Learning & Development

  • 2022 Jan 24

    New Employee Orientation

    Repeats every 2 weeks every Monday until Mon Feb 07 2022 except Mon Aug 09 2021, Mon Aug 23 2021, Mon Sep 06 2021, Mon Dec 27 2021. Also includes Mon Aug 02 2021, Mon Aug 16 2021, Mon Aug 30 2021, Mon Sep 13 2021, Mon Jan 03 2022.
    8:30am to 11:00am

    Location: 

    Online

    PLEASE NOTE: In keeping with Harvard’s Coronavirus Guidelines, the University’s New Employee Welcome and Orientation program has changed from being an in-person session to a virtual online session. 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 already signed up for an upcoming session, no extra steps are required.

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  • 2022 Jan 25

    Contract Management Training Opportunity

    10:00am to 11:30am

    Location: 

    Online

    The B2P contract management application provides a centralized searchable and reportable repository. It is a robust automated contract lifecycle management tool that is integrated with the other B2P applications (e.g. eProcurement).

    It has many features that facilitate creation and execution of a contract and effective ongoing management:

    • Access to approved contract templates and riders Integrated with Microsoft Word to facilitate contract document drafting and updating
    • Facilitates and captures reviews and approvals
    • Integrated...
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  • 2022 Jan 25

    Building Personal Resilience: Optimism

    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...

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  • 2022 Jan 25

    Digital Accessibility for Content Creators

    1:00pm to 3:30pm

    Location: 

    Online

    This training will introduce learners to digital accessibility, demonstrate its importance, and provide guidance about Harvard’s Digital Accessibility Policy. We will discuss best practices for creating accessible web content, and also for updating existing content to make it accessible to all users. 

    The audience for this training is anyone who develops, edits, or publishes content for a website at Harvard, even if it's not your main job responsibility. There will be some...

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  • 2022 Jan 26

    Succeeding in a Hybrid Work Environment

    10:00am to 12:00pm

    Location: 

    Online

    This two-hour virtual workshop helps employees learn ways to navigate and succeed in a post-pandemic hybrid work environment. Explore how a hybrid work environment impacts work, relationships, and stakeholders. This requires potentially new and different ways to communicate and collaborate. There will be some time for peer-to-peer discussion about specific challenges.

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  • 2022 Jan 27

    Managing in a Hybrid Work Environment (Managers Only)

    10:00am to 11:30am

    Location: 

    Online

    This 90 minute virtual session helps managers learn ways to navigate and maintain any post-pandemic hybrid work environment they are working in. Managers will explore how a hybrid work environment impacts the team dynamic and calls upon new, possibly different ways to manage, communicate, and collaborate. This session will allow for some peer-to-peer discussion and learning about specific challenges from the group.

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  • 2022 Jan 27

    Writing for the Web (IT Academy)

    10:00am to 11:30am

    Location: 

    Online

    Writing for websites and digital platforms is different from writing for print and other more traditional (offline) formats. The Writing for the Web 1.5 hour course, offered by Harvard Web Publishing, offers insights and best practices on online content consumption, content strategy, and how you can improve your website's usability by following simple proofreading, readability, and accessibility practices.

    Audience: University-Wide
    Pre-Requisites: None
    Cost: None
    Late Drop/Cancel Fee: None

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