Management Seminar Series (MSS) 2020

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

  • January 23 - Program Introduction and Networking Event
  • February 20 - Workplace Conflict
  • March 19 - Cross-Cultural Communication
  • April 16 - Emotional and Social Intelligence
  • May 21 - Developing an Engaging Workplace 
  • June 18 - Leadership vs. Management
  • July 23 - Career Development
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

Tuition: $495​

Contact Information

ShaRhaina Brown
MSS Program Manager
NIH Training Center
Phone: 301-594-8777
Email: sharhaina.brown@nih.gov​