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August 18, 2014
Training News
Supervisor Community of Practice

The Office of Learning and Workforce Development conducted their first Supervisors’ Community of Practice on July 29, 2014.  The Community of Practice is a group of people who are bound together by shared interest and purpose.  The participants shared a real desire to exchange tips, share knowledge and collaborate with one another to address their organizational needs.

August 7, 2014
Training News
Happy Birthday DVU!

Please join us in celebrating the first birthday of the DOE Virtual University!  In the past year, seven colleges have been stood up, numerous web pages have been created and a desktop icon has been developed and implemented.  To date, the DVU has had over 57,000 page views and has the most current and relevant information relating to several training programs. 

June 3, 2014
Training News
Knowledge Capture and Transfer Program (KCTP) “Newly Created” Powerpedia Page

The Knowledge Capture and Transfer Program (KCTP) has a new logo and a newly created Powerpedia page.  The page layout and program descriptions allow for quicker searches and easier access to information.  The Powerpedia page will be managed and kept updated with new information from each program area on a consistent basis.  This Powerpedia page will be a place that all DOE employees will be able to go and retrieve information about the various programs within the KCTP.  For example, the Knowledge Management Community of Practice has identified After-Action Reviews (AARs) as a  best practi

May 7, 2014
The DOE Virtual University (DVU) Icon

DVU Desktop Icon - Forrestal Building with DVU Title The Office of Learning & Workforce Development launched a desktop icon for its virtual university.  The DOE Virtual University (DVU) icon is on most of the DOE desktops (most of HQ, except EIA, SC, and IN), to include NNSA.

April 25, 2014
Senior Technical Safety Manager (STSM) Training Curriculum

The National Training Center’s (NTC) Safety Training Program has instituted a training curriculum consisting of three courses that support STSM qualification and re-qualification.

April 21, 2014
Continual Learning Program/Individual Training Plans - No Excuses

The Continual Learning Program (CLP) currently has 4 workshops that focus on employee development. The Individual Development Plan (IDP) is one of the resources discussed in the workshops.

April 15, 2014
DOE Knowledge Management Community of Practice

Interested in joining a community of knowledge management professionals?

April 8, 2014
Free Online Training on the DVU Learning Channel!

Free online courses are now available through the DOE Virtual University (DVU) website on the new DVU Learning Channel

March 25, 2014
Leadership Development Program Catalog - Special Edition

This catalog provides a comprehensive list of real-time and web-linked information for more than 930 executive and leadership development training courses and seminars nationwide from 260 universities, colleges, OPM and private industry...

March 4, 2014
Revitalizing the Knowledge Capture & Transfer Program (KCTP)

What happened to the KCTP?

March 4, 2014
Coaching Vs. Mentoring

Often times the line that separates coaching and mentoring becomes ambiguous, but there are clear distinctions between the two. Although they are loosely based on the same principles of teaching and development, much can be said about the level of personalization and effect that distinguishes coaching and mentoring.

February 6, 2014
OCFO - 2014 Professional Development Webinars

OCFO will conduct over 30 webinars on topics such as accounting, budgeting, internal controls, performance management, appropriation law, and corporate systems. These webinars will be provided at introductory, intermediate, and advanced levels, and attendees receive continuing education credits

January 29, 2014
Career Planning - Done Right

The Office of Learning and Workforce Development offers three no-cost “lunch-and-learn” sessions. The sessions reinforce the idea that the IDP is a living document that should be updated on a regular basis to reflect changes in or successful completion of developmental goals.

January 29, 2014
NTC Launches New eLearning Management System

The National Training Center is committed to producing high quality eLearning courses available to students for free on our Learning Management System (LMS).

December 5, 2013
Basic Instructor Training

The Emergency Operations Training Academy, NA 40.2, Readiness and Training, Albuquerque, NM is pleased to announce site certification by the National Training Center for conduct of the Basic Instructor Training class

November 25, 2013
What is Continual Learning?

Continual Learning is a change initiative which is used to help develop and grow a learning culture within DOE. Employee development in any organization and at any level is never ending.

October 23, 2013
New and Improved Level 1 Training Evaluation Report

The Level 1 Evaluation Summary is a CHRIS Training System function used to generate a report that summarizes the information obtained from CHRIS course evaluations completed by students. The Level 1 Evaluation Summary produces a report that summarizes ratings, comments, and allows space for the Training Administrator to provide an analysis of the evaluation results.

August 16, 2013
The Collaborator

The Collaborator is a newsletter designed to keep Federal DOE managers, supervisors, employees, and the departmental training community informed of all training topics relevant to DOE.