Learning & Development

2017 Sep 06

Introduction to InDesign (2-day course)

9:30am to 4:30pm

Location: 

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

Additional day of the course: Thursday, September 7 from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Participants will learn to design, layout, and edit publications such as newsletters and brochures using Adobe InDesign CC. Topics include mastering typography and copyfitting; dropping graphics inside of type; text effects; incorporating pictures and Word files; cropping, scaling, and tinting images; using transparency, drop shadows, and corner effects; and creating a table of contents and an index.

Cost: $450

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2017 Jul 26

Introduction to InDesign (2-day course)

9:30am to 4:30pm

Location: 

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

Additional day of the course: Thursday, July 27 from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Participants will learn to design, layout, and edit publications such as newsletters and brochures using Adobe InDesign CC. Topics include mastering typography and copyfitting; dropping graphics inside of type; text effects; incorporating pictures and Word files; cropping, scaling, and tinting images; using transparency, drop shadows, and corner effects; and creating a table of contents and an index.

Cost: $450

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2017 Sep 27

Advanced Photoshop

Repeats every month on the 15 of December until Fri Dec 15 2017 .
9:30am to 4:30pm

9:30am to 4:30pm

Location: 

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

Participants will learn to master PAdobe Photoshop CC's image enhancement tools including masks, silhouettes, filters, special effects, gradients, and illusions. Topics include creating advanced layer and composite images, working with alpha channels, blending pixels, painting and layer modes, making logos, and using the Actions palette for rapid bulk processing of images. Prerequisite: Introduction to Photoshop.

Cost: $225

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2017 Sep 27

Introduction to Photoshop

Repeats every month on the 17 of October until Tue Oct 17 2017 . Also includes Fri Dec 01 2017.
9:30am to 4:30pm

9:30am to 4:30pm
9:30am to 4:30pm

Location: 

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

Participants will learn about capture, enhancement, and publication for photographs in Adobe Photoshop CC. Topics include making basic photo corrections; working with selections; understanding, creating, adding, and arranging layers; and understanding colorspaces and printing options.

Cost: $225

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2017 Nov 14

Intermediate Access

9:30am to 4:30pm

Location: 

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

This course builds on the skills and concepts taught in Introduction to Access. Students learn to design a relational database, join tables, organize for efficiency, work across applications, and customize reports. Prerequisite: Introduction to Access. Version: Microsoft Office 2016

Cost: $180

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2017 Nov 08

Introduction to Access

9:30am to 4:30pm

Location: 

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

This course covers how to create and modify new databases and their objects. Participants learn to navigate the program, design and build a database, manage data, create queries, generate reports, and customize the Access environment. Version: Microsoft Office 2016

Cost: $180

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2017 Oct 04

Using Accounts Receivable

1:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

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

For staff who use the Oracle Accounts Receivable application. Topics include customer set-up process; creating, copying and canceling invoices; using the iReceivables dashboard; balances and payment information; University policies governing receivables, collections, and bad debt; and understanding the reports available to Accounts Receivable users.

Cost: $0

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2017 Jul 20

Processing Reimbursements with Concur

Repeats every month on the 11 of August until Fri Aug 11 2017 . Also includes Thu Sep 14 2017, Tue Oct 17 2017, Thu Nov 16 2017, Tue Dec 12 2017.
1:30pm to 3:30pm

1:30pm to 3:30pm
1:30pm to 3:30pm
1:30pm to 3:30pm
1:30pm to 3:30pm
1:30pm to 3:30pm

Location: 

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

This course provides an overview of the Concur system for employees who submit reimbursement requests and delegates who prepare requests for other employees. The course covers how to process an employee’s out-of-pocket business-related expenses as well as charges paid for with a Citi Corporate Card. Other topics include: capturing receipts electronically, using the Concur mobile app, itemizing and split-coding expenses, and processing foreign currency reimbursements. Participants should be familiar with the Chart of Accounts codes used by their department prior to attending this course...

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2017 Aug 01

Oracle Business Intelligence Tools

Repeats every month on the 14 of September until Thu Sep 14 2017 . Also includes Tue Oct 03 2017, Tue Nov 07 2017, Mon Dec 04 2017.
1:00pm to 2:00pm

1:00pm to 2:00pm
1:00pm to 2:00pm
1:00pm to 2:00pm
1:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

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

This course is intended for people currently using CREW financial reports who will be migrated to the Oracle Business Intelligence (OBI) platform. Topics include an overview of OBI, executing a dashboard in OBI, and tips for interacting with data online, printing and exporting data. Participants must be designated by their Authorized Requestor as needing access to OBI before taking this course.

Cost: $0

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2017 Sep 11

Introduction to the Ad Hoc Data Model

Repeats every month on the 11 of December until Mon Dec 11 2017 .
9:00am to 4:00pm

9:00am to 4:00pm

Location: 

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

This course covers three key topics: an orientation to the Harvard Data Warehouse (HDW), the basic concepts of Harvard's data structure and data modeling, and exercises using Brio as a foundation of query development. Participants must have an active login to the Ad Hoc environment. Prework required.

Cost: $0

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2017 Oct 25

HUBS SmartView Analytics

Repeats every month on the 16 of November until Thu Nov 16 2017 .
9:00am to 1:00pm

9:00am to 1:00pm

Location: 

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

SmartView is a platform for creating ad hoc budget reports in an Excel environment. This course covers accessing a HUBS database from an Excel worksheet; selecting specific members (e.g., tub-org, object, fund, year, etc.); retrieving budget data; arranging members on the grid; drilling down into data; and applying Excel formatting and formulas.

Cost: $0

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2017 Oct 05

HUBS Basic Planner

Repeats every 2 weeks every Thursday until Thu Oct 19 2017 . Also includes Thu Nov 02 2017, Thu Nov 09 2017, Tue Dec 05 2017.
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

This course introduces participants to the Harvard University Budgeting System (HUBS), used by Harvard's financial planners to develop and maintain their forecast and operating budget each fiscal year. Topics include user roles; setting preferences; running and exporting reports; taking advantage of drill-down capabilities; entering budget data, comments, and supporting detail; running calculations (known as business rules); copying working budgets into drafts; and validating Chart of Accounts combinations before budget submission.

Cost: $0

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2017 Jul 18

HCOM: Purchasing and Receiving

Repeats every month on the 10 of August until Thu Aug 10 2017 . Also includes Tue Sep 12 2017, Thu Oct 12 2017, Tue Nov 07 2017, Thu Dec 07 2017.
9:30am to 12:30pm

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

Location: 

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

This course provides hands-on training on shopping for office and lab supplies in the HCOM Marketplace, creating purchase orders for contractors and consultants, paying invoices and honorariums, and processing reimbursements to students and non-employees. Participants must have login access to HCOM at least one week prior to attending this course and must have their HarvardKey and Duo access with them in order to participate in the class exercises. It is recommended that participants take the Chart of Accounts class and the online HCOM class prior to attending this course.

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2017 Nov 16

Fraud and the Workplace

9:30am to 12:00pm

Location: 

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

Using a combination of case studies, recent examples of fraud in higher education, and group discussion, this course seeks to raise awareness of the potential for fraud, to discuss the indicators of fraud, and to outline the steps to take if you suspect fraud.

Cost: $0

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2017 Sep 21

Ethics and Accountability

9:30am to 12:30pm

Location: 

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

This workshop explores fiduciary responsibility and internal controls. Participants will gain a clear understanding of roles and responsibilities in protecting the University's resources while promoting an environment consistent with the University's values and objectives.

Cost: $0

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