Learning & Development

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.

 

2017 May 09

Engaging Conversations

9:00am to 11:30am

Location: 

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

This session explores essential tools for conversations including how to be reflective about your approach to conversation and how to balance advocacy and inquiry in the moment. The purpose of this session is to prepare you to engage in conversations more frequently and productively.

Cost: $25

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

 

2017 May 08

Embracing Change

9:30am to 12:00pm

Location: 

Longwood Medical Area

“Embracing Change” is a University-wide core competency that all Harvard employees are expected to develop and demonstrate. This session is designed to help you thrive during times of change, and proactively problem-solve to generate innovative responses. In this hands-on workshop, you will identify opportunities for change within your department or School and learn creative problem solving approaches to translate those new ideas into action.

Cost: $25

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2017 Mar 07

Embracing Change

9:00am to 11:30am

Location: 

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

“Embracing Change” is a University-wide core competency that all Harvard employees are expected to develop and demonstrate. This session is designed to help you thrive during times of change, and proactively problem-solve to generate innovative responses. In this hands-on workshop, you will identify opportunities for change within your department or School and learn creative problem solving approaches to translate those new ideas into action.

Cost: $25

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2017 May 16

Building Your Employee's Engagement

9:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

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

This workshop will provide a common understanding of engagement and how managers can foster engagement among individuals and team. You will have the opportunity to learn tools, tips, and techniques to help you build and sustain employee engagement by learning best practices and developing a coaching approach to your role as manager. 

You will learn

  • Techniques to fostering engagement through the role of senior leaders, managers, and  employees.
  • Best practices and tools for engaging employees.
  • Techniques for developing a coaching approach to...
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2017 Apr 06

Building Your Employee's Engagement

9:30am to 12:30pm

Location: 

Longwood Medical Area

This workshop will provide a common understanding of engagement and how managers can foster engagement among individuals and team. You will have the opportunity to learn tools, tips, and techniques to help you build and sustain employee engagement by learning best practices and developing a coaching approach to your role as manager. 

You will learn

  • Techniques to fostering engagement through the role of senior leaders, managers, and...
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2017 Jan 25

Your Career Path (Webinar)

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Online

This webinar is for Harvard staff considering their next steps in their career journey at the University. This session will cover how work is distributed via our job functions, and what types of work can be found within our schools and units. We’ll also look at options for moving up, moving across, and perhaps even moving down if it’s the right path for you.

Cost: $0

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2017 Feb 08

LinkedIn for Your Career

9:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

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

In this lab-style class, learn to leverage your LinkedIn presence through an engaging profile. You will actively work in your personal account to develop a better understanding of how to use the site through profile development and maintenance, community and group communications. This workshop focuses on individual LinkedIn pages, rather than LinkedIn pages for a department, center, or an initiative.

Cost: $50

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2017 Feb 16

Interviewing Skills for Candidates

12:00pm to 2:30pm

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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