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Physical Address:
Office of Learning and Professional Development
5615 Kirby Dr, Suite 360
Houston, Texas 77005

Mailing Address:
Human Resources
Office of Learning and Professional Development
P.O. Box 1892, MS 98
Houston, Texas 77251-1892

Telephone: 713-348-6130
Fax: 713-348-5428
Email: learn@rice.edu  

Learning and Professional Development Staff    

Map and Directions  

Performance Excellence

The purpose of the Performance Excellence development plan is to provide tools that help you increase your productivity and improve your ability to produce results.  Designed specifically for Rice employees who desire to take their professional effectiveness to the next level, courses in this plan include:  

  • Crucial Conversations 
  • Crucial Accountability 
  • Influencer 
  • Change Anything
  • Taking Charge of Change 
  • Personal Accountability and the QBQ  
  • Accountability That Works  
  • An Introduction to Project Management  
  • Fundamentals of Business Writing  
  • Advanced Business Writing  
  • A Taste of FISH!  

Check back to see updates to this list.  Refer to  Course Descriptions - Performance Excellence  for more details about each class, or visit Course Description, Schedule, and Registration Page for schedules and descriptions of learning opportunities that support your commitment to Performance Excellence.  

Administrative/Research Excellence ~ Supervisory/Managerial Excellence