The ACTEDS Training Catalog


Supervisor Development Course (SDC)

Course Number 1-250-C53 (DL)
Mode Web-Based Ttraining
Location Army Learning Management System (ALMS) https://www.lms.army.mil/Saba/Web/Main
Eligibility Requirements Required for all Military and Civilian supervisors of Army Civilians. The SDC must be completed within one year of placement in a supervisory position. The SDC is also required for supervisors as refresher training every 3 years. The course is available to all Army employees as a self-development tool. It is highly recommended for supervisors or managers to complete SDC before enrolling in any of the CES resident courses.
Purpose Provides supervisors with civilian personnel administration skills such as work management and basic supervision.
Description The SDC contains lessons on topics mandated by the NDAA 2010. Topics include: Workforce Planning, Position Management and Classification, Hiring, Merit Systems Principles & Prohibited Personnel Practices, Onboarding, Performance Management, Training & Development, Recognition, Incentives and Awards, Coaching, Counseling and Mentoring, Leave Administration, Workers' Compensation, Labor Relations, Supervising a Diverse Workforce, Hostile Work Environment, Reasonable Accommodations, Creating an Engaging Work Environment, Managing Conflict, Valuing Individual Differences, Leading Change. There a final test at the end of the course. You must score at least an 80% to pass the course, and you will have 2 opportunities to pass the test. If you do not pass the test on the second attempt, you must contact your supervisor, and the test will be reset.
Application Process

To enroll in this course, go to the Civilian Human Resource Training Application site https://www.atrrs.army.mil/channels/chrtas. Click on the Apply for Training menu option on the left side of the screen and follow the steps. Step 1, select the current FY; Step 2, select supervisor training; Step 3, select Supervisor Development Course (SDC); Step 4, click the search button to register. You will have to verify your AKO username and password.

Once you complete the registration process, your supervisor will receive a system-generated email with instructions to approve your training. You will then receive an email with instructions on how to access the course. Be sure to print and save the SDC Lesson Desk Reference.