Competencies are skills or behaviors that are essential for success in specific roles. Professional & Organizational Development has identified the following competencies for UW staff and leaders. Competencies are mapped to POD offerings and are clustered in five areas of excellence: individual, interpersonal, operational, leadership, and organizational.
- Accountability and integrity
- Building effective teams
- Change and resilience
- Collaboration and teamwork
- Conflict management
- Customer focus
- Developing employees
- Hiring and staffing
- Information and technology
- Innovation and creativity
- Interpersonal savvy
- Managing and measuring work
- Organizational acumen
- Planning and prioritization
- Problem solving and decision making
- Process and project management
- Race, equity, and difference
- Speaking and presenting
- Strategic ability
- UW policies and systems
- Written communications
Make sure to save POD’s Guide to Workplace Competencies (PDF) so you can easily identify courses, services, and resources that relate to competencies you wish to develop.
Competency Spotlight: Process and Project Management
Because we are all working to increase effectiveness across the University.
Improve your ability to get things done, simplify processes, measure results, organize people and activities, and use resources effectively and efficiently.
Explore our current offerings that will help you develop the competency process and project management:
- Accomplishing More With Less (QW001)
- Designing the End-User Experience (Q1310)
- Kaizen Methods and Practice (Q1251)
- Process Improvement Tools (Q1170)
- Project Management for the Non-Project Manager (Q1350)
Consulting services and resources: