Management Seminar Series (MSS) 2019

About The Series:

The Management Seminar Series (MSS) provides administrative and scientific staff an opportunity to obtain and/or enhance management and leadership skills through presentations, interactive activities, and open discussions addressing core leadership and management issues and NIH-related matters.

7 Monthly Seminars

January to July, 10AM - 12PM, Main Campus, Building 10, Masur Auditorium

Seminar Titles will be announced in December 2018.

  • January 17
  • February 14 
  • March 21
  • April 18 
  • May 16 
  • June 20
  • July 25
Classroom photo

The MSS is coordinated by the NIH Management Interns and Presidential Management Fellows, Former MSS Participants, and the NIH Training Center.

Who Should Attend:

Nominated high-performing professional staff at the GS-7 through 12 levels, NIH Management Interns (MIs), and Presidential Management Fellows (PMFs). Non-supervisory GS-13 staff are welcome to participate as well.

In order to participate in the MSS, all interested parties must first be nominated by their Executive Officer and, upon acceptance, will be registered for approval through the Learning Management System (LMS).

The content is primarily shaped by former MSS participants and current NIH MIs and PMFs, reflecting a unique balance of information on the administration, culture, management, and leadership aspects of the NIH.

Prior MSS Topics have included:

  • Defining & Developing Your Personal Brand
  • Managing Virtual Teams
  • Managing a Diverse Workforce
  • Influencing Change
  • Mentoring 101
  • Employee Engagement and Motivation Matters

The MSS nomination period will open soon and will close on November 16, 2018.

Tuition: $495​

Contact Information

John Abrams
MSS Program Manager
NIH Training Center
Phone: 301-451-3756
Email: john.abrams@nih.gov