Learning Objectives for Entry-Level Department of the Navy Accounting Technicians (GS-525 Series)
Author(s)Hillen, Caroline Margaret
Contributor(s)NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL MONTEREY CA
KeywordsAdministration and Management
Humanities and History
Personnel Management and Labor Relations
Military Forces and Organizations
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AbstractDefense Management Review Decision No. 985 cited the inadequacy of existing financial management education and training, and mandated the review of current education and training offerings to identify gaps and overlaps. As such, this thesis focuses on the education and training needs of one segment of the financial/resource management community: entry-level GA-525 series accounting technicians. The objective of the thesis is to identify commonalities among the tasks performed by entry-level GS-525 series accounting technicians, holding various jobs at different types of commands. Accordingly, it identifies current and future characteristics of the GS-525 series accounting technician work force, identifies current and proposed career development plans, current instructional offerings and future training needs, and proposes specific learning objectives for incorporation into a comprehensive and continuous training program.
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