Learning and Development at GGC is about more than just training. We provide individualized workshops to ensure the cultivation of an innovative and attentive culture of professional development.

Whether it’s a team-building workshop, organizational-wide training or one-on-one coaching, Learning and Development provides special attention to ensure the success of each learner.

Onboarding and Annual Compliance

Onboarding at Georgia Gwinnett College

Onboarding is a 12-month process broken into stages to ensure new employees are well rounded and fully immersed in GGC culture. 

We seek to inspire new employees to embrace your role towards the success of the College – to embrace the belief that “I am GGC.” 

Learn more about Onboarding.

Annual Compliance Training

Policy compliance is critical for our daily operations. Given new federal requirements and policy changes, it has become increasingly important that we all understand our role in supporting compliance.

Mandatory annual training serves as a refresher of our responsibilities associated with employment through the University System of Georgia.

  • Right-to-Know
  • Technology Security
  • Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)
  • Active Threat
  • Clery Act
  • USG Ethics Policy

Professional Development Opportunities

Grizzly Administrative Professionals (GAP)

The Grizzly Administrative Professional mentor program benefits administrative professionals acclimating to GGC’s diverse work environment.

Learn more about GAP mentor program.

Grizzly Learning Pathway (GLP)

Grizzly Learning Pathway (login required) is an eLearning program that offers you a wide variety of training and professional learning and development opportunities designed to enhance critical business and software skills and enrich professional knowledge. Best of all, it’s available anytime.

  • Comprehensive catalog of more than 3,000 free noncredit online professional development courses and simulations
  • Over 30,000 reference materials

Training Topics

  • Communications
  • Customer service
  • Computer skills
  • Diversity
  • Safety
  • … and more

Please contact Human Resources for assistance or login information. 

GLP Frequently Asked Questions.

Monthly Learning Topics

Each month, Learning and Development will feature a new learning topic. The calendar for these topics is chosen annually based on feedback from the GGC community, commonalities identified via performance management goal setting, as well as trending topics in higher education. 

Explore Monthly Learning Topics.

Professional Development Guidance

Each employee at GGC has the unique opportunity of crafting at least one professional development goal for the year. Learning and Development’s guidance can help you identify professional development resources or opportunities. All employees should meet with their manager prior to contacting Learning and Development for this option.

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Diversity and Inclusion

GGC has the great fortune of having been named the most diverse college (public or private) in the Southern region for two consecutive years, according to U.S. News and World Report magazine (2015 and 2016). Diversity and Inclusion dialogue and workshops, in collaboration with the Office of Diversity, Institutional Equity and Title IX, offers teams and individuals the opportunity to ensure that they are able to support and appreciate GGC’s diverse culture and population.

Request a workshop.

Organizational Development

Establishing a mission, vision and/or motto are key areas of opportunity to ensure that teams remain focused and in alignment with GGC’s core values. Organizational development workshops can help your team create or revisit its mission, vision and/or motto after a thorough SWOT analysis with the team.

SWOT stands for strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats.

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Performance Management

GGC’s performance management process focuses on three areas: job responsibilities, goal setting and competencies. This workshop teaches the steps and practice of performance management.

Request a workshop.

Skill Building

Whether you’d like to be a better communicator, more proficient at Microsoft Excel/PowerPoint, or simply understand the power of effective listening, Learning and Development offers workshops which can help enhance and develop your skills.

Request a workshop.

Team Building

We offer team building workshops customized to fit your team. Popular subjects include collaboration, communication and leadership. A needs assessment is conducted before the workshop is crafted. 

Request a workshop.