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Important Notice

The U.S. Office of Personnel Management offers the Federal Competency Assessment Tools (both Management and Human Resources) through September 30, 2011. Agencies should complete all assessment activities and print/download all necessary reports and raw data by November 18, 2011.



WELCOME TO THE FEDERAL COMPETENCY ASSESSMENT TOOL - MANAGEMENT (FCAT-M), a tool created to provide a strategic leadership competency analysis of the skill level of an agency's future and current leadership cadre. The tool assesses the proficiency levels of agency leaders against the U.S. Office of Personnel Management's leadership and performance management competencies. Agencies can use the results of the assessments to support human capital strategies such as competency gap analyses, succession management, and developmental efforts.

Access the FCAT-M

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FCAT Launch Announcement
Please click the link below for the memo from OPM announcing the FCAT. Announcement Memo

Executive Core Qualifications
Click the link below to access the latest memorandum on the Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs) that became effective October 1, 2006. ECQ Memo

Guidelines for Managerial Development
Click the link below to access a memorandum about Guidelines for Managerial Development. Guidelines Memo


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