Learning & Development

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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2017 Jan 12

How to Prepare as an Internal Candidate

9:00am to 10:00am

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 Jan 05

Oracle Business Intelligence Tools

Repeats every month on the 16 of February until Thu Feb 16 2017 . Also includes Thu Mar 09 2017, Thu Apr 13 2017, Thu May 18 2017, Thu Jun 15 2017.
1:00pm to 2:00pm

1:00pm to 2:00pm
1:00pm to 2:00pm
1:00pm to 2:00pm
1:00pm to 2:00pm
1:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

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

This course is intended for people currently using CREW financial reports who will be migrated to the Oracle Business Intelligence (OBI) platform. Topics include an overview of OBI, executing a dashboard in OBI, and tips for interacting with data online, printing and exporting data. Participants must be designated by their Authorized Requestor as needing access to OBI before taking this course.

Cost: $0

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2017 May 18

Finding Your Coach or Mentor

1:45pm

Location: 

Longwood Medical Area

Having a mentor or coach as a source of support and guidance at work can be beneficial to your professional growth and your career development. This session will discuss the elements of a successful mentoring or coaching relationship as well as steps for exploring your own goals and tips for establishing a working relationship.

Cost: $25

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2017 May 03

Creating Your Best Resume

9:00am to 11:30am

Location: 

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

This workshop covers the general principles of creating an effective resume, including a discussion of common pitfalls that can prevent you from being selected for interviews. Examples will be used to highlight a clear, focused resume, targeted to specific skills and the experience sought by hiring managers. This session will provide an outline of best practices for writing resumes and participants are encouraged to use provided tools to continue their resume-writing process. (Individual resume review will not be part of the workshop).

Cost: $25

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2017 Jun 13

Career Roadmaps - Multi-Day Course

9:00am to 4:00pm

Location: 

114 Mt. Auburn Street, Room 406, Cambridge MA

Additional day of the course:
Thursday, June 15 from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Through this comprehensive program, you will build an understanding of the career management process by looking inward, looking outward, and looking forward. This active 2- day class will cover self-assessment of values, interests, skills and reputation; workforce trends and identification of professional networks; and exploration of options and goal setting. A variety of assessment tools, individual reflection, and group discussion will be used.

Cost: $100

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2017 Mar 03

Career Roadmaps - Multi-Day Course

9:00am to 4:00pm

Location: 

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

Additional day of the course:
Friday, March 10 from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Through this comprehensive program, you will build an understanding of the career management process by looking inward, looking outward, and looking forward. This active 2- day class will cover self-assessment of values, interests, skills and reputation; workforce trends and identification of professional networks; and exploration of options and goal setting. A variety of assessment tools, individual reflection, and group discussion will be used.

Cost: $100

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2017 Mar 08

Using Accounts Receivable

1:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

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

For staff who use the Oracle Accounts Receivable application. Topics include customer setup process; creating, copying and canceling invoices; using the iReceivables dashboard; balances and payment information; University policies governing receivables, collections, and bad debt; and understanding the reports available to Accounts Receivable users.

Cost: $0

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2017 Jun 16

Introduction to the Ad Hoc Data Model

9:00am to 4:00pm

Location: 

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

This course covers three key topics: an orientation to the Harvard Data Warehouse (HDW), the basic concepts of Harvard's data structure and data modeling, and exercises using Brio as a foundation of query development. Participants must have an active login to the Ad Hoc environment. Prework required.

Cost: $0

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2017 Mar 08

Introduction to the Ad Hoc Data Model

9:00am to 4:00pm

Location: 

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

This course covers three key topics: an orientation to the Harvard Data Warehouse (HDW), the basic concepts of Harvard's data structure and data modeling, and exercises using Brio as a foundation of query development. Participants must have an active login to the Ad Hoc environment. Prework required.

Cost: $0

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2017 Jan 18

HUBS SmartView Analytics

Repeats every month on the 15 of February until Wed Feb 15 2017 . Also includes Tue Mar 07 2017, Wed Apr 26 2017, Thu Jun 08 2017.
9:00am to 1:00pm

9:00am to 1:00pm
9:00am to 1:00pm
9:00am to 1:00pm
9:00am to 1:00pm

Location: 

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

SmartView is a platform for creating ad hoc budget reports in an Excel environment. This course covers accessing a HUBS database from an Excel worksheet; selecting specific members (e.g., tub-org, object, fund, year, etc.); retrieving budget data; arranging members on the grid; drilling down into data; and applying Excel formatting and formulas.

Cost: $0

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2017 Feb 09

HUBS Basic Planner

9:00am to 1:00pm

Location: 

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

This course introduces participants to the Harvard University Budgeting System (HUBS), used by Harvard's financial planners to develop and maintain their forecast and operating budget each fiscal year. Topics include user roles; setting preferences; running and exporting reports; taking advantage of drill-down capabilities; entering budget data, comments, and supporting detail; running calculations (known as business rules); copying working budgets into drafts; and validating Chart of Accounts combinations before budget submission.

Cost: $0

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2017 Jan 26

HUBS Basic Planner

9:00am to 1:00pm

Location: 

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

This course introduces participants to the Harvard University Budgeting System (HUBS), used by Harvard's financial planners to develop and maintain their forecast and operating budget each fiscal year. Topics include user roles; setting preferences; running and exporting reports; taking advantage of drill-down capabilities; entering budget data, comments, and supporting detail; running calculations (known as business rules); copying working budgets into drafts; and validating Chart of Accounts combinations before budget submission.

Cost: $0

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2017 Jan 19

HUBS Basic Planner

9:00am to 1:00pm

Location: 

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

This course introduces participants to the Harvard University Budgeting System (HUBS), used by Harvard's financial planners to develop and maintain their forecast and operating budget each fiscal year. Topics include user roles; setting preferences; running and exporting reports; taking advantage of drill-down capabilities; entering budget data, comments, and supporting detail; running calculations (known as business rules); copying working budgets into drafts; and validating Chart of Accounts combinations before budget submission.

Cost: $0

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2017 Jan 19

HCOM Purchasing and Receiving

Repeats every month on the 7 of February until Tue Feb 07 2017 . Also includes Tue Mar 21 2017, Tue Apr 11 2017, Tue May 09 2017, Thu Jun 15 2017.
9:30am to 12:30pm

9:30am to 12:30pm
9:30am to 12:30pm
9:30am to 12:30pm
9:30am to 12:30pm
9:30am to 12:30pm

Location: 

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

This hands-on course provides training on using the Harvard Crimson Online Marketplace (HCOM) system to shop for office and lab supplies, create purchase orders for goods or services, pay invoices, create payment requests, and mark orders as received so payments can be issued. Participants must have login access to HCOM a week prior to attending this course. It is also recommended that participants take the Chart of Accounts class before attending this course.

Cost: $0

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