Learning & Development

2019 Mar 12

Lunch, Learn and Plan

12:00pm to 12:45pm


114 Mt. Auburn St. Conference Room 406, Cambridge, MA

 In partnership with Harvard University Employees Credit Union, please join the Benefits office – in person or from your desk – for any of the topics you find interesting. The presentations will be offered in person at 114 Mt. Auburn Street (Room 406) or via webinar. 



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2019 Mar 18

Create Your Plan

12:00pm to 1:00pm


114 Mt. Auburn St. Conference Room 406, Cambridge, MA

This workshop will show you that there are two keys to a comfortable retirement; saving enough and investing wisely. Presented by a representative from Vanguard.

Audience: Benefits eligible employees

Prerequisites: None

Cost: None

Late Drop/Cancel Fee: None

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2019 Apr 23

Center for Workplace Development Open House

11:00am to 4:00pm


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

The Center for Workplace Development offers something for staff at all levels at Harvard: Professional development programs, tools, coaching, and consulting. Come learn about the variety of resources available.

The CWD Open House is an event for Harvard employees to explore resources for professional development in a dynamic community of learning and growing.

  • Expand your network and build relationships
  • ...
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Career Conversations

February 13, 2019
This session on Feb. 21 will give you the opportunity to meet one-on-one with local HR officers so you can learn more about Harvard’s schools and departments, including key initiatives and work environments, and explore your career interests, expand your professional network and strengthen future applications. Learn more. Read more about Career Conversations

Managing Up

February 6, 2019
This workshop on Feb. 13 covers tools and techniques to empower you as an effective communicator with your manager, based on the HBR Guide to Managing Up and Across. Topics covered include: style differences, setting clear expectations, and managing your professional development. Learn more. Read more about Managing Up

Difficult Conversations

January 30, 2019
This class on Feb. 8 combines exercises and discussion to help you understand the fundamentals of a “difficult conversation”. Based on required pre-reading of the book Difficult Conversations, the workshop concludes with participants preparing for, and having practiced, their own difficult conversation by leveraging learning-partners. Learn more. Read more about Difficult Conversations

Chart of Accounts

January 25, 2019
This introductory class on Feb. 7 provides an understanding of Harvard's Chart of Accounts (CoA) structure and explains the information that is captured about each financial transaction. This class is recommended for all staff who are responsible for processing, tracking, or reviewing financial transactions and it is considered a foundational class for other financial management and financial systems courses. Learn more. Read more about Chart of Accounts

Universal Manager Training

January 9, 2019
This program on January 17 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. Learn more. Read more about Universal Manager Training

Writing at Work

January 2, 2019
This workshop provides tools for making the writing process manageable, the writer more confident, with a professional final product. You will build a toolbox for structuring language and an approach to writing preparation. Learn more. Read more about Writing at Work
2019 Jan 28

PON Mediation and Conflict Management - Spring 2019

6:00pm to 8:30pm


Harvard Law School Campus

Course Dates: Mondays, January 28 - April 8, 2019 from 6:00-8:30 PM

This course is designed to raise your awareness of your own approach to conflict, introduce a range of theories about mediation and participatory processes, and improve your conflict management skills. While we will discuss a wide range of dispute resolution processes that involve third parties, we will focus on mediation.

Each class moves back and forth between theory and skills practice, using theory to improve real world effectiveness, and using experience to improve...

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