Learning & Development

2018 Mar 02

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: Friday, March 9 from 9 am to 1 pm; Friday March 16 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...

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2018 Feb 07

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: Wednesday, February 14 from 9 am to 1 pm; Wednesday, February 21 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 Feb 02

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: Friday, February 9 from 9 am to 1 pm; Friday, February 16 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 Jan 18

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, January 25 from 9 am to 1 pm; Thursday, February 1 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 Jan 12

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: Friday, January 19 from 9 am to 1 pm; Friday, January 26 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 Mar 13

Process Improvement Mindset

9:00am to 11:00am

Location: 

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

Innovative thinking often requires looking at current processes differently; on having a process improvement mindset. We define mindset as the ideas and attitudes with which a person approaches a situation. This is an active workshop conducted through a simulation that provides the opportunity to learn tools and concepts of streamlining a process while at the same time eliminating waste and creating value. Highly interactive and fun, this workshop will give you the opportunity to develop a different “lens” for looking at processes.

Cost: $25

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2018 Mar 01

Stress-Free Productivity

Repeats every month on the 27 of February until Wed Feb 27 2019 . Also includes Wed Oct 02 2019.
9:00am to 12:00pm

9:00am to 12:00pm
9:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

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

This workshop 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.

Cost: $50

Learn more and register on the Harvard Training Portal. Find class information here.

2018 Feb 28

Problem Solving Mindset

9:00am to 11:00am

Location: 

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

For many people, the most compelling aspect of work at Harvard is striving toward our collective mission to advance new ideas and promote enduring knowledge. Sometimes one needs to shift from a fixed mindset to an innovative, learning mindset in service of that mission. We define mindset as the ideas and attitudes with which a person approaches a situation. In this active workshop you will bring ideas for change within your department or School and learn a creative problem solving approach to translate those new ideas into action.

Cost: $25

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2018 May 08

Design Thinking Mindset

9:00am to 11:00am

Location: 

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

Design thinking is a deeply human process that taps into abilities we all have but that may get over-looked by more conventional problem-solving practices. Design thinking requires an experimental, collaborative, and optimistic mindset. This workshop will familiarize you with the Design Thinking Mindset in action by immersing you in an in-class design thinking experiment.

Cost: $25

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2018 Apr 25

Collaboration Mindset

9:00am to 11:00am

Location: 

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

This session will explore mindsets that may get in the way of collaboration and principles that foster collaboration. You will learn how to shift or manage paradigms that prevent collaboration such as time and geographic distance. You will also learn three principles to live by that can automatically translate into collaborative behavior.

Cost: $25

Learn more and register on the Harvard Training Portal. Find class information here.

2018 May 17

Project Management

9:30am to 4:30pm

Location: 

Harvard Medical School, Countway Library

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 Jan 23

Project Management

Repeats every month on the 20 of March until Wed Mar 20 2019 . Also includes Thu Jun 06 2019, Tue Sep 17 2019.
9:00am to 4:00pm

9:00am to 4:00pm
9:00am to 4:00pm
9:00am to 4:00pm
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 Apr 24

Start Your Process Redesign

9:00am to 4:00pm

Location: 

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

This course introduces you to process improvement tools and techniques from LEAN Management that you will be able to implement with your team. You will experience process assessment and redesign through a “hands on” approach that includes a simulation and exercises. You will also have the opportunity to apply the tools and concepts to one of your current processes.

Cost: $75

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2018 May 18

Excelling as a New Assistant - Webinar

Repeats every month on the 31 of January until Thu Jan 31 2019 .
12:00pm to 1:30pm

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Online

This webinar is designed for newer support staff in their role less than six months. Key topics include: communication skills, organizational awareness, working with your boss(es), as well as an introduction to the important skill of managing up.

Cost: $25

Learn more and register on the Harvard Training Portal. Find class information here

2018 May 09

Workplace Reasonable Accommodation Request Process

9:00am to 10:30am

Location: 

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

This workshop will provide a foundation of information for inclusion of individuals with disabilities in the workplace. Human Resources and University managers will be oriented to the partnership provided by University Disability Services. Participants will be able to define disability and impairment under The Americans with Disabilities Act Amendment (ADAAA). A case study will be presented, which will allow participants an opportunity to engage in a critical case analysis discussion.

Cost: $0

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