and Special DOIU Training
DOI University staff members are working with Interior
organizations to cooperatively develop training programs to meet
mandated and other critical training needs. Whether you are interested
in classroom or online training, or a solution that blends the two,
we will work with you to develop a customized
approach that meets your needs.
The following are brief descriptions of special training
programs developed in cooperation with various Interior organizations,
with links to more information or to access these training resources.
You can browse through the descriptions or click on one of the links
below to go directly to the description of a program.
Project management has been identified by
the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and the General Accounting
Office as a critical success factor for managing information technology
(IT) investments and obtaining funding approvals. This training
reflects Interior's commitment to provide certified project managers
for all major IT projects and investments. Participants who complete
a series of courses may qualify for a Project Management Associates
Certificate or Masters Certificate from George Washington University
or can use the series to prepare for project management certification
from the Professional Management Institute.The first two classes
in the series have been offered in Denver and Washington, DC. Additional
classes will be offered in the future, pending guidance from OMB
and Interior's Office of the Chief Information Officer. For more
information, call the Washington
or Denver Learning Centers.
Safety and Occupational Health Online Training Series
The DOI Safety and Occupational Health Online Training Series offers
online courses on specific safety and health topics. This training
is sponsored by the Department's Safety and Occupational Health
Council and the Office of Occupational Health and Safety, and is
available to Interior employees free of charge. The courses provide
information on legislative authorities designed to protect workers,
identify safety and health resources, and familiarize executives,
supervisors, collateral duty safety program coordinators, and employees
with their roles and responsibilities in creating and maintaining
an environment in keeping with the Department of the Interiorís
safety motto, "Safety First, Every Job, Every Time."
Each Interior bureau is announcing mandatory training requirements
and the availability of this training on its own schedule. To see
the requirements for your organization, go to http://www.doiu.nbc.gov/safety/. For each occupational health
and safety curriculum, there is bureau-specific information as well
as a brief description and a listing of the courses included in
the curriculum. If there is no specific curriculum
for your organization, your bureau has not yet announced its occupational
safety and health training program. Any DOI employee can view the general
Departmental Occupational Safety and Health Courses and access
those courses by logging into DOI LEARN.
For training related to aviation safety, go to http://iat.nifc.gov
. For general questions about safety or the content of these courses,
contact your bureau Safety and Occupational Health Council member.
Technology Security Awareness Training
This course is designed for all users of Interior
computer systems, including end-user personal computers. This web-based
training product explains the importance of information systems
security and covers topics which include: threats and vulnerabilities,
malicious code, user responsibilities and new developments affecting
information systems security.
This course is mandatory for all Department of the
Interior employees on a yearly basis and can be accessed through
and Whistleblowing in the Workplace
This training was created to make employees more aware of their
rights, remedies, and responsibilities in regards to employment
discrimination and "whistleblowing." It is required for
all employees of the Department of the Interior, excluding contract
staff. To register for the training go to DOI
Management System Training
DOI University has created this online training to provide managers
and employees with an overview of the new performance management
DOIU has partnered with other bureaus and offices within DOI to
create multimedia training in CD-ROM or web-based format that provides
the user with video, PowerPoint slides and text transcript in a
lively, interactive setting.
Management Awareness Training, developed jointly with the DOI
Office of Collaborative Action and Dispute Resolution, provides
users with a greater understanding of the benefits of using alternative
dispute resolution and collaborative processes. The presentation
defines terms that are critical to understanding conflict management,
and describes when these processes should, and should not be used.
In short, it explains how effective conflict management can help
further the mission of your organization. For more information or
to receive a copy of this training on CD-ROM, please call the Office
of Collaborative Action and Dispute Resolution at 202-327-5383.