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2017 Dec 01

Speaking Up at Harvard

9:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

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

In this workshop, you will learn the behaviors associated with speaking up highlighted in Amy Edmonson’s book Teaming: How Organizations Learn, Innovate, and Compete in the Knowledge Economy.  The four behaviors are speaking up, collaboration, experimentation, and reflection.  You will explore ways to increase your effectiveness in each of these skills and to encourage others to do so as well.

Cost: $0

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2017 Nov 16

Enabling a Culture of Speaking Up

9:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

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

In this session, you will explore leadership behaviors associated with enabling a culture of speaking up highlighted in Amy Edmonson’s book Teaming: How Organizations Learn, Innovate, and Compete in the Knowledge Economy.  She recommends that leaders do three things: frame work as a learning challenge, acknowledge fallibility, and ask the right questions. You will learn how to use these skills with individuals and how to role model and encourage them in a culture.

Cost: $0

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TIAA-CREF Webinar: Financial Planning for LGBT Community

June 7, 2017
Learn about the challenges faced by the LGBT community—both financial and legislative, even with the U.S. Supreme Court’s marriage equality ruling—and potential solutions to address them with this webinar on June 13 at 12 p.m. Learn more here.
2017 Oct 26

Writing at Work

9:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

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

This workshop provides tools for making the writing process manageable, the writer more confident, with a professional final product. You will build a toolbox for structuring language and an approach to writing preparation.

Cost: $50

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2017 Jul 26

The Power of a Positive No

9:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

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

This session explores challenges behind saying “no” and potential risks, impact, and feelings that prevent us from being honest. Learn how to say “yes” to yourself by identifying what is important and work towards a positive, respectful outcome at work or at home. This course is based on the Harvard Negotiation Program co-founder’s book: The Power of a Positive No, which will be sent as pre-work.

Cost: $50

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2017 Sep 20

Power, Influence, and Negotiation (2-day course)

9:00am to 1:00pm

Location: 

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

Additional day of course: Wednesday, September 27 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

While referencing required pre-reading of the book Beyond Reason by Roger Fisher and Daniel Shapiro as well as Roger Fisher and William Ury’s Getting to Yes, participants are exposed to benefits of working with emotions during negotiations and developing win-win solutions. This 2-day class explores theories through readings, video clips, case studies, and practical applications.

Cost: $75

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2017 Nov 09

Managing Up

9:30am to 1:30pm

Location: 

Longwood Medical Area

This workshop covers tools and techniques to empower you as an effective communicator with your manager, based on the HBR Guide to Managing Up and Across. Topics covered include: style differences, setting clear expectations, and managing your professional development.

Cost: $50

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2017 Aug 09

Managing Up

9:00am to 1:00pm

Location: 

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

This workshop covers tools and techniques to empower you as an effective communicator with your manager, based on the HBR Guide to Managing Up and Across. Topics covered include: style differences, setting clear expectations, and managing your professional development.

Cost: $50

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2017 Oct 05

Making the Most of Feedback

9:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

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

This session will reference the book Thanks for the Feedback to explore the importance of receiving feedback with a growth mindset and identify triggers that can cause us to shut down. We’ll discuss emotional components of the process and the impact it has on us as professionals.

Cost: $50

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2017 Oct 25

Introduction to Presentation Skills (2-day course)

9:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

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

Additional day of course: Thursday, October 27 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

This two-day workshop explores essential elements of effective presentations including: organization, vocal delivery, physical presence, overcoming nervousness as well as engaging and holding the audience's attention.

Cost: $75

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2017 Dec 05

Email for Action - Webinar

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Online

Given email is the most popular channel of communication at Harvard, this workshop focuses on writing techniques that can impact how your messages are read and retained.

Cost: $25

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2017 Sep 12

Email for Action

9:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

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

Given email is the most popular channel of communication at Harvard, this workshop focuses on writing techniques that can impact how your messages are read and retained.

Cost: $50

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2017 Sep 19

Difficult Conversations

9:30am to 3:30pm

Location: 

Longwood Medical Area

This class combines exercises and discussion to help you understand the fundamentals of a “difficult conversation”. Based on required pre-reading of the book Difficult Conversations, the workshop concludes with participants preparing for, and having practiced, their own difficult conversation by leveraging learning-partners.

Cost: $75

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2017 Jul 20

Difficult Conversations

9:00am to 3:00pm

Location: 

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

This class combines exercises and discussion to help you understand the fundamentals of a “difficult conversation”. Based on required pre-reading of the book Difficult Conversations, the workshop concludes with participants preparing for, and having practiced, their own difficult conversation by leveraging learning-partners.

Cost: $75

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2017 Dec 06

Communicating at Work

9:30am to 1:30pm

Location: 

Longwood Medical Area

In a workplace culture overly-dependent on voicemail and email, many of us have forgotten key elements of effective, meaningful, verbal communication. This session explores different communication styles and techniques for communicating with those different from your own.

Cost: $50

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