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  • Organizational and Professional Development instructor conducting a group exercise with a group of university employees.

Assessments and Consultation

Organizational development services help managers and employees enhance group dynamics and individual performance.

The doors of the Center for Teaching Excellence are open to faculty who wish to discuss specific teaching concerns and effectiveness as they relate to a particular class. Complete the General Teaching Consultation form on our website or contact us at 803-777-0640 or

  • Instructional Design Consultation
  • Blackboard Assistance
  • General Teaching Consultation

The Office of Distributed Learning assists faculty and academic units with online course delivery, from providing guidance through the course approval process to assisting with technical production and course accessibility. 

If you would like to know more about how our office can assist you in developing and delivering online courses, contact us at 803-777-7210 or to schedule a consultation.


OPD offers organizational development services which evaluate key factors, including the work environment, personal abilities and relationships. These services support individuals and groups dynamics and performance holistically.

  • Submit an OPD Request form.
  • Most services are free. Costs may apply if external resources or proprietary materials are required. Service agreements are negotiated in advance of all organizational development activities.
  • Performance Coaching
  • Design of Developmental Plans
  • 360 Feedback
  • Personality Type Assessments
  • Performance Improvement
  • Team Building/Development
  • Work Process Mapping
  • Diagnosis of Performance Issues
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Measurement Development
  • Succession Planning 
  • Employee Recognition
  • Change Management
  • Strategic Planning
  • Employee/Customer Surveys
  • Process Improvement
  • Retreat/Meeting Facilitation

OPD also offers a variety of assessments for individual and group development. Some assessments have a usage fee. 

A inventory to help learn your preferred style of conflict management and gives detailed suggestions for optimizing their personal conflict style.

A personality inventory based on Carl Jung’s psychological types to help you understand preferences (types) and differences.

Measures an individual’s tendencies based on DiSC theory to identify style and priorities.

Identifies your top talents and learn to use your strengths to succeed at work and life.

Identifies your style as a team member. Assess current strengths and increase effectiveness in a team.

A tool to help identify your leadership strengths and opportunities for improvement.

An instrument that helps individuals understand their needs and how their needs affect behavior at work.

Understand how we experience change, our change preferences and the preferences of others.

Evaluates your level of self-awareness and how you manage emotions and make decisions to increase potential and quality of relationships.

On great teams, people need to feel psychologically safe. Psychological Safety is the most important group norm of a team’s climate. This assessment helps to determine how safe people feel speaking up, asking questions and admitting errors. It is designed for use with intact work teams to identify how that climate provides for individual safety on the team, how much team respect is perceived and how well a team learns from successes and mistakes.

Learn the differentiators of exceptional teams that enable them to perform at high levels.

Currently assess how well your meetings are going at work and among your team.

Identifies key factors that contribute to a great workplace and learn which keys are meaningful to you at work.


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