Learning & Development

  • 2018 Sep 24

    New Employee Orientation

    Location: 

    Center for Workplace Development, 124 Mt. Auburn Street, Room 3318, Cambridge
    Repeats every week every Monday until Mon Dec 17 2018 except Mon Sep 03 2018, Mon Oct 08 2018, Mon Oct 29 2018, Mon Nov 12 2018.
    9:00am to 12:30pm

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

    Registration required*

    Click here to learn more.

  • 2018 Sep 24

    Fall PON Negotiation and Dispute Resolution 2018

    Location: 

    Harvard Law School Campus
    6:00pm to 9:00pm

    This highly interactive semester-length seminar explores the ways that people negotiate to create value and resolve disputes. Designed both to improve understanding of negotiation theory and to build negotiation skills, the curriculum integrates negotiation research from several academic fields with experiential learning exercises.

    Students engage in a series of hands-on simulations set in domestic and international contexts, building from simple two-party encounters to complex multi-party scenarios. Some of the exercises emphasize psychological aspects of bargaining, value...

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  • 2018 Sep 25

    How to Prepare as an Internal Candidate

    Location: 

    Center for Workplace Development, 124 Mt. Auburn Street, Cambridge
    Repeats every month on the 25 of September until Tue Sep 25 2018 . Also includes Tue Nov 06 2018.
    12:00pm to 1:00pm

    This session will provide you with strategies, tips, and resources to be a strong internal candidate. We’ll review how to use ASPIRE, Harvard’s on line recruitment system, with an opportunity to ask questions about the recruitment process.

    Cost: $0

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

  • 2018 Sep 26

    The Power of a Positive No

    Location: 

    Center for Workplace Development, 124 Mt. Auburn Street, Cambridge
    Repeats every month on the 26 of September until Wed Sep 26 2018 .
    9:00am to 12:30pm

    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

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

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  • 2018 Sep 26

    Advanced Photoshop

    Location: 

    Center for Workplace Development, 124 Mt. Auburn Street, Cambridge
    Repeats every month on the 12 of December until Wed Dec 12 2018 .
    9:30am to 4:30pm

    In this course, participants will learn to master Photoshop's image enhancement tools, including working with layer masks, quick masks and channels; using text as a layer mask, creating text on a path, working with type styles; learning what vector art is and how to create it, importing smart objects; arranging layers, using smart filters, upscaling low-res images, stitching a panorama, working with effects; importing and editing video, adding titles and basic animation

    Pre-Requisites: Introduction to Photoshop or...

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  • 2018 Sep 27

    Ethics and Accountability

    Location: 

    Center for Workplace Development, 124 Mt. Auburn Street, Cambridge
    9:30am to 12:30pm

    This workshop explores fiduciary responsibility and internal controls. Participants will gain a clear understanding of roles and responsibilities in protecting the University's resources while promoting an environment consistent with the University's values and objectives.

    Cost: $0

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

  • 2018 Sep 27

    Creating Your Best Resume

    Location: 

    Center for Workplace Development, 124 Mt. Auburn Street, Cambridge
    12:00pm to 3:00pm

    This workshop covers the general principles of creating an effective resume, including a discussion of common pitfalls that can prevent you from being selected for interviews. Examples will be used to highlight a clear, focused resume, targeted to specific skills and the experience sought by hiring managers. This session will provide an outline of best practices for writing resumes and participants are encouraged to use provided tools to continue their resume-writing process. (Individual resume review will not be part of the workshop).

    Cost: $25

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  • 2018 Oct 01

    New Employee Orientation

    Location: 

    Center for Workplace Development, 124 Mt. Auburn Street, Room 3318, Cambridge
    9:00am to 12:30pm

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

    Registration required*

    Click here to learn more.

  • 2018 Oct 02

    Universal Manager Training - Multi-Day Course

    Location: 

    Center for Workplace Development, 124 Mt. Auburn Street, Cambridge
    9:00am to 1:00pm

    Additional days of the course: Tuesday, October 9 from 9 am to 1 pm; Tuesday, October 16 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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  • 2018 Oct 02

    Crimson Toastmasters Club

    Location: 

    Room 603A, 6th Floor, 124 Mt Auburn Street, Cambridge, MA
    Repeats on the first Tuesday of September, October, November, December until Tue Dec 04 2018 . Also includes Tue Aug 07 2018.
    12:30pm to 1:30pm

    Crimson Toastmasters Club is the way to become a better speaker, while meeting others at Harvard with the same goals. Meets the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of every month from 12:30pm-1:30pm. Please see the Crimson Toastmasters Club website for more information.

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