DOI Supervisory Program Resource Center

About Our Program

The One DOI Supervisory Program, courses when taken in the first 3 months, the first year, and the first 3 years of supervisory responsibility, satisfy OPM’s mandatory training requirement for supervisors found at 5 CFR 412.202(b) requiring supervisors to receive:

The One DOI Supervisory program also maps to the OPM Supervisory Framework and objectives outlined in the Government Performance and Results Modernization Act of 2010, as well as critical leadership competencies and technical HR knowledge needed to succeed as a supervisor.

Letter: http://www.chcoc.gov/transmittals/TransmittalDetails.aspx?TransmittalID=5185
FAQ: http://www.chcoc.gov/transmittals/attachments/trans5185.pdf

Program Offerings

Leadership and Management for Non-Managers and Aspiring Supervisors

Description:

Participants will learn essential skills to gain the respect and support of others, as well as how to influence without authority. They will learn to use their role within the organization to lead, handle different personality types, solve problems and make decisions, become a change manager, and build solid long-lasting working relationships.

Objectives

Understand the critical role effective communication plays in managerial success.
Learn tools and methods for anticipating and resolving conflict constructively
Develop tools for decision making and problem solving
Understand how to build and sustain effective working relationships upward, across and with employees

Course#

OS/DOIU-OSEOD-13

 

Supervision Fundamentals - first 3 months (online course bundle)

Description:

In order to satisfy the blended learning components of the program you are responsible to complete 8 on-line courses and 2 assessments in advance of the instructor-led event.  Each online course will take 30 – 60 minutes to complete.  

To access the bundle, click on the link below and follow the DOI Learn enrollment steps: https://gm2.geolearning.com/geonext/doi/bundlesummary.BundleCatalog.geo?id=113001

Course#

OS/DOIU-OSEOD-13

 

Supervision for New Supervisors (replaces the One DOI course)

Description:

This course is for new supervisors in their first year of federal supervision. You can expect to develop Level 2 (basic) proficiency in the OPM Leadership Competency families leading and Change, Results Driven, Business Acumen, Building Coalitions, as well as developing greater Fundamentals in Supervision.

This course coupled with the Supervisory Fundamentals "bundle" meet the OPM and 5CFR requirement for supervisors in their first year. Supervisory Fundamentals on-line courses that must be completed prior to attending class can be found at: https://gm2.geolearning.com/geonext/doi/bundlesummary.BundleCatalog.geo?id=113001

Advance completion of assessments may be required and you will be contacted by the instructor with details. Assessments should be completed 5 days prior to the beginning of the class. Class starts at noon on Monday and ends at noon on Friday. Plan your travel accordingly.

Objectives

• Provide education and resources to new and experienced supervisors who do not have credit for attending the required training cited in 5 CFR 412
• Provide new supervisors a basic set of tools that will help them effectively manage their staffs
• Afford new supervisors opportunities for networking with colleagues and other DOI professionals
• Assist supervisors to reassess and plan current and future professional development at DOI

Course#

OS/DOIU-OSEOD-13

Suggested Prerequisites

In order to satisfy the blended learning components of the course you are responsible to complete 8 on-line courses and 2 assessments in advance of the instructor-led event.  Each online course will take 30 – 60 minutes to complete.  

To access the bundle, click on the link below and follow the DOI Learn enrollment steps: https://gm2.geolearning.com/geonext/doi/bundlesummary.BundleCatalog.geo?id=113001

Complete the individual assessment instruments no later than 5 days before the event.  The assessments offer critical insights into how your interpersonal needs can shape your interactions with others.

Note: The link for these assessment instruments will be provided in your welcome letter.

 

Supervision for Experienced Supervisors

Description:

Formerly Known As (FKA) Supervisor (first three years and refreshing the supervisory competency set, and Level 2 Supervisor.

This 5-day/40 hour event supports supervisors in their first 3 years or those needing a refresher to develop level 3 and Level 4 (Intermediate and Advanced) proficiency Levels for OPM Leadership Competencies. Course delivery will address the competency series Managing Self, and Managing Others, Managing Systems, HR Related Technical Competencies, as well as developing greater Fundamentals.

This course coupled with the Supervisory Fundamentals - first 3 months "bundle", and Supervision for New Supervisors meet the OPM and 5CFR requirement for supervisors in the federal government.

Objectives

  • Develop approaches and solutions to recurring, chronic problems
  • Develop methods and tools to manage performance
  • Identify opportunities to motivate employees
  • Improve communications through highly effective techniques

Course#

DOIU-1DOI-3YEAR

Suggested Prerequisites

Supervision Fundamentals - first 3 months (online course bundle)
Supervision for New Supervisors (replaces the One DOI course)

Contact Us

Please don't hesitate to send your suggestions for additional information and resources to the DOI Supervisory Program Manager, Jennifer Butts, jennifer_butts@ios.doi.gov.

We are interested in providing tools that will be of value to you in the important work you do at the Department of the Interior!