Learning & Development

  • 2022 Jun 09

    Web Accessibility for Developers

    2:00pm to 4:00pm



    Web Accessibility for Developers is a training based on 10 Essentials for Developers. Meant as a follow-up to "Digital Accessibility for Content Creators" or another introduction to accessibility, we survey some essentials for developers with code examples, demonstrations, and an emphasis on testing.

    This training will be held virtually via Zoom. 

    Please email digitalaccessibility@harvard.edu with any...

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  • 2022 Jun 13

    New Employee Orientation

    Repeats every 2 weeks every Monday until Mon Jun 27 2022 except Mon Aug 09 2021, Mon Aug 23 2021, Mon Sep 06 2021, Mon Dec 27 2021, Mon May 02 2022, Mon May 16 2022, Mon May 30 2022. Also includes Mon Aug 02 2021, Mon Aug 16 2021, Mon Aug 30 2021, Mon Sep 13 2021, Mon Jan 03 2022, Mon Mar 21 2022, Mon Apr 11 2022, Mon Apr 25 2022, Mon May 09 2022, Mon May 23 2022, Mon Jun 06 2022.
    8:30am to 11:00am



    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 and register.

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  • 2022 Jun 15

    Testing for Digital Accessibility

    9:30am to 12:30pm



    Learn how to conduct a complete assessment of your website’s accessibility using both automated and manual testing tools. The course will include a deep dive into Siteimprove, the Harvard-licensed accessibility testing platform, where we’ll demystify the many features and functionality that allow users to filter, sort, and remediate issues. We’ll also look at manual testing approaches, with interactive demonstrations of various methods and techniques.

    This course will cover:  

    • Digital...
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  • 2022 Jun 15

    Ethics and Accountability - Financial Management Course

    10:00am to 12:00pm

    The Office of Risk Management & Audit Services is excited to announce Open Enrollment for the Ethics and Accountability - Financial Management Course. In this dynamic virtual workshop, you will explore the world of fiduciary responsibility, internal controls, and detecting fraud in the workplace.

    Intended for new hires, staff with new financial management roles, or those interested in a refresher, the next session is Wednesday, June 15, 2022 from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

    Please visit the Harvard Training Portal for ...

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  • 2022 Jun 16

    Site Building with Open Scholar

    9:30am to 12:00pm

    Intended Audience: Those working independently or participating in building an OpenScholar website.

    In this interactive training we will work through a series of hands on activities showing you how to use the OpenScholar software to build a website (such as research projects, initiatives, or department sites).

    At the end of the workshop, participants will be able to use the administrative interface of OS to build a website on OpenScholar. No previous experience creating websites is needed.


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  • 2022 Jun 16

    Trash or Treasure: Guidance on Retaining your Office Records

    10:00am to 11:30am



    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, by the Harvard University Archives, 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.

    Who should attend: 

    All employees who want to...

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  • 2022 Jun 22

    Digital Accessibility Foundations (2-day course)

    9:00am to 11:00am



    This training will be held virtually via Zoom on June 22 and 23 from 9 am - 11 am, and 1 pm - 3 pm each day. This course is part of the IT Academy, but is open to all and recommended for anyone and everyone at Harvard.  

    This course provides an overview of digital accessibility and includes a number of activities for which your laptop will be required. This course will cover: 

    • Introduction to accessibility – gain understanding about the meaning, history, and importance of digital accessibility, and...
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