Upcoming Events

  • 2019 Jan 18

    FreeCycle

    Repeats every month on the 15 of March until Fri Mar 15 2019 . Also includes Fri May 17 2019.
    11:00am to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    124 Mt Auburn St Lobby
    Bring your unwanted household goods, office supplies and equipment to 124 Mt Auburn lobby and take away what you need! Also bring kitchen supplies including pots & pans, silverware, plates, crockery, glassware, books, CD’s, clothing, toys, unopened cosmetics, nonperishable food, linens, tools and all other reusables!
     
    Harvard Recycling will deliver a good “seed supply” at 11 and will take away all unclaimed goods. Help reuse, save money and build community by FreeCycling! Email rob_gogan@harvard.edu if you have any questions.
  • 2019 Jan 22

    Mindful Communication: Speaking and Listening with Awareness

    10:00am to 11:30am

    Location: 

    114 Mt. Auburn St. Conference Room 406, Cambridge, MA

    The conversations we engage in daily can become automatic, pressured, and careless. With the right mindset, however, even ordinary interactions can become rich territory for effectively expressing our deepest values. This program demonstrates how conversation provides an opportunity to practice a special kind of attentiveness, transforming our encounters with colleagues into meaningful moments of genuine exchange.

    Cost: $0

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  • 2019 Jan 23

    Advanced Excel

    Repeats every month on the 19 of October until Fri Oct 19 2018 . Also includes Fri Dec 14 2018, Wed Jan 23 2019, Fri Mar 22 2019, Fri May 31 2019.
    9:30am to 4:30pm

    Location: 

    Center for Workplace Development, 124 Mt. Auburn Street, Cambridge

    This course builds on the skills and concepts taught in Intermediate Excel. Participants will learn to manage multiple workbooks, share workbooks, automate common tasks, audit workbooks, apply advanced analysis techniques, and present data visually. Prerequisite: Introduction to Excel, Intermediate Excel. Version: Microsoft Office 2016

    Cost: $180

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  • 2019 Jan 23

    Developing a Flexwork Proposal

    1:00pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    114 Mt. Auburn St. Conference Room 406, Cambridge, MA

    Join us for in-depth look at how to develop a flexible work arrangement proposal based on Harvard's University-wide flexible work guidelines. We will review the essential ingredients of a flex proposal; how to assess your manager’s attitude about workplace flexibility; the timing of conversations with your manager; when and how to avoid getting into the personal considerations behind the proposal; and how to identify ways to evaluate the success of an arrangement after a trial period. Issues of trust, brave conversations, transparency, and fairness will be also be explored.

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  • 2019 Jan 24

    Processing Reimbursements with Concur

    Repeats every month on the 16 of October, November until Fri Nov 16 2018 . Also includes Tue Dec 11 2018, Thu Jan 24 2019, Tue Feb 12 2019, Thu Mar 07 2019, Wed Apr 10 2019, Wed May 29 2019, Wed Jun 26 2019.
    9:30am to 11:30am

    Location: 

    Center for Workplace Development, 124 Mt. Auburn Street, Cambridge

    This course provides an overview of the Concur system for employees who submit reimbursement requests and delegates who prepare requests for other employees. The course covers how to process an employee’s out-of-pocket business-related expenses as well as charges paid for with a Citi Corporate Card. Other topics include: capturing receipts electronically, itemizing and split-coding expenses, and processing foreign currency reimbursements. Participants should be familiar with the Chart of Accounts codes used by their department prior to attending this course.

    Cost: $0

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  • 2019 Jan 24

    Evaluating a Flexwork Proposal (University-Wide, Managers Only)

    11:00am to 12:00pm

    Location: 

    114 Mt. Auburn St. Conference Room 406, Cambridge, MA

    Join us for in-depth look at how to evaluate a flexible work arrangement proposal based on Harvard's University-wide flexible work guidelines. We will review the essential ingredients of a flex proposal; how to assess your own attitude about workplace flexibility in general and flex for individual employees specifically; how to identify ways to evaluate the success of an arrangement after a trial period; and what to do when employees disclose personal reasons behind the proposal that trigger your emotions or certain legal requirements--or both. Issues of trust, candid conversations,...

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  • 2019 Jan 24

    Longwood Toastmasters

    Repeats on the fourth Thursday, 100 times except Thu Nov 24 2016, Thu Dec 22 2016, Thu Dec 29 2016, Thu Nov 23 2017, Thu Dec 28 2017.
    6:00pm to 7:15pm

    Location: 

    Dana-Farber, Dana Building

    Longwood Toastmasters is a forum for the practice and development of public speaking skills. Meets at Harvard Medical School every other Thursday, 6-7:30 p.m.

    FormatAdvanced Meeting (1 hr and 15 min)

    This meeting will be designed for people who are thoroughly familiar with Toastmasters. More emphasis will be placed on practicing our speaking skills and in-depth evaluations...

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  • 2019 Jan 26

    Smartphone Photography: Winter Landscapes Enhanced

    Repeats every month on the 9 of February until Sat Feb 09 2019 . Also includes Sat Feb 23 2019.
    8:30am to 10:30am

    Location: 

    Hunnewell Building

    Capture the essence of winter, when landscapes present a diluted palette of colors and contrasts are most striking. Professional photographer Nancy Katz will introduce fundamental concepts of landscape photography and then teach techniques for getting the best photographs from your smartphone camera. You will capture images in color and black and white, then learn to enhance them using a host of editing tools provided in the Snapseed App. (Note: Nancy Katz was selected by the Apple Store of Boston as a guest artist in March 2017 for her photography work with her iPhone and has taught her...

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  • 2019 Jan 26

    Home Buying Workshop

    Repeats every month on the 9 of February until Sat Feb 09 2019 . Also includes Sat Mar 23 2019, Sat Apr 27 2019, Sat May 18 2019, Sat Jun 22 2019.
    10:30am to 11:30am

    Location: 

    104 Mt Auburn Street 2nd Floor Cambridge, MA 02138

    HUECU is committed to improving the lives of our members and the communities we serve. Throughout the year, HUECU offers free in-person workshops and virtual webinars on a variety of financial topics. You do not have to be a member of the Credit Union to attend.

    Gain the confidence necessary to make the best home buying decisions for you and your family. This one-hour workshop is ideal for anyone exploring the home buying process. Every home buying experience is different. You'll learn about the pros and cons of homeownership, about preparing your finances, and about...

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