Learning & Development

2018 Apr 12

Advanced Access

9:30am to 4:30pm

Location: 

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

This is a course outline. If time permits, all topics listed may be covered.

Implementing Advanced Form Design

  • Add Controls to Forms
  • Create Subforms
  • Organize Information with Tab Pages
  • Enhance Navigation of Forms
  • Apply Conditional Formatting

Cost: $180

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2018 Apr 10

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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2018 Feb 15

Introduction to Access

Repeats every month on the 24 of May, 1 times .
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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2018 May 30

Fraud and the Workplace

Repeats every month on the 13 of December until Thu Dec 13 2018 . Also includes Wed Apr 03 2019.
9:30am to 12:00pm

9:30am to 12:00pm
9:30am to 12:00pm

Location: 

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

In its 2014 report on occupational fraud and abuse, the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) estimated that a typical organization loses 5% of revenues each year to fraud, representing a projected total global loss of almost $3.7 trillion. With FY14 operating revenue of $4.4 billion, Harvard is not immune to the risk of fraud, but is it a typical organization?

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...

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2018 Mar 07

Ethics and Accountability

Repeats every month on the 16 of May, 1 times .
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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2018 Jan 04

Chart of Accounts

Repeats every month on the 1 of February, March, May, 4 times . Also includes Tue Apr 03 2018, Tue Jun 05 2018.
9:30am to 12:00pm

9:30am to 12:00pm
9:30am to 12:00pm
9:30am to 12:00pm
9:30am to 12:00pm
9:30am to 12:00pm

Location: 

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

This introductory class 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.

Cost: $0

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2018 Feb 08

Basics of Accounting

Repeats every month on the 19 of April, 1 times .
9:00am to 1:00pm

Location: 

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

This course reviews the basics of accounting, including accounting equations, debits and credits, accrual accounting, and fund accounting. Time will also be dedicated to Harvard-specific accounting for internal transfers and billings, and the specific types of funds that comprise Harvard's net assets.

Cost: $0

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2018 May 02

Advanced Harvard Accounting (2-day course)

9:00am to 1:00pm

Location: 

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

Additional day of course: Thursday, May 3 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

In this interactive workshop, participants will learn about accounting that is unique to Harvard and nonprofit organizations, along with its application to their daily work. Exercises and case examples will present accounting principles and underscore the importance of promoting an accurate accounting environment consistent with the University's values and objectives. Requires participation in two half-day sessions. Note: This course is for individuals working in the tub finance offices...

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2018 Mar 14

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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2018 Jan 04

Oracle BI Tools Training

Repeats every month on the 8 of February, 1 times . Also includes Thu Mar 08 2018, Thu Apr 05 2018, Thu May 10 2018, Thu Jun 14 2018.
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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2018 Mar 09

Introduction to the Ad Hoc Data Model

Repeats every month on the 8 of June, 1 times .
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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2018 Jan 10

HUBS SmartView Analytics

Repeats every month on the 27 of March, 1 times . Also includes Tue May 08 2018, Thu Jun 28 2018.
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

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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2018 Jan 09

HUBS Basic Planner Course

Repeats every month on the 18 of January, 1 times . Also includes Thu Feb 01 2018.
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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2018 Jan 11

HCOM: Purchasing and Receiving

Repeats every month on the 6 of February, 1 times . Also includes Tue Mar 06 2018, Tue Apr 10 2018, Tue May 08 2018, Tue Jun 12 2018.
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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2018 Jan 19

What Drives You?

9:00am to 11:30am

Location: 

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

In this workshop, 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.

Cost: $25

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