Learning & Development

2020 Jan 29

Managing Up

10:00am to 3:00pm

Location: 

Countway Library, Longwood Medical Area

Based on the book: HBR Guide to Managing Up and Across, this half-day, 4-hour workshop will cover tools and techniques to empower you as an effective communicator with your manager. Topics covered include style differences, setting clear expectations, and managing your professional development.

You will learn 

  • Tools for appreciating style differences with your manager(s) 
  • Strategies to negotiate workload, deadlines, and other workplace issues with your manager(s) 
  • Techniques for asking clear questions for...
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2019 Dec 04

Managing Up

9:00am to 1:00pm

Location: 

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

Based on the book: HBR Guide to Managing Up and Across, this half-day, 4-hour workshop will cover tools and techniques to empower you as an effective communicator with your manager. Topics covered include style differences, setting clear expectations, and managing your professional development.

You will learn 

  • Tools for appreciating style differences with your manager(s) 
  • Strategies to negotiate workload, deadlines, and other workplace issues with your manager(s) 
  • Techniques for asking clear questions for...
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2020 Feb 11

Creating Effective Resumes and LinkedIn Profiles

12:00pm to 3:00pm

Location: 

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

This workshop covers key principles and strategies for creating both effective resumes and LinkedIn Profiles. Examples and exercises will be used to highlight the importance of marketing specific skills and experience most sought after by hiring managers. The session will address the similarities and differences between resume and LinkedIn profiles and emphasize the importance of having both as part of your marketing plan. In addition, the workshop will address the role of cover letters in the application process. (Individual resume reviews will not be part of the workshop). Optional:...

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2020 Mar 06

Career Roadmaps (2-day course)

9:00am to 4:00pm

Location: 

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

Additional day of the course:
Wednesday, March 13 from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Through this comprehensive program, you will build an understanding of the career management process by looking inward, looking outward, and looking forward. This active 2- day class will cover self-assessment of values, interests, skills and reputation; workforce trends and identification of professional networks; and exploration of options and goal setting. A variety of assessment tools, individual reflection, and group discussion will be used.

Cost: $125

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Career Conversations for Current Harvard Staff

November 12, 2019
This session on Nov. 21 give you the opportunity to meet one-on-one with local HR officers so you can learn more about Harvard’s schools and departments, including key initiatives and work environments, and explore your career interests, expand your professional network and strengthen future applications. You can learn more in this FAQ.
2019 Nov 12

Harvard Extension Spring 2020 Registration

(All day)

Location: 

Online

Harvard Extension School courses are open to the public, and most require no application.

REGISTRATION FOR JANUARY AND SPRING COURSES OPENS NOV. 12

To start planning, browse the course catalog here. 

Late registration is not permitted, so be sure to register by the registration deadline. For information on making course changes after registering, see ...

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2019 Dec 07

Arboretum for Educators

9:00am to 11:30am

Location: 

Hunnewell Building

Arboretum for Educators monthly explorations are a professional development opportunity for elementary and middle school teachers to introduce the Arboretum landscape as an outdoor classroom. Participants learn about specific hands-on life science topics that may be used or adapted by teachers for their own classrooms and outdoor spaces. Meet and network with other like-minded educators, and engage in life science learning.

Free, but ...

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2019 Nov 06

Tree Mob™! Diversity and Dispersal Among Viburnums

3:30pm

Location: 

Bussey Hill Road, Arnold Arboretum

Autumn is a great time to appreciate the beauty of viburnums, with their vibrantly colored fruits and leaves. Join Wendy Clement to explore the diversity of viburnums and the hidden features of their leaves and fruits that facilitate interactions with other organisms in their communities. Hear about the important role the living viburnum collections at Arnold Arboretum have played in notable studies on the diversity, classification, ecology, and evolutionary history of this group. See for yourself why horticulturalist Michael Dirr wrote: "A garden without Viburnum is akin to life without...

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