Commandant (DCMS-DPR-5)
U.S. Coast Guard
2703 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. SE Stop 7907
Washington, D.C. 20593-7907

Individual Development Plan (IDP)

  • Are a valuable performance enhancement and career development tool
  • Are a personally tailored action plan that the supervisor and individual use to identify short and long-term personal and career goals
  • Outline the training and developmental experiences to achieve those goals, for the benefit of the individual, unit and Coast Guard

IDP Commandant Instruction


Coast Guard Business Intelligence (CGBI) Reports

Unit IDP Report: To find out how your unit is doing, follow these steps:

  1. Open CGBI (Coast Guard workstation only).
  2. In the "CGBI Cubes and Reports" box, type "IDP" in the search box and click "Go."
  3. Find your district or appropriate organizational level and click on the red and blue icon to the left of it.
  4. A report in .pdf format will open. The report includes detailed information on all individuals required to have an IDP, completion rates for individuals and units, a green/yellow/red indicator, etc.