PPC Procedures and [Learning] Development (P&D) Branch

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Virtual Training Sessions

PPC HCMS/Global Pay Pre-Launch to Training 30 July

The U.S. Coast Guard is six months away from the go-live launch of the Human Capital Management System/Global Pay (HCMS/GP) initiative. In order to provide the very best of services to all end users of the system, PPC Procedures and Development (P&D) held a virtual session to begin the conversation about the software conversion. Some of the discussion topics included:

  • Current Status of System Change
  • Overview of Resources
  • What to Expect in the Coming Months
  • Training Availability and Durations
  • End User Input and Feedback
  • PPC Roles and Responsibility

Here is a recording of the presentation: HCMS/Global Pay Pre-Launch to Training. (19 minutes)
Note: The downloads mentioned and shown in the recording are listed below. They are NOT available from within the recording.

Here is the slide deck shown during the presentation: HCMS/Global Pay Pre-Launch to Training Power Point.

Here are the questions and answers from the presentation: HCMS/Global Pay Pre-Launch to Training Q & A (pdf).

Karen S. Emmot
Supervisor Training Specialist
Procedures & Development
Pay & Personnel Center

PPC (P&D) Virtual Training Session 13 May 2014

Per ALCOAST 203/14, PPC (P&D) held a virtual training session on 13 May 2014., We provided an introduction to the Direct Access functionality coming on line in January 2015. The presentation was given via Defense Connect Online.

Here is a recording of the presentation: HCMS - Global Pay Overview. (1 Hour, 4 minutes)

Here is the slide deck shown during the presentation: HCMS - Global Pay Overview Power Point.

Here are the questions and answers from the presentation: HCSMS - Global Pay Overview Q & A (pdf).

Karen S. Emmot
Supervisor Training Specialist
Procedures and Development
USCG Pay and Personnel Center

PPC Virtual Training Overview and Capability Testing

The PPC Procedures and Development (P&D) branch provided a brief overview of Defense Connect Online (DCO), the training platform that will be used to deliver the Human Capital Management System (HCMS) and Global Pay (GP) release scheduled for January 1, 2015. The presentation lasts about 30 minutes.

Here is recording of the presentation: Virtual Classrooms - Making the Transformation.

This video provides an overview of how "Adobe Connect", the framework for DCO, facilitates E-Learning: Adobe Connect for E-Learning.

All inquiries may be directed to PPC Procedures and Development Branch at 785-339-2225 or PPC-PF-PD@USCG.MIL.

Thank you to everyone who attended!

Karen S. Emmot
Supervisor Training Specialist
Procedures and Development
USCG Pay and Personnel Center

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Human Resource Systems

Course Materials

This workshop is focused on the Direct Access Servicing Personnel Office User Manual. The format of this workshop is open discussion forum with exercises that allow data entry in a Direct Access test environment. There are case scenarios and student accounts for both Direct Access and JUMPS so attendees can work through a situation in class and see the end result in JUMPS, creating a positive learning environment. Topic selection was based on a combination of previous student survey input, issues provided by PPC Customer Care, and identified problem areas from PPC (MAS) and (SEP) branches.

Topics include:

  • Military Pay Communications (DA, JUMPS)
  • Service Contracts and Separations
  • Advancement Process
  • Pay Entitlements
  • PCS Orders
  • Enlisted Bonuses
  • Reserves - SPO Issues
  • Exceptions, Pay Issues, Reports & Queries, SPO Metrics
  • Payments and Debts
  • Travel

Reserve Component (RC) Member Workshop

Course Materials

This workshop is designed specifically for Reserve members. The topics covered are based on inquiries and requests for information from Reservists.

Topics include:

  • PPC Web Overview
  • Direct Access/Self Service
  • Reserve Retirement Point Statements
  • Retirement/RC-SBP
  • Advancements Process
  • Reserve Orders
  • Release from Active Duty
  • SELRES Bonus Programs
  • Travel

This workshop does not provide Servicing Personnel Office data entry procedures.† However, for active duty personnel, it is an excellent introduction to the Reserve program. All who attend will come away with a better understanding of how the Coast Guardís pay and personnel systems function to provide accurate and timely compensation to members of the Reserve component.

Travel/Reporting Information:

PPC hosted workshops are held in Topeka, KS. Each convening has 15 seats. There is no cost to attend PPC hosted workshops.† Travel and per diem cost is born by the benefiting unit. Government quarters and messing are not available.

Directions to PPC, report time, uniform of the day, etc.

Any questions or comments may be sent at the following address: .

Direct Access/Global Pay User Guides, Tutorials and Webinar Recordings

Self Service

Web Pages and Guides
Global Pay Preview
Alpha List of Member User Guides
Alpha List of Reserve Specific Member User Guides
TopicKnowledge
Base Entry
Procedure
Guide (PDF)
Video
Tutorial
Webinar
Recording
Reserve Annual Screening Questionnaire (ASQ)8/23/20148/23/2014TBD

Self Service Commands

Web Pages and Guides
Global Pay Preview
Alpha List of Command User Guides
TopicKnowledge
Base Entry
Procedure
Guide (PDF)
Video
Tutorial
Webinar
Recording

Servicing Personnel Office (SPO)

Public Health Service

Web Pages and Guides
Global Pay Preview
Alpha List of PHS User Guides
TopicKnowledge
Base Entry
Procedure
Guide (PDF)
Video
Tutorial
Webinar
Recording
More coming soon!TBDTBDTBDTBD

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Announcements

Call Center Early Closure, Friday, 29 August

In observance of the Labor Day Holiday, the Pay & Personnel Center (PPC) Customer Care Branch (CCB) Call Center will close at 1400 CDT on Friday, August 29, 2014. All PPC applications will remain available during the call center closure, and payroll/personnel processing will continue as normally scheduled. The Call Center will be available for customer inquiries on Tuesday, September 2, 2014, during normal business hours (0700 to 1600 CDT). As a reminder, the online Trouble Ticket form at http://www.uscg.mil/ppc/ccb/ remains available 24 hours per day, 7 days per week for customer inquiries.

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USCG Pay and Personnel Center News Updates via E-Mail

Subscribers to this list will receive notices and information on Coast Guard military pay and personnel policy and procedures. Subscribers will also be notified when eLES data is updated and of both scheduled and unscheduled outages affecting the Direct Access personnel system or the TPAX travel claim liquidation system. Additionally, subscribers will be updated when important information is posted to the Pay and Personnel Center's internet news pages, SPO/Admin News and Travel/TPAX News.

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What is Professional Development?

"In workplaces, professional development refers to the acquisition of skills and knowledge both for personal development and for career advancement. Professional development encompasses all types of facilitated learning opportunities, ranging from college degrees to formal coursework, conferences and informal learning opportunities situated in practice. It has been described as intensive and collaborative, ideally incorporating an evaluative stage.[1] There are a variety of approaches to professional development, including consultation, coaching, communities of practice, lesson study, mentoring, reflective supervision and technical
assistance.[2]"

Source: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia - Professional development

Yeoman Mission Statement

We are a team of dedicated professionals who specialize in helping people and commands by providing them information, guidance, and administrative services, concerning pay, travel and transportation entitlements, benefits and human resources management.

YNs are key problem-solvers, counselors, and sources of information to personnel on questions ranging from career moves, entitlements, and incentive programs to retirement options and veteransYNs are key problem-solvers, counselors, and sources of information to personnel on questions ranging from career moves, entitlements, and incentive programs to retirement options and veterans' benefits. They are the men and women who make things happen, the indispensable behind-the-scenes personnel that make any well-oiled organization hum.
Source GOCoastGuard.com

Yeoman Guiding Principles

  1. To be accountable for oneís own actions.
  2. Commit to learning and mentoring resulting in superior customer service.
  3. Demonstrate good stewardship by using integrity to guide your decisions.
  4. Treat people with dignity, respect and compassion without regard to rank, rating or component.
  5. Earn individual respect by holding oneís self to the highest standards to maintain the credibility of the YN rating.
  6. To be proactive rather than reactive in the performance of oneís duties.
  7. To seek opportunities to enhance all aspects of the YN Rating to better serve our customers.

YNs are key problem-solvers, counselors, and sources of information to personnelARLINGTON, Va. - A Coast Guard yeoman assists a fellow Coast Guardsman at the Coast Guard Recruiting Command, February 28, 2013. YNs are key problem-solvers, counselors, and sources of information to personnel on questions ranging from career moves, entitlements, and incentive programs to retirement options and veterans' benefits. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Etta Smith

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