Federal Position Management
Who Should Attend
This course is open to anyone interested in acquiring a better understanding of Federal position management, its processes, and the relevant policies and procedures.
This course has been designed to provide human resources advisers, administrative staffs, supervisors, and managers with an overview of Federal position management as well as the roles and responsibilities of all participants. Within the context of the course, discussions will focus on the history of position management in the Federal government, identifying common organizational problems, presenting available options to resolve those problems, and reviewing authorized flexibilities to assist in your position management strategies.
The planning, development, and continuous monitoring of a position management program in each Federal agency is a critical step in accomplishing the agency’s mission. Through an effective position management program, managers are responsible for ensuring and enhancing the quality of programs, products, and customer service on a timely basis while improving productivity, controlling costs, and assuring that programs are managed with integrity.
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
- Define position management and its history in the Federal Government
- Discuss the importance of organizational mission on position design
- Describe typical organizational structures and identify which one your organization most resembles
- Look at symptoms of common organizational position management problems and explore possible solutions
- Review roles and responsibilities of key players in the process
- Explore how other agencies are achieving effective position management
- Discuss tasks, tools, and flexibilities available to deal with position management issues