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2017 Aug 01

Universal Manager Training - Multi-Day Course

9:00am to 1:00pm

Location: 

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

Additional days of the course: Tuesday, August 8 from 9 am to 1 pm; Tuesday, August 15 from 9 am to 1 pm.

This program focuses on equipping managers with the core knowledge and skills required to successfully manage at Harvard. Topics include important laws, policies, and skills necessary for successfully managing people and for creating an environment that is safe, productive and diverse. In an effort to maximize managers’ participation in the program, content will be offered in a blended format (a mix of online and classroom sessions), and periodic...

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2017 Jul 13

Universal Manager Training - Multi-Day Course

9:00am to 1:00pm

Location: 

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

Additional days of the course: Thursday, July 20 from 9 am to 1 pm; Thursday, July 27 from 9 am to 1 pm.

This program focuses on equipping managers with the core knowledge and skills required to successfully manage at Harvard. Topics include important laws, policies, and skills necessary for successfully managing people and for creating an environment that is safe, productive and diverse. In an effort to maximize managers’ participation in the program, content will be offered in a blended format (a mix of online and classroom sessions), and periodic...

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2017 Jul 11

Universal Manager Training - Multi-Day Course

9:00am to 1:00pm

Location: 

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

Additional days of the course: Tuesday, July 18 from 9 am to 1 pm; Tuesday, July 25 from 9 am to 1 pm.

This program focuses on equipping managers with the core knowledge and skills required to successfully manage at Harvard. Topics include important laws, policies, and skills necessary for successfully managing people and for creating an environment that is safe, productive and diverse. In an effort to maximize managers’ participation in the program, content will be offered in a blended format (a mix of online and classroom sessions), and periodic...

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2017 Dec 11

Workplace Reasonable Accommodation Request Process

9:00am to 10:30am

Location: 

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

This workshop will provide a foundation of information for inclusion of individuals with disabilities in the workplace. Human Resources and University managers will be oriented to the partnership provided by University Disability Services. Participants will be able to define disability and impairment under The Americans with Disabilities Act Amendment (ADAAA). A case study will be presented, which will allow participants an opportunity to engage in a critical case analysis discussion.

Cost: $0

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2017 Sep 07

Workplace Reasonable Accommodation Request Process

1:30pm to 3:00pm

Location: 

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

This workshop will provide a foundation of information for inclusion of individuals with disabilities in the workplace. Human Resources and University managers will be oriented to the partnership provided by University Disability Services. Participants will be able to define disability and impairment under The Americans with Disabilities Act Amendment (ADAAA). A case study will be presented, which will allow participants an opportunity to engage in a critical case analysis discussion.

Cost: $0

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2017 Oct 11

Managing a Team

9:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

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

Managing a team well can considerably impact performance, engagement and trust on the team. This workshop will explore six characteristics of a high performing team: Common Purpose, Clear Roles, Effective Processes, Accepted Leadership, Excellent Communication, and Solid Relationships. You will learn tools for incorporating these characteristics into your own team and how to use team norms as a way of maintaining them.

Cost: $50

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2017 Oct 12

Interviewing Skills for Hiring Managers

9:00am to 1:00pm

Location: 

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

This session will focus on how to interview candidates for a job while being mindful of limited time. You will learn how to assess knowledge, skills, and experience to determine if candidates are qualified for the role, and discuss what should be considered in making the final decision to hire a candidate.

Cost: $25

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2017 Nov 29

Communicating at Work for Managers

9:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

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

This session explores communication styles and techniques for effective communication within the nuanced relationship of manager and staff member. You will gain insight into your personal communication style and the impact it has on your team. You will also learn techniques for delivering feedback, asking questions, and listening and how your style my flavor how you use these skills.

NOTE: Some concepts and activities in this workshop are drawn from another CWD course, Communicating at Work. While this session is focused on managerial communication, there is a...

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2017 Sep 19

Becoming a Coaching Manager (2-day course)

9:00am to 1:00pm

Location: 

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

Additional day of course: Tuesday, October 3 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Coaching is a reflective conversation focused on leveraging and enhancing a staff member’s skills, knowledge, abilities, and perspective to achieve one’s goals and further engagement. This interactive 2-day session will include skill-practice opportunities in a safe environment with manager peers. You will explore the coaching manager’s mindset and practice foundational coaching skills including listening and the use of open-ended questions.

Cost: $75

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2017 Sep 13

Using ARIeS – Faculty Hiring

1:30pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

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

This course provides hands-on experience with Harvard's Academic Recruiting Information eSystem (ARIeS) for faculty hiring. Topics cover the life-cycle of the recruitment process, including creating and applying to a job posting; searching for, viewing, transitioning, and ranking candidates; sending email; completing the hiring process; and accessing EEO reports. It is intended for the roles of Search Administrator, Candidate Administrator, and Decanal Approver.

Cost: Free (no cancellation fee)

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2017 Sep 21

PeopleSoft Personnel Actions

Repeats every month on the 17 of November until Fri Nov 17 2017 .
1:00pm to 4:00pm

1:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

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

This workshop is for new HR administrators who use PeopleSoft 8.0 Harvard forms (Job Data Change, Payline Transaction Form, etc.) or upload processes (Additional Pay upload, Costing upload, etc.). The class will provide an overview followed by exercises using the PeopleSoft training instance database. Participants must have access to the forms and upload role(s) in PeopleSoft for a minimum of one week prior to taking the class.

Cost: Free (no cancellation fee)

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2017 Sep 14

PeopleSoft Hiring Actions

Repeats every month on the 9 of November until Thu Nov 09 2017 .
9:00am to 12:00pm

9:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

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

This workshop is for new HR administrators who use Quick Hire forms (Monthly, Student, Temp, or LHT). The class provides an overview followed by exercises using the PeopleSoft training instance database. Participants must have access to their Quick Hire role(s) in PeopleSoft for a minimum of one week prior to taking the class.

Cost: Free (no cancellation fee)

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2017 Sep 18

Absence and Time Approving/Adjusting

Repeats every month on the 19 of October until Thu Oct 19 2017 . Also includes Mon Dec 11 2017.
2:00pm to 4:00pm

2:00pm to 4:00pm
2:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

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

This course covers the tasks of approving, requesting, and adjusting absences in Absence Management and approving, reporting, and adjusting hours worked in the timesheet. The course is for Absence Management and Time and Labor users who have the role of Approver, Adjuster, or Keeper in Manager Self Service. Participants must have access to their Manager Self Service role in the PeopleSoft production system for a minimum of one week prior to class.

Cost: Free (no cancellation fee)

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2017 Aug 10

Advanced Excel

Repeats every month on the 4 of October until Wed Oct 04 2017 . Also includes Wed Nov 01 2017, Thu Dec 14 2017.
9:30am to 4:30pm

9:30am to 4:30pm
9:30am to 4:30pm
9:30am to 4:30pm

Location: 

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

This course builds on the skills and concepts taught in Intermediate Excel. Participants will learn to manage multiple workbooks, share workbooks, automate common tasks, audit workbooks, apply advanced analysis techniques, and present data visually. Prerequisite: Introduction to Excel, Intermediate Excel. Version: Microsoft Office 2016

Cost: $180

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2017 Jul 06

Intermediate Excel

Repeats every month on the 28 of July until Fri Jul 28 2017 . Also includes Tue Aug 15 2017, Thu Aug 31 2017, Tue Sep 12 2017, Tue Oct 03 2017, Thu Oct 26 2017, Wed Nov 15 2017, Tue Dec 12 2017.
9:30am to 4:30pm

9:30am to 4:30pm
9:30am to 4:30pm
9:30am to 4:30pm
9:30am to 4:30pm
9:30am to 4:30pm
9:30am to 4:30pm
9:30am to 4:30pm
9:30am to 4:30pm

Location: 

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

This course builds on the skills and concepts taught in Introduction to Excel. Participants will learn to customize and enhance workbooks, create advanced formulas, analyze data, organize worksheet data, and insert charts and pivot tables. Prerequisite: Introduction to Excel. Version: Microsoft Office 2016

Cost: $180

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