Career Development

Onsite Training

In addition to open-enrollment, noncredit certificates, seminars, and workshops, UT’s Professional Development Center (PDC) provides customized, onsite training for public and private sector organizations. Each year we conduct more than 300 customized programs at work sites around Texas and around the world that help businesses, agencies, and other organizations improve both personal and organizational performance.

Onsite training allows us to customize course content to address your needs, is application-oriented and interactive (critical for adult learning), and helps employees develop and improve skills that can raise productivity and lower costs. Your employees will learn from instructors who are experienced practitioners of the topics they teach.

We can work with you as your training partner or you can outsource some or all of your training to us.

Program Areas

  • Leadership and management
  • Process management
  • Project management
  • Team building
  • Finance and accounting
  • Human resources
  • Marketing and sales
  • Business communication

Clients and Training Partners

  • Ambion
  • American Achievement Corporation
  • American Express Financial Services
  • Austin Board of Realtors
  • BAE Systems
  • Capital Metro
  • Checkpoint Software Technologies
  • Cisco Systems
  • Dell
  • ERCOT
  • City of Georgetown
  • IBM
  • Ion Storm
  • MD Anderson
  • Midway Austin
  • NetQos
  • Round Rock ISD
  • TCDRS
  • TCEQ
  • Texas Association of Counties
  • Texas DOT
  • Texas Gas Service
  • Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
  • Texas Medical Association
  • Texas Municipal League - IRP
  • TCDRS
  • TCEQ
  • Texas Association of Counties
  • Texas DOT
  • Texas Gas Service
  • Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
  • Texas Medical Association
  • Texas Municipal League - IRP
  • Texas Parks and Wildlife
  • Texas Youth Commission
  • The University of Texas at Austin
  • The University of Texas System

Performance Excellence consultation services

The University of Texas Center for Performance Excellence (UTCPE) is a regional Central Texas entry level Malcolm Baldrige Quality Award Program that serves as a catalyst for improving organizational performance. The National program is sponsored by the National Institute of Standards and Technology, under the U.S. Department of Commerce. The seven categories of Baldrige Criteria are a comprehensive tool for assessing your organization:

  • Leadership
  • Strategic Planning
  • Customer and Market Focus
  • Measurement, Analysis, and Knowledge Management
  • Human Resource Focus
  • Process Management
  • Business Results

Customized Baldrige-related consulting on your site.

  • Understand your organization
  • Assess your organization
  • Board meeting
  • Retreat
  • Other

Benefits of Baldrige Criteria for Performance Excellence Training

  • Accelerate organizational capabilities to improve products, services, and capabilities
  • Enhance success
  • Recognize and learn from best practices in other organizations
  • Gain an internal perspective of your organization’s health via the written assessment process
  • Enhance leadership skills in the area of organizational improvement