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
February to August, 10AM - 12PM
- February 18 - Program Introduction and Networking Event (10AM - 1PM)
- March 18 - Seminar 1: Managing Stress During Challenging Circumstances
- April 15 - Seminar 2: Virtual Workplace Challenges
- April 21 - Breakout Group Session 1
- May 20 - Seminar 3: Time Management
- June 17 - Seminar 4: Giving and Receiving Feedback
- June 23 - Breakout Group Session 2
- July 15 - Seminar 5: Current Events Topic
- August 5 - Seminar 6 and Networking Event (10 AM - 1 PM): Conflict Resolution
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
MSS Program Manager
NIH Training Center