Learning & Development

Email for Action

May 27, 2020
 In this workshop on June 10 you’ll learn techniques for formatting your emails when requesting action. 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. Learn more. Read more about Email for Action
2020 Jul 14

Universal Manager Training

9:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

Online

 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), with a focus on relatable case scenarios.

Offerings of this course are only viewable to Managers. If you...

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Design Thinking Mindset

May 20, 2020
This interactive, virtual workshop on June 3 focuses on the five-phases of Design Thinking: empathize, define, ideate, prototype, test. We’ll focus on how to understand the user, challenge assumptions, and redefine problems in an attempt to identify alternative strategies and solutions. Learn more. Read more about Design Thinking Mindset
2020 May 13

Universal Manager Training

Repeats every week every Wednesday until Wed May 27 2020 .
9:00am to 1:00pm

9:00am to 1:00pm
9:00am to 1:00pm

Location: 

Online

 This program focuses on equipping managers with the core knowledge and skills required to successfully manage at Harvard. 

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2020 Jun 10

Email for Action

10:00am to 11:30am

Location: 

Online

 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. ...

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Online Learning

April 28, 2020

Looking for help with managing virtual meetings and groups, using Zoom and Teams, or dealing with change? Working Remotely courses on the Harvard Training Portal is 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.

2020 Apr 24

What Is the Cost of Lies? A Discussion with HBO Chernobyl Writer and Creator Craig Mazin

2:30pm to 3:00pm

Location: 

Online

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.

Speaker(s):

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...

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2020 Apr 22

The Future of Food: Helping the World One Bite at a time

4:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

Online

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...

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2020 May 20

Email Management

10:00am to 11:30am

Location: 

Online

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
  • Examples of types of emails with their...
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2020 May 14

Out of Sight: Off-site Records Storage

10:00am to 11:30am

Location: 

Online

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.

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