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Supervisory Development Seminar (formerly Supervisory Leadership)

About the Course

The Supervisory Development Seminar, conducted by the Office of Personnel Management's Management Development Center, provides employees with basic administrative and human resource skills. Students will learn to evaluate their supervisory strengths and how to best use them.

The training requires participants to be away from their position for 2 weeks.

Participant Objectives


GS 9-12, WS 8-13, O2 to O4


Sorry!  This course will NOT be offered this year. Please check back next year!

Application Procedures

To apply:

  1. Coordinate with your Training Officer or ESO to submit an Electronic Training Request (ETR) using Direct Access. Course code: 501365.
  2. Write a statement that describes: (a) Your current leadership responsibilities, and 
    (b) a recent work experience that involved extensive collaboration. 
    1. E-mail the statement as an attachment to
    2. Include the course title and convening date within the subject line of the e-mail.
    3. Include your supervisor in the cc line of the e-mail.

Costs are paid by Coast Guard Headquarters (AFC 56 "C" school account).

Selection Procedures

Selected individuals will be notified by record message traffic of their selection. Alternates will be selected and will attend the program in the event a primary candidate cannot attend.

More Information

See OPM's web site at 

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