Organizational Development and Learning (OD&L) aims to drive strategic learning and development through robust solutions, enabling individuals and teams to achieve extraordinary results in education, research, and patient care.  Our team offers classes and workshops, program development and consulting services.

BU knows that our talent is a valuable asset and supports the continual growth and development of our employees.  As strategic partners to the University community, we ensure that our employees have access to the innovative tools and learning opportunities they need to support the achievement of the University’s goals.

Leadership and Management Programs

OD&L offers a wide variety of leadership and management related learning opportunities. Two of our major programs include:

Choose to Learn Live

The Choose to Learn Live program consists of live and virtual sessions featuring industry and internal experts that focus on relevant business and work-life balance topics that foster development. Programs are offered as live, in-person events and are also accessible via webinar, and recorded for later viewing.

Choose to Manage

The Choose to Manage Program provides managers with the tools, skills, knowledge and processes to be an effective manager.

Management, Acumen, Performance (M.A.P.)

Management, Acumen, Performance (M.A.P.) is a new program geared to leaders, managers or individual contributors who are looking for the next development step –to gain leadership skills in their current roles or prepare for an increase of scope in responsibilities.

Choose to Lead

The Choose to Lead Program prepares leaders for future roles at Boston University.  Participants are nominated by senior leaders to participate in a year long program focused on building skill and competencies required to be a successful leader at Boston University.

Terrier eDevelopment

Terrier eDevelopment is a web-based e-learning platform that allows BU staff and faculty to have instant access to online learning content, including courses, videos, e-books, and training documents.

Check out all these offerings here

Other OD&L Services

Organizational Development and Learning offers various learning programs and services to BU’s faculty and staff members, including consulting with schools/colleges, departments and individuals on their development needs, workshops, learning programs and more.

Boston University employees also have access to a number of learning opportunities: