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Welcome to the Federal Government's "one stop" Human Resources Career Development Center. HR University (HRU) is aimed at professionalizing the Federal HR career field and is designed to address competency and skill gaps within the HR community, achieve Governmentwide savings, identify and offer the best HR training across Government, provide supervisors, managers and executives with critical leadership competencies and HR technical knowledge needed to succeed, and establish a means for sharing resources across all agencies.

HR University Mission
Cultivate a culture of continuous learning and excellence for Federal HR professionals by providing career guidance, training and resources to achieve a consistently high level of technical, consulting, business and professional competency.

Congratulations!  HRU is the recipient of The Deloitte Public Sector Innovation Award for the 21st Century
  1. Strengthen the competence of the Federal Government's human resources community to ensure measurable support of agency strategic goals and missions, now and in the future.
  2. Identify and provide a variety of learning modules focused on the HR competency model to achieve proficiency at each appropriate level and grade.
  3. Develop a common curriculum and criteria, incorporating existing Federal courses that emphasize solid technical knowledge and expertise while developing strategic business and consulting competence.
  4. Provide access to learning, developmental activities, IDPs and other resources, accessible through a central repository that offers multiple delivery methods and a blended learning approach.

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Why HRU?