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.

Upcoming Events

Strengthening Your Core upcoming classes.

New program begins Friday, February 3, 2017. SYC is held weekly every Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the LDC. Come and experience our Strengthening Your Core Program that focuses on eight behavioral factors that are commonly chosen as part of the HEAR plan.This program is designed to provide you with more in-depth training on the eight behavioral
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Current Activities

ADP upcoming classes.

New track begins Monday, January 23, 2017. ADP courses are held weekly every Monday, from 8:30 a.m.to 12:30 p.m. at the LDC.
If you are looking to improve your skills in communication, technology, professionalism, and other areas, then this is the program for you. ADP is our multi-track program consisting of 16 sessions designed to enhance and empower administrative effectiveness and efficiency. Please note ADP is only available to administrative assistants and those who wish to be promoted to administrative assistant.
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Newsletter: The Competitive Edge

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The Competitive Edge is a monthly on-line publication that focuses on employee career development. Stay up-to-date on the latest in learning and development and training opportunities that matter most to you. More >

Photo Gallery

CAPS Class Graduation 2015.

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

Featured Video

Check out highlights from our 2nd Annual Career Development Symposium. The annual open-house training event was available to all City employees and was held in collaboration with our strategic partners.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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