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Organizational Effectiveness

Whether you are new to Vanderbilt or a current leader looking to develop your skills, on this page you will find resources and tools offered through Organizational Effectiveness specifically designed for leaders.

VUMC New Leader Orientation This two-day orientation introduces concepts of the Elevate program at Vanderbilt and provides basic information regarding VU policies and procedures that will assist new Vanderbilt leaders in getting their start.

Click here for information and to determine who should attend.
HR Leadership Foundations Series The five-module HR Leadership Foundations series provides leaders at Vanderbilt with resources to develop their supervisory skills. The 5 modules in this series cover topics such as:
  • Attracting, Hiring & Retaining New Staff
  • Targeted Selection
  • Developing and Coaching Staff
  • Managing Performance and Behavior
  • Legal Issues
Click here for more information and to register.
Elevate Visit Vanderbilt's Elevate website where you can browse current and past initiatives, Pillar goals, leader tools, and quarterly updates.
Community Survey Click here for Community Survey information, including updates for the current year and links to the Manager's Toolkit which helps you recognize areas of achievement and make improvement decisions based on your results.
Customized Organizational Development Our department offers many services that can be customized to fit your specific work groups' needs or individual development requests.  Click here for a list of these services or contact our office by email at or phone at 322-8320 to discuss your specific needs.
Other Leadership Workshops If you are looking to develop your leadership skills related to specific work environment issues, such as Leading Teams through Conflict or Leading during Change and Transition, click here for a comprehensive list of courses offered through our department.
New Staff Orientation Hiring a new employee in your department? Click here for a comprehensive orientation guide.
Performance Central (VUMC only) New centralized resource for performance and development discussions and documentation. Employees and managers can enter and record progress on institutional and individual goals, and evaluate capabilities and Credo.
Performance Evaluations (University central only) Information about the 2015 University Performance Evaluation Program.

If you would like more information about any services offered by Organizational Effectiveness, please contact us through email or by phone at 322-8320.