Learning & Development

2017 Sep 20

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 course: Wednesday, September 27 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

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 are exposed to 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 Nov 09

Managing Up

9:30am to 1:30pm

Location: 

Longwood Medical Area

This workshop covers 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

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2017 Aug 09

Managing Up

9:00am to 1:00pm

Location: 

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

This workshop covers 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

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2017 Oct 05

Making the Most of Feedback

9:00am to 12:00pm

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: $50

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2017 Oct 25

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 course: Thursday, October 27 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

This two-day workshop explores essential elements of effective presentations including: organization, vocal delivery, physical presence, overcoming nervousness as well as engaging and holding the audience's attention.

Cost: $75

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2017 Dec 05

Email for Action - Webinar

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Online

Given email is the most popular channel of communication at Harvard, this workshop focuses on writing techniques that can impact how your messages are read and retained.

Cost: $25

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2017 Sep 12

Email for Action

9:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

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

Given email is the most popular channel of communication at Harvard, this workshop focuses on writing techniques that can impact how your messages are read and retained.

Cost: $50

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

 

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2017 Sep 19

Difficult Conversations

9:30am to 3:30pm

Location: 

Longwood Medical Area

This class combines exercises and discussion to help you understand the fundamentals of a “difficult conversation”. Based on required pre-reading of the book Difficult Conversations, the workshop concludes with participants preparing for, and having practiced, their own difficult conversation by leveraging learning-partners.

Cost: $75

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2017 Jul 20

Difficult Conversations

9:00am to 3:00pm

Location: 

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

This class combines exercises and discussion to help you understand the fundamentals of a “difficult conversation”. Based on required pre-reading of the book Difficult Conversations, the workshop concludes with participants preparing for, and having practiced, their own difficult conversation by leveraging learning-partners.

Cost: $75

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2017 Dec 06

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. This session explores different communication styles and techniques for communicating with those different from your own.

Cost: $50

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2017 Sep 13

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. This session explores different communication styles and techniques for communicating with those different from your own.

Cost: $50

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2018 Feb 15

My First Job, Now What?

9:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

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

For those who are in their first “real” job after school, this session will help you explore what next steps you might consider taking on your career journey.  You will focus on describing your skills and weave in the aspects of work that you find most interesting.  At the end of the session you’ll craft concrete goals to help you move toward your next career opportunity.

Cost: $25

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2017 Aug 03

Interviewing Skills for Candidates

9:00am to 11:30am

Location: 

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

This workshop will provide guidelines and practice which will help you successfully prepare for interviews. During this session, we will discuss different types of interviews (behavior-based, informational and phone); address what the hiring manager expects from candidates during job interviews, and strategize how best to answer potentially difficult interview questions.

Cost: $25

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2017 Aug 08

How to Prepare as an Internal Candidate

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

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

This session will provide you with strategies, tips, and resources to be a strong internal candidate. We’ll review how to use ASPIRE, Harvard’s on line recruitment system, with an opportunity to ask questions about the recruitment process.

Cost: $0

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2017 Nov 30

How to Network at Harvard

9:00am to 10:30am

Location: 

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

In this session, you will explore various ways you can build a professional network at Harvard.  Harvard is a vast place full of interesting people to meet and exchange with and to explore possibilities.

Cost: $0

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