Management Concepts

HR Essentials for Government Supervisors

Available dates

Feb 20—21, 2020
2 days
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
USD 859
USD 429 per day
Apr 9—10, 2020
2 days
Tysons, Virginia, United States
USD 859
USD 429 per day
Jul 9—10, 2020
2 days
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
USD 859
USD 429 per day
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About the course

Effective supervisors need to be more than managers of people; they also need to have a full understanding of the policies, procedures, and accountabilities that apply to government supervisors. You will learn legal guidelines and best practices to effectively collaborate with HR representatives. You will have opportunities to apply key skills via practical exercises and a threaded case study. These skills include Federal budget responsibilities, acquiring talent, and the proper way to address employee relations and labor and management complaints.

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss the evolving role of supervisors and managers in relation to Federal HR policies and procedures
  • Effectively collaborate with the HR department throughout the entire talent lifecycle
  • Apply practical tips to acquire talent through position management and position classification, including developing position descriptions
  • Adhere to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and anti-discrimination laws during the selection and hiring process
  • Describe the roles and responsibilities of a supervisor when supervising bargaining unit employees
  • Apply a standard process for addressing Employee Relations, and Labor and Management complaints
  • Support budget activities during each phase of the Federal budget process

Course Topics

Effective Supervision in the Federal Environment

  • What Is Effective Supervision?
  • Supervision in the Federal Workplace
  • The Talent Lifecycle

The Evolving Role of the Federal Supervisor

  • An Evolving Role
  • Supervision and Human Resources

Working Within the Federal Budget Process

  • What Is a Budget?
  • The Talent Lifecycle
  • Key Legislation
  • Key Budget Concepts and Terms
  • Overview of the Federal Budget Process
  • Understanding Budget Formulation and Budget Execution
  • Action Plan

Talent Acquisition

  • The Talent Lifecycle
  • Position Management Versus Position Classification
  • Position Management
  • Position Classification
  • Recruiting and Hiring Practices
  • EEO and Hiring Practices

Employee and Labor Relations

  • The Talent Lifecycle
  • What are Employee Relations and Labor Relations?
  • Employee and Labor Relations: It's the Law!
  • Employee Grievances and Complaints
  • A Standard Process for Addressing Employee Grievances
  • Action Plan

Who should attend

This course is designed for new and experienced supervisors to learn or refresh their understanding of their supervisory accountabilities from an HR perspective.

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