Upcoming Events

  • 2022 Apr 05

    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 Apr 05

    Home Buying Webinar

    Repeats every month on the 3 of February until Thu Feb 03 2022 . Also includes Tue Mar 01 2022, Tue Apr 05 2022, Wed Apr 27 2022, Thu May 05 2022, Thu May 19 2022, Wed Jun 01 2022, Thu Jun 23 2022.
    12:00pm to 1:30pm

    Location: 

    Online

    Learn the home buying basics, from getting pre-approval for a mortgage, to finding your new home to closing. This session is a great starting point and is conducted by your host for the real estate education series and a preferred Harvard Mortgage Program lender. This session is recommended before signing up for other buyer sessions in the series. 

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  • 2022 Apr 05

    Crimson Toastmasters

    Repeats on the first Tuesday of January, February, March, April, May, June, September, October, November, December, 24 times .
    12:30pm to 1:30pm

    Location: 

    Online

    Toastmasters is for everyone, to improve his or her communication and leadership skills. whether a working professional, student,
    stay-at-home parent or retiree. We invite members of the Harvard community and our neighbors to join our meetings. Read the FAQs and How It Works.

    Learn more and join a meeting.

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  • 2022 Apr 06

    Universal Manager Training

    9:00am to 12:00pm

    Location: 

    Online

    This program meets on April 6, 13 and 20.

    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 modules and virtual, live sessions), with a focus on relatable case scenarios.

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  • 2022 Apr 06

    Managing Competing Priorities

    10:00am to 12:00pm

    Location: 

    Online

    This two-hour session focuses on managing communication, boundaries and setting expectations so you can accomplish your most important priorities effectively.

    You Will Learn

    • To ask clear questions
    • How to discuss issues that interfere with your priorities (added work, ambiguity, requests that can’t be turned down, interruptions and others)

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  • 2022 Apr 11

    Mindful Movement: Yoga for the Office

    Repeats every week every Monday until Mon May 23 2022 except Mon Oct 11 2021, Mon Dec 27 2021, Mon Feb 21 2022, Mon Apr 18 2022.
    10:00am to 11:00am

    Location: 

    Online

    As every office worker knows, sitting for long periods can result in stiffness and discomfort. The gentle stretches and postures taught in this program are designed to increase flexibility at the joints – thereby improving one's range of motion – and also aid in relaxing the hips and lower portions of the body to increase one's ability to sit with ease. Because this practice blends movement in the body with the breath, it is an ideal extension of mindfulness practice.

    No previous knowledge of yoga is necessary. This class does not require special clothing or equipment.

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  • 2022 Apr 12

    Building Personal Resilience: Mental Agility

    9:00am to 12:00pm

    Location: 

    Online

    This suite of workshops is 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, and the ability to self-regulate, will bolster your capacity to communicate, manage conflict and act in productive ways in the midst of challenge and stress. You will have opportunities to explore your ingrained thinking habits and will learn how to adopt a resilient mindset.  You will leave each workshop with greater self-awareness and a few...

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  • 2022 Apr 12

    Web Accessibility for Developers

    10:00am to 12:00pm

    Location: 

    Online

    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.

    Please email digitalaccessibility@harvard.edu with any questions or accommodation requests.

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  • 2022 Apr 12

    Mindfulness Practices for Burnout Relief

    12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    Online

    The literal definition of “burnout” is this: “The reduction of a fuel or substance to nothing, through use or combustion.” However, as every individual knows, burnout is not just a scientific phenomenon—it’s what happens when inner resources become depleted, and no spark is left to start them up again. It’s no surprise this should sometimes be the case when daily work life and family life collide in what feels like a persistent energy burn, and the path towards refilling one’s supply of resilience is not always clear. In this training, we will explore how the essential foundations of...

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