This session on March 28 explores challenges behind saying “no” and potential risks, impact, and feelings that prevent us from being honest. 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. Learn more. Read more about The Power of a Positive No
This interactive 2-day session on March 21 and April 5 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
This workshop on March 14 will define and share a model for succession management. You will learn the role of a manager in succession management and discuss how to ensure changes don’t adversely impact continuity and team performance. Learn more. Read more about Succession Management
114 Mt. Auburn St. Conference Room 406, Cambridge, MA
In partnership with Harvard University Employees Credit Union, please join the Benefits office – in person or from your desk – for any of the topics you find interesting. The presentations will be offered in person at 114 Mt. Auburn Street (Room 406) or via webinar.
Center for Workplace Development, 124 Mt. Auburn Street, Third Floor, Cambridge
The Center for Workplace Development offers something for staff at all levels at Harvard: Professional development programs, tools, coaching, and consulting. Come learn about the variety of resources available.
The CWD Open House is an event for Harvard employees to explore resources for professional development in a dynamic community of learning and growing.
In this course on Feb 28, you will learn how to use these skills with individuals and learn to role model and encourage them in a culture. Offerings of this course are only viewable to Managers. If you believe you should be able to view and attend this course, please click here for more information.
This session on Feb. 21 will give you the opportunity to meet one-on-one with local HR officers so you can learn more about Harvard’s schools and departments, including key initiatives and work environments, and explore your career interests, expand your professional network and strengthen future applications. Learn more. Read more about Career Conversations
This workshop on Feb. 13 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. Learn more. Read more about Managing Up
This class on Feb. 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 introductory class on Feb. 7 provides an understanding of Harvard's Chart of Accounts (CoA) structure and explains the information that is captured about each financial transaction. This class is recommended for all staff who are responsible for processing, tracking, or reviewing financial transactions and it is considered a foundational class for other financial management and financial systems courses. Learn more. Read more about Chart of Accounts