University Organizational and Professional Development enables individuals and teams throughout the university to perform at peak effectiveness. The department oversees the design and delivery of professional, leadership, organizational, and diversity development programs that are available to all employees. The programs support the development of VT-shaped employees and provide the tools and skills that are the foundation of purpose-driven engagement.

Latest News


Registration open for fall 2017 professional development workshops           
Registration is now open for fall 2017 University Organizational and Professional Development (UOPD) courses.

Employees will be recognized for completing certificate programs 
On July 19, more than 220 employees will be recognized for completing their certificate programs at the Employee Development Certificate Program ceremony.



North End Center, Suite 2300 (0538)
300 Turner Street NW
Blacksburg, VA 24061

540-231-6479 (fax)


All Workshops

While not all workshops are offered every semester, a full listing of all professional and diversity development workshops is available.