The Franklin Covey 7 Habits of Highly Effective People multi-day workshop helps participants to develop the ability to effectively lead themselves, influence, engage and collaborate with others, continually improve, and renew their capabilities.
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.
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.
Please note that the Basic COR Essentials I class is NOT a pre-requisite.
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.
Your ability to build effective teams requires on-going communication. Learn new techniques on how to enhance your communications and hold your people accountable.
In today's complex, data-driven world, professionals face many "gray" areas in which they need to think critically and exercise personal judgment.
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 are each other's customer; every encounter is a g
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.
The language we use and the conversations we have are key causal elements that influence virtually everything we do and every result we achieve.
Want to transform your writing from good to great? Good writing isn't just for Hemingway; it makes good sense for daily business, too.
Crystal clear charts and graphs are valuable - they save an audience's mental energy, keep a reader engaged, and help to persuade your audience.
Are you looking for a more in-depth, structured approach to project management that can also lead to Project Management Professional (PMP) certification?
This course is designed for new Administrative Officers and Technicians, entry-level Budget Analysts, and Administrative Lab Managers.
Gaining a Following: Leadership Skills for Non-Supervisors This course will explore the mystery of why we follow some people and ignore others.
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.
Taking your career to the next level requires professional relationships and a reputation for producing stellar results. One must be able to combine technical skills with interpersonal skills.
Leadership and coaching skills are essential for today's managers.
Email - the quickest communication that is often interpreted differently. Managing challenging emails in the workplace requires a combination of interpersonal communication skills, self-awareness, and organizational understanding.
Is your office in the process of a physical move to a new location?
Have you been asked to supervise a restructuring?
Are you a leader who has just received a new supervisor to report to or new subordinate to manage?
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.
Supervisors have far more power to motivate and engage employees than they may believe.
The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) workshop equips NIH employees with a unique perspective to assist with personal tools for better self-management, communication, and relationship management.
This course provides innovative strategies to help you deliver presentations you can be proud to call your own.
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?
You've heard of the Gallup Poll to monitor political races. Now Gallup brings you tools to use in the workplace.
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?
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.
In this one-day workshop, you'll learn the three dimensions of professional writing: organization, format, and style.