Learning & Development

2019 Apr 03

E-mail Management

10:00am to 11:30am

Location: 

Lamont Library, Room B-30

Objective: This workshop will introduce methods for gaining control of e-mail and managing it according to Harvard records policies as well as provide tips on how to organize your e-mail.

Length: 1 ½ hours

Who should attend: All employees who want to effectively manage their e-mail.

What you will learn

  • Methods of controlling e-mail
  • The application of the General Records Schedule to e-mail
  • Examples of types of e-mails with...
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2019 Mar 27

Out of Sight: Off-site Records Storage

10:00am to 11:30am

Location: 

Lamont Library, Room B-30

Objective: This workshop will present the step-by-step process of sending records to off-site storage at the Records Center. We cover everything from how to assemble and pack a box to how to complete the deposit paperwork.

Length: 1 ½ hours

Who should attend: Employees who have not yet sent records to storage as well as anyone in charge of packing and depositing boxes who would like a refresher course.

What you will learn

  • How to identify records eligible...
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2019 Mar 15

Trash or Treasure: Guidance on Retaining Office Records

10:00am to 11:30am

Location: 

Lamont Library, room B-30

Objective: Have you ever wondered, "How long do I need to keep my office records? Can I throw them away when I am done with them?" This workshop provides tools and advice to help you determine how long to keep your records and what to do when you no longer need to hold onto them. Whether you feel like you’re drowning in information or you're concerned that you're keeping records too long or not long enough, this workshop is for you.

Length: 1 ½ hours

Who should attend: All employees who want to...

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2018 Dec 03

2018 Science and Cooking Public Lecture Series: Cooking is a Call to Act

7:00pm

Location: 

Science Center Lecture Hall C

Members of the public will have the opportunity to learn about the scientific side of the culinary arts during the 2018 Science and Cooking public lecture series. The popular lecture series pairs Harvard professors with celebrated food experts and renowned chefs to showcase the science behind different culinary techniques.

Massimo Bottura (@MassimoBottura), Osteria Francescana in Modena, Italy, voted best restaurant in the world in 2018.

Now in its eighth year, the series is organized by ...

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Editing and Proofreading

November 21, 2018
This class on Nov. 29 combines the "practice" and the "politics" of editing and proofreading, helping participants build their toolboxes and providing strategies for giving feedback. Note: Participants are welcome to bring a sample of work needing editing or proofreading, yet not all samples will be addressed in class or by the instructor. Learn more. Read more about Editing and Proofreading
2018 Dec 05

Driving Innovation at Harvard: A University-wide Learning Event

3:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

Klarmen Hall, Harvard Business School

Harvard Business Publishing, in partnership with the Harvard University Center for Workplace Development and Harvard Business School, invites you to attend a unique learning and community-building event designed to foster a culture of innovation throughout Harvard. 

Join colleagues from across the University in a celebration of learning, innovative thinking, and community, and to honor the 20th anniversary of Harvard ManageMentor. This session, using the Harvard ManageMentor Café model, will engage you in a live interactive discussion around innovation and innovation...

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What Drives Your Career

November 14, 2018
In this workshop on Nov. 28, you will develop an awareness of motivators: highlighting personal strengths and needs necessary for becoming more engaged in your role. This session also combines classroom discussion and practice, with online- tools, assessments, videos, and coursework. Learn more. Read more about What Drives Your Career

Difficult Conversations

October 31, 2018
This class on Nov 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

Introduction to Photoshop

October 17, 2018
In this class on Oct. 26, participants will learn about capture, enhancement, and publication for photographs in Photoshop CS6. Topics include making basic photo corrections; working with selections; understanding, creating, adding, and arranging layers; and understanding colorspaces and printing options. Learn more. Read more about Introduction to Photoshop

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