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2018 Jun 05

Succession Management

Repeats every month on the 14 of March until Thu Mar 14 2019 .
9:00am to 12:00pm

9:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

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

This workshop will define and share a model for succession management. You will learn the role of a manager in succession management and discuss how to ensure changes don’t adversely impact continuity and team performance. 

Audience: Managers

Pre-Requisite Class: None

Cost: $50.00

Late Drop/Cancel Fee: $75.00

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2018 Feb 08

Managing a Team

9:00am to 1:00pm

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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2018 May 22

Interviewing Skills for Hiring Managers

9:00am to 12:00pm

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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2018 May 03

Creating an Environment of Trust and Transparency

9:00am to 1:00pm

Location: 

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

This session will explore the personal virtues associated with trust. You will learn how leaders can embody those virtues and encourage them in a culture (on a team or in a larger department or unit). You will then discuss transparency as an institutional value that can be role-modeled and encouraged in support of open, honest communication and healthy risk.

Cost: $50

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2018 Jan 17

Creating an Environment of Trust and Transparency

9:30am to 1:30pm

Location: 

Harvard Medical School, Countway Library

This session will explore the personal virtues associated with trust. You will learn how leaders can embody those virtues and encourage them in a culture (on a team or in a larger department or unit). You will then discuss transparency as an institutional value that can be role-modeled and encouraged in support of open, honest communication and healthy risk.

Cost: $50

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2018 Mar 27

Creating a Strategic Plan

Repeats every month on the 2 of April until Tue Apr 02 2019 .
9:00am to 12:00pm

9:00am to 12:00pm
9:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

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

This session will highlight how to formulate a plan, provide an overview of the process, and demonstrate how to start with the end in mind. Transitions from planning to implementation will also be covered.  You will leave with tools and templates to lead a strategic planning process with your team.  

Enrollment Deadline: 2-weeks in advance of the class start date. 

Audience: Managers responsible for developing and implementing a strategic plan for a team (large or small) or department.

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2018 Mar 07

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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2018 Mar 15

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: Wednesday, March 29 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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2018 Jan 18

Using ARIeS – Faculty Hiring

Repeats every month on the 7 of June, 1 times .
9:30am to 12:00pm

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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2018 Feb 28

PeopleSoft Personnel Actions

9:00am to 12:00pm

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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2018 Feb 22

PeopleSoft Hiring Actions

Repeats every month on the 26 of April, 1 times .
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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2018 Jan 25

Absence & Time Approving/Adjusting

Repeats every month on the 15 of February, 1 times . Also includes Thu Mar 22 2018, Thu Apr 19 2018, Thu May 17 2018, Thu Jun 14 2018, Tue Sep 18 2018.
10:00am to 12:00pm

10:00am to 12:00pm
10:00am to 12:00pm
10:00am to 12:00pm
10:00am to 12:00pm
10:00am to 12:00pm

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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2018 Jan 23

Advanced Excel

Repeats every month on the 22 of March, 1 times . Also includes Thu May 03 2018, Tue Jun 05 2018.
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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2018 Jan 23

Advanced Excel

Repeats every month on the 22 of March, 1 times . Also includes Thu May 03 2018, Tue Jun 05 2018.
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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2018 Jan 10

Intermediate Excel

Repeats every month on the 13 of February, 1 times . Also includes Wed Mar 07 2018, Thu Mar 29 2018, Wed Apr 18 2018, Fri May 11 2018, Thu May 31 2018, Tue Jun 12 2018.
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 2010

Cost: $180

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