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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 - 2011

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TimeTargetNumber
Oct 2010N/A39
Nov 2010N/A39
Dec 2010N/A47
Jan 2011N/A18
Feb 2011N/A28
Mar 2011N/A41
Apr 2011N/A32
May 2011N/A34
Jun 2011N/A34
Jul 2011N/A29
Aug 2011N/A29
Sep 2011N/A37

FY 2011 Total: 407

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 - 2011
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TimeTargetNumber
Oct 2010N/A14
Nov 2010N/A14
Dec 2010N/A12
Jan 2011N/A8
Feb 2011N/A11
Mar 2011N/A21
Apr 2011N/A9
May 2011N/A18
Jun 2011N/A13
Jul 2011N/A11
Aug 2011N/A9
Sep 2011N/A7

FY 2011 Total: 147

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 - 2011
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TimeTargetNumber
Oct 2010N/A8
Nov 2010N/A6
Dec 2010N/A3
Jan 2011N/A1
Feb 2011N/A6
Mar 2011N/A9
Apr 2011N/A9
May 2011N/A4
Jun 2011N/A3
Jul 2011N/A3
Aug 2011N/A5
Sep 2011N/A9

FY 2011 Total: 66

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 - 2011
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TimeTargetNumber
Oct 2010N/A17
Nov 2010N/A19
Dec 2010N/A32
Jan 2011N/A9
Feb 2011N/A11
Mar 2011N/A11
Apr 2011N/A14
May 2011N/A12
Jun 2011N/A18
Jul 2011N/A15
Aug 2011N/A15
Sep 2011N/A21

FY 2011 Total: 194

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.