Learning & Development

  • 2018 Nov 15

    Managing Up

    Repeats every month on the 15 of November until Thu Nov 15 2018 .
    9:00am to 1:00pm

    Location: 

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

    This workshop covers tools and techniques to empower you as an effective communicator with your manager, based on the HBR Guide to Managing Up and Across. Topics covered include: style differences, setting clear expectations, and managing your professional development.

    Cost: $50

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

  • 2018 Nov 15

    Career Conversations

    Repeats on the third Thursday of January, February, March, April, May, June, September, October, November until Thu Jun 21 2018 . Also includes Thu Jul 19 2018, Thu Aug 16 2018, Thu Sep 20 2018, Thu Nov 15 2018, Thu Jan 17 2019, Thu Feb 21 2019, Thu Mar 21 2019.
    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 Nov 16

    Processing Reimbursements with Concur

    Repeats every month on the 16 of October, November until Fri Nov 16 2018 . Also includes Tue Dec 11 2018.
    9:30am to 11:30am

    Location: 

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

    This course provides an overview of the Concur system for employees who submit reimbursement requests and delegates who prepare requests for other employees. The course covers how to process an employee’s out-of-pocket business-related expenses as well as charges paid for with a Citi Corporate Card. Other topics include: capturing receipts electronically, itemizing and split-coding expenses, and processing foreign currency reimbursements. Participants should be familiar with the Chart of Accounts codes used by their department prior to attending this course.

    Cost: $0

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  • 2018 Nov 19

    New Employee Orientation

    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

    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 Nov 26

    New Employee Orientation

    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 Nov 27

    Inclusion for Innovation and Engagement for Managers

    Repeats every month on the 27 of November until Tue Nov 27 2018 .
    9:00am to 12:00pm

    Location: 

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

    In this workshop, designed in support of the University’s priority to advance the Harvard community on a path from diversity to inclusion, you will focus on skills managers need to create an environment of inclusion with their direct report(s) and in their organization. Participants will explore their current team dynamic and learn strategies to leverage differences on their team and be even more intentionally inclusive.

    Cost: $0

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  • 2018 Nov 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: Tuesday, December 4 from 9 am to 1 pm; Tuesday, December 11 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 Nov 28

    What Drives Your Career

    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.

  • 2018 Nov 28

    Collaboration Mindset

    1:00pm to 3:00pm

    Location: 

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

    This session will explore mindsets that may get in the way of collaboration and principles that foster collaboration. You will learn how to shift or manage paradigms that prevent collaboration such as time and geographic distance. You will also learn three principles to live by that can automatically translate into collaborative behavior.

    Cost: $25

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

  • 2018 Nov 29

    Editing and Proofreading

    9:00am to 12:00pm

    Location: 

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

    Given editing requires creativity, sensitivity, and solid writing-knowledge, this session explores tools for editing your own work and the work of others. The class combines the "practice" and the "politics" of editing and proofreading, helping participants build their toolboxes and providing strategies for giving feedback. Note: Participants are welcome to bring a sample of work needing editing or proofreading, yet not all samples will be addressed in class or by the instructor.

    Cost: $50

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