Learning & Development

  • 2020 Sep 21

    New Employee Orientation

    Repeats every week every Monday until Mon Nov 16 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, Mon Sep 07 2020, Mon Sep 28 2020, Mon Oct 12 2020, Mon Oct 26 2020, Mon Nov 09 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 Sep 23

    Building Resilience into Your Career

    Repeats every month on the 23 of September until Wed Sep 23 2020 .
    10:00am to 11:30am

    Location: 

    Online

    In today’s ever-changing work landscape, it is important to consider the resiliency of your career.  During this session we’ll explore the skills and knowledge that you can leverage when the needs of the workplace change.  We’ll also address the value of on-going skill development and relationship-building.

    Objectives

    • Identify the qualities, skills, and knowledge that help create career resiliency.
    • Pinpoint specific skill development resources and tools
    • Share and coach with peers best practices for...
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  • 2020 Sep 23

    Building Personal Resilience: Mental Agility

    Repeats every month on the 4 of November until Wed Nov 04 2020 .
    10:00am to 12:00pm

    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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  • 2020 Sep 23

    Trash or Treasure: Guidance on Retaining Office Records

    10:00am to 11:30am

    Location: 

    Online

    Objective: Have you ever wondered, "How long do I need to keep my office records? Can I throw them away when I am done with them?" This workshop provides tools and advice to help you determine how long to keep your records and what to do when you no longer need to hold onto them. Whether you feel like you’re drowning in information or you're concerned that you're keeping records too long or not long enough, this workshop is for you.

    Length: 1 ½ hours

    Who should attend: All employees who want to...

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  • 2020 Sep 23

    Secure and Effective Remote Learning with Joseph Blatt & Harvard IT

    12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    Online

    The shift to remote learning has led to new questions around digital safety for our families. What are the longer-term effects of extended screen-time on our families and students at home? How can we use technology tools as effectively as possible to keep our students safe? What are best practices to keep our family’s online information secure

    To help ease your concerns in a friendly and approachable way, our expert panel including Faculty Director of the HGSE Technology, Innovation, and Education Program Joseph Blatt and Harvard University IT Program Manager for Training and...

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  • 2020 Sep 29

    Building Personal Resilience: Optimism

    Repeats every month on the 5 of August until Wed Aug 05 2020 . Also includes Tue Sep 29 2020, Tue Nov 10 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 Sep 30

    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 Sep 30

    Building Personal Resilience: Connection

    10:30am to 12:30pm

    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...
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