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Citywide Learning and Development offers relevant and timely learning and development opportunities to employees of all levels, within all City agencies. In addition, L&D manages organizational and executive development programs, fellowship programs for recent college graduates seeking experience in public service, the Mayor's Graduate Scholarship Program for current City employees, the Hundred Year Association's Public Service & College Scholar Awards, and the Frederick O'Reilly Hayes Prize, which honors the innovative contributions of emerging leaders.

Highlights at Citywide L&D
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Fellowships, Scholarships, & Awards
Citywide Learning & Development administers a number of programs for DCAS to introduce recent college graduates to public service, and provide the opportunity for City employees and their children to earn scholarships and awards.

Learning at the Citywide Training Center
Our Citywide Training Center offers agencies a full prospectus of courses, workshops and seminars to meet the training and professional development needs of City employees at all levels. The majority of classes are delivered at the Citywide Training Center. Our courses and programs are organized in multiple portfolios; presented below.
NYC employees can prepare for professional certifications and examinations with training that is specific to their certification’s requirements. L&D’s current offerings include the CUNY Public Administration Program, NIGP (National Institute of Governmental Purchasing) Certification, LMSW (License Master Social Work) Preparation Program, and a wide variety of IT (Information Technology) Certifications.
Citywide Learning & Development offers a full complement of software offerings, including Microsoft Office products, Adobe products, IT Certification, eLearning at Your Desktop, and Online Live Training.
This portfolio offers a broad range of development opportunities for managers and supervisors. Programs link to the core competencies necessary to manage within our public sector environment, and include navigating within the civil service framework..
L&D has partnered with City agencies to present programs to provide the resources and knowledge that are specific to all New York City agencies in areas such as Emergency Management, Conflicts of Interest, M/WBE Purchasing, Customer Service, and Diversity and Inclusion.
This Portfolio offers an array of learning opportunities for mid-to-senior level managers and executives throughout the City. Participants are introduced to next and best practices in management and leadership while learning from experts in areas such as neuroscience, leadership, organizational psychology, strategic change and innovation. Other opportunities include Executive Coaching, Assessment, Planning, and on-going skill development.
Inspired to develop your skills on a personal and professional level? Programs in this portfolio provide a full spectrum of options for enhancing your creative thinking, written and oral communication, analysis and decision making skills, time management skills, cultural competency, project management knowledge, and achieving enhanced work-life balance.
These courses and programs are designed for specific communities of practice to allow for continuity in networking, collaboration, and knowledge sharing. Whether you are in the Energy, Audit, Procurement or IT community, or are an HR Professional, you can find programs geared specifically to your field of expertise.