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.

Current Activities

Our Strengthening Your Core program

Our Strengthening Your Core program is available now through July 20th! Strengthening Your Core 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 factors. Participants will gain further understanding of the behavioral factors and how they pertain to job performance, learn the behavioral factors and their definitions and be able to identify the metrics used by supervisors to rate each behavioral factor. More >

Upcoming Events

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Come and experience our Administrative Development Program (ADP) that will equip you with the tools, techniques, and behavioral skills you need to maximize your success! If you are looking to improve your skills in communication, technology, professionalism, and other areas, then this is the program for you. More >

This series consist of:

  • A four-part leadership series offered quarterly, as 90-minute sessions
  • Each session will cover two “Leadership Lessons” and all four sessions complete the series
  • Individuals who take all four sessions will receive a certificate of completion
  • Attendance is required at all sessions to receive the certificate of completion

    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 >

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    The Ask the Expert Panel Series is an organizational development (OD) intervention that was designed to provide managers and supervisors with an in-depth learning experience regarding critical topics within the City of Houston.View Now!

    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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