Flexwork Training

Interested in learning more about flexwork at Harvard? Harvard’s Office of Work/Life provides targeted seminars (see list below). Please note, training room location is subject to change. Please check the training portal for dates, times and locations of all sessions.

All Spring Flexwork Overview sessions will be held virtually via Zoom.  Enrollees will receive a Zoom link to participate remotely

Flexwork Overview for Managers

Come learn about Harvard's University-wide flexwork guidelines and what the essential ingredients are of a flexwork proposal. Managers will learn about proposing, discussing, evaluating and managing flexwork; the business advantages of flexwork; the wisdom of trial periods; how to renew, tweak and end existing arrangements; how to ensure an "equitable process of fair consideration for all proposals"; flex and the HUCTW agreement; and special considerations for managing telework.

Sessions are scheduled on:

 

January 14, 2020  from 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM (Cambridge) Register here.

February 6, 2020 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM (Cambridge) Register here.

March 17, 2020 from 1:30 AM to 2:30 PM (Cambridge) Register here.

April 29, 2020 from 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM (Cambridge) Register here.  

May 14, 2020 from 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM (Cambridge) Register here

 

 

Flexwork Overview for Employees

Come learn about Harvard's University-wide flexwork guidelines and what the essential ingredients are of a flexwork proposal. Other aspects including, how to assess your manager’s attitude about workplace flexibility; the timing of conversations with your manager; when and how to avoid getting into the personal considerations behind the proposal; and how to identify ways to evaluate the success of an arrangement after a trial period will also be reviewed.  Issues of trust, brave conversations, transparency, and fairness will be discussed. Bring your lunch if you’d like to these lunchtime sessions.  

 

Sessions are scheduled on:

 

January 14, 2020 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM (Cambridge) Register here.

February 6, 2020 from 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM (Cambridge) Register here.

March 17, 2020 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM (Cambridge) Register here.

April 29, 2020 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM (Cambridge) Register here. 

May 14, 2020 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM (Cambridge) Register here.