Management Essentials Training Program Reminder

Learning & Organizational Development would like to remind all non-faculty managers that you are required to attend the Management Essentials supervisor training program. The memo announcing this important university initiative was distributed from Vice Chancellor Scott Douglass and Provost Warwick Arden on September 26th, 2017. Please register for one of the many available scheduling options by Read More »

Achieve Goals with If-Then Plans

Goals like lose weight and exercise more are too vague. Increase your chances of achieving goals by pairing specific conditions with specific actions. If it’s 3:00 I will walk up and down three flights of stairs — exactly what to do, and when and where to do it.  In this video, Dr. Heidi Grant Halvorson Read More »

Management Essentials: Manager/Supervisory Training

Coming Soon! NC State University is committed to the investment of employee training and professional development to foster a culture of excellence and continuous improvement. As part of our campus-wide training initiative, we are excited to announce a new, two-day interactive training program, Management Essentials, designed to provide our managers and supervisors with the foundational Read More »

HR Academy

Certificate Program covering HR & Legal topics Enroll now in HR Academy! This program connects participants to campus experts who facilitate over 20 policy and procedure course topics related to human resources, legal and compliance, and other NC State University functions. Learning and Organizational Development has updated the Employee Path and Supervisor Path with additional Read More »


University Business Practice Program This four – module certificate program presents an overview of the University’s core administrative business practices. Those attending this program will hear presentations from 28 business units as they explain their services provided to NC State University. The program begins with Module I. Register now for July 21 start. Registration will Read More »

Work for Outsight More than Insight

Leaders are advised to get in touch with themselves through introspection about the past. But the past is not the future. Work for outsight, not insight.  In this video, Herminia Ibarra encourages you to do things that are unusual for you. Make a list of new activities and relationships you will pursue over the next Read More »

Leading Change at All Levels

The traditional change model is top-down. This restricts the range of ideas. Distributed-leadership organizations encourage ideas from people at all levels. The emphasis is on agility, innovation, and speed — sensing and seizing opportunities quickly.  In this video, Deborah Ancona, Director of the MIT Leadership Center at MIT Sloan School of Management presents a new Read More »

SHRA Performance Appraisal Program Training

NC State University implemented the new SHRA Performance Appraisal Program effective April 1, 2017, beginning with the 2017-2018 performance appraisal cycle. Please note that training is mandatory for Supervisors of SHRA employees. The Employee Relations team has been partnering with College and Division Human Resources Representatives to present Supervisor training sessions within the colleges and divisions.  In addition, the Read More »