Learning & Development

  • 2020 Feb 26

    Inclusion for Innovation and Engagement for Employees

    Repeats every month on the 26 of February until Wed Feb 26 2020 .
    9:00am to 12:00pm

    Location: 

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

    This half-day, 3-hour class is designed in support of the University's priority to advance the Harvard community on a path from diversity to inclusion. Through engaging activities, it will focus on skills employees need to help create an environment of inclusion.  As a result, individuals and teams experience a sense of belonging and...

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  • 2020 Feb 28

    How to Network at Harvard

    Repeats every month on the 24 of April until Fri Apr 24 2020 .
    12:00pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

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

    Given networking and building professional relationships is key to discovering career opportunities, it can also be difficult to master at a place as large and dispersed as Harvard. This 2-hour workshop will focus on sharing ideas for how to grow your Harvard network and strategies for having productive networking conversations.  ...

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  • 2020 Feb 29

    Drawing Butterflies and Moths in Colored Pencil

    9:30am to 12:30pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Museum of Natural History, 26 Oxford Street

    Explore the beauty of butterflies and moths using preserved museum specimens. This three-hour workshop will introduce observational drawing techniques with pencil, and then dive into colored pencil techniques used to create a rich, vibrant image. All skill levels are welcome.

    Fees: $58 members/ $65 nonmembers 

    Advance registration required.

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  • 2020 Mar 02

    New Employee Orientation

    Repeats every week every Monday until Mon Mar 23 2020 except Mon Jan 20 2020, Mon Feb 17 2020.
    9:00am to 12:30pm

    Location: 

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

    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.

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  • 2020 Mar 03

    Introduction to Excel

    Repeats every month on the 15 of August until Wed Aug 15 2018 . Also includes Fri Sep 07 2018, Wed Oct 03 2018, Wed Dec 05 2018, Wed Jan 16 2019, Wed Mar 13 2019, Wed Apr 17 2019, Wed Jun 05 2019, Tue Jan 14 2020, Tue Mar 03 2020.
    9:30am to 4:30pm

    Location: 

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

    This course covers how to create and edit basic worksheets and workbooks. Participants will learn to navigate the Excel environment, perform calculations, modify and format a worksheet, and print and manage workbooks. Version: Microsoft Office 2016

    Cost: $180

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

  • 2020 Mar 04

    Email for Action

    Repeats every month on the 9 of January until Wed Jan 09 2019 . Also includes Fri Jun 07 2019, Thu Sep 19 2019, Wed Mar 04 2020.
    9:00am to 12:00pm

    Location: 

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

    Given email is the most popular channel of communication at Harvard, this workshop focuses on writing techniques that can impact how your messages are read and retained.

    Cost: $50

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

  • 2020 Mar 06

    Career Roadmaps (2-day course)

    9:00am to 4:00pm

    Location: 

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

    Additional day of the course:
    Wednesday, March 13 from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

    Through this comprehensive program, you will build an understanding of the career management process by looking inward, looking outward, and looking forward. This active 2- day class will cover self-assessment of values, interests, skills and reputation; workforce trends and identification of professional networks; and exploration of options and goal setting. A variety of assessment tools, individual reflection, and group discussion will be used.

    Cost: $125

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