Organizational Development and Effectiveness (ODE) is dedicated to developing engaged and empowered employees. With excellence and accountability leading the charge, we facilitate learning and growth experiences for faculty and staff, while providing customized support and consultations to individuals and teams during times of change.
Organizational Development and Effectiveness consults and collaborates with departments, supervisors and work groups to assess and tackle employee development needs. ODE assists in the implementation of change initiatives and provides customized tools, resources and learning experiences to support units. This includes, but is not limited to:
Using a strengths-based approach, ODE provides career coaching that helps employees:
ODE provides individualized performance support that helps employees and managers:
UB’s online tool, Performance Online Program (POP) allows supervisors and employees to access, complete and store performance programs and evaluations electronically. We provide customized support to supervisors by helping them to:
ODE offers a quarterly schedule of free professional development workshops to all UB faculty and staff. Workshops are interactive to ensure that knowledge and skills can be directly applied to your job. Workshops can also be customized to meet specific departmental needs.
For more information and to access our training catalog, visit: buffalo.edu/employee-training