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Talent Development empowers employees through education and engagement

Talent Development at Virginia Tech empowers our diverse workforce through strategic professional development, cultivating leadership engagement, offering collaborative learning for faculty and staff, and supporting individual contributors with career-aligned skill-building.  Talent Development fosters a continuous learning culture where: 

  • Leaders are engaged in meaningful and relevant learning opportunities to understand what it means to be a leader at Virginia Tech and know how to get things done. Talent Development supports the development of current and future leaders in a supportive community environment.
  • Individual Contributors are supported with curated skill-building professional development content to make learning easier, more accessible, and supportive of career aspirations. Talent Development programs may be offered for general employee participation either virtually or in person and require at least 10 registrants for the program to be held.
  • Teams who engage together around learning and development topics are more productive and effective in their overall growth and productivity. Talent Development is prepared to lead and engage teams of any size in training, team building, and strategic outcomes.
  • An enriching Professional Development Community organized with practitioners are developing and delivering collaborative learning opportunities for faculty and staff to be more efficient and engaged at work.

To find learning opportunities to support your goals for development:

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North End Center, Suite 2300 (0318)
300 Turner Street NW
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Hours 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Phone 540-231-9331
Fax 540-231-7986

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