Department of Human Development and Consumer Sciences
The programs listed here can be tailored to meet your organization's needs. If you are interested in re-designing any of the programs below, contact Manzur Vasquez at 713-743-4110.
To register for any of these programs, visit the Continuing Education Website.
This course is organized in a "blended" format where parts of this class are completed online in between our face-to-face meetings. Participants will gain an understanding of current research and practice on facilitator roles, techniques and methods that can be used to support and guide small group processes.
- Discuss current research and trends in small group and team facilitation.
- Describe the role of human resource development professionals as group facilitators.
- Explain facilitator competencies and issues that concern small group facilitation processes.
- Plan and use facilitative techniques and methods appropriate for small group and team settings.
- Reflect and assess individual and group effectiveness in facilitative settings.
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Participants gain a formal understanding of facilitator roles, technique and methods. Participants gain a solid research and practice foundation.
To register, visit the Continuing Education Website.
The Strategic Foresight program is offered as a 5-day, project-based, face-to-face workshop. Participants learn to anticipate disruptive change and work towards the creation of transformational change, in order to influence the future of their organizations, companies and communities. Participants can obtain the Certificate if they complete a project within a given number of weeks after the program delivery.
Designing Organization Development Interventions - 2.4 CEUs
Apply behavioral science knowledge and practices to improve individual, group and organization effectiveness. Learn to identify, evaluate and design appropriate interventions to move an organization to a desired future state. Includes a selection of readings and discussions.
Instructor: Dr. Consuelo Waight
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The department of Human Development and Consumer Science, currently offers five undergraduate certificate programs for professional advancement and/or an academic foundation for participants who wish to transition to the bachelor's degree.
For more information on any of these call 713-743-4110, or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.