This 2-day Franklin Covey course will help you develop your ability to effectively lead others, explore how to better influence, engage and collaborate.
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. 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?
As organizational expectations and workloads increase, so too does our stress. Many of us believe working harder and longer is the only answer.
“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.
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 feel the same way.
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.
Want to transform your writing from good to great? Good writing isn't just for Hemingway; it makes good sense for daily business, too.
To be successful at work, leaders, managers and staff need a mixture of intelligence, technical skills and emotional intelligence (EQ).
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
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?
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.
Effective communications skills and presence combined enhance your ability to shape agendas, influence decisions, achieve results, and engage and motivate stakeholders.
This course will explore the mystery of why we follow some people and ignore others.
As a leader at NIH, you work in a world that is moving faster than ever. New technologies, globalization,
changing workforce demographics, generational differences, the need for greater collaboration and
Leadership and coaching skills are essential for today's managers.
This session will provide you with science-based and experientially-tested techniques to deescalate destructive confrontational situations and other misunderstandings at work.
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.
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.
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.
Supervisors have far more power to motivate and engage employees than they may believe.