Learning & Development

2016 Apr 26

Putting Strategy into Action

9:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

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

Course Code: CPD583

Cost: $50.00

In this workshop, we will explore ways to translate strategy into action. We will practice using tools such as a strategic alignment document and an implementation plan. We will also discuss how to manage the multiple stakeholders involved in implementing strategy; how to engage them and communicate with them.

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2016 Mar 15

Creating a Strategic Plan

9:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

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

Course Code: CPD580

Cost: $50.00

In this session, we will take the mystery out of strategic planning,
highlight the benefits of investing the time to formulate a plan,
provide an overview of the process, and demonstrate how to start with
the end in mind and move smoothly from planning to implementation.

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2016 Feb 04

Becoming a Coaching Manager

9:00am to 1:00pm

Location: 

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

Additional course day is Thursday, February 18 from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM. 

Course Code: CPD535

Cost: $75.00

Over the course of two half-day sessions, we will explore the coaching manager’s mindset and practice foundational coaching skills including listening and the use of open-ended questions. Managers will gain some insight into how they may come across to others and learn techniques for adapting one’s style in different circumstances and with different people.

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2016 Mar 24

Editing and Proofreading

9:00am to 1:00pm

Location: 

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

Course Code: CPD110

Cost: $75.00

The workshop combines the "practice" and the "politics" of editing and proofreading. You’ll build editing and proofreading skills and toolboxes and learn strategies for the sometimes sensitive skill of giving constructive criticism and corrections. 

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2016 Jun 02

Advanced Writing at Work

9:00am to 1:00pm

Location: 

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

Course Code: CPD102

Cost: $75.00

This session focuses on "real" work, such as development/donor letters,
human resource communications, grants, catalog text, and other types of
writing related to Harvard. The session provides an opportunity for
hands-on crafting of the language, as well as small group and peer
editing/coaching.

Note: Participants must bring to the class either rough notes on work
currently underway, a draft of work that is not yet complete, or a copy
of a recently completed work.

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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