ITAP Alliance


In order to serve clients globally ITAP has developed an alliance of companies called the ITAP Alliance. To support clients, the  ITAP Alliance offers:

  1. Global reach and delivery, and integrated, value-added expertise across the principal HRD / OD and cross-cultural management development agendas
  2. Access to an integrated international network of co-operative companies across the major economic centers of the world (a globally distributed delivery system)
  3. Cooperation partners in many other countries besides those mentioned here who can deliver consulting and training in many languages.

The ITAP Alliance was developed to:

  1. Provide member companies with opportunities to broaden their local services into a genuinely international, global offering for their clients and for the development and internationalization of their staff
  2. Provide a platform for member companies to access and market the intellectual property (IP) and consultancy services of ITAP International and of the other Group member companies in support of their local consultancy practices and their local clients
  3. Develop economies of scale for all Group member companies in support of R&D related to tools, product and service offerings, in organization and administration, and with regard to avenues of professional development
  4. Facilitate members working with like-minded professionals seeking to improve cultural understanding in business and society throughout the world.

The ITAP Affiliate companies are those companies who seek to access the ITAP network and who make a formal commitment to the obligations of the organization. ITAP Affiliates are responsible for developing the ITAP network within their region, and often are the lead partner for a given geography / country.

Affiliate responsibilities include co-branding with ITAP and proactively marketing and developing client relationships. Affiliate consultants are trained to deliver the Intellectual Property (IP) of ITAP International, and are expected to bring clients to the network.

ITAP Affiliates meet strict quality standards and deep service capability criteria and provide quality services in the cross-cultural and human resources fields in their home countries. They also support projects globally as their expertise allows and they may be allowed to bring Intellectual Property to ITAP and other Alliance Affiliate and Associate companies.

This growing network provides broad client coverage in many regions of the world (see ITAP Executive Team for the list of Regional Leaders). Please let us know if you would like further information about the Alliance, about becoming an ITAP International Affiliate company, or you can contact these firms directly.

ITAP Affiliate Companies (by country/region)


ODE Consulting / ITAP Singapore, China, India

ODE Consulting

ODE Consulting was established in Singapore in 1996 with the vision of partnering organizations to drive high performance cultures, bring out the best in their human capital, facilitate transformation and deliver business results.

ODE's business excellence framework comprises of strategic management, leadership and change management, sales and marketing, project and human resource management. They offer learning, consulting, coaching and blended learning solutions to address business challenges and deliver value by enabling change.

ODE has an excellent track record and serves key clients across Asia Pacific, in the Banking and Finance, Education, Government, Healthcare, Infocomm Technology (ICT), Insurance, Logistics, Pharmaceutical and Real Estate Industries, but to name a few.

ODE/ITAP China (Beijing and Shanghai)

ODE supports the Asia Pacific region with operations in China with the establishment of ODE Consulting in Shanghai in 2003 and Beijing in 2010.

ODE India

Most recently, ODE opened in Mumbai and New Delhi, India (2012).

CMC Business Solutions / ITAP Philippines

CMC Business Solutions, Inc.

For years, CMC Business Solutions has been helping companies and individuals deal with the challenges of a dynamic world, understanding the needs of their clients and finding the best ways to improve knowledge, skills and behaviors to be at par with this demanding and ever changing business world.




OD Corea / ITAP Asia Pacific

ITAP Asia PacificITAP Asia Pacific is located in Seoul, South Korea and headed by a management team with significant business experience in both Belgium and Korea. Their working languages are English, French and Korean. They have extensive experience in multi-office international operations and cross-cultural consulting. Dr. Saehi Han is the Practice Director for ITAP's Outsourced and Start-Up HR practice.

ITAP's unique software, e-StrategyMapper, developed in Korea, assists clients in creating a strategy map for their business or division. This software also help manage the strategy implementation/action plans through the use of a Balanced Scorecard approach. In addition, ITAP Asia Pacific offers clients a Change Management Tracking System to help identify whether cultural impediments to change are strong or weak. This information help companies know where specific cultural emphasis is needed to succeed in their change efforts.

ITAP Asia Pacific is also the regional office for most of Asia. The regional leader is Dr. Ha-Young Woo.


TWIST Consulting Group / ITAP Europe

TWIST Consulting GroupTWIST Consulting Group - specializes in National and International Staff Development. They are an international and cross-culturally competent team of Senior-Consultants and Consultants located in Munich, Germany. Their clients are German as well as international companies - their target groups are their professionals and managers. They conduct psychologically based trainings, organization and team development exercises and coaching as well as Assessment- and Development Centers in German, English, Russian, Chinese, Spanish and French, nationally and internationally.

TWIST Consulting Group / ITAP Europe is also the regional office for Eastern and Western Europe. The regional leader is Dr. Claudia Harss.


ITAP Americas / ITAP International

ITAP International Inc.ITAP Americas is a wholly-owned subsidiary of ITAP International and manages the ITAP Global Consulting Group. ITAP Americas and ITAP International are located in Princeton, NJ USA and serve global clients world wide. We specialize in helping clients at the intersection of business and cultural issues. ITAP is one of only 2 companies worldwide that are endorsed by Geert Hofstede to represent the Hofstede franchise due to our deep understanding of his work and our ability to apply the cultural framework to create global business solutions.

ITAP Americas is also the regional office for the Americas and the headquarters for ITAP International. Catherine Mercer Bing is the Managing Director for ITAP Americas and the CEO of ITAP International.