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Competencies are skills or behaviors that are essential for success in specific roles. Professional & Organizational Development (POD) has mapped 21 competencies to our regularly offered courses:

  • Coaching and Mentoring
  • Collaboration
  • Communication
  • Creative Thinking
  • Functional Expertise
  • Influencing Others
  • Interpersonal Relations
  • Leading Change
  • Leading Others
  • Managing Self
  • Organizational Awareness
  • Planning and Organizing
  • Problem-Solving and Decision-Making
  • Process Improvement
  • Recognizing Others
  • Service Orientation
  • Speaking and Presenting
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Teamwork
  • Valuing the Individual
  • Writing

Access POD’S Competency Handout (PDF) to find courses that relate to competencies you wish to develop for on-the-job success or career advancement, as well as descriptions for each competency. Courses are listed in order of primary and secondary applicability to each competency.