Learning & Development

  • 2018 Jul 25

    Communicating at Work

    9:00am to 12:30pm

    Location: 

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

    In a workplace culture overly-dependent on voicemail and email, many of us have forgotten key elements of effective, meaningful, verbal communication. In this session, we will explore active listening, appropriate and helpful body language and tone, as well as connecting and communicating with style and grace while under pressure.

    Cost: $50

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  • 2018 Jul 25

    E-mail Management

    10:00am to 11:30am

    Location: 

    Lamont Library Room B-30

    Objective: This workshop will introduce methods for gaining control of e-mail and managing it according to Harvard records policies as well as provide tips on how to organize your e-mail.

    Length: 1 ½ hours

    Who should attend: All employees who want to effectively manage their e-mail.

    What you will learn

    • Methods of controlling e-mail
    • The application of the General Records Schedule to e-mail
    • Examples of...
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  • 2018 Jul 26

    How to Network at Harvard

    Repeats every month on the 18 of September until Tue Sep 18 2018 .
    12:00pm to 1:30pm

    Location: 

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

    In this session, you will explore various ways you can build a professional network at Harvard. Harvard is a vast place full of interesting people to meet and exchange with and to explore possibilities.

    Cost: $0

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

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  • 2018 Jul 27

    Intermediate Excel

    Repeats every month on the 29 of August until Wed Aug 29 2018 . Also includes Fri Jul 27 2018.
    9:30am to 4:30pm

    Location: 

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

    This course builds on the skills and concepts taught in Introduction to Excel. Participants will learn to customize and enhance workbooks, create advanced formulas, analyze data, organize worksheet data, and insert charts and pivot tables. Prerequisite: Introduction to Excel. Version: Microsoft Office 2010

    Cost: $180

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

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  • 2018 Jul 31

    Interviewing Skills for Candidates

    12:00pm to 2:30pm

    Location: 

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

    This workshop will provide guidelines and practice which will help you successfully prepare for interviews. During this session, we will discuss different types of interviews (behavior-based, informational and phone); address what the hiring manager expects from candidates during job interviews, and strategize how best to answer potentially difficult interview questions.

    Cost: $25

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  • 2018 Aug 01

    Project Management

    9:00am to 4:00pm

    Location: 

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

    In this introductory workshop, you will learn and apply a framework to initiate, define, plan, and schedule a project. This course is intended for people leading a project who have little or no formal training in the project management process seeking an introduction to key concepts. Through this hands-on approach you apply tools and techniques and develop a project plan. Note: this workshop does not teach the use of project management software. Please see our offering of Microsoft Project for information on that topic.

    Cost: $75

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  • 2018 Aug 01

    Introduction to Photoshop

    9:30am to 4:30pm

    Location: 

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

    Participants will learn about capture, enhancement, and publication for photographs in Photoshop. Topics include making basic photo corrections; working with selections; understanding, creating, adding, and arranging layers; and understanding colorspaces and printing options.

    Cost: $225

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

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  • 2018 Aug 02

    Oracle BI Tools Training

    Repeats every month on the 13 of September until Thu Sep 13 2018 .
    1:00pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

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

    This course is intended for people currently using CREW financial reports who will be migrated to the Oracle Business Intelligence (OBI) platform. Topics include an overview of OBI, executing a dashboard in OBI, and tips for interacting with data online, printing and exporting data. Participants must be designated by their Authorized Requestor as needing access to OBI before taking this course.

    Cost: $0

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  • 2018 Aug 07

    Speaking Up at Harvard

    9:00am to 12:00pm

    Location: 

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

    In this workshop, you will learn the behaviors associated with speaking up highlighted in Amy Edmonson’s book Teaming: How Organizations Learn, Innovate, and Compete in the Knowledge Economy.  The four behaviors are speaking up, collaboration, experimentation, and reflection.  You will explore ways to increase your effectiveness in each of these skills and to encourage others to do so as well.

    Cost: $0

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