Learning and Development Center
Welcome to the Learning and Development Center -The Center for Excellence
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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Please sign up for our new upcoming classes for the months of February to April 2018. 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 >
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The next SYC program class is on Friday, March 02, 2018. Please register to join us on this date.
In this program participants will:
- Gain further understanding of the behavioral factors and how they pertain to job performance
- Learn the behavioral factors and their definitions
- Be able to identify the metrics used by supervisors to rate each behavioral factor More >
The next class on Creating a HEAR Plan is on Tuesday, February 20, 2018. Please register to join us on this date.
The Creating a HEAR Plan course will offer supervisors and managers the opportunity to create HEAR plans in Talent Management System. More >
The next class on HEAR Assessment is on Thursday, February 22, 2018. Please register to join us on this date.
The HEAR Assessment course will offer supervisors and managers the opportunity to conduct unscheduled HEAR assessments in Talent Management System. More >
The next class is on Tuesday, March 6, 2018. Please register to join us on this date.
This course focuses on:
- Creating a new presentation
- Editing text and working with placeholders
- Inserting and modifying AutoShapes
- Inserting and modifying a picture
- Creating a table
- Adding speaker notes to a presentation
- Setting transitions and animations
- Adding and modifying a design
- Creating a background
- Uploading a file to OneDrive More >
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Featured Micro-learning Videos and Games
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 >
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