Consultants Development Institute

The Consultants Development Institute
- Provides very practical and accessible online courses,
- With highly experienced faculty,
- And ongoing peer support and accountabilities,
- To provide learners the core knowledge and skills
- To be successful in any consulting role – a role that involves advising, facilitating, training or coaching in for-profit, nonprofit or government organizations.
CDI’s learning platform uses a state-of-the-art, blended learning approach with resources that you can easily access at any time. You get instruction through concise, online videos – each packed with practical, step-by-step instructions. Short quizzes affirm your learning from each course.
Concurrently, you can frequently share questions, answers and resources with other learners and faculty in the facilitated, online discussion group. Faculty share frequent tips and have decades of experience in teaching consulting skills.
You access numerous step-by-step tools that you can immediately download to use and share with others. The videos specify when to use each tool during your consulting.
You also access a portal with 1000s of online, free, supplemental resources related to consulting. You use your private Learning Journal to document your ongoing learning and development.
We are open to collaborating with organizations, including to professionally develop their constituents and to host their curriculum related to consulting and its various roles. We invite you to explore our website, including about our organization, programs, services and support.
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Principles in Organizational Consulting (CDI)

This Series provides easy-to-understand explanations and downloadable tools to build your acumen in business and guiding successful change. The Series provides clear and concise descriptions to help you understand the “big picture” of organizations, including the various activities within them and how they all work together, whether in [...]
Average: 10 ( 3 votes )

Authentic Engagement With Clients (and Others) (CDI)

In this Series about the “soft” skills, you’ll clarify your own values, perspectives and biases and then how to manage them for positive change with others. You’ll know how always sustain collaborative and productive relationships with your clients and others. You’ll be equipped to conduct powerful coaching conversations for [...]
Average: 7 ( 3 votes )