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 September 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

Strengthening Your Core upcoming classes.

Strengthening Your Core classes are underway and available for registration the next class is on Friday, September 29, 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 Tuesday, September 26, 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 HEAR Assessment Training >
More on Creating HEAR Plans >

Featured Class

Social Awareness and Cultural Diversity

The next class is on Tuesday, September 26, 2017. After completing this course, you will be able to increase your knowledge of different cultural backgrounds and identities. Heighten awareness of personal biases and the impact of those biases in the workplace. This class focuses on:
1.) Stereotypes and biases 2.) Perceptions 3. )Active listening skills to receive messages in a diverse environment 4.) Identify ways to encourage diversity in the workplace, and prevent and discourage discrimination.
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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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