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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    

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Supervisory/Managerial Excellence

The purpose of the Supervisory/Managerial Excellence development plan is to equip participants with the basic supervisory and managerial skills needed to provide leadership within the Rice community. Designed for Rice employees who desire to learn how to effectively integrate management principles into their everyday practices, courses in this plan include:    

  • Crucial Conversations
  • Crucial Accountability
  • Influencer
  • Successful Supervision Series: Transitioning to Supervisor  
  • Successful Supervision Series: Supporting Change  
  • Successful Supervision Series: Performance Management  
  • Successful Supervision Series: Managing Complaints  
  • Successful Supervision Series: The Art of Delegating  
  • Job Description Writing: A Step by Step Approach   
  • Interviewing: More Than a Gut Feeling

Check back to see updates to this list.  Refer to  Course Descriptions - Supervisory/Managerial 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 Supervisory/Managerial Excellence.  

 Administrative/Research Excellence ~ Performance Excellence