Learning objectives for Department of the Navy entry-level budget analysts (Series GS-560)
Holfert, Heidi H.
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This thesis identifies learning objectives which Department of the Navy (DoN) entry-level budget analysts should learn during their first year on the job in order to perform effectively and efficiently. It provides various demographics of budget analysts, including job requirements and locations of assignments. A discussion of the Department of Defense financial management environment focuses on current and future trends which are or will be impacting budget analysts. In addition, training courses and programs that are currently available to DoN entry-level budget analysts are examined. The primary conclusion of this research was that these is a dire need for quality training of DoN entry-level budget analysts. Recommendations are offered on how the learning objectives identified by this study can be utilized to assist in the development of quality training courses, materials and programs.
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