Learning and Development Center

Welcome to the Learning and Development Center -The Center for Excellence

Here is the LDC logo. The Learning and Development Center (LDC) is a strategy development and employee performance improvement organization. We offer comprehensive training solutions that significantly impact performance and institutional 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.

The LDC provides training opportunities at its two-story, 54,000 square foot state-of-the-art facility on a space-available basis for other organizations. Our clients include City of Houston departments and employees, and other municipalities, public agencies, non-profit agencies, and private businesses in the greater Houston area.

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The Learning and Development Center classes

Please sign up for our new upcoming classes for the months of November through December 2017. The classes we offer are on the topics of business, computer and management skills. Classes are subject to change. For accurate and updated information, please contact the LDC at 832-395-4900. More >

Upcoming Events

Ignite Your Career Event.

The Career Development Symposium is an annual open-house training event for City employees, please registar now. Please save the date of Tuesday, November 28, 2017 to join us on this date.

Fuel your work life and IGNITE YOUR CAREER. City employees who are seeking to feed their professional careers with positive energy that could lead to true accomplishments are invited to attend the 3rd Annual Career Development Symposium.More >

Current Activities

Conflict Resolution: Building Workplace Relationships

The next class is on Wednesday, November 29, 2017. Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Understand the importance of building and maintaining good relationships
  • Understand the key role that attitude plays in workplace and career success
  • Analyze your interpersonal style to work more effectively with others
  • Determine interpersonal strengths and trouble spots
  • Understand your conflict management approach
  • Apply active listening skills for conflict resolution
  • More >

Featured Class

Conducting Productive Meetings

The next class is on Wednesday, November 29, 2017. Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to conduct productive meetings by organizing ahead of time, handling difficult situations with tact, and following the agenda.

This course focuses on:

  • Creating and following an agenda
  • Setting up the meeting space
  • Incorporating electronic options
  • Defining meeting roles and responsibilities
  • Chairing a meeting
  • Dealing with disruptions
  • Taking effective minutes
  • Register Now >

    Photo Gallery

    CAPS Class Graduation 2015.

    Browse through our photo gallery for a better look at our facility and latest events. View here >

    Featured Micro-learning Videos and Games

    LDC social media micro-learning videos.

    Check out our new featured micro-learning game. Learn about "The Do's and Don'ts of Social Media" within the workplace through our new game. View Here >

    Contact Information: Learning and Development Center | 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.

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