Learning & Development

2016 May 12

Writing at Work

9:30am to 1:30pm

Location: 

Longwood Medical Area

Course Code: CPD101

Cost: $75.00

Are you looking to learn the basics of well-written, solid communication in the workplace? This workshop provides concrete tools for making the writing process more manageable, the writer more confident, and the final product more professional. You’ll build a toolbox of strategies for writing, from preparation to finished product.  

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2016 Apr 14

Writing at Work

9:00am to 1:00pm

Location: 

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

Course Code: CPD101

Cost: $75.00

Are you looking to learn the basics of well-written, solid communication in the workplace? This workshop provides concrete tools for making the writing process more manageable, the writer more confident, and the final product more professional. You’ll build a toolbox of strategies for writing, from preparation to finished product.  

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2016 May 10

Managing Up

9:00am to 1:00pm

Location: 

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

Course Code: CPD270

Cost: $50.00

The relationship between an employee and his or her manager is a critical one. In this workshop, you will learn tools and techniques to better communicate with your manager as you practice developing a more productive relationship. You will learn to increase your effectiveness by learning how to best talk to your manager, set expectations for what work needs to get done, discussing work styles and more.

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2016 Jun 15

Presentation Skills - Multi-Day Course

9:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

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

Additional day of the course:
Friday, June 17 from 9:00am - 12:00pm

Course Code: CPD240

Cost: $75.00

Would you like to be a more relaxed and engaging public speaker? Preparation is the key to building confidence, remaining calm and giving a successful presentation. This two-day course will teach you how to organize your presentation for maximum impact, manage your nerves and identify your current strengths and challenges as public speaker with opportunities to practice speaking in public.


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2016 Apr 27

Presentation Skills - Multi-Day Course

9:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

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

Additional day of the course:
Friday, April 29 from 9:00am - 12:00pm

Course Code: CPD240

Cost: $75.00

Would you like to be a more relaxed and engaging public speaker? Preparation is the key to building confidence, remaining calm and giving a successful presentation. This two-day course will teach you how to organize your presentation for maximum impact, manage your nerves and identify your current strengths and challenges as public speaker with opportunities to practice speaking in public.


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2016 Feb 02

Presentation Skills - Multi-Day Course

9:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

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

Additional day of the course:
Thursday, February 4 from 9:00am - 12:00pm

Course Code: CPD240

Cost: $75.00

Would you like to be a more relaxed and engaging public speaker? Preparation is the key to building confidence, remaining calm and giving a successful presentation. This two-day course will teach you how to organize your presentation for maximum impact, manage your nerves and identify your current strengths and challenges as public speaker with opportunities to practice speaking in public.


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2016 May 11

Difficult Conversations

9:00am to 3:00pm

Location: 

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

Course Code: CPD220

Cost: $75.00

Would you like to know how to open a dialogue with a colleague about a challenging subject? Or what to do when someone gets defensive, even before the conversation begins? Using the bestselling book "Difficult Conversations," which relates 15 years of research and experience at the Harvard Negotiation Project, along with in-class exercises and discussions, you’ll gain an understanding of and learn to apply strategies and techniques for having more productive "difficult" conversations. 

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2016 Jan 20

Difficult Conversations

9:00am to 3:00pm

Location: 

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

Course Code: CPD220

Cost: $75.00

Would you like to know how to open a dialogue with a colleague about a challenging subject? Or what to do when someone gets defensive, even before the conversation begins? Using the bestselling book "Difficult Conversations," which relates 15 years of research and experience at the Harvard Negotiation Project, along with in-class exercises and discussions, you’ll gain an understanding of and learn to apply strategies and techniques for having more productive "difficult" conversations. 

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2016 Jun 08

Communicating at Work

9:30am to 1:30pm

Location: 

Longwood Medical Area

Course Code: CPD200

Cost: $50.00

Do you ever wonder why communicating with managers, co-workers, and colleagues seems more challenging than it should or could be? In a workplace culture that has become dependent on email and voicemail, we can lose touch with some of the key elements of effective, meaningful verbal communication. In this session we will explore elements such as active listening, body language and tone, as well as your communication style and connecting and communicating with grace while under pressure.

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2016 Apr 06

Communicating at Work

9:00am to 1:00pm

Location: 

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

Course Code: CPD200

Cost: $50.00

Do you ever wonder why communicating with managers, co-workers, and colleagues seems more challenging than it should or could be? In a workplace culture that has become dependent on email and voicemail, we can lose touch with some of the key elements of effective, meaningful verbal communication. In this session we will explore elements such as active listening, body language and tone, as well as your communication style and connecting and communicating with grace while under pressure.

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2016 Jan 29

Communicating at Work

9:00am to 1:00pm

Location: 

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

Course Code: CPD200

Cost: $50.00

Do you ever wonder why communicating with managers, co-workers, and colleagues seems more challenging than it should or could be? In a workplace culture that has become dependent on email and voicemail, we can lose touch with some of the key elements of effective, meaningful verbal communication. In this session we will explore elements such as active listening, body language and tone, as well as your communication style and connecting and communicating with grace while under pressure.

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2016 Jun 10

Navigating Your Harvard Career

12:00pm to 2:30pm

Location: 

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

Course Code: CPD690

Cost: $25.00

This workshop is for internal job applicants and provides an overall context and landscape for hiring at the University. You’ll get an overview of the current structure of Harvard's workforce and career choices (job functions and job families) and hear about how to make best use of internal resources and systems to prepare for your next Harvard opportunities. 

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2016 Feb 03

LinkedIn for Your Career

9:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

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

Course Code: CPD686

Cost: $50.00 

Networking is critical to career development and everything you do now to build relationships offline can be translated into a LinkedIn activity. Founded in 2003, LinkedIn now has more than 347 million members in over 200 countries and territories making it the world's largest professional network on the internet. Learn how to take advantage of this powerful career development resource in this lab style class, through an engaging profile and an active voice in your LinkedIn network.

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2016 May 04

Creating Your Best Resume

12:00pm to 2:30pm

Location: 

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

Course Code: CPD661

Cost: $25.00

Are you marketing yourself and your skills as best you can? Do you have a concise, up-to-date resume on hand? Does your resume compliment your LinkedIn page? 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. The session provides techniques for creating a resume that will get attention, tips on writing a cover letter and how these two documents work together to present you as the ideal...

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