Professional Development Courses

Our professional development courses are designed to help you enhance your existing skills, improve your effectiveness, and prepare you for career advancement at NIH.  Classes range in length from ½ day to multi-day sessions.

Course ID: NIHTC6520

This 2-day Franklin Covey course will help you develop your ability to effectively lead others, explore how to better influence, engage and collaborate.

Course ID: NIHTC6002

Adobe Acrobat DC Level 2 is advanced Acrobat learning to include converting technical documents to PDF files and preparing files for commercial printing.

Course ID: NIHTC9552

This one-day course highlights the Contracting Officer Representative (COR) role, responsibilities, conduct, authority and ethics as well as the acquisition phases including planning, solicitation, evaluation and award and contract administration.

Course ID: NIHTC9546

Please note that the Basic COR Essentials I class is NOT a pre-requisite.

Course ID: NIHTC4023

NIHTC can bring IDP Best Practices on-site to your team or office. Our standard workshop is currently 2 hours for 25 people or less.

Course ID: NIHTC5262

This 3 hour course is designed for Principal Investigators, Staff Scientists, and others involved in scientific programs (Intramural and Extramural) whose work may include budget management.

Course ID: NIHTC4506

Your ability to build effective teams requires on-going communication. Explore new techniques on how to enhance your communications and hold your people accountable. Do you manage employees that you don’t often see in-person?

Course ID: NIHTC4900

“Live Your Best Life” using Gallup's CliftonStrengths! This course will help you recognize your talents, build them into strengths, and learn how to apply them on the job.

Course ID: NIHTC4401

In today's complex, data-driven world, professionals face many "gray" areas in which they need to think critically and exercise personal judgment.

Course ID: NIHTC4017

The late great poet Maya Angelou once said, "I have learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel." At NIH, we feel the same way.

Course ID: NIHTC5301

This 2-day course is designed to go beyond the qualitative side of data analysis. Explore proven quantitative tools and methods for analyzing, interpreting, and utilizing data.

Course ID: NIHTC2116

Want to transform your writing from good to great? Good writing isn't just for Hemingway; it makes good sense for daily business, too.

Course ID: NIHTC4004

To be successful at work, leaders, managers and staff need a mixture of intelligence, technical skills and emotional intelligence (EQ).

Course ID: NIHTC9511E

This one-day interactive program equips NIH supervisors and managers with the knowledge, skills and techniques needed to grow their performance as leaders, as well as ways to effectively manage and support their staff's performance and development

Course ID: NIHTC4022

Crystal clear charts and graphs are valuable - they save an audience's mental energy, keep a reader engaged, and help to persuade your audience.

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?

Course ID: NIHTC5260

This course is designed for new Administrative Officers and Technicians, entry-level Budget Analysts, and Administrative Lab Managers.

Course ID: NIHTC4030

Effective communications skills and presence combined enhance your ability to shape agendas, influence decisions, achieve results, and engage and motivate stakeholders.

Course ID: NIHTC1017

This course will explore the mystery of why we follow some people and ignore others.

Course ID: NIHTC4505

Leadership and coaching skills are essential for today's managers.

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.

Course ID: NIHTC4101

Tired of wasting your time in meetings that do not produce results? In today's team- driven environment, skilled facilitation is crucial to the delivery of outstanding results and organizational success.

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.

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.

Course ID: NIHTC4500

Supervisors have far more power to motivate and engage employees than they may believe.

Course ID: NIHTC9590

The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) workshop will equip you with personal tools for better self-management, communication, and relationship management.

Course ID: NIHTC4003

This course provides innovative strategies to help you deliver presentations you can be proud to call your own!

Course ID: NIHTC4501

Have you ever struggled to make sense of your Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey results?
Do you wonder how to turn the data into actionable results?

Course ID: NIHTC4502

Are you a manager who sometimes freezes up when asked tough questions on the spot? Do you prefer one-on-one conversations to boisterous meetings?

Course ID: NIHTC4507

During the Women in Leadership: Strategies for Success course, you learned about the importance of emotional intelligence, how to adapt your natural style to be more effective, conversational "moves" that can improve relationships and lead to grea

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.

Course ID: NIHTC2114

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