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TECH 071 | Project Management Training for Scientists | 2-Day Training

June 15, 2020 to June 16, 2020

Registration occurs on a first-come, first-served basis. The deadline for registration is one week before the first day of the course.  If you are unable to register before the deadline, please email: registrar@faes.org or call 301-496-7977 for space availability. 

NIH Fellows or NIH community members being sponsored by their lab and awaiting payment authorization can tentatively hold a seat using the “Reserve A Seat” option. Payments need to be received within 7 business days from date of reservation or before the start of a workshop, whichever comes first. Seat reservations will be cancelled if payment is not received prior to workshop.

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NIH Only: Reserve a Seat

Workshops generally run from 9:00am - 5:00pm.​

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Course Description
According to the latest edition of A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (Upper Darby, Pennsylvania, Project Management Institute, 2000), project
management is the application of knowledge, skills, tools, and techniques to a
broad range of activities in order to meet the requirements of the particular project. These results are defined in terms of four factors: cost, schedule, performance, and scope. Cost is the budget allocated to the project, schedule is the timeline for the project's deliverables, scope is the magnitude of the job, and performance has to do with how well the team members do their work.

This two-day course provides a comprehensive introduction to the essential aspects of project management for scientists. The course will draw on relevant case studies, and prepare participants to apply learning from the course in their organizations.
Specifically, the course covers the following key areas:

Course Outline

1. Introduction to Project Management
2. Project Lifecycle
3. Initiation Phase 
4. Introduction to Planning Phase - The Project Plan
5. Creating the Budget
6. Project Manager Responsibility vs. Team's Responsibility
7. Risk and Change Management

This program will:
-Provide a structured approach for project scope, schedule and resource planning
-Present techniques for working successfully in a matrix environment
-Present a systematic process for schedule and resource control 

Who Should Attend
• Post Doctoral Fellows in the Sciences
• Early Career Researchers
• Scientists in Government & Industry Labs
• Principal Investigators
• Anyone Desiring to know about Project Management

Registration Fee
$445.00 - NIH Students (Fellows, Postdocs, Postbacs, Grad students workng at any NIH campus)
$695.00 - NIH Community (Working, Appointed, or Assigned to NIH Campus)
$799.00 - Academia, US Goverment, US Military
$999.00 - General Rates - All others

Refund Policy
100% tuition refund for registrations cancelled 14 or more calendar days prior to the start of the workshop.
50% tuition refund for registrations cancelled between 4 to 13 calendar days prior to the start of the workshop.
No refund will be issued for registrations cancelled 3 calendar days or less prior to the start of the workshop.

Notification
All cancellations must be received in writing via email to Ms. Carline Coote at registration@faes.org.
Cancellations received after 4:00 pm (ET) on business days or received on non-business days are time marked for the following business day. 
All refund payments will be processed by the start of the initial workshop.

Suggested Lodging Accommodations
The Bethesdan by Hilton Hotel (formerly DoubleTree Bethesda)
8120 Wisconsin Avenue
Bethesda, MD 20814
+1-301-652-2000

  • Reservations 
    A special seasonal rate plus 13% tax for all workshop attendees is available at The Bethesdan by Hilton Hotel.  The rate includes complimentary in-room WiFi, breakfast buffet, $15 discounted overnight parking, and complimentary shuttle to and from the NIH campus.
    A credit card will be required to book the reservation. Cancellations must be made 48 hours prior to scheduled arrival to avoid a no-show charge. Check-in time is 3:00 p.m.; check-out is 12:00 p.m.

Book Online: The Bethesdan by Hilton

  • Location and Transportation 
    The Bethesdan is located within walking distance (0.8 miles) from the NIH main campus. Please inquire with the hotel directly regarding their shuttle schedule to/from the campus and other hotel amenities. The nearest Metro subway stops to the hotel are the Bethesda station (1 mile South of The Bethesdan) and Medical Center station (1 mile North of The Bethesdan), both on the Red line.

Access to the NIH Campus
All NIH visitors must enter through the Visitor’s Gateway Center (Bldg. 66) located at 9000 Rockville Pike-Rt. 355/Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda, MD. Taxi, bus, personal auto, and Uber/Lyft drop-off as well as the Medical Center (Red line) Metro subway station, a visitor’s parking garage (MLP-11), and access to the NIH campus shuttles are all located at this facility. Parking at the MLP-11 visitor’s garage is $12/day. 

NIH Security Screening
Please arrive early at the Visitor’s Gateway to allow for security screening which could take 10 to 30 minutes depending on the volume of campus visitors. You MUST show a valid government-issued photo ID (driver's license or passport). Please visit the NIH website for helpful Visitor Information as well as directions, maps, campus shuttle schedules, and security screening information.

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