Learning & Development

2018 Feb 27

How to Network at Harvard

9:00am to 10:30am

Location: 

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

In this session, you will explore various ways you can build a professional network at Harvard.  Harvard is a vast place full of interesting people to meet and exchange with and to explore possibilities.

Cost: $0

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

2018 Feb 02

How to Prepare as an Internal Candidate

Repeats every month on the 27 of April, 1 times .
12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

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

This session will provide you with strategies, tips, and resources to be a strong internal candidate. We’ll review how to use ASPIRE, Harvard’s on line recruitment system, with an opportunity to ask questions about the recruitment process.

Cost: $0

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

2018 May 01

Creating Your Best Resume

12:00pm to 3:00pm

Location: 

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

This workshop 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. This session will provide an outline of best practices for writing resumes and participants are encouraged to use provided tools to continue their resume-writing process. (Individual resume review will not be part of the workshop).

Cost: $25

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2018 Jun 13

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, June 15 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

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2018 Mar 08

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:
Wednesday, March 14 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

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2018 May 09

Writing at Work

Repeats every month on the 16 of October until Tue Oct 16 2018 . Also includes Thu Jan 10 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 provides tools for making the writing process manageable, the writer more confident, with a professional final product. You will build a toolbox for structuring language and an approach to writing preparation.

Cost: $50

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

2018 Feb 21

The Power of a Positive No

Repeats every month on the 31 of May, 1 times .
9:00am to 12:30pm

Location: 

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

This session explores challenges behind saying “no” and potential risks, impact, and feelings that prevent us from being honest. Learn how to say “yes” to yourself by identifying what is important and work towards a positive, respectful outcome at work or at home. This course is based on the Harvard Negotiation Program co-founder’s book: The Power of a Positive No, which will be sent as pre-work.

Cost: $50

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Advanced Photoshop

December 6, 2017
Participants will learn to master PAdobe Photoshop CC's image enhancement tools including masks, silhouettes, filters, special effects, gradients, and illusions. Class runs on Dec 15 from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Learn more. Read more about Advanced Photoshop
2018 Apr 06

Power, Influence, and Negotiation (2-day course)

9:00am to 1:00pm

Location: 

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

Additional day of course: Friday, April 13 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

While referencing required pre-reading of the book Beyond Reason by Roger Fisher and Daniel Shapiro as well as Roger Fisher and William Ury’s Getting to Yes, participants are exposed to benefits of working with emotions during negotiations and developing win-win solutions. This 2-day class explores theories through readings, video clips, case studies, and practical applications.

Cost: $75

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2018 Feb 09

Power, Influence, and Negotiation (2-day course)

9:00am to 1:00pm

Location: 

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

Additional day of course: Friday, February 16 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

While referencing required pre-reading of the book Beyond Reason by Roger Fisher and Daniel Shapiro as well as Roger Fisher and William Ury’s Getting to Yes, participants are exposed to benefits of working with emotions during negotiations and developing win-win solutions. This 2-day class explores theories through readings, video clips, case studies, and practical applications.

Cost: $75

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2018 May 15

Managing Up

Repeats every month on the 15 of November until Thu Nov 15 2018 . Also includes Wed Feb 13 2019.
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

This workshop covers tools and techniques to empower you as an effective communicator with your manager, based on the HBR Guide to Managing Up and Across. Topics covered include: style differences, setting clear expectations, and managing your professional development.

Cost: $50

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

2018 Jun 06

Introduction to Presentation Skills (2-day course)

9:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

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

Additional day of the course:
Friday, June 8 from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

The first day of this two-day workshop, will explore essential elements of effective presentations, including: organization, vocal delivery, physical presence, overcoming nervousness, using visual aids, as well as engaging and holding the audience's attention. You will practice with a short (60-90 seconds) presentation. The second day you will apply new skills by delivering a 3-5 minute presentation on the topic of your choice. Video recorded and reviewed in class, these presentations...

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2018 Mar 05

Email for Action

Repeats every month on the 5 of June, 1 times .
9:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

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

Given email is the most popular channel of communication at Harvard, this workshop focuses on writing techniques that can impact how your messages are read and retained.

Cost: $50

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

 

2018 Feb 06

Editing and Proofreading

9:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

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

Given editing requires creativity, sensitivity, and solid writing-knowledge, this session explores tools for editing your own work and the work of others. The class 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.

Cost: $50

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2018 Jan 18

Difficult Conversations

Repeats every month on the 17 of May, 1 times .
9:00am to 3:00pm

Location: 

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

This class 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.

Cost: $75

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

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