Welcome to the University of Washington! Throughout your career here,
I believe you will find that UW Professional & Organizational Development
(POD) is a comprehensive resource for on-the-job success, long-term
career growth, and organizational well-being.
POD’s mission is
to foster positive change in individuals and organizations at UW, and
we achieve this through a variety of programs and services. Our website
connects you with all we have to offer.
the menu on the left, you can access the POD Course
Catalog to view
our Quarterly Courses. These courses provide training on a variety
of topics, from communications to fiscal management and leadership.
- Under the Staff section
of the menu, you can learn about various professional and career development
opportunities. One such opportunity is POD’s Certificate Program,
which helps you focus your professional development in supervisory skills, fiscal management, or human resources administration.
- Those in leadership
roles can connect with various programs in the Leaders section of the menu. Leadership development opportunities include the
Strategic Leadership Program, which provides comprehensive leadership
training for new or newly promoted supervisors at the UW. Also of potential
interest to leaders is the University Consulting Alliance, which offers
consultation expertise in many areas, including coaching, retreat facilitation,
conflict resolution, and teambuilding.
- Under Other POD Links,
you can access information about two programs that POD helps administer:
Faculty Grants Management and the State of Washington's Tuition Exemption Program. You can also access
our Policies page, which includes information on the UW Release Time
I hope POD will become a valuable resource for you, as it has
for many UW employees. If you have questions about any of our programs
and services, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call 206-543-1957.
Congratulations on your position at the University of Washington! Best
wishes for a long and rewarding career at UW.
Professional & Organizational Development