Learning & Development

2015 Nov 20

What Drives You?

9:30am to 12:00pm

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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.

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2015 Jul 14

What Drives You?

9:00am to 11:30am

Location: 

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

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.

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2015 Aug 05

REACH Foundations Information Session

2:00pm to 3:00pm

Location: 

Smith Campus Center, 1350 Mass. Ave. Room 608

Under the direction and management of the University Research Administration Training Team (URATT), the Research Excellence in Administration Certificate at Harvard (REACH) Program is an interactive and engaging certificate program specifically designed for Harvard research administrators and other personnel engaged in assisting in the management of sponsored funds. REACH has three levels: Foundations, Intermediate and Advanced.

This will be an opportunity to learn more about the University-wide Research Excellence in...

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2015 Jul 22

REACH Foundations Information Session

10:30am to 11:30am

Location: 

Longwood Campus, Countway Library, Ware Room

Under the direction and management of the University Research Administration Training Team (URATT), the Research Excellence in Administration Certificate at Harvard (REACH) Program is an interactive and engaging certificate program specifically designed for Harvard research administrators and other personnel engaged in assisting in the management of sponsored funds. REACH has three levels: Foundations, Intermediate and Advanced.

This will be an opportunity to learn more about the University-wide Research Excellence in...

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2015 Jul 08

REACH Foundations Information Session

1:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

Smith Campus Center, 1350 Mass. Ave. Room 608

Under the direction and management of the University Research Administration Training Team (URATT), the Research Excellence in Administration Certificate at Harvard (REACH) Program is an interactive and engaging certificate program specifically designed for Harvard research administrators and other personnel engaged in assisting in the management of sponsored funds. REACH has three levels: Foundations, Intermediate and Advanced.

This will be an opportunity to learn more about the University-wide Research Excellence in...

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2015 Jun 24

REACH Foundations Information Session

3:30pm to 4:30pm

Location: 

Longwood Campus, Countway Library, Ware Room

Under the direction and management of the University Research Administration Training Team (URATT), the Research Excellence in Administration Certificate at Harvard (REACH) Program is an interactive and engaging certificate program specifically designed for Harvard research administrators and other personnel engaged in assisting in the management of sponsored funds. REACH has three levels: Foundations, Intermediate and Advanced.

This will be an opportunity to learn more about the University-wide Research Excellence in...

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2015 Jul 28

Out of Sight: Off-site Records Storage

10:00am to 11:30am

Location: 

Lamont Library Forum Room

This workshop will present the step-by-step process of sending records to off-site storage at the Records Center. We cover everything from how to assemble and pack a box to how to complete the deposit paperwork.

Who should attend: Employees who have not yet sent records to storage as well as anyone in charge of packing and depositing boxes who would like a refresher course.

What you will learn

  • How to identify records eligible for storage
  • How to pack and label boxes correctly...
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2015 Aug 06

Email Management

10:00am to 11:30am

Location: 

Lamont Library Forum Room

This workshop will introduce methods for gaining control of e-mail and managing it according to Harvard records policies as well as provide tips on how to organize your e-mail.

Who should attend: All employees who want to effectively manage their e-mail.

What you will learn

  • Methods of controlling e-mail
  • The application of the General Records Schedule to e-mail
  • Examples of types of e-mails with their appropriate retentions

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2015 Jul 21

Trash or Treasure? Guidance on Retaining Office Records

10:00am to 11:30am

Location: 

Lamont Library Forum Room

Have you ever wondered, "How long do I need to keep my office records? Can I throw them away when I am done with them?" This workshop sponsored by University Records Management provides tools and advice to help you determine how long to keep your records and what to do when you no longer need to hold onto them. Whether you feel like you’re drowning in information or you're concerned that you're keeping records too long or not long enough, this workshop is for you.

Who should attend: All employees who want to effectively manage their office's administrative or...

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2015 Jun 04

Harvard IT Summit

8:30am to 5:30pm

Location: 

Memorial Hall, 45 Quincy Street, Cambridge

The fifth annual Harvard IT Summit is an opportunity to explore the latest technology trends and innovations that are changing the way we work, teach, and do research. Sponsored by the Harvard CIO Council, the IT Summit is free and open to the entire Harvard community and includes keynote presentations by Dr. Lawrence Bacow, Harvard Corporation board member and President Emeritus of Tufts University, and Frances Frei, Professor of Technology and Senior Associate Dean of Faculty...

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2016 Jan 04

New Employee Orientation

Repeats every week every Monday until Mon Jun 13 2016 except Mon Jan 18 2016, Mon Feb 15 2016, Mon Mar 07 2016, Mon Mar 28 2016, Mon Apr 25 2016, Mon May 23 2016, Mon May 30 2016. Also includes Tue Jan 19 2016, Tue Apr 26 2016, Tue May 31 2016.
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Center for Workplace Development, 124 Mt. Auburn Street, Room 3318, Cambridge

Introduction to the structure and culture of Harvard along with benefits, perks and opportunities for new Harvard employees.

Registration required*

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2015 Jun 29

New Employee Orientation

Repeats every week every Monday until Mon Dec 14 2015 except Mon Jul 20 2015, Mon Sep 07 2015, Mon Sep 14 2015, Mon Oct 12 2015. Also includes Tue Sep 08 2015, Tue Oct 13 2015.
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Center for Workplace Development, 124 Mt. Auburn Street, Room 3318, Cambridge

Introduction to the structure and culture of Harvard along with benefits, perks and opportunities for new Harvard employees.

Registration required*

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2015 Jun 25

GMAS Basics and Requests

9:00am to 3:30pm

Location: 

Longwood Campus, Countway Library 403

Offered by the University Research Administration Training Team, “GMAS Basics & Requests” will provide attendees with an introduction to Harvard’s Grants Management Application Suite (GMAS) and how it is used to manage sponsored projects.

Intended audience: GMAS Basics & Requests training is intended for individuals in departments who have responsibility for...

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