Department of the Interior University (DOIU)

Our Organization

DOI University, a division of the Office of Strategic Employee and Organization Development, acts as the corporate university for the Department of the Interior. We deliver a wide range of courses, programs, and customized learning solutions to maximize the potential of individuals and organizations. Federal employees and members of tribal governments dealing with Indian programs can attend training at one of our strategically located training facilities or at the client’s site upon request. DOIU also offers a full suite of online courses and programs.

Our Capabilities

Performance Consulting
Our team of performance consultants acts as your business partner and helps you define your performance needs, assess performance gaps, and offer potential learning solutions that result in performance improvement.

Course Development
DOIU has expert level course developers on staff who can take training content and turn it into engaging learner-centric online courses.

Customized Learning Solutions
Our team of learning and development specialists can help you develop and implement a tailored curriculum to meet specific performance improvement requirements and ensure employees have the necessary capabilities to achieve the organization’s goals efficiently and effectively. We work with you to design and develop learning and development opportunities to improve individual and organizational performance and maximize efficiency.

Special Request Training
DOIU learning center staff can schedule training at your location to increase access to our courses and programs and reduce travel costs.

Our Programs

DOI Supervisory Program
DOIU’s supervisory curriculum follows the OPM Supervisory Development Framework and provides training for aspiring, current, and newly appointed supervisors. The curriculum consists of a wide variety of instructor-led and online courses.

Leadership Institute
Our leadership programs provide opportunities for employees at all levels to hone their leadership skills and develop knowledge of the Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs). The leadership curriculum includes individual courses in addition to formal leadership programs for entry-level, mid-level leaders, senior leaders, and those who aspire to the Senior Executive Service (SES).

Senior Executive Service Candidate Development Program (SESCDP)
The SESCDP is an OPM approved and certified program designed to develop the executive core qualifications of employees who have demonstrated strong executive potential. Candidates are competitively selected to participate in the program.

Tribal Consultation
DOIU offers tribal consultation training to improve the capacity for promoting collaboration with Indian tribes and strengthen the government-to-government relationship. The training is open to all federal employees and tribal members with consultation responsibilities.

Learning Technology
DOIU promotes competency development through its use of technology enabled learning that allows employees to access training 24/7. We also develop customized online courses at the customer’s request.

Acquisition Institute
The DOI University acquisition curriculum is designed to meet the mandatory training requirements for acquisition and contracting professionals and project managers. The curriculum is based on acquisition and contracting requirements for civilian federal employees and meets FAI and OMB requirements and standards.