Learning & Development

2018 Jul 10

Chart of Accounts

Repeats every month on the 7 of August until Tue Aug 07 2018 . Also includes Tue Sep 11 2018, Thu Oct 04 2018, Thu Nov 08 2018, Thu Dec 06 2018, Tue Jan 08 2019, Thu Feb 07 2019, Tue Mar 05 2019, Wed Apr 03 2019, Thu May 16 2019, Tue Jun 04 2019.
9:30am to 12:00pm

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Location: 

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

This introductory class 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.

Cost: $0

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2018 Sep 14

Universal Manager Training - Multi-Day Course

9:00am to 1:00pm

Location: 

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

Additional days of the course: Thursday, September 21 from 9 am to 1 pm; Thursday, September 28 from 9 am to 1 pm.

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 and classroom sessions), and...

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2018 Sep 13

Universal Manager Training - Multi-Day Course

9:00am to 1:00pm

Location: 

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

Additional days of the course: Thursday, September 20 from 9 am to 1 pm; Thursday, September 27 from 9 am to 1 pm.

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 and classroom sessions), and...

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2018 Sep 21

Introduction to WordPress

Repeats every month on the 20 of February until Wed Feb 20 2019 .
9:30am to 4:30pm

9:30am to 4:30pm

Location: 

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

WordPress is one of the world’s most popular website-building platforms. It is a content management system (CMS) that allows people with and without coding knowledge to construct and manage websites. This course will cover installation, configuration, user management, asset management (images, PDFs, videos), creating and editing pages and posts, setting up security, and basic Search Engine Optimization (SEO). Prerequisite: Previous web editing experience.

Cost: $225

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2018 Aug 01

Introduction to Photoshop

9:30am to 4:30pm

Location: 

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

Participants will learn about capture, enhancement, and publication for photographs in Photoshop. Topics include making basic photo corrections; working with selections; understanding, creating, adding, and arranging layers; and understanding colorspaces and printing options.

Cost: $225

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2018 Aug 15

Introduction to HTML

Repeats every month on the 15 of March until Fri Mar 15 2019 .
9:30am to 4:30pm

9:30am to 4:30pm

Location: 

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

This course covers how to use HTML 5 to create basic Web pages. Participants will create a four-page website; insert text- and page-formatting tags; learn the basics of Cascading Style Sheets (CSS); create hyperlinks; insert inline images; set up page layouts; and conduct a Web publishing test. Prerequisite: An understanding of basic word processing and desktop navigation and familiarity with Internet Explorer or Firefox

Cost: $225

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2018 Jul 18

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.
9:30am to 4:30pm

9:30am to 4:30pm
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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

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2018 Jul 06

Intermediate Excel

Repeats every month on the 29 of August until Wed Aug 29 2018 . Also includes Fri Jul 27 2018, Wed Oct 10 2018, Wed Nov 07 2018, Fri Dec 07 2018, Wed Jan 09 2019, Wed Feb 27 2019, Wed Mar 20 2019, Wed Apr 24 2019, Wed May 22 2019.
9:30am to 4:30pm

9:30am to 4:30pm
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Location: 

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

This course builds on the skills and concepts taught in Introduction to Excel. Participants will learn to customize and enhance workbooks, create advanced formulas, analyze data, organize worksheet data, and insert charts and pivot tables. Prerequisite: Introduction to Excel. Version: Microsoft Office 2016

Cost: $180

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2018 Sep 26

Advanced Photoshop

Repeats every month on the 12 of December until Wed Dec 12 2018 . Also includes Wed May 01 2019.
9:30am to 4:30pm

9:30am to 4:30pm
9:30am to 4:30pm

Location: 

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

In this course, participants will learn to master Photoshop's image enhancement tools, including working with layer masks, quick masks and channels; using text as a layer mask, creating text on a path, working with type styles; learning what vector art is and how to create it, importing smart objects; arranging layers, using smart filters, upscaling low-res images, stitching a panorama, working with effects; importing and editing video, adding titles and basic animation

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2018 Aug 10

Advanced Excel

Repeats every month on the 19 of October until Fri Oct 19 2018 . Also includes Fri Dec 14 2018, Wed Jan 23 2019, Fri Mar 22 2019, Fri May 31 2019.
9:30am to 4:30pm

9:30am to 4:30pm
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9:30am to 4:30pm
9:30am to 4:30pm

Location: 

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

This course builds on the skills and concepts taught in Intermediate Excel. Participants will learn to manage multiple workbooks, share workbooks, automate common tasks, audit workbooks, apply advanced analysis techniques, and present data visually. Prerequisite: Introduction to Excel, Intermediate Excel. Version: Microsoft Office 2016

Cost: $180

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2018 Jul 18

The Power of a Positive No

Repeats every month on the 26 of September until Wed Sep 26 2018 .
9:00am to 12:30pm

9:00am to 12:30pm

Location: 

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

This session explores challenges behind saying “no” and potential risks, impact, and feelings that prevent us from being honest. Learn how to say “yes” to yourself by identifying what is important and work towards a positive, respectful outcome at work or at home. This course is based on the Harvard Negotiation Program co-founder’s book: The Power of a Positive No, which will be sent as pre-work.

Cost: $50

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2018 Aug 07

Speaking Up at Harvard

9:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

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

In this workshop, you will learn the behaviors associated with speaking up highlighted in Amy Edmonson’s book Teaming: How Organizations Learn, Innovate, and Compete in the Knowledge Economy.  The four behaviors are speaking up, collaboration, experimentation, and reflection.  You will explore ways to increase your effectiveness in each of these skills and to encourage others to do so as well.

Cost: $0

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2018 Aug 01

Project Management

9:00am to 4:00pm

Location: 

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

In this introductory workshop, you will learn and apply a framework to initiate, define, plan, and schedule a project. This course is intended for people leading a project who have little or no formal training in the project management process seeking an introduction to key concepts. Through this hands-on approach you apply tools and techniques and develop a project plan. Note: this workshop does not teach the use of project management software. Please see our offering of Microsoft Project for information on that topic.

Cost: $75

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2018 Jul 31

Interviewing Skills for Candidates

Repeats every month on the 12 of February until Tue Feb 12 2019 . Also includes Wed Jul 31 2019.
12:00pm to 2:30pm

12:00pm to 2:30pm
12:00pm to 2:30pm

Location: 

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

This workshop will provide guidelines and practice which will help you successfully prepare for interviews. During this session, we will discuss different types of interviews (behavior-based, informational and phone); address what the hiring manager expects from candidates during job interviews, and strategize how best to answer potentially difficult interview questions.

Cost: $25

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