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There have been recent concerns about the confusion between the Individual Development Plan (IDP) and Self Development Plan (SDP) in the Department of the Army Civilian Workforce. The confusion stems from not understanding the details for the IDP and SDP. We will be introducing the characteristics of the IDP and the SDP. Then touch on the advantages and benefits for supervisors and subordinates in utilizing the SDP.

The Army has recently mandated the use of IDPs for its Civilian workforce. The IDP focuses on the Operational domain of leadership development in the civilians' current Career Path. The IDP has mandatory training as directed by the Dept of the Army. As well, discuss occupational training that is directly related to your career field. The SDP is an optional plan that focuses within the self-development domain of leader development. This plan is used to continue development of Knowledge, Skills and Abilities for the individual.

The major benefits SDPs are helping individuals stand out in their career fields, creating well-rounded employee, and fostering lifelong learning that help individuals grow personally and professionally.

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Individual development plan or IDP is an action plan for personal development which has been jointly developed by the individual and his/her supervisors, mentors and leaders in order to achieve short and long term personal/career goals, as well as to align such goals with the broader organizational goals for achieving organizational enhancement. It includes the requisite tasks/activities and experiences in order to attain such goals and benefit individual as well as organization in a specific timeframe.

SDP or Self development is used by army personnel to document personal as well as professional goals and engage in ongoing learning process. Army personnel start such program during ...

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