Learning & Development

2017 Oct 17

Introduction to Mindfulness: How the Science and Practice of Awareness Supports Well-Being and Performance

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

114 Mt. Auburn St. Conference Room 406, Cambridge, MA

This program introduces the basic principles and practices of mindfulness, a concentrated state of awareness that helps people see and respond to situations with clarity. Individuals who employ the techniques of mindfulness in their work are able to monitor moment-to-moment effectiveness, respond promptly and appropriately to difficulties as they arise, and remain open to new ideas and perspectives. Participants will be introduced to meditation practices that will teach them how to be more focused, creative and resilient in all aspects of their lives....

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2017 Nov 15

Email Management

10:00am to 11:00am

Location: 

Lamont Library, room B-30

This workshop will introduce a variety of methods and tips for gaining control of your e-mail. Learn how to identify different types of email by applying the University’s General Records Schedule so you know what to keep and what to delete. Master your inbox!

To register visit the Records Management website, or call us at 617-495-5961.

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2017 Nov 01

Out of Sight: Off-site Records Storage

10:00am to 11:00am

Location: 

Lamont Library, room B-30

Reduce clutter! This workshop will show you how to send 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. Learn how to how to set up an account, identify records eligible for storage, pack and label boxes correctly, complete the paperwork and expedite your records deposits, and recall records back to your office. We also cover approved records destruction.

To register visit the...

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2017 Oct 25

Trash or Treasure: Guidance on Retaining Your Office Records

10:00am to 11:30am

Location: 

Lamont Library, room B-30

Good records management protects your office by mitigating risk. Harvard University Archives’ Records Management Service has done the heavy-lifting by developing policy and procedures to support your efforts. This free 1.5 hour-long workshop provides tools and advice on how long to keep your records, how to store them most efficiently, and what to do when you no longer need them. Whether you’ve inherited a records backlog, are worried about managing sensitive information, or are concerned about keeping your records too long - or not long...

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2017 Sep 25

Fall PON Negotiation and Dispute Resolution

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...

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My First Job, Now What?

August 2, 2017
For those who are in their first “real” job after school, this session on Feb. 15 will help you explore what steps you might consider taking on your career journey. You will focus on describing your skills and weave in the aspects of work that you find most interesting. Learn more. Read more about My First Job, Now What?

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