Learning & Development

2018 Dec 03

2018 Science and Cooking Public Lecture Series: Cooking is a Call to Act



Science Center Lecture Hall C

Members of the public will have the opportunity to learn about the scientific side of the culinary arts during the 2018 Science and Cooking public lecture series. The popular lecture series pairs Harvard professors with celebrated food experts and renowned chefs to showcase the science behind different culinary techniques.

Massimo Bottura (@MassimoBottura), Osteria Francescana in Modena, Italy, voted best restaurant in the world in 2018.

Now in its eighth year, the series is organized by ...

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Editing and Proofreading

November 21, 2018
This class on Nov. 29 combines the "practice" and the "politics" of editing and proofreading, helping participants build their toolboxes and providing strategies for giving feedback. Note: Participants are welcome to bring a sample of work needing editing or proofreading, yet not all samples will be addressed in class or by the instructor. Learn more. Read more about Editing and Proofreading
2018 Dec 05

Driving Innovation at Harvard: A University-wide Learning Event

3:00pm to 5:00pm


Klarmen Hall, Harvard Business School

Harvard Business Publishing, in partnership with the Harvard University Center for Workplace Development and Harvard Business School, invites you to attend a unique learning and community-building event designed to foster a culture of innovation throughout Harvard. 

Join colleagues from across the University in a celebration of learning, innovative thinking, and community, and to honor the 20th anniversary of Harvard ManageMentor. This session, using the Harvard ManageMentor Café model, will engage you in a live interactive discussion around innovation and innovation...

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What Drives Your Career

November 14, 2018
In this workshop on Nov. 28, you will develop an awareness of motivators: highlighting personal strengths and needs necessary for becoming more engaged in your role. This session also combines classroom discussion and practice, with online- tools, assessments, videos, and coursework. Learn more. Read more about What Drives Your Career

Difficult Conversations

October 31, 2018
This class on Nov 8 combines exercises and discussion to help you understand the fundamentals of a “difficult conversation”. Based on required pre-reading of the book Difficult Conversations, the workshop concludes with participants preparing for, and having practiced, their own difficult conversation by leveraging learning-partners. Learn more. Read more about Difficult Conversations

Introduction to Photoshop

October 17, 2018
In this class on Oct. 26, participants will learn about capture, enhancement, and publication for photographs in Photoshop CS6. Topics include making basic photo corrections; working with selections; understanding, creating, adding, and arranging layers; and understanding colorspaces and printing options. Learn more. Read more about Introduction to Photoshop

Creating Your Best Resume

September 19, 2018
This workshop on Sept. 27 covers the general principles of creating an effective resume, including a discussion of common pitfalls that can prevent you from being selected for interviews. Examples will be used to highlight a clear, focused resume, targeted to specific skills and the experience sought by hiring managers. Learn moreRead more about Creating Your Best Resume
2018 Nov 30

Universal Manager Training - Multi-Day Course

9:00am to 1:00pm


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

Additional days of the course: Friday, December 7 from 9 am to 1 pm; Friday, December 14 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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