Scientists / Clinicians

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Below is a list of classes that the NIH Training Center recommends for the role of Scientist / Clinician.

Scientists working in a lab.

Strategic Planning Facilitation

Course ID: NIHTC4300

This participatory approach includes thoughtful pre-work for leadership and planful, meaningful ways to include staff input, in an approach customized for you.

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

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.

Budget and Data Skills

Hands-On Data Visualization Workshop

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.

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.

Microsoft Excel Level 1

Course ID: NIHTC7005

Save time and increase productivity by learning EXCEL! This class is designed for students who want to acquire the necessary skills to get started with Microsoft Office Excel worksheets.

Microsoft Excel Level 2

Course ID: NIHTC7006

EXCEL is a great tool for turning complex information into more simple snapshots to inform your stakeholders, as well as organize your data.

Microsoft Excel Level 3

Course ID: NIHTC6699

The Microsoft Office Excel Level 3 course lets learners build upon their foundational and intermediate knowledge of working with spreadsheets and introduces participants to high-end features, like PivotTables and Charts, collaborating with others,

Microsoft Excel Level 4

Course ID: NIHTC7008

The Microsoft Office Excel Level 4 course is designed for advanced Microsoft Office Excel professionals who may work or be interested in the domain of finance, statistics, project analysis, and market analysis including the fields of micro- and ma

SharePoint Site User

Course ID: NIHTC7015

Microsoft® SharePoint® is a platform specifically designed to facilitate collaboration, allowing people to use familiar applications and Web-based tools to create, access, store, and track documents and data in a central location.

Computer Applications and Concepts

Microsoft Office Transition to 365

Course ID: NIHTC6629

This class is designed to support students who are transitioning from prior versions of MS Office. Each new release of Office builds upon the successes of the previous generations and makes the next version even better.

Microsoft Outlook Level 1

Course ID: NIHTC7010

Build the basic skills you need to start using Outlook to manage your email communications, contact information, calendar events, tasks, and notes.

Microsoft Outlook Level 2

Course ID: NIHTC7011

Upon course completion, you will be able to customize command sets, configure mail accounts, set global options, perform advanced searches, apply filters to intercept mail and control spam, create rules to automate many management tasks, work with

Microsoft PowerPoint 1

Course ID: NIHTC7012

PowerPoint Live Online Webinar Level 1 will help you be clear, organized and engaging during presentations, allowing you to grab and maintain an audience?s focus.

Microsoft PowerPoint 2

Course ID: NIHTC7013

PowerPoint Level 2 takes your presentations to the next level as you master design templates, customize slide shows, and work with media and animation.

Microsoft Project Level 1

Course ID: NIHTC6649

This introductory class is designed for students who have an understanding of project management concepts, who are responsible for creating and modifying project plans, and who needs a tool to manage those project plans.

Microsoft Project Level 2

Course ID: NIHTC6623

Students in this class will have an understanding of project management concepts, have the basic skills to create and modify project plans using Microsoft Project 2010, and have a need to use Microsoft Project 2010 to manage and customize those pl

Professional Development

Building Effective Teams

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?

CliftonStrengths: Discover What You Do Best

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.

Customer Service at NIH

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.

Emotional Intelligence

Course ID: NIHTC4004

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

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 Effective Meetings

Course ID: NIHTC4101

The shift to remote work means that the ability to lead virtual meetings that are effective and engaging has suddenly become a critical core competency for managers, leaders, and professionals in all fields.

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.

Myers Briggs Training

Course ID: NIHTC9590

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

Resiliency in Uncertain Times

Course ID: NIHTC4204

As organizational expectations and workloads increase, so too does our stress. Many of us believe working harder and longer is the only answer.

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)

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.

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.

Supervision and Leadership Development

Supervisory Refresher

Course ID: NIHTC9561

This two-day interactive program provides refresher training for NIH supervisors and managers who have been on the job for one or more years.

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