Training & Organizational Development (T&OD) works to support employees by empowering, strengthening and inspiring them to reach their full potential both personally and here at NC State in their professions. T&OD strives to build a true learning organization where employees are learning all of the time. We support this learning and professional development primarily through our instructor-led courses and certificate programs, our comprehensive online learning system, and through our organizational development services. T&OD provides both free and fee-based programs and services.

Instructor-Led Courses / Certificate Programs

Our instructor-led courses and certificate programs are designed to serve as a refresher or develop new professional development skills. These programs provide NC State employees the opportunity to enhance job skills, knowledge and abilities thereby strengthening the services and operations of individuals and intact work teams.

Online Professional Development - Compass

Our online professional development system, called the Compass, offers more than 3,200 online professional development courses in a wide variety of fields including project management, communication, and supervisory best practices, dealing with conflicts, strategic planning, IT and much more. This system provides access to more than 33,000 books and videos.

Organizational Development Services

T&OD offers organizational development consulting to assist departments, teams and leaders with creating and enhancing organizational effectiveness and managing the complex change that is inherent in a dynamic workplace. We partner with university leaders, work teams and individuals to design and develop the best solution to improve effectiveness, achieve goals, build capacity, and creatively manage challenges and change. Our solutions for strategic planning, goal setting and team-building sessions enable higher-performing work environments. To learn more about how we can best assist you, please contact or call (919) 515-7844.

How to Register

If enrolling in courses, certificate programs or the Compass, you’ll register via the MyPACK Portal. See instructions below. To register for a course, please log-in to MyPACK Portal and follow this menu path: Main Menu > Employee Self Service > Learning and Development > Request Training Enrollment If you are a Centennial Affiliate and would like to register for courses or request other services, please contact or call 919-515-7844.

For External Partners

Directions & Parking

Parking required a permit in most spaces in Administrative Services Center and building II parking lot. We currently have ‘C’ employee spaces and a few ‘visitor’ spaces. Many visitors also choose to park in the the West parking deck where ‘C’ and ‘W’ permits are allowed. You can also utilize the Pay-by- Space located next to the West Deck. The cost for pay-by-spaces include:
$10 per day - using a parking permit hang tag.
$2 per hour/$1 per each additional partial hour - using the pay lots up to $10 per day.
$2 per hour; $1 per each additional half hour - using Pay-by-Space machines.

T&OD Mission

Training and Organizational Development (T&OD) provides professional development services for individuals and teams within the NC State University employee community and to External Partners. Our services include organizational consulting, individual coaching, instructor-led and online learning, and both leadership and policy certificate programs, resulting in a culture of continuous improvement.