Learning & Development

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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2017 Jul 11

Chart of Accounts

Repeats every month on the 8 of August until Tue Aug 08 2017 . Also includes Thu Sep 07 2017, Tue Oct 03 2017, Thu Nov 02 2017, Tue Dec 05 2017.
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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2017 Oct 19

Basics of Accounting

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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2017 Dec 06

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, December 7 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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2017 Nov 01

Stress-Free Productivity

9:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

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

This workshop will reference the principle of Kaizen, which uses small steps for continual improvement in habits and processes. Increase your personal effectiveness – recognizing that building on incremental, continuous improvements may help you win your war with productivity.

Cost: $50

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2017 Oct 04

Start Your Process Redesign

9:00am to 4:00pm

Location: 

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

This course introduces you to process improvement tools and techniques from LEAN Management that you will be able to implement with your team. You will experience process assessment and redesign through a “hands on” approach that includes a simulation and exercises. You will also have the opportunity to apply the tools and concepts to one of your current processes.

Cost: $75

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2017 Sep 14

Project Management

9:00am to 4:00pm

Location: 

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

In this introductory workshop, you will learn and apply a framework to initiate, define, plan, and schedule a project. This course is intended for people leading a project who have little or no formal training in the project management process seeking an introduction to key concepts. Through this hands-on approach you apply tools and techniques and develop a project plan. Note: this workshop does not teach the use of project management software. Please see our offering of Microsoft Project for information on that topic.

Cost: $75

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2017 Nov 17

Excelling as a New Assistant - Webinar

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

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

This webinar is designed for newer support staff in their role less than six months. Key topics include: communication skills, organizational awareness, working with your boss(es), as well as an introduction to the important skill of managing up.

Cost: $25

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2017 Sep 26

Process Improvement Mindset

9:00am to 11:00am

Location: 

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

Through this hands-on workshop you’ll experience a simulated-process and learn tools and concepts for eliminating “waste” and creating value. You will strengthen the lens in which you view a process and have an understanding of detailed steps for improvement.

Cost: $25

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2017 Nov 09

Problem Solving Mindset - Webinar

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Online

n this active workshop you will bring ideas for change within your department and learn a creative problem solving approach to translate those new ideas into action. The key to a good problem solving process is identifying and defining the right problem to solve. This course will be offered both as a webinar and in-person course in FY18.

Cost: $25

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2017 Dec 12

Design Thinking Mindset

9:00am to 11:00am

Location: 

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

Design thinking is a deeply human process that taps into abilities we all have but that may get over-looked by more conventional problem-solving practices. Design thinking requires an experimental, collaborative, and optimistic mindset. This workshop will familiarize you with the Design Thinking Mindset in action by immersing you in an in-class design thinking experiment.

Cost: $25

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