Learning & Development

2020 Mar 18

Trash or Treasure: Guidance on Retaining Office Records

10:00am to 11:30am

Location: 

Lamont Library Forum Room, 11 Quincy St, Cambridge

Objective: 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 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.

Length: 1 ½ hours

Who should attend: All employees who want to...

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2020 Jan 27

Mediation and Conflict Management - PON Seminar Spring 2020

6:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Square Campus

Ready to hone your leadership and facilitation skills?  Learn how to manage conflict and resolve disputes between opposing parties in this semester-length seminar.
Graduating participants will receive a certificate of completion from PON.

January 27 – April 6, 2020 Harvard Campus
Monday evenings
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. E.T. 

Tuition & Fees:
$1,500 (General)
$1,150 (Graduate Students)
Can’t attend in person?
Join the live session via Zoom for $1,500.00

For more information and to register online, visit www.pon.harvard.edu/...

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2019 Dec 14

Drawing Birds in Colored Pencil II

9:30am to 12:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Museum of Natural History, 26 Oxford Street

Learn to capture birds with colored pencils in this hands-on workshop. Explore basic avian anatomy and observational drawing techniques, then dive into some techniques for working with colored pencils to build up rich colors and plumage textures. All skill levels are welcome.

Instructor: Erica Beade

Fees: $55 members/$60 nonmembers.

Advance registration required.

Introduction to Excel

December 10, 2019
This course on January 14 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. Learn more. Read more about Introduction to Excel

Managing a Team

November 27, 2019
This workshop on Dec. 5 will explore the characteristics of a high performing team that have to do with the formal operating principles of a team (such as roles, processes) and those characteristics of a high performing team that are less tangible but just as important (interpersonal skills, leadership). Learn more. Read more about Managing a Team
2020 Jan 14

Universal Manager Training (Managers only)

9:00am to 1:00pm

Location: 

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

This session of UMT is for managers in grades 59 and above

This is a three-session program, with additional classroom sessions on January 21 and 28, 9am-1pm

This program focuses on equipping managers with the core knowledge and skills required to successfully manage at Harvard. Topics include important laws, policies, and skills necessary for successfully managing people and for creating an environment that is safe, productive and diverse. In an...

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2019 Mar 05

Becoming a Coaching Manager (Managers only)

9:00am to 1:00pm

Location: 

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

Class is two sessions - second class is March 19.

The interactive session will session will include skill-practice opportunities in a safe environment with manager peers. You will explore the coaching manager’s mindset and practice foundational coaching skills including listening and the use of open-ended questions. Coaching is a reflective conversation focused on leveraging and enhancing the staff member’s skills, knowledge, abilities, and perspective to achieve one’s goals and further engagement. You will be expected to apply concepts between sessions and reflect on your...

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2019 Dec 12

Overview of Harvard University Finances

Repeats every month on the 11 of February until Tue Feb 11 2020 .
10:00am to 12:00pm

10:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

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

The aim of the class ''Overview of Harvard University Finances'' is to provide Harvard community members with a clearer picture of how Harvard's finances work.

 

The class is framed by three parts:...

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2020 Mar 18

Process Improvement Mindset

9:00am to 11:00am

Location: 

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

 Through this 2-hour 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....

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