Learning & Development

2016 Nov 29

Becoming a Coaching Manager (2-day course)

1:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

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

Please note that the date of this course has changed to Tuesday, November 29 from 1 pm to 5 pm. Additional day of the course: Tuesday, December 13 from 1 pm to 5 pm.

Coaching is a reflective conversation focused on leveraging and enhancing a staff member’s skills, knowledge, abilities, and perspective to achieve one’s goals and further engagement. This interactive 2-day session will include skill-practice opportunities in a safe environment with manager peers. You will explore the coaching manager’s mindset and...

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2016 Oct 20

SharePoint for Site Owners

9:30am to 4:30pm

Location: 

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

This course covers how to create, configure, and manage a SharePoint Team Site. Participants will learn to create a new site; manage libraries, lists, and settings; and assign permissions. Version: Microsoft Office 2013

Cost: $225

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2016 Oct 06

Microsoft SharePoint

9:30am to 4:30pm

Location: 

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

This course covers how to collaborate with team members and share information. Students will learn to use a SharePoint Team Site to access, store, and share information and documents. Version: Microsoft Office 2013

Cost: $185

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

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2016 Sep 23

Microsoft Project

9:30am to 4:30pm

Location: 

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

This course teaches the basic functions and features of Project. Participants will learn to view and create a new project file, manage tasks and resources, and create and finalize a project plan. Version: Microsoft Office 2010

Cost: $165

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

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2016 Dec 13

Stress-Free Productivity

9:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

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

This workshop will reference the principle of Kaizen, which uses small steps for continual improvement in habits and processes. Increase your personal effectiveness - recognizing that building on incremental, continuous improvements may help you win your war with productivity.

Cost: $50

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2016 Sep 15

Process Design that Saves Time

9:00am to 4:00pm

Location: 

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

This course focuses on learning process improvement tools and techniques that you will be able to implement with your team or department. This hands-on approach will follow a process through three-rounds of discovery and redesign. You will also have the opportunity to apply the tools and concepts to one of your current processes.

Cost: $50

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2016 Sep 20

Project Management

9:00am to 4:00pm

Location: 

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

In this introductory workshop, you will learn and apply a framework to initiate, define, plan, and schedule a project. This course is intended for people leading a project who have little or no formal training in the project management process seeking an introduction to key concepts. Through this hands-on approach you apply tools and techniques and develop a project plan.

Note: this workshop does not teach the use of project management software. Please see our offering of Microsoft Project for information on that topic.

Cost: $50

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2016 Oct 06

Getting Organized

9:30am to 10:30am

Location: 

Longwood Medical Area, Tosteson Medical Education Center

This workshop will help you tackle your time and space management challenges. Through this personalized approach, you will create an organizational system that works with your innate preferences. Using David Allen's book, Getting Things Done, as a model, you'll start a process that suits your needs for managing your priorities and simplify your life at work and home.

Cost: $50

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2016 Dec 06

Workplace Reasonable Accommodation Request Process

1:00pm to 2:30pm

Location: 

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

This workshop will provide a foundation of information for inclusion of individuals with disabilities in the workplace. Human Resources and University managers will be oriented to the partnership provided by University Disability Services. Participants will be able to define disability and impairment under The Americans with Disabilities Act Amendment (ADAAA). A case study will be presented, which will allow participants an opportunity to engage in a critical case analysis discussion.

Cost: $50

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2016 Sep 15

Workplace Reasonable Accommodation Request Process

10:00am to 11:30am

Location: 

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

This workshop will provide a foundation of information for inclusion of individuals with disabilities in the workplace. Human Resources and University managers will be oriented to the partnership provided by University Disability Services. Participants will be able to define disability and impairment under The Americans with Disabilities Act Amendment (ADAAA). A case study will be presented, which will allow participants an opportunity to engage in a critical case analysis discussion.

Cost: $50

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2016 Aug 03

Universal Manager Training - Multi-Day Course

9:00am to 1:00pm

Location: 

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

Additional days of the course: Wednesday, August 10 from 9 am to 1 pm; Wednesday, August 17 from 9 am to 1 pm.

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), and periodic discussion on relatable...

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2016 Aug 02

Universal Manager Training - Multi-Day Course

9:00am to 1:00pm

Location: 

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

Additional days of the course: Tuesday, August 9 from 9 am to 1 pm; Tuesday, August 16 from 9 am to 1 pm.

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), and periodic discussion on relatable case...

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2016 Oct 11

Process Improvement Mindset

1:00pm to 3:00pm

Location: 

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

Innovative thinking often requires looking at current processes differently; on having a process improvement mindset. We define mindset as the ideas and attitudes with which a person approaches a situation. This is an active workshop conducted through a simulation that provides the opportunity to learn tools and concepts of streamlining a process while at the same time eliminating waste and creating value. Highly interactive and fun, this workshop will give you the opportunity to develop a different “lens” for looking at processes.

Cost: $0

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2016 Sep 22

Problem Solving Mindset

1:00pm to 3:00pm

Location: 

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

For many people, the most compelling aspect of work at Harvard is striving toward our collective mission to advance new ideas and promote enduring knowledge. Sometimes one needs to shift from a fixed mindset to an innovative, learning mindset in service of that mission. We define mindset as the ideas and attitudes with which a person approaches a situationIn this active workshop you will bring ideas for change within your department or School and learn a creative problem solving approach to translate those new ideas into action.

Cost: $0

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2016 Nov 16

Collaboration Mindset

10:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

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

This session will explore paradigms that can get in the way of a collaboration mindset and principles that foster collaboration. We define mindset as the ideas and attitudes with which a person approaches a situation. You will learn how to shift or manage paradigms that prevent collaboration such as time and geographic distance. You will also learn three principles to live by that can automatically translate into more collaborative behavior.

Cost: $0 

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