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Manpower & Personnel Product Support Analytical Tools (PSAT) DatabaseRelated ACQuipedia ArticlesIntegrated Product Support (IPS) Implementation RoadmapIntegrated Product Support (IPS) Element GuidebookManpower & Personnel Integrated Product Support (IPS) Element Competency ListContinuous Learning ModulesTraining CoursesKey ReferencesDescriptionObjective


Objective

The objective of the Manpower & Personnel IPS Element is to identify, plan, resource and acquire personnel, civilian and military, with the grades and skills required:

a) to operate equipment, to complete the missions, to effectively fight or support the fight, to win our nation’s wars;

b) to effectively support the Soldier, and to ensure the best capability is available for the Warfighter when needed.

(Source: DoD Product Support Manager (PSM) Guidebook, Appendix A)

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Description

Description: Involves the identification and acquisition of personnel (military and civilian) with the skills and grades required to operate, maintain, and support systems over their lifetime. Early identification is essential. If the needed manpower is an additive requirement to existing manpower levels of an organization, a formalized process of identification and justification must be made to higher authority.

Key Manpower & Personnel IPS Element activities according to Appendix A of the DoD Product Support Manager (PSM) Guidebook and the DoD Integrated Product Support (IPS) Element Guidebook include:

  • Identification and acquisition of required numbers of active and reserve military officers and enlisted personnel as well as civilian personnel with the skills and grades required for system operation
  • Identification and acquisition of required numbers of active and reserve military officers and enlisted personnel as well as civilian personnel with the skills and grades required for system maintenance
  • Identification and acquisition of required numbers of active and reserve military officers and enlisted personnel as well as civilian personnel with the skills and grades required for system support
  • Wartime versus peacetime personnel requirements determination and management
  • Additional personnel identification and justification process management
  • Manpower Estimate Report (MER)
  • DoD Logistics Human Capital Strategic Planning

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Key References

Related Communities of Practice (CoP)

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Training Courses

DAU Training

Specific multi-disciplinary DAU training recommendations related to this Integrated Product Support (IPS) Element are available at:

These Life Cycle Logistics Certification Standards and Core Plus Development Guides for each of the three DAWIA certification levels include: 

  • “Types of Assignments” and “Representative Activities”, which are colored blue
  • “Core Certification Standards (Required for DAWIA Certification)” (education, training, and experience requirements), which are colored red
  • “Core Plus Development Guides (Desired/recommended training, education, and experience)”, which are colored yellow

Non-DAU Training Courses

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Continuous Learning Modules

Specific multi-disciplinary DAU continuous learning module recommendations related to this Integrated Product Support (IPS) Element are available at: 

These Life Cycle Logistics Certification Standards and Core Plus Development Guides for each of the three DAWIA certification levels include: 

  • “Types of Assignments” and “Representative Activities”, which are colored blue
  • “Core Certification Standards (Required for DAWIA Certification)” (education, training, and experience requirements), which are colored red
  • “Core Plus Development Guides (Desired/recommended training, education, and experience)”, which are colored yellow, and in addition to technical/functional topics, also include a series of Harvard Business School (HBS) Leadership & Management Modules for US Government Employees

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Competencies

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Related ACQuipedia Articles

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