Employee Development

The talent and organizational development team is dedicated to helping employees develop both personally and professionally. Our team delivers a range of solutions, from instructor-led development courses to self-paced eLearning and individualized development plans.

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Individual Development Plans

Development plans are structured planning documents to help you and your supervisor to determine:

  1. Where are you now?

  2. Where do you want to be?

  3. How do we realistically get there?


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Not sure where to start? Our team will offer both self-paced and instructor-led courses on building development plans for employees and supervisors. Please reach out to our team if you have questions prior to the training dates.

Employees: Creating an Individualized Development Plan

  • Summary: An individualized development plan is a customized plan for development that is focused on you – your goals, your strengths, your opportunities. By using a template and consistent process, we can create a clear path to development with a timeline for deliverables to discuss with a supervisor and mentor.

Supervisors: Coaching Employees for Development

  • Summary: Identify your role and responsibilities as a coach and mentor in the Individual Development Plan (IDP) process and practice development plan coaching opportunities.

Coaching: Introductory and Advanced Sessions

  • Coach Masters I: Intro session
    • Summary: Interested in learning about professional coaching? Join us! Coach Masters I will introduce you to preliminary coaching methodology and define its correlation to behavioral development.
    • Dates: Fall 2022
  • Coach Masters II : Advanced session
    • Summary: Aimed at the next level of personal and professional development, the advanced session builds upon coaching practices by training you to use customizable guiding instruments that aid in goal setting and problem solving.
    • Dates: Fall 2022

CU Grow

CU Grow provides a framework to support the personal and professional growth of Clemson University staff in full-time positions. Through workshops and training, skills development, experiential learning, and volunteer service, CU Grow makes transformational change possible.

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New Employee Orientation

Clemson University’s New Employee Orientation is an opportunity to discover Clemson University's rich history and culture, learn about benefits offerings, and get all of your questions answered. Participants will also enjoy a memorable networking luncheon at one of the University's dining halls, a campus tour and more.

Register via Tiger Training.

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University Required Training

New employees are required to complete a number of different training courses. These courses are assigned to you in Tiger Training, the Training Management System.

  • Access Tiger Training to view and complete your training assignments.
  • For additional information, or training on your role in the Tiger Training system, please contact tigertraining@clemson.edu.

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Percipio is an online learning management software that provides free professional development opportunities for Clemson University faculty, staff and students. From IT Skills to business skills, Percipio offers content for learners of all levels.

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Tiger Training Learning Library

Tiger Training Learning Library is the course catalog of optional, professional development based courses for supervisors and employees within Clemson University’s training management system.

Access Tiger Training to view and register for courses and trainings.

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Academic Impressions

Academic Impressions offers professional development designed specifically for Faculty and Staff in Higher Education.

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Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

The Employee Assistance Program (EAP) offers personal and professional learning opportunities and online seminars for employees and supervisors.

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University Development

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President’s Leadership Institute

A leadership development program that is designed to support and develop professional and personal leadership within a diverse and inclusive community of faculty and staff at Clemson University.

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Trailblazers: Provost’s Mentoring Initiative for Faculty

Trailblazers: Provost’s Mentoring Initiative for Faculty will prepare tenured faculty for leadership roles in academic or professional organizations while furthering institutional diversity at Clemson University.

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DISC Assessment

DISC helps individuals understand themselves, learn strategies to improve interaction with others and more. Complete the assessment and debrief with a certified coach.

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A revolutionary tool for measuring talents. Complete the assessment with your team to identify the areas where you (and your team) have the greatest potential for building strength.

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Strategic Inclusive Excellence Certificate

A multi-part workshop series designed to provide participants with skills necessary for advancing equity, diversity and inclusion.

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Intercultural Development Inventory

Intercultural Development Inventory

A psychometric instrument that assesses intercultural competence. Faculty and staff can complete the assessment and debrief with a qualified administrator.

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Green Zone Training

Training that provides faculty, staff, and students with an understanding of the military experience of student veterans as they transition from the military to campus life.

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Custom Teambuilding and Assessments

From icebreakers to competency assessments and activities, The Talent and Organizational Development team can provide a customized approach to meet your team’s training development needs.

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Youth Learning Institute

YLI offers a wide range of knowledge-building services to help your team succeed. Services include both soft skills and emotional capacity as well as professional research and evaluation.

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Center for Corporate Learning

Stay in the game with Professional Development and Executive Education from the Clemson University Center for Corporate Learning.

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True Colors

A simplified assessment that provides a light, fun and engaging way of connecting with other team members as well as gaining a greater understanding of their motivations or preferred work styles.

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Communication Style Assessment

A simplified assessment for understanding your preferred communication style and approach to work. Individuals are broken into four groups - Doers, Thinkers, Influencers and Connectors.

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Academic Impressions

Professional development designed specifically for Faculty and Staff in Higher Education.

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Percipio is an online learning management software that provides free professional development opportunities for Clemson University faculty, staff and students.

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