FSA requires that each new first-level supervisor must have at least 80 hours of supervisory training within 12 months after assuming a supervisory position. Only official supervisors are eligible to attend supervisory training courses.
Training for supervisors, managers, and executives shall focus on ensuring competencies are built according to OPM's Leadership Effectiveness Framework.
Basic Competencies: The following basic competencies apply to all supervisors, managers, and executives:
oral, written, and interpersonal communication
problem solving and decision making
First-Level Competencies: In addition to the basic competencies, all supervisors, managers, and executives shall build the following first-level competencies:
- human resource management
Mid-Level Competencies: In addition to the basic and first-level competencies, all managers and executives shall build the following mid-level competencies:
- management controls/integrity
Higher-Level Competencies: In addition to the basic and mid-level competencies, all executives shall build the following competencies:
The above information can be found in Handbook 6-PM, Part 3, Par. 116.
Contact: Tracey Foster - 202-401-0350
HRD/Training and Development Branch