GSA, OMB and the federal chief financial officers council have issued a joint request for information to online universities, business education content holders, tech companies and talent development vendors seeking to “create a tool where employees can identify their individual knowledge gaps and purchase best-in-class education content.”
The RFI will first focus on the 140,000-member federal financial community, seeking providers for “access to content that aligns with 54 competency areas with emphasis on data, technology, and financial management skills . . . If this limited-in-scale approach is successful in attracting effective, reasonably priced upskilling content, this model could be expanded to larger segments of the federal workforce, which currently consists of 2.1M employees,” it said.
“By providing access to best-in-class training to its employees, the government seeks to give them tools to improve their knowledge and skills, thrive in the knowledge economy, and ultimately provide better services to the American public,” it said.
More information: https://www.cfo.gov/workforce-modernization/application-guidance