducing the amount of printing we do as a department 
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Have a question? Get in touch.

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Organisation Development (OD) Partners:

Tracey Roberts (EAS & ABS) ext 3534
Patrick Buckley (Professional Support) ext 4601
Mark Dolphin (LSS, LHS, AMS, CLIPPS, RKE) ext 4028