Waterloo recognizes the benefits of lifelong learning and employee growth and development. To support this value, Organizational & Human Development (OHD) was formed in 2006 as a non-academic support unit to design and deliver a wide range of personal and professional training and development opportunities for the campus community.
OHD is committed to advancing and supporting the personal and professional growth of University of Waterloo employees to reach their highest potential. OHD’s mission is accomplished by creating innovative learning opportunities, cultivating collaborative partnerships, and engaging the campus community in lifelong learning.
To continuously improve the knowledge, skills, and abilities of all University of Waterloo employees to support exceptional service to our institution, our students, and our community.
- Lifelong Learning
- Create a culture of continuous learning and development
- Be responsive to our community's learning needs
- Foster a respectful, inclusive, and healthy workplace where all are valued
OHD Facts & Figures
2015 Canadian Award for Training Excellence - Facilitated Learning Silver Award
2016 Employee Engagement Award from the Greater Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Awards
NOTE: Currently all OHD employees are working remotely and our workshops and learning events are being offered virtually.
Organizational & Human Development is located on the first floor of East Campus 1 (EC1).
On campus mailing address: OHD, EC1
All workshops, unless specified, take place in EC1 1004 and 1023.
Our organizational structure
The OHD Organizational Chart