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Total number of training events in the month (1)

Dictionary: The total number of both internal and external training events/courses completed by FDA employee(s) during a single month is captured in this measure.

Information is current as of September 30, 2013

Fiscal Year - 2013

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TimeTargetNumber
Oct 2012N/A70
Nov 2012N/A42
Dec 2012N/A37
Jan 2013N/A10
Feb 2013N/A25
Mar 2013N/A22
Apr 2013N/A32
May 2013N/A36
Jun 2013N/A25
Jul 2013N/A18
Aug 2013N/A15
Sep 2013N/A58

FY 2013 Total: 390

Footnotes

  • (1) Training data may underestimate external training.

Number of technical training events in the month (2)

The number of technical training events/courses completed by FDA employee(s) during the month is included in this measure. Technical training is defined as curricula that focus on refreshing and improving specialized skills that FDA personnel need in order to maintain a current workforce. The definition of “technical” varies with job function; FDA has a workforce with groups specializing in highly specific disciplines (i.e. toxicology, policy, engineering, etc.).

Fiscal Year - 2013
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TimeTargetNumber
Oct 2012N/A16
Nov 2012N/A10
Dec 2012N/A6
Jan 2013N/A6
Feb 2013N/A14
Mar 2013N/A8
Apr 2013N/A20
May 2013N/A16
Jun 2013N/A12
Jul 2013N/A12
Aug 2013N/A5
Sep 2013N/A21

FY 2013 Total: 146

Footnotes

  • (2) Technical training includes legal, science, and regulatory training courses.

Number of management/leadership training events in the month

FDA strives to develop employees’ management and leadership skills in order to have a highly efficient and sophisticated workforce. The number of management/leadership training events/courses completed by FDA employee(s) during the month is included in this measure. Training courses that focus on improving employees’ leadership, management, and team building skills are included within this training classification.

Fiscal Year - 2013
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TimeTargetNumber
Oct 2012N/A9
Nov 2012N/A6
Dec 2012N/A7
Jan 2013N/A3
Feb 2013N/A3
Mar 2013N/A2
Apr 2013N/A6
May 2013N/A3
Jun 2013N/A6
Jul 2013N/A6
Aug 2013N/A6
Sep 2013N/A10

FY 2013 Total: 67

Number of professional development training events in the month (3)

The number of professional development training events/courses completed by FDA employee(s) during the month is included in this measure. Professional development training is defined as events/courses that focus on attaining skills and knowledge for personal development and career advancement (e.g., communication, computer applications, certifications/licenses, etc.).

Fiscal Year - 2013
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TimeTargetNumber
Oct 2012N/A45
Nov 2012N/A26
Dec 2012N/A24
Jan 2013N/A1
Feb 2013N/A8
Mar 2013N/A12
Apr 2013N/A6
May 2013N/A17
Jun 2013N/A7
Jul 2013N/A3
Aug 2013N/A4
Sep 2013N/A27

FY 2013 Total: 180

Footnotes

  • (3) Administrative training data is included in professional development. Administrative training includes courses such as ethics, timekeeping, payroll, typical on-boarding, etc. CDRH is unable to separate these categories at this time.

Glossary

Note: The data provided on this website is produced on an ongoing basis for performance management purposes and is subject to change due to updates of preliminary estimates, corrections, or other reasons. In addition, FDA may change the type or amount of data provided on this website at any time. Information marked as "Completed" may include measures and/or key projects for which activities are ongoing but no longer tracked as part of FDA-TRACK.