Learning & Development

  • 2019 Mar 25

    New Employee Orientation

    Repeats every week every Monday until Mon Apr 15 2019 except Mon Jan 21 2019, Mon Feb 18 2019, Mon Mar 11 2019, Mon Apr 01 2019.
    9:00am to 12:30pm

    Location: 

    Center for Workplace Development, 124 Mt. Auburn Street, 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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  • 2019 Mar 27

    What Drives Your Career

    Repeats every month on the 27 of March until Wed Mar 27 2019 .
    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.

  • 2019 Mar 27

    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: Wednesday, April 3 from 9 am to 1 pm; Wednesday, April 10 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), and...

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  • 2019 Mar 27

    Introduction to InDesign (2-day course)

    9:30am to 4:30pm

    Location: 

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

    Additional day of the course: Friday, March 29 from 9:30 am to 4:30 pm.

    Getting Started with InDesign

    • Identify Components of the InDesign Interface
    • Customize the InDesign Interface
    • Apply the Navigation Controls and Set Preferences

    Designing a Document

    • Establish Project Requirements
    • Apply Design Principles
    • Create a New Document
    • Add Text to a Document
    • Add Graphics to a Document

    ...

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  • 2019 Mar 27

    Out of Sight: Off-site Records Storage

    10:00am to 11:30am

    Location: 

    Lamont Library, Room B-30

    Objective: This workshop 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.

    What you will learn

    • How to identify records eligible...
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  • 2019 Mar 28

    The Power of a Positive No

    9:00am to 12:00pm

    Location: 

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

    This session explores challenges behind saying “no” and potential risks, impact, and feelings that prevent us from being honest. Learn how to say “yes” to yourself by identifying what is important and work towards a positive, respectful outcome at work or at home. This course is based on the Harvard Negotiation Program co-founder’s book: The Power of a Positive No, which will be sent as pre-work.

    Cost: $50

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  • 2019 Apr 02

    Creating a Strategic Plan

    Repeats every month on the 2 of April until Tue Apr 02 2019 .
    9:00am to 12:00pm

    Location: 

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

    This session will highlight how to formulate a plan, provide an overview of the process, and demonstrate how to start with the end in mind. Transitions from planning to implementation will also be covered.  You will leave with tools and templates to lead a strategic planning process with your team.  

    Enrollment Deadline: 2-weeks in advance of the class start date. 

    Audience: Managers responsible for developing and implementing a strategic plan for a team (large or small) or department.

    Pre-Requisite Class: ...

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  • 2019 Apr 02

    Saving in Your Harvard Retirement Plan

    12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Location: 

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

    This workshop will cover planning and saving for retirement in your Harvard retirement plans. Presented by a representative from TIAA.

    Audience: Benefits eligible employees

    Prerequisites: None

    Cost: None

    Late Drop/Cancel Fee: None

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

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  • 2019 Apr 03

    Chart of Accounts

    Repeats every month on the 7 of August until Tue Aug 07 2018 . Also includes Tue Sep 11 2018, Thu Oct 04 2018, Thu Nov 08 2018, Thu Dec 06 2018, Tue Jan 08 2019, Thu Feb 07 2019, Tue Mar 05 2019, Wed Apr 03 2019, Thu May 16 2019, Tue Jun 04 2019.
    9:30am to 12:00pm

    Location: 

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

    This introductory class provides an understanding of Harvard's Chart of Accounts (CoA) structure and explains the information that is captured about each financial transaction. This class is recommended for all staff who are responsible for processing, tracking, or reviewing financial transactions and it is considered a foundational class for other financial management and financial systems courses.

    Cost: $0

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  • 2019 Apr 03

    Fraud and the Workplace

    Repeats every month on the 13 of December until Thu Dec 13 2018 . Also includes Wed Apr 03 2019.
    9:30am to 12:00pm

    Location: 

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

    In its 2014 report on occupational fraud and abuse, the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) estimated that a typical organization loses 5% of revenues each year to fraud, representing a projected total global loss of almost $3.7 trillion. With FY14 operating revenue of $4.4 billion, Harvard is not immune to the risk of fraud, but is it a typical organization?

    Using a combination of case studies, recent examples of fraud in higher education, and group discussion, this course seeks to raise awareness of the potential for fraud, to discuss the indicators of fraud, and...

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