Center for Workplace Development

How do I apply for a Center for Workplace Development Leadership Program?

The Harvard Leadership Development Program requires you submit an application for acceptance into each program. Interested staff should speak with their manager and Human Resource office prior to completing the application as space is limited and most schools/units have a formal process that they follow for nominating staff for the Leadership Programs. Current employees may find details on each Leadership Program such as objectives, program outlines, registration process, application deadlines, and fees by...

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What online training and development resources are available?

Employee have access to a wide range of free or very inexpensive online, on-demand classes and resources: Lynda.com: over 4,700 online training classes on Microsoft and Adobe products, computer programming and web design, business skills, audio and video tools, and more. Harvard ManageMentor (HMM): offers best practices from world-class business experts on a wide spectrum of management topics; it also includes links to books, articles, and other resources. Harvard Training Portal:...

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What is the Center for Workplace Development cancellation policy?

Classroom Sessions: There is no charge for cancellations completed at least 3 business days prior to the training (this does not include holidays). For example, you must cancel by Monday for a Friday class. If you do not cancel and do not attend the class, a fee of either $75 or the cost of the class, whichever is greater, will be billed to the 33-digit billing code provided at the time of registration. If a personal check has been submitted as payment, the check will be processed.

WebEx/Web Conference Sessions: Cancellations may be made at any...

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How do I register for a Center for Workplace Development class (or cancel my registration)?

Starting July 25, 2016, use the Training Portal to register, track, and review all your in-class and online training. As part of the transition, the last day to view your history, register for, or cancel training in PeopleSoft will be Wednesday, July 13.

For questions on an existing registration or to enroll/cancel prior to July 14, please see the Quick Reference Guide for assistance.

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Where are Center for Workplace Development classes held? What amenities are available?

The majority of classroom sessions are held at 124 Mt. Auburn Street in Cambridge. CWD also offers many courses at the Harvard Longwood Campus (HLC) (formerly the Longwood Medical Area). WebEx/Web Conference Sessions are not held at a physical location but accessed online via your computer. Login information is included in the sign-up confirmation email.

CWD does not provide breakfast or...

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