In this workshop you’ll learn techniques for formatting your emails when requesting action. Particularly helpful for the “stream of conscious” writer, you’ll learn concepts to help organize your thoughts in a way that will help your readers take the action you intend in the time you’re requesting. ...
Looking for help with managing virtual meetings and groups, using Zoom and Teams, or dealing with change? Working Remotely courses on the Harvard Training Portalis a new curated collection of LinkedIn Learning courses with tips on how to increase productivity and stay connected while working from home. For managers and staff - check out these classes for tips and tools today.
Join us live on YouTube as Mazin and Plokhii discuss the award-winning miniseries, the events of the Chornobyl/Chernobyl disaster, historical fact and artistic representation, and the relevance of Chernobyl today.
Craig Mazin, Creator of Chernobyl
Serhii Plokhii, Director, Ukrainian Research Institute; Professor of Ukrainian History, Harvard University; Faculty Associate, Davis Center; Author, Chernobyl: The History of a Nuclear Catastrophe
Co-sponsored by the Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies, Energy Project, and the...
Harvard Business School Sustainability team commemorates the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day 2020 with a series of Earth Fest events and activities.
Join us for this virtual Earth Day panel, moderated by Natalie Kindred, HBS Senior Researcher and Manager for the Agribusiness Program. Hear from Philip Behn, CEO of Imperfect Foods and Rebekah Moses, Head of Impact Strategy from Impossible Foods, as they discuss how their organizations are approaching environmental challenges such as food waste and climate change along with their thoughts on the future of the industry and...
This workshop, by the Harvard University Archives, will introduce methods for gaining control of email and managing it according to Harvard records policies as well as provide tips on how to organize your email.
Who should attend: All employees who want to effectively manage their email.
What you will learn
Methods of controlling email
The application of the General Records Schedule to email
Objective: This workshop, by the Harvard University Archives, 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.
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.
To align with efforts to minimize non-essential gatherings due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), all in-person CWD classes are canceled until at least April 30. During this time, we encourage you to explore online learning opportunities through LinkedIn Learning and Harvard ManageMentor.
Through this 2-hour hands-on workshop on March 18, you’ll experience a simulated-process and learn tools and concepts for eliminating “waste” and creating value. You will strengthen the lens in which you view a process and have an understanding of detailed steps for improvement. Learn more. Read more about Process Improvement Mindset
This active 2- day class on March 6 & 13 will cover self-assessment of values, interests, skills and reputation; workforce trends and identification of professional networks; and exploration of options and goal setting. Learn more. Read more about Career Roadmaps (2-day course)
This half-day, 3-hour workshop class that begins on Feb. 28 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 active workshop on Feb. 25, you will bring ideas for change within your department and learn a creative problem solving approach to translate those new ideas into action. The key to a good problem solving process is identifying and defining the right problem to solve. Read more about Hack-a-Problem Mindset
This session on Feb 13 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. Learn more. Read more about The Power of a Positive No