Learning & Development

2015 Aug 12

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...

Read more about Difficult Conversations
2015 Dec 11

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.

...

Read more about Communicating at Work
2015 Sep 30

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.

...

Read more about Communicating at Work
2015 Dec 16

Careers as Indiv. Contributors

9:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

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

Course Code: CPD676

Cost: $50.00

Individual contributors are typically specialists in a functional area with deep expertise, who don’t have direct reports, but who manage their own projects working with other staff--as well as participate as a team member on other people’s projects. Much of your success is based on both that functional expertise and your interpersonal skills. This class will explore how you keep growing and developing both sets of skills and career options for individual contributors.

...

Read more about Careers as Indiv. Contributors
2015 Nov 13

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. 

Click here to learn more about this...

Read more about Navigating Your Harvard Career
2015 Jul 21

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...

Read more about LinkedIn for Your Career
2015 Sep 22

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...

Read more about Creating Your Best Resume
2015 Jul 29

Interviewing Skills

12:00pm to 2:30pm

Location: 

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

Course Code: CPD620

Cost: $25.00

Being well-prepared for and choosing the right interviews to go on are both key elements in your overall career strategy and in finding your next job. This workshop will provide guidelines and practice to help you successfully prepare for interviews. During this session, we will define various types of interviews (including behavior-based, informational and phone); address what the hiring manager expects from...

Read more about Interviewing Skills
2015 Oct 08

Career Roadmaps - Multi-Day Course

9:00am to 4:00pm

Location: 

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

Additional day of the course:
Thursday,October 15 from 9:00am - 4:00pm

Course Code: CPD600

Cost: $100.00

 

Trying to figure out what's next in your career? In this comprehensive and intensive workshop, you will build your understanding of the career management process and increase your ability to manage your career throughout your work-life. Through the use of career assessment tools, individual reflection and group discussion, program will cover a broad range of topics from self-assessment through goal setting. 

... Read more about Career Roadmaps - Multi-Day Course
2015 Dec 18

Engaging Conversations

9:30am to 12:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Longwood Campus

Course Code: CPD201

Cost: $0.00

Building positive work relationships through conversation is a key driver of engagement. During this session, you will learn about essential tools for conversations, including sharing your preferences, needs, and goals with others and collaborating on theirs. The purpose of this session is to prepare you to engage in these conversations more frequently and productively.

Click here to learn more about this...

Read more about Engaging Conversations
2015 Aug 18

Engaging Conversations

9:00am to 11:30am

Location: 

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

Course Code: CPD201

Cost: $0.00 

Building positive work relationships through conversation is a key driver of engagement. During this session, you will learn about essential tools for conversations, including sharing your preferences, needs, and goals with others and collaborating on theirs. The purpose of this session is to prepare you to engage in these conversations more frequently and productively.

Click here to learn more about...

Read more about Engaging Conversations
2015 Sep 24

Building Employee Engagement

9:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

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

Course Code: CPD566

Cost: $0.00

Engaged employees are emotionally and intellectually involved in their work, and that motivates them to do their best work every day. Engaged employees feel excited about their work and committed to their workplace. This workshop will provide building blocks for managers interested in building a more engaging workplace, including how to adopt a coaching approach to managing and strategies and tips for engaging employees in change efforts and dealing with resistance.

...

Read more about Building Employee Engagement
2015 Oct 28

Career Check-Up

9:00am to 11:30am

Location: 

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

Course Code: CPD615

Cost: $0.00

In today's busy workplace it can feel overwhelming to find the extra time or energy to reflect on the quality or health of your career. However, it is important to think about and tend to your career on a regular basis. This workshop show you how to can give your career a quick check-up using an easy-to-follow model for career management and a simple, manageable career audit.

Click here to learn more about...

Read more about Career Check-Up
2015 Sep 10

Embracing Change and Innovation

9:00am to 11:30am

Location: 

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

Course Code: CPD370

Cost: $0.00

This session is will help you thrive in the face of changing environments so you can positively and proactively problem-solve and generate innovate responses. For many people, a compelling aspect of working at Harvard is serving the mission to advance new ideas and promote enduring knowledge. This is an active hands-on workshop where you will identify specific opportunities for change within your department or...

Read more about Embracing Change and Innovation
2015 Nov 20

What Drives You?

9:30am to 12:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Longwood Campus

Course Code: CPD632

Cost: $0.00

In Daniel Pink's book, “Drive: The Surprising Truth about What Motivates Us”, Pink suggests that people are primarily motivated by  three things: autonomy, mastery, and purpose. While we all share common motivational drivers, it is also important to assess and recognize your own personal drives and motivators. Awareness of your own strengths and needs at work are the building blocks for becoming more engaged in your role and workplace.

...

Read more about What Drives You?

Pages