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- Joint Language University (JLU) English for Japanese speakers is available!
- Transparent Language Online (via NKO)
- HR University (HRU)
- Joint Knowledge Online (JKO)
- Navy Knowledge Online (NKO)
- Navy E-learning
- Total Workforce Management System (TWMS)
- USA Learning (via Office of Personnel Management OPM)
- Defense Equal Opportunity Management Institute
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INDIVIDUAL DEVELOPMENT PLANS
OCHR Fact Sheet IDPs
1. What is an IDP?
It’s a written plan/schedule for:
Developing specific competencies
- Planning developmental experiences
- Info about the specific competencies to be developed
- The method of development to be used [e.g. training (attend a course/seminar, e-learning, on-the-job, etc.), work assignments, volunteer work, etc.]
- Timeframes for completion of developmental activity
- Long- and short-range plans/career goals
2. what is an IDP for?
An IDP can help you:
- Stay focus on goals and celebrate success
- Maintain self-awareness
- Facilitate communication (w/supervisor)
3. How do you create/maintain an IDP?
- Determine your career goals or the next 1-2 yrs as well as 3-5 yrs
- Conduct a self-analysis of competency gaps and access your needs
- Prepare your IDP and discuss it with your supervisor
- Take action and monitor your progress
- Regularly review your IDP and revise as necessary
4. You should remember…:
- IDP is not a binding contract.
- IDP is created based on a joint effort between employee and supervisor.
- IDP should be aligned with organizational objectives.
- IDP should be realistic.
Community Management Plans
- Child and Youth Programs
- Community Support
- Education & Training
- Fire and Emergency Services
- Human Resources
- Industrial Trades
- Information Technology/Management
- Media and Public Affairs
- Program Management
- Security & Law Enforcement
The Development Program pages for the Department of the Navy have recently been moved to a new Portal please follow the directions here to access the site : https://www.portal.navy.mil/donhr/Documents/Access%20New%20Private%20Portal.pdf
Once you have access to the portal please click on this link to view the course information: https://portal.secnav.navy.mil/orgs/MRA/DONHR/Training/Pages/Developmental-Programs.aspx
At the link above you can find out all the information needed to apply to the below developmental programs:
- Aspiring Leader Program (ALP): GS-4-GS-6 and Equivalent
- Defense Civilian Emerging Leader Program (DCELP): GS-7-GS-11 and Equivalent
- New Leader Program (NLP): GS-7-GS-11 and Equivalent
- Presidential Management Fellows: GS-9-GS-11
- Executive Leadership Program (ELP): GS-11-GS-13 and Equivalent
- Navy Capitol Hill Workshop (NCHW): GS-11-GS-15 and Equivalent; Military O-3-O-4 or Promotable
- Executive Leadership Development Program (ELDP): GS-12-GS-14 and Equivalent; Military E-7-E-9 and O-3 (Promotable) and O-4
- Capitol Hill Fellowship Program (CHFP): GS-13 and Equivalent; Military grades O-3 through O-5
- Executive Potential Program (EPP): GS-13-GS-15 and Equivalent
- Defense Senior Leader Development Program (DSLDP): GS-15 (and GS-14/equivalent civilians with tremendous advancement potential) with at least 1 year of recent supervisory experience are eligible to apply
- Dwight D. Eisenhower School (ES): GS-14-GS-15 and Equivalent
- Excellence in Government Fellows Program (EIG): GS-14-GS-15 and Equivalent
- Federal Executive Institute (FEI) / Leadership for a Democratic Society (LDS): GS-15 and Equivalent