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IDP Forms & Sample

Most of the information is self explanatory. However some of the data does need further clarification. Review the sample while reading these instructions.

  • Enter your name, series, grade, position title, organizational element, and your supervisors name on the first row of the form. Section I is used to record your short-term and long-term goals. Review the section in this chapter on goal setting.
  • Section II is used to capture:
  • Section III is designed to capture formal training and schedules. You will also list the estimated cost for this training, projected and actual completion dates.
  • Signature blocks are included at the bottom of the form for the immediate supervisor and employee to sign. The Division Manager’s signature is optional.

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Sample IDP Forms

 

INDIVIDUAL DEVELOPMENT PLAN 

 

Employee Name

Series

Grade

Position Title

Organizational Element

Supervisor’s Name

Jane Doe

GS-318

7

Secretary

District Office XXX

Mary Smith

Section I - CAREER GOALS

Short-Term Goals (1-2 Years)

 

To develop the skills and knowledge required to perform effectively at the entry level program analyst position.

 

Long-Term Goals (2-5 years)

 

To advance to the GS-343-12 Program Analyst position.

Section II - INDIVIDUAL DEVELOPMENT PLAN

(Completed by Employee with Supervisor's Input)

Development Objectives (KSAs) needed to reach goal

Developmental Assignments, etc., including target completion dates.

Other Activities

 

Review the GS-343-9/11 Analyst Position duties. Call HR for a copy of the X-118s and look online for open job announcements to review position requirements and qualifications.

Date completed: 8/19/14 (Contacted Beth Franks (extension 2343) at Regional Office)
Talk with office analyst. Conduct an informational interview with at least one other analyst within the nest three months. (Use information Interviewing Techniques)

Date completed: 9/17/14
Learn the budget process and understand basic budget analysis

Complete paperwork to obtain a government credit card for purchasing office supplies. Work with budget analyst to learn object classification codes plus expenditure tracking process.

Date completed: 12/2/2014

Detail to budget analyst assistant position to assist with end of year close-out and validation. (Pending detail availability)

Date completed:

Program Planning, Analysis, and Evaluation (4 day OPM Workshop).

Date completed: 3/5/2015


Review the agency budget Directive Order 2500 by 2/15/15.

Date completed: 3/05/15

Improve communications skills, writing and oral presentations

(Attain Competent Toastmaster)

Join local Toastmasters Group to improve oral communications skills.

Date completed: 2/7/15

Attain Competent Toastmaster status.

Date completed: 6/5/16

Volunteer for a local work group to improve teamwork skills.

Date completed: 6/19/2015
To understand and analyze the staffing process and program.

Assist manager with staffing chart revisions.

Date completed: 9/30/2015

Learn the agency's Org Chart software program by 7/15/08.

Date completed: 6/3/2015

Improve organizational abilities

Setup internal suspense system for my work area immediately.

Date completed: 4/5/2015

Read “How to Organize Meetings”

Date completed: 5/5/15

Use a daily planner to track action items and activities.

Date completed: 2/09/15

Improve automation skills. Become proficient in Microsoft Word/Access/Excel.

Sign up for free agency on-line training for Microsoft Office by 7/15/15.

Date completed: 2/9/16

Volunteer for 120 detail/temporary promotion to GS-343-7, Analyst position by 6/1/07. (Pending detail availability)

Date completed: ________

Use personal smart phone scheduler and enter all of my office recurrent meetings and reports, action items, and contact information.

Date completed:12/15/2014

Section III - Formal Training and Accomplishment Schedule

Remarks

Formal Training (e.g. interagency, out-of-agency, private sector, correspondence, etc.)

Projected Cost

Target Completion Date

Actual Completed Date

One of the key duties of target position (Funds approved - 10/15/15)

 

 

Supports organizational abilities development

 

 

Evening College Program. Agency will reimburse 50% if final grade is C or better.

Graduate School USA Course BUDG7103D (Federal Budget Process) 2 days

Enroll immediately.

 

Graduate School USA Course ADMB7028D (Time Management) 2 days

 

Sign up for evening college course in Budget Execution starting September 2016. (No agency funds available this semester)

$749

 

 

 

$749

 

 

 

$2700

2/16

 

 

 

5/15

 

 

 

2/17

2/14/16

 

 

 

9/12/15

Jane Doe

Employee’s signature            

Date: 7/20/2014

John Deming

Employee’s Supervisor’s signature  

Date: 7/20/2014

Note: This IDP is subject to change depending on availability of funds, courses, and candidate’s requirements.

 

___________________________

Division/District Manager’s signature (optional)     Date:

 

 


 

IDP Form

 

 

INDIVIDUAL DEVELOPMENT PLAN

 

Employee Name

Series

Grade

Position Title

Organizational Element

Supervisor’s Name

 

 

 

 

 

 

Section I - CAREER GOALS

 Short-Term Goals (1-2 Years)

 

 

 

 

 

Long-Term Goals (2-5 years)

Section II - INDIVIDUAL DEVELOPMENT PLAN

(Completed by Supervisor & Employee)

Development Objectives (KSAs) needed to reach goal

Developmental Assignments, etc., including target completion dates.

Other Activities

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Section III - Formal Training and Accomplishment Schedule

Remarks

Formal Training (e.g. interagency, out-of-agency, private sector, correspondence, etc.)

Projected Cost

Target Completion Date

Actual Completed Date

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Employee’s signature            

Date:

 

Employee’s Supervisor’s signature  

Date:

Note: This IDP is subject to change depending on availability of funds, courses, and candidate’s requirements.

 

___________________________

Division/District Manager’s signature (optional)     Date:

 

 

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