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Individual Development Plan

An Individual Development Plan (IDPs) is a tool created in TTS-only, Online University (OLU) to help GSA employees enhance their professional skills so that they can better meet the evolving challenges of their job.

IDP Resources

Site Description
TTS-only, Online University (OLU) Site where IDPs are created
TTS-only, IDP Overview Provides info on common goals for IDPs and why they are important
TTS-only, IDP Employee Tool Kit Provides guides for entering IDPs
TTS-only, IDP Supervisor Tool Kit Provides guides for approving IDPs
, external,IDP OLU Training OLU course on how to develop and manage an IDP

Common goals of an IDP

  • Learn new skills and competencies to improve current job performance
  • Maximize current performance in support of organizational requirements
  • Assist employees in reaching career development goals.
  • Increase interest, challenge, and satisfaction in current position
  • Obtain knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary for a change in grade, series, or fields

IDPs and conference, event, and training requests

An IDP is no longer required for requests, but an SF-182 is required for most conference, event, and training requests that have a cost.

For more information on the SF-182 process, head over to the Conferences, events, and training handbook page.

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