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.

New Class Headline

The emerging leaders training program.

Do you wish you knew how to save your files so you can access them anywhere? Do you want to share your files with other people? In this two hour training course, you will discover the various functions and apps found in the Office 365 suite. Register Now >

Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to:
1.)Identify the options available in Office 365 2.)Recognize the differences between working in the Office 365 portal and working in the full application 3.)Identify the new features in Office

Upcoming Events

Strengthening Your Core upcoming classes.

Strengthening Your Core classes are underway and available for registration the next class is on Friday, August 4, 2017.
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 More >

Current Activities

HEAR training

The Learning and Development Center (LDC) will offer additional training sessions to Managers and Supervisors on conducting HEAR Assessments. The next class is on Wednesday, July 27, 2017.
1.) How to successfully conduct unscheduled, annual, 5-month, and 11-month HEAR assessments. 2.)The difference between scheduled and unscheduled assessments. 3.) The frequency of conducting unscheduled assessments. 4.) The specific steps involved in conducting each assessment, How to release an assessment for finalization. More >

New Program Headline

The emerging leaders training program.

EMERGING LEADERS TRAINING PROGRAM Employees can lead from any position in the organization. This program will develop and enhance the leadership skills of non-supervisory employees. Register Now >

Upon completion of this course participants will learn:
1.)How to operate with the big picture in mind 2.)How to own their own professional development 3.)How their communication skills can make or break them 4.)How to have a reputation for setting high standards and achieving their goals 5.)How sometimes it is all about their behavior/conduct

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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