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National Aeronautics and Space Administration

How to optimize training & realize great savings!

On a small scale at NASA-JSC in the Mission Operations Directorate, we have come up with a new way to train & certify our Flight Controllers and Instructors. We performed a Training Needs Analysis, analyzing what tasks each person does for every Flight Controller and Instructor position. Then we determined what skills each person needed to accomplish those tasks followed by what knowledge is necessary to perform those... more »

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Department of Energy

Online Training

There is a signficant lack of Federal Accounting courses in higher education so Federal Accounting training is largely limited to courses offered by the Federal Government/Contractors. Within this community, there are very few, if any, online courses available.

Online courses can signficantly reduce costs by avoiding travel costs (e.g. airfare, food, housing). In addition, fewer instructors are needed if a curriculum... more »

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Department of Defense

Consolidate AF Inspections

Consolidate AF inspections (UCI, LCAP, ORI, MCCI) into 1 inspection and have 1-POC for the inspections. Also, many inspections (ORIs) are obsolete (cold war era thinking). These serve no purpose other than to have MAJCOMs and Wing Commanders get a "warm-fuzzy" that their folks could survive if a ficticious cold war were to happen.

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Department of Homeland Security

Large Training cost reduction

As part of basic training for Agents hired into the Customs and Border Protection's Office of Border Patrol, Office of Field Operations, and also for Agents hired into the Office of Air & Marine, there is a requirement for all Agents and Officers to undergo a 6 week Spanish training program.

This training, required for all new hired Agents and Officers, is 100% funded by the US Government, and is conducted at one of... more »

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Department of Homeland Security

training

In a time of budget crisis that will clearly exist for years to come, eliminate training that is not mission critical. Concrete examples of this include DHS training of "Lessons learned from the holocaust" and "staff management lessons learned from the Battle of Gettysburg" . While there will always be excellent lessons to be learned from both, especially the holocaust and should never, ever be forgotten- ---We are... more »

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