Learning & Development

  • 2020 Jul 06

    New Employee Orientation

    Repeats every week every Monday until Mon Aug 31 2020 except Mon Mar 30 2020, Mon May 04 2020, Mon May 25 2020, Mon Jun 08 2020, Mon Jun 22 2020, Mon Jun 29 2020, Mon Jul 13 2020, Mon Jul 27 2020, Mon Aug 10 2020, Mon Aug 24 2020.
    9:30am to 11:00pm

    Location: 

    Online

    PLEASE NOTE: In keeping with Harvard’s Coronavirus Guidelines, the University’s New Employee Welcome and Orientation program is changing from being an in-person session to a virtual online session. This change is effective March 16 and will last through at least April 30, pending further updates to the guidelines. Please use the links on the right to sign up for an upcoming Orientation session.  A few days before your scheduled session, you will be sent instructions for accessing the online Orientation. If you have...

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  • 2020 Jul 08

    Building Personal Resilience: Optimism

    Repeats every month on the 5 of August until Wed Aug 05 2020 .
    1:00pm to 3:00pm

    Location: 

    Online

    Building Personal Resilience is a suite of workshops designed to help you strengthen your resiliency by learning and practicing cognitive science-based tools and techniques that foster greater “bounce-back” ability. You will experience how a positive and agile mindset, combined the ability to self-regulate, will bolster your capacity to communicate, manage conflict and act in productive ways in the midst of challenge and stress. You will have opportunities to explore your ingrained thinking habits and will learn how to adopt a resilient mindset.  You will leave each workshop with...

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  • 2020 Jul 09

    Out of Sight: Off-site Records Storage

    10:00am to 11:30am

    Location: 

    Online

    Objective: This workshop, by the Harvard University Archives, will present the step-by-step process of sending records to off-site storage at the Records Center. We cover everything from how to assemble and pack a box to how to complete the deposit paperwork.

    Length: 1 ½ hours

    Who should attend: Employees who have not yet sent records to storage as well as anyone in charge of packing and depositing boxes who would like a refresher course.

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  • 2020 Jul 14

    Universal Manager Training

    9:00am to 12:00pm

    Location: 

    Online

     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), with a focus on relatable case scenarios.

    Offerings of this course are only viewable to Managers. If you...

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  • 2020 Jul 15

    Email Management

    10:00am to 11:30am

    Location: 

    Online

    This workshop, by the Harvard University Archives, will introduce methods for gaining control of email and managing it according to Harvard records policies as well as provide tips on how to organize your email.

    Who should attend: All employees who want to effectively manage their email.

    What you will learn

    • Methods of controlling email
    • The application of the General Records Schedule to email
    • Examples of types of emails with their...
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  • 2020 Jul 15

    Building Personal Resilience: Mental Agility

    Repeats every month on the 29 of July until Wed Jul 29 2020 . Also includes Wed Aug 19 2020.
    1:00pm to 3:00pm

    Location: 

    Online

    This suite of workshops is designed to help you strengthen your resiliency by learning and practicing cognitive science-based tools, and techniques that foster greater “bounce-back” ability. You will experience how a positive and agile mindset, and the ability to self-regulate, will bolster your capacity to communicate, manage conflict and act in productive ways in the midst of challenge and stress. You will have opportunities to explore your ingrained thinking habits and will learn how to adopt a resilient mindset.  You will leave each workshop with greater self-awareness and a few...

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