Learning & Development

2022 Jul 27

Email Management & Retention

10:00am to 11:30am

This workshop, by the Harvard University Archives, will introduce methods for gaining control of email and managing it according to Harvard records policies as well as provide tips on how to organize your email.

Who should attend: All employees who want to effectively manage their email.

What you will learn

  • Methods of controlling email
  • The application of the General Records Schedule to email
  • Examples of types of emails with their appropriate retentions
  • ...
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2022 Jun 30

Out of Sight: Offsite Records Storage

10:00am to 11:30am

This workshop, by the Harvard University Archives, will present the step-by-step process of sending records to off-site storage at the Harvard Depository. We cover everything from how to pack a box to how to complete the deposit paperwork.

Who should attend: Employees who have not yet sent records to storage as well as anyone in charge of packing and depositing boxes who would like a refresher course.

What you will learn

  • How to identify records eligible for storage
  • ...
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2022 Jun 16

Trash or Treasure: Guidance on Retaining your Office Records

10:00am to 11:30am

Location: 

Zoom

Have you ever wondered, "How long do I need to keep my office records? Can I throw them away when I am done with them?" This workshop, by the Harvard University Archives, provides tools and advice to help you determine how long to keep your records and what to do when you no longer need to hold onto them. Whether you feel like you’re drowning in information or you're concerned that you're keeping records too long or not long enough, this workshop is for you.

Who should attend: 

All employees who want to...

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Building Personal Resilience: Connection, June 1

May 18, 2022
Part of a suite of workshops designed to help you strengthen your resiliency by learning and practicing cognitive science-based tools and techniques, this 2-hour session will cover the important role that connection with others plays in building and sustaining resiliency. You will learn practical strategies to strengthen your relationships by enhancing your ability to empathize, listen, and be present with others. Learn more.... Read more about Building Personal Resilience: Connection, June 1
2022 Jun 15

Ethics and Accountability - Financial Management Course

10:00am to 12:00pm

The Office of Risk Management & Audit Services is excited to announce Open Enrollment for the Ethics and Accountability - Financial Management Course. In this dynamic virtual workshop, you will explore the world of fiduciary responsibility, internal controls, and detecting fraud in the workplace.

Intended for new hires, staff with new financial management roles, or those interested in a refresher, the next session is Wednesday, June 15, 2022 from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

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2022 May 17

Risk Assessment and Mitigation Vendor Contract Exercise

11:00am to 12:30pm

Join us for an interactive contract discussion! Understanding risk and mitigating risk is a critical step in creating an effective vendor agreement. Attendees will receive a sample agreement to review and risk spot prior to the course. During the course, we will lead a discussion through the sample vendor contract, pointing out potential risks in the sample agreement and discussing ways to mitigate those risks. After this course, you will be better equipped to anticipate risks, identify contract provisions that address those risks, and be aware of ways to mitigate those risks fairly to...

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2022 May 18

Overview of Harvard University Finances Course

10:00am to 12:00pm

The Office of Financial Strategy and Planning is excited to announce Open Enrollment for the Overview of Harvard University Finances Course. The goal of this class is to provide Harvard community members with a clearer picture of how Harvard's finances work.

The class is framed by three parts:

  1. Organizational context
  2. Financial context
  3. Higher education industry context

Available date: May 18th from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

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2022 May 17

Buy-to-Pay Contract Management Training

1:30pm to 3:00pm

If you are interested in easy access to and effective and efficient management of your contracts, you’re encouraged to attend the Buy-to-Pay Contract Management Training on Tuesday, May 17, 1:30 - 3:00 p.m. This virtual instructor-led course will teach you about the Buy-to-Pay (B2P) contract management tool’s many helpful features and how to use them. Visit the Harvard Training Portal for more... Read more about Buy-to-Pay Contract Management Training

Influencing Without Authority, May 24

May 11, 2022
What are your strengths when it comes to influence on your team or in your department? What about with your manager? Other stakeholders? In this two-hour session, we will focus on best practices for listening to and understanding your audience (those you want to influence). We all have barriers to our influence; we will practice overcoming those and expanding our sphere of influence. Learn more and register for this session... Read more about Influencing Without Authority, May 24

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