Learning & Development

2017 May 10

Project Management

9:30am to 4:30pm

Location: 

Longwood Medical Area

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 Jan 24

Project Management

Repeats every month on the 11 of April until Tue Apr 11 2017 .
9:00am to 4:00pm

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 Apr 27

Process Design that Saves Time

9:00am to 4:00pm

Location: 

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

This course focuses on learning process improvement tools and techniques that you will be able to implement with your team or department. This hands-on approach will follow a process through three-rounds of discovery and redesign. 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 Apr 13

Getting Organized

9:00am to 1:00pm

Location: 

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

This workshop will help you tackle your time and space management challenges. Through this personalized approach, you will create an organizational system that works with your innate preferences. Using David Allen's book, Getting Things Done, as a model, you'll start a process that suits your needs for managing your priorities and simplify your life at work and home.

Cost: $50

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2017 Jan 20

Getting Organized

9:00am to 1:00pm

Location: 

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

This workshop will help you tackle your time and space management challenges. Through this personalized approach, you will create an organizational system that works with your innate preferences. Using David Allen's book, Getting Things Done, as a model, you'll start a process that suits your needs for managing your priorities and simplify your life at work and home.

Cost: $50

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2017 Apr 25

Excelling as a New Assistant

9:00am to 1:00pm

Location: 

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

This workshop 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: $50

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2017 Feb 08

Excelling as a New Assistant

9:00am to 1:00pm

Location: 

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

This workshop 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: $50

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2017 May 04

Workplace Reasonable Accommodation Request Process

10:00am to 11:30am

Location: 

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

This workshop will provide a foundation of information for inclusion of individuals with disabilities in the workplace. Human Resources and University managers will be oriented to the partnership provided by University Disability Services. Participants will be able to define disability and impairment under The Americans with Disabilities Act Amendment (ADAAA). A case study will be presented, which will allow participants an opportunity to engage in a critical case analysis discussion.

Cost: $0

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2017 Mar 30

Workplace Reasonable Accommodation Request Process

1:00pm to 2:30pm

Location: 

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

This workshop will provide a foundation of information for inclusion of individuals with disabilities in the workplace. Human Resources and University managers will be oriented to the partnership provided by University Disability Services. Participants will be able to define disability and impairment under The Americans with Disabilities Act Amendment (ADAAA). A case study will be presented, which will allow participants an opportunity to engage in a critical case analysis discussion.

Cost: $0

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2017 Jun 14

Succession Management

9:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

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

This workshop 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. 

Audience: Managers

Pre-Requisite Class: None

Cost: $50.00

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2017 Mar 02

Managing and Allocating Resources

9:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

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

Resource allocation is one of the core competencies for all managers at Harvard. This session will explore the key role managers play in setting an overarching strategy for what is to be achieved, and then aligning financial and human resources in support of the plan. 

Audience: Managers

Pre-Requisite Class: None

Cost: $50.00   

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2017 May 05

Interviewing Skills for Hiring Managers

9:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

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

This session will focus on how to interview candidates for a job while being mindful of limited time. You will learn how to assess knowledge, skills, and experience to determine if candidates are qualified for the role, and discuss what should be considered in making the final decision to hire a candidate.

Cost: $50

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2017 May 31

Creating an Environment of Trust and Transparency

9:00am to 1:00pm

Location: 

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

This session will explore the personal virtues associated with trust. You will learn how leaders can embody those virtues and encourage them in a culture (on a team or in a larger department or unit). You will then discuss transparency as an institutional value that can be role-modeled and encouraged in support of open, honest communication and healthy risk.

Cost: $50

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2017 May 18

Building Commitment for Change

9:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

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

This session uses a time-tested framework and self-assessment to set the foundation for a dialogue between participants. You will have an opportunity to discuss, exchange ideas, and explore challenges of managing during change.

Enrollment Deadline:  2-weeks in advance of the class start date. 

Audience: Managers

Pre-Requisite Class: None

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2017 Mar 14

Creating a Strategic Plan

9:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

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

This session will highlight how to formulate a plan, provide an overview of the process, and demonstrate how to start with the end in mind. Transitions from planning to implementation will also be covered.  You will leave with tools and templates to lead a strategic planning process with your team.  

Enrollment Deadline: 2-weeks in advance of the class start date. 

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