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It’s that time of year again!

September is quickly approaching and we invite you to join us for our annual Soft Skills September training initiative.

Ensure that your technical skills shine. See the class list below and share with your colleagues, direct reports, and managers - we have a Soft Skills September course for all roles and GS levels, whether you work in the lab or an administrative office. Click on the course titles to view the class descriptions and to register. Space is limited and our courses are filling quickly, so don’t delay!

All LMS registrations must be fully approved by September 8.

 

Course

Date

Location

Women in Leadership: Strategies for Success

Aug 22 - Sept 22

Rockledge 1

Meetings 101: Steps for Successful Meeting Management

Sept 8

Natcher

Managing Challenging Email (Half-Day)

Sept 11

Natcher

Writing Skills for NIH Employees

Sept 12

Rockledge 1

Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, and Decision-Making

Sept 12

Natcher

Success Strategies for Introverted Leaders

Sept 13

Natcher

Effective Writing Refresher Workshop (Half-Day)

Sept 14

Natcher

Motivating and Engaging NIH Employees

Sept 15

Natcher

Putting the Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey (FEVS) Results to Work: An Action-Planning Workshop

Sept 15

Natcher

Introduction to Project Management

Sept 18-19

Rockledge 1

Managing Difficult Conversations and Conflict at NIH: Fundamentals of Negotiation

Sept 19

Rockledge 1

Powerful Presentations and Storytelling: Small Group Coaching Workshop

Sept 19

Natcher

Leadership Skills for Non-Supervisors

Sept 20

Natcher

Cultivating a Culture of Service at NIH: Practical Tools to Improve the Customer Experience

Sept 21

Rockledge 1

Managing Multiple Priorities, Projects and Bosses

Sept 21

Rockledge 1

Myers-Briggs Training (Half-Day)

Sept 25

Rockledge 1



Two New Courses to Help Display and Analyze Data

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Hands-On Data Visualization Workshop (NIHTC4022) - July 24
Enroll in this one-day class and learn how to take your data from good to great! Learn about visual processing theory and why it is relevant for our work at NIH. Receive useful tips on how to improve default chart settings in MS Excel. Uncover which chart types tell the best story in your dataset
and explore design skills to highlight main points. For details and to register, visit Hands-On Data Visualization Workshop.

 

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Data Analysis Essentials (NIHTC5301) - August 30-31
Designed for NIH Budget Analysts, Program Analysts, Management Analysts and Administrative Officers in mind, this two-day course will help you enhance your quantitative data analysis through the use of MS Excel. Learn best practices for organizing, summarizing, and interpreting quantitative data. Create a repeatable process for analyzing and identifying data patterns. Visit Data Analysis Essentials for details and to register.

 

Coming Soon to Your Desktop in Early 2018!
NIH Training Center Virtual Open House (VOH)

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Learn about the NIH Training Center’s FY18 programs, services and offerings from the comfort of your office. With the click of your mouse, you’ll be able to:

  • Participate in professional development mini-webinars.
  • Chat with NIH Training Center staff and get your questions answered on the spot.
  • Watch videos about our programs and services.
  • Learn how we can help you be successful.

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