The following are some of the publications OPM has developed to support
the Federal Human Resource Development (HRD) community. Please check
back periodically for additions or updates.
Training Needs Assessment Handbook
This handbook assists you and your agency in planning and implementing
effective needs assessment system. It provides practical guidance,
models, tools, and strategies to help you link your HRD functions
to your agency's mission and goals. Contact us for a copy.
Training Policy Handbook
This handbook covers the essential legal information needed for
human resource development professionals and managers to make decisions
on the management and implementation of training programs for agency
personnel. The information presented is general in nature and must
be interpreted within the context of individual agency policies
PDF version of this report
Guide for Collection and Management of Training Information [430 KB]
The Guide for Collection and Management of Training Information (the Guide)
purpose is to provide the most up-to-date information on required and suggested
training data elements. The Guide was developed to assist human resources (HR)
professionals and agency program managers who have the responsibility to collect
and report on training activities.