This participatory approach includes thoughtful pre-work for leadership and planful, meaningful ways to include staff input, in an approach customized for you.
Supervisors (Scientific and Administrative)
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Below is a list of classes that the NIH Training Center recommends for the role of Supervisor (Scientific and Administrative).
This two-day course covers the fundamental concepts of federal appropriations law.
This one-day course provides a general overview of the most important principles of federal appropriations law supplemented by the most recent developments, GAO decisions and HHS policies.
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 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
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.
Crystal clear charts and graphs are valuable - they save an audience's mental energy, keep a reader engaged, and help to persuade your audience.
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.
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.
EXCEL is a great tool for turning complex information into more simple snapshots to inform your stakeholders, as well as organize your data.
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,
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
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
Adobe Acrobat DC Level 1 is an introduction to Adobe Acrobat DC and provides students with information needed to create and share PDF files and PDF portfolios.
Adobe Acrobat DC Level 2 is advanced Acrobat learning to include converting technical documents to PDF files and preparing files for commercial printing.
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.
Build the basic skills you need to start using Outlook to manage your email communications, contact information, calendar events, tasks, and notes.
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
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.
PowerPoint Level 2 takes your presentations to the next level as you master design templates, customize slide shows, and work with media and animation.
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.
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
This 2-day Franklin Covey course will help you develop your ability to effectively lead others, explore how to better influence, engage and collaborate.
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?
“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 our new work from home environment, face-to-face presentations are a distant memory.
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.
Effective communications skills and presence combined enhance your ability to shape agendas, influence decisions, achieve results, and engage and motivate stakeholders.
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 course if for New SES Supervisors only. Please contact DSSEM if you are an SES interested in this Supervisor training.
This course will explore the mystery of why we follow some people and ignore others.
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.
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.
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.
This course explores advanced leadership principles that support thinking, feeling, and acting your way into an effective leadership identity and brand.
The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) workshop will equip you with personal tools for better self-management, communication, and relationship management.
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?
As organizational expectations and workloads increase, so too does our stress. Many of us believe working harder and longer is the only answer.
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.
Are you a FERS employee with 5-20 years of Federal Service, or entered Federal service mid-career? If so, then this Mid-Career Planning class is recommended for you.
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.
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.
Are you within ten years of retirement eligibility and beginning to consider life after NIH?
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.
Are you a FERS employee with 2-5 years of Federal Service? If so, this Early-Career FERS class is recommended for you.
Supervision and Leadership Development
NOTE: The April 1 offering meets for three consecutive Thursdays: April 1st, 8th, and 15th.
This two-day interactive program provides refresher training for NIH supervisors and managers who have been on the job for one or more years.