Supervisors (Scientific and Administrative)

All supervisors at NIH have excellent organizational and communications skills. These classes can further strengthen your skills.

Below are classes the NIH Training Center recommends for the role of Supervisors (Scientific and Administrative).

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Acquisitions Management

Federal Appropriations Law Refresher

Course ID: NIHTC5524

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.

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

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.

Principles of Data Visualization

Course ID: NIHTC4025

Staff at NIH frequently need to select an appropriate visual format to communicate data, but how do you choose the format of the visual?

Professional Development

Emotional Intelligence

Course ID: NIHTC4004

Emotional Intelligence research shows that knowing how to manage oneself and how to interact successfully with other people is a key component for success at every level in an organization.

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 Hybrid Teams

Course ID: NIHTC4506

Teams are comprised of people working at a physical location and working from home. This hybrid approach has become the new normal. Managing hybrid teams requires engagement while ensuring team effectiveness.

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.

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) - Daily

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.

Pre-Retirement Workshop (FERS) - Weekly

Course ID: NIHTC5811

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

SuperShort: Effective Feedback

Course ID: NIHTC9560

SuperShort: Effective Feedback is one of five topic areas covered in the NIHTC Supervisor Shorts series.

SuperShort: Performance Conduct

Course ID: NIHTC9557

SuperShort: Performance Conduct is one of five topic areas covered in the NIHTC Supervisor Shorts series.

SuperShort: Work-Life Balance

Course ID: NIHTC9564

SuperShort: Work-Life Balance is one of five topic areas covered in the NIHTC Supervisor Shorts series.

Supervisory Essentials Training

Course ID: NIHTC9511

This three-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 developme

Supervisory Refresher

Course ID: NIHTC9561

This two-day interactive program provides refresher training for experienced. NIH supervisors and managers.

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