Office of Talent & Organizational Development

Welcome to the Office of Talent & Organizational Development - The Center for Excellence

The Office of Talent & Organizational Development (OT&OD) offers comprehensive training solutions that significantly impact performance and organizational outcomes

Our consultancy is comprised of an experienced team of professionals with the knowledge and capabilities to design and implement strategies that help our clients achieve their goals.

Our primary focus is to provide transformational learning programs that enhance the skills, job competencies, and improve performance and overall satisfaction for the City of Houston's workforce.

Training is conducted at its corporate university. Our clients include City of Houston departments and employees, other municipalities, public agencies, non-profit agencies, and private businesses in the greater Houston area.

The OT&OD is a strategic development and employee performance improvement organization, delivering learning programs designed to empower and augment employee skills and competencies for improved performance and job satisfaction. We offer comprehensive training solutions that significantly affect performance and institutional outcomes.

Our mission is to build a first-class responsive and results-oriented workforce by providing:

Learning that meets critical business goals.

Lifelong learning opportunities that will prepare employees for life and work in an evolving technological society.

Our Values
  • Demonstrating a passion for what we do
  • Advocating respect & integrity
  • Striving for excellence
  • Promoting teamwork & collaboration
  • Advancing educational experiences
  • Adapting to a constantly changing workforce

Awards and Recognition

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Recipient of’s prestigious 2015 Leadership (LEAD) 500 Excellence Award that salutes the world’s top leadership practitioners and highlights their roles in developing their people, recognized for distinction in internal programs.

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SABA Recipient of Saba’s 2015 Customer Excellence Award, recognized for excellence in Talent Management.

Office of Talent & Organizational Development | 4501 Leeland Street | Houston, TX 77023 | Phone: 832-395-4900 | Fax: 832-395-4892
Hours of Operation: Mon-Fri: 6:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.