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 ...
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
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...
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
This course on Nov. 16 provides an overview of the Concur system for employees who submit reimbursement requests and delegates who prepare requests for other employees. Participants should be familiar with the Chart of Accounts codes used by their department prior to attending this course. Learn more. Read more about Processing Reimbursements with Concur
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
This interactive 2-day session on Nov. 2 and 16 will include skill-practice opportunities in a safe environment with manager peers. You will explore the coaching manager’s mindset and practice foundational coaching skills including listening and the use of open-ended questions. Learn more. Read more about Becoming a Coaching Manager (2-day course)
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
This session on Oct 4 will focus on how to interview candidates for a job while being mindful of limited time. You will learn how to assess knowledge, skills, and experience to determine if candidates are qualified for the role, and discuss what should be considered in making the final decision to hire a candidate. Learn more. Read more about Interviewing Skills for Hiring Managers
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 more. Read more about Creating Your Best Resume
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...