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Program Description

  Training and Organizational Development

The Training and Organizational Development team provides training, workforce planning, and organizational effectiveness programs and activities that increase the knowledge, skills, and abilities of the County's workforce. The Team offers professional development opportunities to employees and managers through online learning and instructor-led classes, and designs performance improvement strategies and specialized training to meet specific departmental needs. The Team also designs short- and long-term business strategies to create required professional competencies, enhance organizational performance and effectiveness, and champions organizational change efforts to support the County's objectives.

Program Contacts

Contact Jennifer Shovlin of the Office of Human Resources at 240.777.5039 or Shantee Jackson of the Office of Management and Budget at 240.777.2762 for more information regarding this department's operating budget.


Program Performance Measures

Program Performance MeasuresActual FY21Actual FY22Estimated FY23Target FY24Target FY25
Number of training classes offered1,0391,1241,1501,2001,250
Percent of employees who participate in at least two non-mandatory training/development programs14%9%11%13%15%
Percent of training courses geared toward leadership development11%15%20%25%30%
Percentage of training attendees who report that training was helpful to their job97%97%95%95%95%
Percent of computer skills trainees who report applying skills to current position92%97%97%97%97%

Program Budget Changes

FY24 Approved ChangesExpendituresFTEs
FY23 Approved8952804.50
Enhance: Tuition Assistance Allocation for International Association of Fire Fighters Members, Per Collective Bargaining Agreement650000.00
Decrease Cost: Miscellaneous Exp-6810.00
Re-align: Tuition Assistance Budget with Historical Usage-250000.00
Decrease Cost: Contractual Technology Training-272500.00
Decrease Cost: OHR Senior Fellows-45217-0.50
Multi-program adjustments, including negotiated compensation changes, employee benefit changes, changes due to staff turnover, reorganizations, and other budget changes affecting multiple programs.79570.00
FY24 Approved8700894.00