Learning & Development

2020 Jul 15

Email Management

10:00am to 11:30am

Location: 

Online

This workshop, by the Harvard University Archives, will introduce methods for gaining control of email and managing it according to Harvard records policies as well as provide tips on how to organize your email.

Who should attend: All employees who want to effectively manage their email.

What you will learn

  • Methods of controlling email
  • The application of the General Records Schedule to email
  • Examples of types of emails with their...
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2020 Jul 09

Out of Sight: Off-site Records Storage

10:00am to 11:30am

Location: 

Online

Objective: This workshop, by the Harvard University Archives, will present the step-by-step process of sending records to off-site storage at the Records Center. We cover everything from how to assemble and pack a box to how to complete the deposit paperwork.

Length: 1 ½ hours

Who should attend: Employees who have not yet sent records to storage as well as anyone in charge of packing and depositing boxes who would like a refresher course.

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2020 Jun 24

Trash or Treasure: Guidance on Retaining Office Records

10:00am to 11:30am

Location: 

Online

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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Email for Action

May 27, 2020
 In this workshop on June 10 you’ll learn techniques for formatting your emails when requesting action. You’ll learn concepts to help organize your thoughts in a way that will help your readers take the action you intend in the time you’re requesting. Learn more. Read more about Email for Action
2020 Jul 14

Universal Manager Training

9:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

Online

 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 effort to maximize managers’ participation in the program, content will be offered in a blended format (a mix of online and classroom sessions), with a focus on relatable case scenarios.

Offerings of this course are only viewable to Managers. If you...

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Design Thinking Mindset

May 20, 2020
This interactive, virtual workshop on June 3 focuses on the five-phases of Design Thinking: empathize, define, ideate, prototype, test. We’ll focus on how to understand the user, challenge assumptions, and redefine problems in an attempt to identify alternative strategies and solutions. Learn more. Read more about Design Thinking Mindset
2020 May 13

Universal Manager Training

Repeats every week every Wednesday until Wed May 27 2020 .
9:00am to 1:00pm

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

Location: 

Online

 This program focuses on equipping managers with the core knowledge and skills required to successfully manage at Harvard. 

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2020 Jun 10

Email for Action

10:00am to 11:30am

Location: 

Online

 In this workshop you’ll learn techniques for formatting your emails when requesting action. Particularly helpful for the “stream of conscious” writer, you’ll learn concepts to help organize your thoughts in a way that will help your readers take the action you intend in the time you’re requesting. ...

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