Learning & Development

2018 Dec 13

Communicating at Work (University-Wide)

Repeats every month on the 20 of June until Thu Jun 20 2019 . Also includes Wed Sep 25 2019, Thu Dec 12 2019, Wed Mar 11 2020.
9:00am to 1:00pm

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

Location: 

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

In a workplace culture overly-dependent on voicemail and email, many of us have forgotten key elements of effective, meaningful, verbal communication. This session explores different communication styles and techniques for communicating with those different from your own.

Cost: $50

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

2018 Oct 05

Career Roadmaps (2-day course)

9:00am to 4:00pm

Location: 

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

Additional day of the course:
Friday, October 12 from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Through this comprehensive program, you will build an understanding of the career management process by looking inward, looking outward, and looking forward. This active 2-day class 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.

Cost: $125

...

Read more about Career Roadmaps (2-day course)
2018 Nov 07

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...
Read more about E-mail Management
2018 Oct 23

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...
Read more about Out of Sight: Off-site Records Storage
2018 Oct 11

Trash or Treasure: Guidance on Retaining Your 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...

Read more about Trash or Treasure: Guidance on Retaining Your Office Records
2018 Oct 06

Drawing the Animals: A Four Week Course

9:30am to 11:30am

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street

Four Saturdays: October 6, 13, 20, and 27
9:30–11:30 am

Through observational drawing, students will learn basic drawing skills they can continue to improve on their own. Participants will practice techniques in the classroom followed by sketching animal specimens in the galleries, with support and feedback from the course instructor. 

Instructor: Erica Beade

Fees: $110 members/$130 nonmembers.

Advance registration required.

2018 Sep 04

New Employee Orientation

9:00am to 12:30pm

Location: 

Center for Workplace Development, 124 Mt. Auburn Street, Room 3318, Cambridge

Tuesday session.

Introduction to the structure and culture of Harvard along with benefits, perks and opportunities for new Harvard employees.

Registration required*

Click here to learn more.

Chart of Accounts

August 21, 2018
This introductory class on Sept. 11 provides an understanding of Harvard's Chart of Accounts (CoA) structure and explains the information that is captured about each financial transaction. 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
2018 Sep 24

Fall PON Negotiation and Dispute Resolution 2018

6:00pm to 9:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Law School Campus

This highly interactive semester-length seminar explores the ways that people negotiate to create value and resolve disputes. Designed both to improve understanding of negotiation theory and to build negotiation skills, the curriculum integrates negotiation research from several academic fields with experiential learning exercises.

Students engage in a series of hands-on simulations set in domestic and international contexts, building from simple two-party encounters to complex multi-party scenarios. Some of the exercises emphasize psychological aspects of bargaining, value...

Read more about Fall PON Negotiation and Dispute Resolution 2018

Career Conversations

August 8, 2018
This session on August 16 will give you the opportunity to meet one-on-one with local HR officers so you can learn more about Harvard’s schools and departments, including key initiatives and work environments, and explore your career interests. Learn more. Read more about Career Conversations
2018 Aug 13

New Employee Orientation

Repeats every week every Monday until Mon Dec 17 2018 except Mon Sep 03 2018, Mon Oct 08 2018, Mon Oct 29 2018, Mon Nov 12 2018.
9:00am to 12:30pm

9:00am to 12:30pm
9:00am to 12:30pm
9:00am to 12:30pm
9:00am to 12:30pm
9:00am to 12:30pm
9:00am to 12:30pm
9:00am to 12:30pm
9:00am to 12:30pm
9:00am to 12:30pm
9:00am to 12:30pm
9:00am to 12:30pm
9:00am to 12:30pm
9:00am to 12:30pm
9:00am to 12:30pm

Location: 

Center for Workplace Development, 124 Mt. Auburn Street, Room 3318, Cambridge

Introduction to the structure and culture of Harvard along with benefits, perks and opportunities for new Harvard employees.

Registration required*

Click here to learn more.

Pages