Designing Organizations

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Seefeldstrasse 4

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What you will learn

This two-day course teaches principles, frameworks, and practical tools of advanced organization design. Based on conceptual inputs, and using practical exercises focusing on real-life issues, you will learn to effectively apply this knowledge to management challenges within your organization.

In this course, you will learn and practice

  • how to link your organization design to your strategy and how to scope your design work

  • approaches and tools to define effective and agile organization designs

  • how to involve teams in designing, testing, and implementing new set-ups

The course will work with examples and cases from third parties and will leave time to discuss real-life issues raised by course participants.

In addition to dedicated course materials, the workshop leverages the framework and tools of the Organizational Structure Kit as well as the Agile Organizing Kit (coming soon).

For whom

The course is designed for managers, entrepreneurs, internal business partners, and consultants who want to strengthen their practical organization design knowledge and shape their organizations using best-in-class concepts and tools.

The course language is English. The course is limited to maximum 12 participants to allow sufficient time for discussion of participants’ questions and business challenges.

Who runs the course

Prof. Dr. Olaf Bach has more than ten years of experience in management consulting and more than five years of teaching organization design at the University of St. Gallen and creative entrepreneurship at the Weißensee Art Academy Berlin. In his consulting work, teaching, and writing, his focus is on designing ways to facilitate innovative and impactful approaches to practice management. He is the founder of Management Kits, a business design initiative to enable research-based action learning, leveraging frameworks and tools based in design thinking.

What you get

In the course:

  • Two-day hands-on learning experience on the ground under the guidance of Olaf Bach

  • 1 full hard-copy and electronic version of the Organizational Structure Kit

  • Additional course materials designed to maximize practical learning

  • Lunch included on both course days

After the course:

  • Two individual follow-up video conferences with Olaf Bach within three months after the course to discuss follow-on and implementation questions

  • Certificate of participation

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How much

CHF 2’190.– Regular Price

CHF 1’890.– Early Bird (until July 11, 2017)

Terms and Conditions

By registering to the workshop you agree to our Terms and Conditions

Cancellation requests up to 6 weeks prior the course result in a 50% refund of the ticket price


Please contact Sonya Stocker for all inquiries
+41 44 520 9776

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