Learning & Development

2017 Jan 11

Introduction to Excel

Repeats every month on the 14 of February until Tue Feb 14 2017 . Also includes Thu Mar 16 2017, Wed Apr 12 2017, Thu May 18 2017, Tue Jun 13 2017.
9:30am to 4:30pm

9:30am to 4:30pm
9:30am to 4:30pm
9:30am to 4:30pm
9:30am to 4:30pm
9:30am to 4:30pm

Location: 

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

This course covers how to create and edit basic worksheets and workbooks. Participants will learn to navigate the Excel environment, perform calculations, modify and format a worksheet, and print and manage workbooks. Version: Microsoft Office 2010

Cost: $175

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2017 Jan 10

Intermediate Excel

Repeats every month on the 9 of February until Thu Feb 09 2017 . Also includes Thu Mar 02 2017, Tue Mar 21 2017, Thu Mar 30 2017, Wed Apr 05 2017, Thu Apr 27 2017, Tue May 09 2017, Tue May 16 2017, Wed Jun 07 2017.
9:30am to 4:30pm

9:30am to 4:30pm
9:30am to 4:30pm
9:30am to 4:30pm
9:30am to 4:30pm
9:30am to 4:30pm
9:30am to 4:30pm
9:30am to 4:30pm
9:30am to 4:30pm
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 Excel. Participants will learn to customize and enhance workbooks, create advanced formulas, analyze data, organize worksheet data, and insert charts and pivot tables. Prerequisite: Introduction to Excel. Version: Microsoft Office 2010

Cost: $175

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2017 Jan 19

Using ARIeS – Faculty Hiring

1:30pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

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

This course provides hands-on experience with Harvard's Academic Recruiting Information eSystem (ARIeS) for faculty hiring. Topics cover the life-cycle of the recruitment process, including creating and applying to a job posting; searching for, viewing, transitioning, and ranking candidates; sending email; completing the hiring process; and accessing EEO reports. It is intended for the roles of Search Administrator, Candidate Administrator, and Decanal Approver.

Cost: Free (no cancellation fee)

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2017 Jan 12

Using ARIeS – Faculty Hiring

Repeats every month on the 8 of June until Thu Jun 15 2017 . Also includes Thu Jun 15 2017.
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 course provides hands-on experience with Harvard's Academic Recruiting Information eSystem (ARIeS) for faculty hiring. Topics cover the life-cycle of the recruitment process, including creating and applying to a job posting; searching for, viewing, transitioning, and ranking candidates; sending email; completing the hiring process; and accessing EEO reports. It is intended for the roles of Search Administrator, Candidate Administrator, and Decanal Approver.

Cost: Free (no cancellation fee)

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2017 Feb 09

PeopleSoft Personnel Actions

Repeats every month on the 6 of April until Thu Apr 06 2017 . Also includes Mon Jun 12 2017.
1:00pm to 4:00pm

1:00pm to 4:00pm
1:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

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

This workshop is for new HR administrators who use PeopleSoft 8.0 Harvard forms (Job Data Change, Payline Transaction Form, etc.) or upload processes (Additional Pay upload, Costing upload, etc.). The class will provide an overview followed by exercises using the PeopleSoft training instance database. Participants must have access to the forms and upload role(s) in PeopleSoft for a minimum of one week prior to taking the class.

Cost: Free (no cancellation fee)

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2017 Feb 06

PeopleSoft Hiring Actions

Repeats every month on the 3 of April until Mon Apr 03 2017 . Also includes Mon Jun 05 2017.
9:00am to 12:00pm

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

Location: 

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

This workshop is for new HR administrators who use Quick Hire forms (Monthly, Student, Temp, or LHT). The class provides an overview followed by exercises using the PeopleSoft training instance database. Participants must have access to their Quick Hire role(s) in PeopleSoft for a minimum of one week prior to taking the class.

Cost: Free (no cancellation fee)

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2017 Jan 26

Absence & Time Approving/Adj

Repeats every month on the 27 of February until Mon Feb 27 2017 . Also includes Thu Mar 16 2017, Thu Apr 27 2017, Thu May 25 2017, Thu Jun 22 2017.
10:00am to 12:00pm

10:00am to 12:00pm
10:00am to 12:00pm
10:00am to 12:00pm
10:00am to 12:00pm
10:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

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

This course covers the tasks of approving, requesting, and adjusting absences in Absence Management and approving, reporting, and adjusting hours worked in the timesheet. The course is for Absence Management and Time and Labor users who have the role of Approver, Adjuster, or Keeper in Manager Self Service. Participants must have access to their Manager Self Service role in the PeopleSoft production system for a minimum of one week prior to class.

Cost: Free (no cancellation fee)

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2017 Apr 11

Process Improvement Mindset

1:00pm to 3:00pm

Location: 

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

Innovative thinking often requires looking at current processes differently; on having a process improvement mindset. We define mindset as the ideas and attitudes with which a person approaches a situation. This is an active workshop conducted through a simulation that provides the opportunity to learn tools and concepts of streamlining a process while at the same time eliminating waste and creating value. Highly interactive and fun, this workshop will give you the opportunity to develop a different “lens” for looking at processes.

Cost: $0

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2017 Mar 14

Problem Solving Mindset

1:00pm to 3:00pm

Location: 

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

For many people, the most compelling aspect of work at Harvard is striving toward our collective mission to advance new ideas and promote enduring knowledge. Sometimes one needs to shift from a fixed mindset to an innovative, learning mindset in service of that mission. We define mindset as the ideas and attitudes with which a person approaches a situationIn this active workshop you will bring ideas for change within your department or School and learn a creative problem solving approach to translate those new ideas into action.

Cost: $0

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2017 Feb 09

Design Thinking Mindset

10:00am to 12:00pm

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 get over-looked by more conventional problem-solving practices.  Design thinking requires an experimental, collaborative, and optimistic mindset. We define mindset as the ideas and attitudes with which a person approaches a situation. This workshop will familiarize you with the Design Thinking Mindset in action by immersing you in an in-class design thinking experiment.

Cost: $0

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2017 May 11

Collaboration Mindset

2:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

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

This session will explore paradigms that can get in the way of a collaboration mindset and principles that foster collaboration. We define mindset as the ideas and attitudes with which a person approaches a situation. You will learn how to shift or manage paradigms that prevent collaboration such as time and geographic distance. You will also learn three principles to live by that can automatically translate into more collaborative behavior.

Cost: $0 

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2017 May 11

Writing at Work

9:00am to 1:00pm

Location: 

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

This workshop provides tools for making the writing process manageable, the writer more confident, and the final product more professional. You will build a toolbox of strategies for preparing to write and for structuring language.

Cost: $75

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2017 Mar 24

Writing at Work

9:00am to 1:00pm

Location: 

Longwood Medical Area

This workshop provides tools for making the writing process manageable, the writer more confident, and the final product more professional. You will build a toolbox of strategies for preparing to write and for structuring language.

Cost: $75

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2017 May 02

The Power of a Positive No

9:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

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

This session will explore challenges behind saying “no” and potential risks, impact, and feelings that prevent us from being honest. Learn how to say “yes” to yourself by identifying what is important and work towards a positive, respectful outcome at work or at home. 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.

Cost: $50

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2017 Jun 09

Power, Influence, and Negotiation (2-day course)

9:00am to 1:00pm

Location: 

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

Additional day of the course: Friday, June 16 from 9 am to 1 pm.

While referencing required pre-reading of the book Beyond Reason by Roger Fisher and Daniel Shapiro as well as Roger Fisher and William Ury’s Getting to Yes, participants will be exposed to the benefits of working with emotions during negotiations and developing win-win solutions. This 2-day class explores theories through readings, video clips, case studies, and practical applications.

Cost: $75

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