The DoD Performance Management and Appraisal Program (DPMAP) Instructor-Led training materials are provided for reference. The training content which consist of an Instructor Guide, Participant Guide, Videos, Exercises, Handouts, and Joint Knowledge Online (JKO) are the materials your Component will use to deliver the DPMAP training to the workforce.
The JKO is the Department of Defense (DoD) unique and authoritative source for online joint training. JKO provides continuous, career-long development of joint knowledge and joint readiness for individuals, staffs, Combatant Commands, Combat Support Agencies, and the Services.
Joint Knowledge Online (JKO)
This course prepares supervisors and employees covered under DPMAP for transition to the new performance management program.
JKO Training Link: Lesson 1 Performance Management Overview
This course defines employee engagement in terms of the DoD culture of high performance; show supervisors and employees why it is important to be engaged at work; to discover and identify activities that can improve supervisor-employee engagement and relationships.
JKO Training Link: Lesson 2 Engaged Employees
This course explains the performance planning phase, including how to link an organization’s performance plan (e.g., strategic workforce plan, Performance Assistance Plan) to the individual development plan (IDP); and how to write specific, measurable, achievable, relevant, and timely SMART standards.
JKO Training Link: Lesson 3 Planning Performance
This course describes how effective performance management is critical to the DoD culture of high performance; identify trust behaviors between supervisors and employees that build engagement and improve performance; and explain how constructive performance feedback is beneficial for supervisors and employees in terms of performance management.
JKO Training Link: Lesson 4 Continuous Feedback
This course explains the Monitoring Phase and its key attributes; highlight the importance of documenting employees’ accomplishments; emphasize the advantages of monitoring performance and having frequent discussions throughout the appraisal cycle; and review types of informal feedback needed to identify and addressing performance issues.
JKO Training Link: Lesson 5 Monitoring Performance
This course explains the Evaluating Phase; show how and why an employee should provide input to a final performance appraisal discussion; describe the benefits of continuous feedback throughout the entire performance appraisal cycle.; and show how shared understanding is the overall goal of performance discussions.
JKO Training Link: Lesson 6 Evaluating Performance
This course describes the importance of recognizing and rewarding performance and employee success; identify types of recognition and reward related to performance management; and determines methods that can be utilized to recognize and reward employees.
JKO Training Link: Lesson 7 Recognizing and Rewarding Performance