Learning & Development

  • 2018 Jan 18

    Universal Manager Training - Multi-Day Course

    9:00am to 1:00pm

    Location: 

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

    Additional days of the course: Thursday, January 25 from 9 am to 1 pm; Thursday, February 1 from 9 am to 1 pm.

    This program focuses on equipping managers with the core knowledge and skills required to successfully manage at Harvard. Topics include important laws, policies, and skills necessary for successfully managing people and for creating an environment that is safe, productive and diverse. In an effort to maximize managers’ participation in the program, content will be offered in a blended format (a mix of online and classroom sessions),...

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  • 2018 Jan 18

    Difficult Conversations

    Repeats every month on the 17 of May, 1 times .
    9:00am to 3:00pm

    Location: 

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

    This class combines exercises and discussion to help you understand the fundamentals of a “difficult conversation”. Based on required pre-reading of the book Difficult Conversations, the workshop concludes with participants preparing for, and having practiced, their own difficult conversation by leveraging learning-partners.

    Cost: $75

    Learn more and register on the Harvard Training Portal. Find class information here....

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  • 2018 Jan 18

    Using ARIeS – Faculty Hiring

    Repeats every month on the 7 of June, 1 times .
    9:30am to 12:00pm

    Location: 

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

    This course provides hands-on experience with Harvard's Academic Recruiting Information eSystem (ARIeS) for faculty hiring. Topics cover the life-cycle of the recruitment process, including creating and applying to a job posting; searching for, viewing, transitioning, and ranking candidates; sending email; completing the hiring process; and accessing EEO reports. It is intended for the roles of Search Administrator, Candidate Administrator, and Decanal Approver.

    Cost: Free (no cancellation fee)

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  • 2018 Jan 18

    Career Conversations

    Repeats on the third Thursday of January, February, March, April, September, October, November until Thu Apr 19 2018 .
    2:00pm to 4:00pm

    What can you learn by attending a Career Conversation meeting? These sessions give you the opportunity to meet one-on-one with local HR officers so you can learn more about Harvard’s schools and departments, including key initiatives and work environments, and explore your career interests, expand your professional network and strengthen future applications. You can learn more in this FAQ.

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  • 2018 Jan 19

    What Drives You?

    9:00am to 11:30am

    Location: 

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

    In this workshop, you will develop an awareness of motivators: highlighting personal strengths and needs necessary for becoming more engaged in your role. This session also combines classroom discussion and practice, with online- tools, assessments, videos, and coursework.

    Cost: $25

    Learn more and register on the Harvard Training Portal. Find class information here.

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  • 2018 Jan 22

    New Employee Orientation

    Repeats every week every Monday until Mon Jun 25 2018 except Mon Jan 15 2018, Mon Feb 19 2018, Mon Mar 19 2018, Mon May 28 2018. Also includes Tue Jan 16 2018, Tue Feb 20 2018, Tue May 29 2018.
    9:00am to 12:30pm

    Location: 

    Center for Workplace Development, 124 Mt. Auburn Street, Room 3318, Cambridge

    Introduction to the structure and culture of Harvard along with benefits, perks and opportunities for new Harvard employees.

    Registration required*

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  • 2018 Jan 22

    PON Spring Mediation and Conflict Management

    6:00pm to 8:30pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Law School Campus

    Course Dates: Mondays, January 22- March 26, 2018 from 6:00-8:30 PM

    This course is designed to raise your awareness of your own approach to conflict, introduce a range of theories about mediation and participatory processes, and improve your conflict management skills. While we will discuss a wide range of dispute resolution processes that involve third parties, we will focus on mediation.

    Each class moves back and forth between theory and skills practice, using theory to improve real world effectiveness, and using experience to...

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  • 2018 Jan 23

    Project Management

    Repeats every month on the 17 of April, 1 times .
    9:00am to 4:00pm

    Location: 

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

    In this introductory workshop, you will learn and apply a framework to initiate, define, plan, and schedule a project. This course is intended for people leading a project who have little or no formal training in the project management process seeking an introduction to key concepts. Through this hands-on approach you apply tools and techniques and develop a project plan. Note: this workshop does not teach the use of project management software. Please see our offering of Microsoft Project for information on that topic.

    Cost: $75

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