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Starting Tuesday, March 17th, University Human Resources will be primarily operating in a remote fashion. Our goal is to minimize disruption and maintain operations as normally as possible. The S. Jackson St. University Human Resources office and the Training and Development Center will be closed beginning March 17th. Our staff will be working remotely to allow for social distancing while we still do what is required to serve our students, faculty and staff.

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Leadership Development

"Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other." - John F. Kennedy


High Impact Leadership: Essentials

The High Impact Leadership: Essentials program is designed for high-performing individuals who demonstrate leadership potential regardless of position title at UGA. Any staff or faculty member interested in building a strong foundation of essential leadership skills will benefit from this cohort program. This program is especially valuable to those who are already in or aspire to be in leadership positions.
The highly interactive series encompasses the essential areas of leadership, including:
  • Developing personal leadership qualities
  • Working in teams
  • Managing workplace conflict
  • Crafting emotional intelligence
  • Having difficult conversations
  • Defining your leadership values and goals
Program cost is $375. Fee includes all program materials and a personalized Hogan Assessment.
Click here for a sample program schedule.

The Spring 2020 High Impact Leadership: Essentials program is full and registration is closed. 

The next High Impact Leadership: Essentials program will run in summer 2020. High Impact Leadership runs three times/year, in fall, spring, and summer. If you would like to be added to our contact list and receive an email notification about future High Impact Leadership sessions, please email

Executive Coaching

Executive coaching is a tool for individual leadership development, change management, and professional growth.

At Training & Development, we follow the Sherpa© Executive Coaching program, an intensive and research-based process designed to produce specific, positive changes in leadership behavior.

Through regular, one-on-one meetings with a trained Sherpa executive coach, clients will address their most pressing leadership challenges by learning proven tools and strategies to improve performance and make a meaningful, positive impact on their division, unit, school, or college.

Executive coaching through Training & Development includes:

  • 12 one-hour sessions with a certified Sherpa executive coach (in person or virtually)
  • Leadership behavior assessment
  • Sherpa journal and supplementary materials
  • Additional facilitated meetings with an executive contact
  • Complete confidentiality

Candidates for executive coaching include leaders and managers with supervisory and project responsibilities, individuals transitioning to a new position, managers new to their role or to the university, and emerging leaders.

Contact Allie Cox, Ph.D., director of Training & Development and certified Sherpa executive coach, for more information.


Hogan Assessment©

The Hogan Assessment is a tool that measures personality and workplace behaviors. Through a suite of 3 reports, clients will receive a profile of how their personalities, behaviors, and values influence their performance and leadership style. 
The assessment is coupled with a 90-minute feedback session to receive individual, one-on-one coaching for greater job performance, working relationships, and career success based on report results.
Clients will receive the following reports:
  • The Hogan Personality Inventory (HPI) – a measure of day-to-day performance in the workplace
  • The Hogan Development Survey (HDS) – a measure of how behaviors manifest when under stress and the person is not actively managing their public image
  • The Motives, Values, Preferences Inventory (MVPI) – a measure of values and drivers to assess organizational fit
Hogan Assessments and one-on-one feedback coaching is beneficial for anyone at any level of the organization – individual contributors, supervisors and team leads, leaders and managers of people and processes, emerging leaders, and individuals moving into new roles.
Training & Development staff members are certified to interpret Hogan Assessments and provide feedback coaching.
Email for more information on Hogan Assessments for individuals and for teams.

For more information about any leadership development service, contact Training & Development at or 706-542-7062.


Updated 1.23.2020