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The HHS Workplace of the Chief Data Officer (OCIO) is dedicated to rising its leaders by skilled improvement. 

HHS Chief Data Officer Karl S. Mathias, Ph.D. explains, “It’s mutually helpful for workers and OCIO when staff members decide to rising their abilities, broadening their data, and profiting from studying alternatives.  As an government chief, encouraging skilled improvement helps me fill gaps within the office, but in addition helps and elevates workers to assist get them the place they need to go of their careers.  That assist interprets right into a happier workforce with loyal workers.  This is only one manner that OCIO maintains its standing as an ‘employer of selection’ inside the HHS and Federal IT communities.”

Two OCIO workers accomplished month-long skilled improvement applications this spring and have since returned to work extra engaged and excited to carry value efficient, safe, progressive, and well timed IT options and providers to handle the breadth of urgent human providers and well being care challenges throughout HHS program customers and stakeholders.

Harvard Kennedy Faculty Senior Govt Fellow Program

Bobby Flanders was the only HHS graduate from the April 2023 Cohort of the Senior Govt Fellows (SEF) program on the John F. Kennedy Faculty of Authorities at Harvard College.  The skilled improvement program is designed to sharpen management and managerial abilities for federal civilians on the GS-14 and GS-15 grade ranges.

The SEF program is without doubt one of the OCIO’s aggressive management improvement alternatives and gives contributors the chance to study from Harvard school, together with former presidential cupboard members, Nationwide Safety Council leaders, former political leaders, and trade and thought leaders.  This system additionally supplies an unparalleled alternative to community with different senior leaders from numerous industries, sectors, and international locations, facilitating a singular alternate of concepts and views.

Bobby spent over 100 hours in classroom instruction (lectures, case research and simulations) and an equal period of time in studying and exterior coursework, pushing him to assume critically, creatively, and strategically.  The case methodology pioneered by Harvard supplied a hands-on method that allowed him to use what they’ve realized to real-world conditions and develop the talents essential to steer successfully in in the present day’s fast-paced society.

“I all the time knew my work was valued by my supervisors, however my engagement with different SEF classmates confirmed me simply how necessary the work of OCIO is to boost the well being and well-being of all Individuals,” mentioned Bobby.  “I’m deeply grateful to HHS and OCIO for sending me on this transformative expertise and supporting my efforts to turn into a greater chief.”

Bobby at present serves because the Deputy Chief of Workers in OCIO’s Fast Workplace.  He manages a staff that’s chargeable for all elements of OCIO’s inside and exterior communications; inside controls/audit liaison, FOIA e-mail searches, administrative assist, and activity administration.

The following cohort of the Senior Govt Fellows program is shortly approaching.  OCIO encourages workers to debate along with your supervisor and attain out to Bobby to get the within scoop from a latest graduate.

Federal Govt Institute Management for a Democratic Society

Jaime Robinson graduated from the March/April 2023 Cohort of the Federal Govt Institute (FEI) Management for a Democratic Society (LDS) program together with HHS workers from the Administration for Preparedness and Response, the Meals and Drug Administration, and the Nationwide Institutes of Well being.  This skilled improvement program prepares senior authorities leaders on the GS-15 and SES stage for in the present day’s advanced challenges.

The LDS program is designed to arrange senior-level authorities executives for the advanced challenges of management.  By means of knowledgeable instruction and experiential studying, this system develops the capability for visionary leaders who can remodel their organizations and authorities.  LDS prepares senior-level leaders for in the present day’s advanced challenges, together with elevated crucial self-awareness; enhanced management and administration strengths and areas for enchancment within the areas of staff constructing, strategic pondering, influencing/negotiating, political savvy, and exterior consciousness; enhanced capacity to determine issues and plan for motion to enhance group efficiency; and improved capacity to leverage the various skills of the Federal workforce.

Leveraging the experience and expertise of every government, the LDS establishes a studying neighborhood the place the contributors and school are each lecturers and learners. Anchored in present management idea, the core curriculum is aligned with OPM’s Govt Core {Qualifications} and Management Competencies.  Along with the core curriculum, Jaime accomplished a number of introspective assignments, an motion studying venture, and produced plans to rework himself and OCIO.

“I wish to categorical my heartfelt gratitude for being chosen to attend the FEI coaching program,” mentioned Jaime.  “I’m actually humbled and appreciative of the chance I used to be afforded to satisfy with and study from different leaders inside the federal authorities.  This invaluable expertise has enhanced my management abilities and can enable me to contribute to the expansion and success of HHS and OCIO.  I consider that my attendance on the senior government coaching will allow me to carry contemporary perception and progressive approaches to my group.”

Jaime at present serves as Director of Governance, Technique & Coverage withing OCIO’s Workplace of Enterprise Providers.

The following cohort of the Management for a Democratic Society program is shortly approaching.  OCIO encourages workers to debate along with your supervisor and attain out to Jaime for a latest graduate perspective on what to anticipate throughout this system.

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