Administrative Professionals

Gaining knowledge and working in an NIH system is critical for success. These classes will guide and help make you an expert.

Below are classes the NIH Training Center recommends for the role of Administrative Professionals.

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Acquisitions Management

Introduction to Project Management

Course ID: NIHTC9414

Are you looking for a more in-depth, structured approach to project management that can also lead to Project Management Professional (PMP) certification?

Administrative Systems & Policy

Advanced ITAS for Timekeepers

Course ID: NIHTC2626

Students will explore various timekeeping issues that may arise for timekeepers and administrative officers. Learn how to troubleshoot employee timecards.

Basic ITAS for Timekeepers

Course ID: NIHTC2624

Learn how to use the Integrated Time and Attendance System (ITAS) - An application that timekeepers, supervisors, and employees use to report and track time and attendance.

EHCM System Training

Course ID: NIHTC4009

The Enterprise Human Capital Management (EHCM) System (formerly known as the Capital HR System) Training course is designed for professionals and administrative officers (AOs) across NIH ICs who require a better understanding of the EHCM system.

Federal HR for Administrative Professionals

Course ID: NIHTC8600

Federal HR for Administrative Professionals will help you successfully meet organizational objectives and abide by human resources laws as you handle the HR aspects within an administrative role.

Fellowship Payment System

Course ID: NIHTC2646

Learn how to use the NIH Business System (NBS) Fellowship Payment System (FPS) to document, create, manage, and pay fellowship awards for non-FTE personnel.

LMS Learning Administrator

Course ID: NIHTC1003

This interactive course will be delivered in 3 sessions lasting 2 hours each. You must complete all 3 sessions to fulfill the requirement to gain access as a Learning Administrator.

LMS Local Learning Registrar

Course ID: NIHTC1001

This hands-on course fulfills the requirement to become a Local Learning Registrar (LLR). If you answer “yes” to any of the following questions, this course is right for you:

Title 42 at NIH

Course ID: NIHTC8810

PLEASE NOTE THIS COURSE IS NOT OFFERED AS A CLOSED ENROLLMENT.

Budget and Data Skills

Introduction to the NIH Budget Process

Course ID: NIHTC5260

Note: This course was recently revised to include an expanded portion on Budget Execution. This course is designed for new Administrative Officers and Technicians, entry-level Budget Analysts, and Administrative Lab Managers.

Principles of Data Visualization

Course ID: NIHTC4025

Staff at NIH frequently need to select an appropriate visual format to communicate data, but how do you choose the format of the visual?

Professional Development

Emotional Intelligence

Course ID: NIHTC4004

Emotional Intelligence research shows that knowing how to manage oneself and how to interact successfully with other people is a key component for success at every level in an organization.

Managing Conflict and Challenging Conversations

Course ID: NIHTC4203

This session will provide you with science-based and experientially-tested techniques to deescalate destructive confrontational situations and other misunderstandings at work.

Managing Multiple Priorities, Projects, and Bosses

Course ID: NIHTC5110

Do you experience never ending to-do lists, pressure deadlines, and constant interruptions, change, or stress? Managing your work day is a skill that needs constant sharpening regardless of your years with the NIH.

Managing Up, Down and Across

Course ID: NIHTC4510

Taking your career to the next level requires professional relationships and a reputation for producing stellar results. You must be able to combine technical skills with interpersonal skills.

Women in Leadership: Strategies for Success

Course ID: NIHTC4504

This dynamic workshop series is designed to provide you with insights, tools, and strategies to improve your leadership skills and expand your capacity to lead effectively.

Writing Skills for NIH Employees

Course ID: NIHTC2114

In this one-day workshop, you'll learn the three dimensions of professional writing: organization, format, and style.

Retirement Preparedness

Pre-Retirement Workshop (CSRS)

Course ID: NIHTC5812

Are you prepared for retirement? This three-day Civil Service Retirement System (CSRS) workshop is designed to provide you with an overview of your federal retirement benefits.

Pre-Retirement Workshop (FERS) - Daily

Course ID: NIHTC5810

Are you within ten years of retirement eligibility and beginning to consider life after NIH? This three-day Federal Employee Retirement System (FERS) workshop is designed to provide you with an overview of your federal retirement benefits.

Pre-Retirement Workshop (FERS) - Weekly

Course ID: NIHTC5811

Are you within ten years of retirement eligibility and beginning to consider life after NIH? This three-day Federal Employee Retirement System (FERS) workshop is designed to provide you with an overview of your federal retirement benefits.

Retirement Refresher Workshop

Course ID: NIHTC5815

This course is designed for the Federal Employee within 1 year of retirement, who has already completed the 3-Day Planning for Retirement Seminar, and who is reviewing options for retirement and fine-tuning decisions on when to leave service.

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