Learning & Development

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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2020 Feb 12

Speaking Up at Harvard

9:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

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

In this half-day, 3-hour class we’ll identify personal and organizational obstacles that can get in the way of sharing views/opinions in an open and respectful way at work. It is designed for participants looking to raise their confidence in speaking up in a one-on-one and...

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2019 Dec 03

Inclusion for Innovation and Engagement for Employees

Repeats every month on the 26 of February until Wed Feb 26 2020 .
9:00am to 12:00pm

9:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

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

This half-day, 3-hour class is designed in support of the University's priority to advance the Harvard community on a path from diversity to inclusion. Through engaging activities, it will focus on skills employees need to help create an environment of inclusion.  As a result, individuals and teams experience a sense of belonging and...

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2020 Mar 17

The Power of a Positive No

9:30am to 3:00pm

Location: 

Countway Library, Longwood Medical Area

This session explores challenges behind saying “no” and potential risks, impact, and feelings that prevent us from being honest. Learn how to say “yes” to yourself by identifying what is important and work towards a positive, respectful outcome at work or at home. This course is based on the Harvard Negotiation Program co-founder’s book: The Power of a Positive No, which will be sent as pre-work.

Cost: $50

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2020 Mar 12

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 class: Thursday, March 19 from 9 a.m. to 1 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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2020 Jan 29

Managing Up

10:00am to 3:00pm

Location: 

Countway Library, Longwood Medical Area

Based on the book: HBR Guide to Managing Up and Across, this half-day, 4-hour workshop will cover tools and techniques to empower you as an effective communicator with your manager. Topics covered include style differences, setting clear expectations, and managing your professional development.

You will learn 

  • Tools for appreciating style differences with your manager(s) 
  • Strategies to negotiate workload, deadlines, and other workplace issues with your manager(s) 
  • Techniques for asking clear questions for...
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2019 Dec 04

Managing Up

9:00am to 1:00pm

Location: 

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

Based on the book: HBR Guide to Managing Up and Across, this half-day, 4-hour workshop will cover tools and techniques to empower you as an effective communicator with your manager. Topics covered include style differences, setting clear expectations, and managing your professional development.

You will learn 

  • Tools for appreciating style differences with your manager(s) 
  • Strategies to negotiate workload, deadlines, and other workplace issues with your manager(s) 
  • Techniques for asking clear questions for...
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2020 Feb 11

Creating Effective Resumes and LinkedIn Profiles

12:00pm to 3:00pm

Location: 

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

This workshop covers key principles and strategies for creating both effective resumes and LinkedIn Profiles. Examples and exercises will be used to highlight the importance of marketing specific skills and experience most sought after by hiring managers. The session will address the similarities and differences between resume and LinkedIn profiles and emphasize the importance of having both as part of your marketing plan. In addition, the workshop will address the role of cover letters in the application process. (Individual resume reviews will not be part of the workshop). Optional:...

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2020 Mar 06

Career Roadmaps (2-day course)

9:00am to 4:00pm

Location: 

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

Additional day of the course:
Wednesday, March 13 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: $125

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Career Conversations for Current Harvard Staff

November 12, 2019
This session on Nov. 21 give you the opportunity to meet one-on-one with local HR officers so you can learn more about Harvard’s schools and departments, including key initiatives and work environments, and explore your career interests, expand your professional network and strengthen future applications. You can learn more in this FAQ.

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