Inaugurated by the then President of India, Shri R. Venkat Raman in the year 1990, COD has a spectacular harmony between nature and architectural brilliance. Its campus is spread across 4 -acres amidst lush greenery in the heart of the city with a total built-up area of 5000 sq. mtrs. The campus strikes as a tranquil environment with well-equipped amenities. The campus has a vast library, three conference halls with AV projectors, faculty and administration offices; air-conditioned executive hostel and many other facilities to host academicians, executives & visiting guests.
There are one main and two state of the art classroom style conference halls along with 12 faculty rooms. With a carpet area of 3000 sq.ft., the halls are air-conditioned and well-furnished and fitted with modern technology, such as A/V aids, projector/s etc.
For on-campus training programmes, the campus offers very good residential facilities. Spacious and well-furnished Wi-Fi enabled 37 air-conditioned rooms with LCD TV, recreation, well-equipped gym, a reception lounge, kitchen and air-conditioned dining facilities.
The COD library spread over 4000 sq. ft., houses over 6000 volumes in the areas of organization development, HR and change management, finance, operations management, strategy, etc. In addition, it has a select collection of video films and management games. Fifty national and international journals are subscribed for, on a regular basis.
The library has developed an integrated bibliographic database with over 40,000 records, using modules developed from CDS/ISIS software. It has the facility to provide specialized services, such as personalized selective dissemination of information, bibliographies on specific subjects and lists of new arrivals, not only to the staff of the center but also to a large number of participants attending executive education programmes. The library has adopted an open access system to facilitate easy utilization for the readers.