In this session on March 28, you will explore leadership behaviors associated with enabling a culture of speaking up highlighted in Amy Edmonson’s book Teaming: How Organizations Learn, Innovate, and Compete in the Knowledge Economy. You will learn how to use these skills with individuals and how to role model and encourage them in a culture. Learn more. Read more about Enabling a Culture of Speaking Up
This course on March 15 covers the components and capabilities of Illustrator CS6. Learn to create basic shapes, custom paths, and graphics containing custom text. Additional topics include customizing objects and preparing documents for deployment. Learn more. Read more about Introduction to Illustrator (2-day course)
This 2-day class on March 8 and 14 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. Learn more. Read more about Career Roadmaps (2 Day Course)
This workshop on March 1 will reference the principle of Kaizen, which uses small steps for continual improvement in habits and processes. Increase your personal effectiveness – recognizing that building on incremental, continuous improvements may help you win your war with productivity. Learn more. Read more about Stress-Free Productivity
In this session on Feb 27, you will explore various ways you can build a professional network at Harvard. Harvard is a vast place full of interesting people to meet and exchange with and to explore possibilities. Learn more. Read more about How to Network at Harvard
For those who are in their first “real” job after school, this session on Feb 15 will help you explore what next steps you might consider taking on your career journey. You will focus on describing your skills and weave in the aspects of work that you find most interesting. Learn more here. Read more about My First Job, Now What?
This workshop on Feb 8 will explore six characteristics of a high performing team: Common Purpose, Clear Roles, Effective Processes, Accepted Leadership, Excellent Communication, and Solid Relationships. Learn more here. Read more about Managing a Team
This introductory class on Feb 1 provides an understanding of Harvard's Chart of Accounts structure. This class is recommended for all staff who are responsible for processing, tracking, or reviewing financial transactions. Learn more. Read more about Chart of Accounts
This workshop on Jan 26 will provide guidelines and practice which will help you successfully prepare for interviews, address what the hiring manager expects during job interviews, and strategize how best to answer difficult interview questions. Learn more. Read more about Interviewing Skills for Candidates
This course on Jan 9 introduces participants to the Harvard University Budgeting System (HUBS), used by Harvard's financial planners to develop and maintain their forecast and operating budget each fiscal year. Learn more. Read more about HUBS Basic Planner Course
Course Dates: Mondays, January 22- March 26, 2018 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...
This introductory class on January 4 provides an understanding of Harvard's Chart of Accounts (CoA) structure and explains the information that is captured about each financial transaction. Learn more here. Read more about Chart of Accounts
Center for Workplace Development, 124 Mt. Auburn Street, Cambridge
Additional days of the course: Friday, June 15 from 9 am to 1 pm; Friday, June 22 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 periodic...