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ODU Leadership & Strategic Development


Old Dominion University Leadership & Strategic Development Programs work closely in collaboration with the Strome School of Business to provide businesses, government agencies, organizations, and individuals with high-quality programs to meet the challenges and opportunities of today's business environment.

We also provide customized training programs in virtually any area through our partnerships through the University. The training format we design will meet your specific needs, in terms of content, length, timing and location. Our programs can be delivered here in Hampton Roads, across the United States and around the globe and our customers include Fortune 500 companies, small businesses, federal, state and local government, and international organizations.

Please give us a call at 757-683-5650 if you have any questions.

Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)

SHRM Learning System

SHRM Learning System 

SHRM's global HR credentials, SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP, offer growth, advancement and recognition. These credentials are based on extensive global research involving employers, academics, and practicing HR professionals at all levels to ensure they maintain an industry-leading level of excellence and relevance in our ever-evolving profession.

SHRM Essentials 

ODU's 2-Day SHRM Essentials Workshop will teach you the key HR topics you need to know. SHRM Essentials covers real-life HR issues and current topics vital to an organization: employment law, selecting qualified employees, compensation, orientation and training, and performance management.

SHRM Test Prep 

Are you preparing to sit for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP exam? ODU's SHRM Exam Prep Review is a 1-Day instructor-led, certification exam review program that will provide you with a final opportunity to have your questions answered before the big test!

Executive Certificate in Financial Planning


Executive Certificate in Financial Planning 

The Executive Certificate in Financial Planning prepares individuals for success in the demanding but highly rewarding financial planning industry. The Executive Certificate in Financial Planning program is offered in a face-to-face format at ODU's main campus in Norfolk, Virginia.

Graduate Certification in Homeland Security


Graduate Certification in Homeland Security 

Gain a comprehensive understanding of Homeland Security disciplines and the latest concepts on risk analysis, emergency management, and crisis communication. As an ONLINE course, it is perfect for a busy work/home life.

Graduate Certificate in Public Sector Leadership


Graduate Certificate in Public Sector Leadership 

Old Dominion University, with the input of State and Federal government leaders, has developed a program designed to equip professionals with the tools to create disciplined, systematic approaches toward solving the unique management problems in the public sector.

ODU Customized Corporate Training Program


ODU Customized Corporate Training Program 

Old Dominion University can work with your organization to create a customized training program tailored to meet your specific needs. For an initial consultation, contact our offices at 757-683-5661 and speak to our Executive Director, Clair Dorsey.

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Presidential Inauguration

ODU commemorated the inauguration of President Brian O. Hemphill, Ph.D., during Homecoming Weekend 2022. Relive the historic weekend.

Fall Open House

It's time to fall in love with ODU! Join us for our last Open House event of the semester on Saturday, November 19.

Commencement 2022

Visit the Commencement Office for information on event times, caps & gowns, tickets and more!