Learning & Development

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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2017 Feb 03

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, February 10 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

Learn more and register on the Harvard Training Portal. Find class information ...

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2017 May 17

Managing Up

9:00am to 1:00pm

Location: 

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

This workshop will cover tools and techniques to empower you as an effective communicator with your manager based on the HBR Guide to Managing Up and Across. Topics covered include style differences, setting clear expectations, and managing your professional development.

Cost: $50

Learn more and register on the Harvard Training Portal. Find class information here.

 

2017 Apr 26

Introduction to Presentation Skills (2-day course)

9:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

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

Additional day of the course:
Friday, April 28 from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm or 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The first day of this two-day workshop, will explore essential elements of effective presentations, including: organization, vocal delivery, physical presence, overcoming nervousness, using visual aids, as well as engaging and holding the audience's attention. You will practice with a short (60-90 seconds) presentation. The second day you will apply new skills by delivering a 3-5 minute presentation on the topic of your choice. Video recorded and reviewed in...

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2017 Mar 23

Editing and Proofreading

9:00am to 1:00pm

Location: 

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

Given editing requires creativity, sensitivity, and solid writing-knowledge, this session explores tools for editing your own work and the work of others. The class combines the "practice" and the "politics" of editing and proofreading, helping participants build their toolboxes and providing strategies for giving feedback. Note: Participants are welcome to bring a sample of work needing editing or proofreading, yet not all samples will be addressed in class or by the instructor.

Cost: $75

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2017 May 19

Difficult Conversations

9:00am to 3:00pm

Location: 

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

This class combines in-class exercises and discussions to help you understand the fundamentals of a “difficult conversation” utililzing the required pre-reading of the book Difficult Conversations authored by members of the Harvard Program on Negotiation. The workshop will conclude with participants preparing for, and having practiced, their own difficult conversation by leveraging learning-partners in the session.

Cost: $75

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2017 Jan 19

Difficult Conversations

9:00am to 3:00pm

Location: 

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

This class combines in-class exercises and discussions to help you understand the fundamentals of a “difficult conversation” utililzing the required pre-reading of the book Difficult Conversations authored by members of the Harvard Program on Negotiation. The workshop will conclude with participants preparing for, and having practiced, their own difficult conversation by leveraging learning-partners in the session.

Cost: $75

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2017 Jun 07

Communicating at Work

9:30am to 1:30pm

Location: 

Longwood Medical Area

In a workplace culture overly-dependent on voicemail and email, many of us have forgotten key elements of effective, meaningful, verbal communication. In this session, we will explore active listening, appropriate and helpful body language and tone, as well as connecting and communicating with style and grace while under pressure.

Cost: $50

Learn more and register on the Harvard Training Portal. Find class information here.

 

2017 Apr 05

Communicating at Work

9:00am to 1:00pm

Location: 

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

In a workplace culture overly-dependent on voicemail and email, many of us have forgotten key elements of effective, meaningful, verbal communication. In this session, we will explore active listening, appropriate and helpful body language and tone, as well as connecting and communicating with style and grace while under pressure.

Cost: $50

Learn more and register on the Harvard Training Portal. Find class information here.

 

2017 Jun 01

Advanced Writing at Work

9:00am to 1:00pm

Location: 

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

This session focuses on: development/donor letters, human resource communications, grants, catalog text, and all other types of writing related to Harvard. Built on the lessons of "Writing at Work" and "Editing and Proofreading," this interactive, practical workshop combines hands-on crafting with small group and peer editing/coaching. 

Cost: $75.00   

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2017 Apr 11

Your Career Check-Up

9:00am to 11:30am

Location: 

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

Give your career a “check-up” by using an easy-to-follow model for career management and a simple career audit. An overview of your career is made manageable by dividing up the process into sections with specific steps for reflection and planning. In the session you will hear about specific Harvard resources to help you keep your career healthy and “on track.”

Cost: $25

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2017 Jun 21

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

Learn more and register on the Harvard Training Portal. Find class information here.

 

2017 Jan 13

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

Learn more and register on the Harvard Training Portal. Find class information here.

 

2017 May 04

Making the Most of Feedback

1:00pm to 3:30pm

Location: 

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

This session will reference the book Thanks for the Feedback to explore the importance of receiving feedback with a growth mindset and identify triggers that can cause us to shut down. We’ll discuss emotional components of the process and the impact it has on us as professionals.

Cost: $25

Learn more and register on the Harvard Training Portal. Find class information here.

 

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