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AFLCMC Learning Resource Center

The following items are links to professional development resources available to all AFLCMC employees.  Some links require CAC to access.  We are committed to keep this site updated with relevant resources.  This is our first version so we look forward to your feedback.

Recommended Reading:  
CSAF Reading List 
CMSAF Reading List
National Defense University Reading List

Diversity and InclusionNEW

AF Diversity & Inclusion Homepage (Variety of Resources to review)
Air Force Diversity Inclusion Resource List

**These four books are recommended by AFLCMC Senior Leaders on Diversity and Inclusion:

  • Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking, By Malcolm Gladwell
  • White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism, By Robin DiAngelo
  • The Coddling of the American Mind, By Jonathan Haidt and Greg Lukianoff
  • Blindspot: Hidden Biases of Good People, By Mahzarin R. Banaji and Anthony Greenwald

Compliance Short: Unconscious Bias  AF e-Learning Video:  5 min
Subtle Signs of Unconscious Bias AF e-Learning Video:  3 min
Leading an Organization to Overcome Unconscious Bias  AF e-Learning Video:  3 min
How Differences Relate to Unconscious Bias  AF e-Learning Video:  3 min
Avoiding Unconscious Bias When Making Decisions  AF e-Learning Video:  3 min
Workplace Diversity  AF e-Learning Video:  3 min
Create Cultures of Inclusion  AF e-Learning Video:  4 min
Balancing Cultural Expectations and Diversity  AF e-Learning Video:  3 min
Leading Diversity  AF e-Learning Course:  37 min
Understanding Unconscious Bias  AF e-Learning Course:  25 min
Outwitting Your Cognitive Biases  AF e-Learning Course:  22 min
Making Diversity Work: 7 Steps for Defeating Bias in the Workplace  Author: Sondra Thiederman  Book: 4 pages
Leading Across Cultures  AF e-Learning Course:  52 min
Advanced Human Resources Management: Workplace and HR Strategy  AF e-Learning Course:  75 min
How Generational Stereotypes Hold Us Back at Work - Leah Georges
Building Blocks of Workplace Inclusion  Authors: Evelina Silveira, Jill Walters  Book: 24 pages

Leadership Development
Why Good Leaders Make You Feel Safe - Simon Sinek​
Leaders and Supervisors We Need (milUniversity)
Air Force eLearning
Additional Resources

Providing Employee Feedback
DevOps Continuous Feedback: Implementing Continuous Feedback –AF e-Learning Course:  1 hr. 31 min
Employee Feedback – SBI Model (Situation, Behavior, Impact) –milSuite Video: 3 min (Use Google Chrome)
Performance Management and Employee Engagement, –Federal News Network, Jan 13, 2020
How to Give an Effective Employee Evaluation (YouTube)
How to Take Ownership of the Performance Review Process (YouTube)
How Not to Take Ownership of the Performance Review Process (YouTube)
Employee Performance Review – an Easy How-To Guide (YouTube)
How to stay connected with your team Government Executive

Be a Better Coach  –AF e-Learning Video:  4 min
Performance Management Coaching –milSuite Video 2 min (Use Google Chrome)
Developing Successful Coaching Relationships –AF e-Learning Course:  53 min
The Manager’s Coaching Handbook: A Practical Guide to Improving Employee Performance –Authors: David Cottrell, Mark Layton, Book: 8 pages
Coaching Techniques That Inspire Coachees to Action –AF e-Learning Course:  25 min
“Coaching for Performance: The principles and practice of coaching and leadership” by Sir John Whitmore, 1992 (Fifth edition: 2017)

Employee Engagement 
Your Voice Matters MilSuite Article. Jan 31, 2020
Taking Action to Empower Employees –AF e-Learning Course:  17 min
Employee Engagement –AF e-Learning Video:  6 min
“Love ‘Em or Lose ‘Em: Getting Good People To Stay; 26 Engagement Strategies for Busy Managers” by Beverly Kaye and Sharon Jordan-Evans, 2008 (Fourth Edition), Nicholas Brealey Publishing. Book Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc. Book.

Time Management
Make the Time You Need: Get Organized –AF e-Learning Course:  28 min
Aligning Goals and Priorities to Manage Time –AF e-Learning Course:  25 min
Keep Your Time Management Approach Organized –AF e-Learning Video:  3 min
Controlling Conflict, Stress, and Time in a Customer Service Environment –AF e-Learning Course:  32 min
Maximize Your Productivity by Managing Time and Tasks –AF e-Learning Course:  21 min

Goal Setting
Aligning Unit Goals and Imperatives –AF e-Learning Course:  22 min
Aligning Unit Goals with Company Goals –-AF e-Learning Video: 3 min
Establishing Team Goals and Responsibilities, and Using Feedback Effectively –AF e-Learning Course:  30 min
Reaching Goals Using Perseverance and Resilience –AF e-Learning Course:  27 min
Organizational Goals and Six Sigma –AF e-Learning Course:  1hr 41  min
Supercharged Goal Setting –Author: Warren Greshes, 98 pgs.

Keys to Effective Telework:
"Tracking Performance For Success in Virtual Teams” (new article as of 22 Jan 20)
“6 Tips For Monitoring and Managing Your Virtual Teams Productivity” (article)
“3 Things To Do If You’re New to Working From Home” (YouTube - new as of 25 Mar 20)
“Making Virtual Teams Work:  Ten Basic Principles” (Harvard Business Review article)
“Stop Managing Your Remote Workers As If They Work Onsite” (YouTube video)
 “Five Ways to Improve Communication in Virtual Teams” (MIT Sloan article)  
“Real Life Leadership” - Chantel Ray (may require commercial internet)
     Episode #29 –“How to Take a 60-Person Office Completely Virtual with Patrick Donohoe.” (Apple PodCast)
     Episode #29 --"How to Take a 60-Person Office Completely Virtual with Patrick Donohoe." (YouTube)
New to Working Remotely?  These Resources Can Help  (LinkedIn Learning)
Remote Leadership (slide deck)

Personal Development
The Brain-Changing Benefits of Exercise - Wendy Suzuki
Green Zone Mindset Slides - Brig. Gen. Tanya Kubinec

Career Specific:
FM Training Class Materials
FM Orientation Class
Defense Acquisition University
Defense Security Cooperation University
System of Systems Engineering Collaborators Information Exchange (SoSECIE) web-based seminar series
--Archive of previous seminars
Blue: Cyber in the Contested Domain

Supervisory All-Call (30 Jan 2020):
IG Perspective on Remarkable Leadership - Col. David Kretz
JA Perspective on Remarkable Leadership - Col. John Gilliland
Supervisor All-Call Charts
Supervisor All-Call Q&As

Introductory Intellectual Property Training
This training created by University of Dayton Law School and AFRL provides real-world application of IP and data rights legal techniques and procedures taught by prominent legal experts and IP practitioners. This five-hour, online training is interactive and chunked into one-hour learning modules. The training is self-paced with a six week period to complete.   See the Program Brochure.  Watch the Video Overview.       

DoD Civilian Credentialing Opportunities Online:
COOL is a new one-stop shop for identifying civilian credentials that may increase on-the-job effectiveness and enhance your career. The website allows you to search on a federal occupation series to identify certifications/licenses pertinent to that career field. To find out more, access the catalog of courses

Ivy League Online Courses:
All 8 Ivy League schools are offering courses for free online. There are over 450 active offerings! Included are courses in the following categories: Computer Science, Data Science, Programming, Humanities, Business, Art & Design, Science, Social Sciences, Health & Medicine, Engineering, Mathematics, Education & Teaching and Personal Development. Access these courses here.  

Additional Resources:
AF Quarantine University (Facebook Group)

Please provide feedback or recommend additional resources to AFLCMC Public Affairs at AFLCMC.PA.Personnel@us.af.mil