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2017 Mar 30

Workplace Reasonable Accommodation Request Process

1:00pm to 2:30pm

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 Jun 14

Succession Management

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

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2017 Mar 02

Managing and Allocating Resources

9:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

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

Resource allocation is one of the core competencies for all managers at Harvard. This session will explore the key role managers play in setting an overarching strategy for what is to be achieved, and then aligning financial and human resources in support of the plan. 

Audience: Managers

Pre-Requisite Class: None

Cost: $50.00   

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2017 May 05

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: $50

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2017 May 31

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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2017 May 18

Building Commitment for Change

9:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

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

This session uses a time-tested framework and self-assessment to set the foundation for a dialogue between participants. You will have an opportunity to discuss, exchange ideas, and explore challenges of managing during change.

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

Audience: Managers

Pre-Requisite Class: None

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2017 Mar 14

Creating a Strategic Plan

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. 

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2017 Apr 27

Communication 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 degree of overlap as...

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2017 Mar 29

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 the course: Wednesday, April 12 from 9 am to 1 pm.

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 May 02

Introduction to InDesign (2-day course)

9:30am to 4:30pm

Location: 

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

Additional day of the course: Wednesday, May 3 from 9:30 am to 4:30 pm.

Participants will learn to design, layout, and edit publications such as newsletters and brochures using InDesign CS2 through CS4. Topics include mastering typography and copyfitting; dropping graphics inside of type; text effects; incorporating pictures and Word files; cropping, scaling, and tinting images; using transparency, drop shadows, and corner effects; and creating a table of contents and an index

Cost: $415

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2017 Feb 28

Introduction to InDesign (2-day course)

9:30am to 4:30pm

Location: 

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

Additional day of the course: Wednesday, March 1 from 9:30 am to 4:30 pm.

Participants will learn to design, layout, and edit publications such as newsletters and brochures using InDesign CS2 through CS4. Topics include mastering typography and copyfitting; dropping graphics inside of type; text effects; incorporating pictures and Word files; cropping, scaling, and tinting images; using transparency, drop shadows, and corner effects; and creating a table of contents and an index

Cost: $415

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2017 Jan 11

Introduction to InDesign (2-day course)

9:30am to 4:30pm

Location: 

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

Additional day of the course: Thursday, January 12 from 9:30 am to 4:30 pm.

Participants will learn to design, layout, and edit publications such as newsletters and brochures using InDesign CS2 through CS4. Topics include mastering typography and copyfitting; dropping graphics inside of type; text effects; incorporating pictures and Word files; cropping, scaling, and tinting images; using transparency, drop shadows, and corner effects; and creating a table of contents and an index

Cost: $415

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2017 May 04

Advanced Word

9:30am to 4:30pm

Location: 

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

This is a course outline. If time permits, all topics listed may be covered.
Collaborating on Documents

  • Modify User Information 
  • Share a Document
  • Compare Document Changes
  • Review a Document
  • Merge Document Changes
  • Review Tracked Changes

Adding Reference Marks and Notes

  • Add Captions
  • Add Cross-References
  • Add Bookmarks
  • Add Hyperlinks
  • Insert Footnotes and Endnotes
  • Add Citations and a Bibliography

Simplifying and Managing Long Documents

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2017 Mar 29

Intermediate Word

9:30am to 4:30pm

Location: 

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

This course covers how to use Word to create, manage, revise, and distribute complex documents. Participants will learn to use Word with other programs, collaborate on documents, manage document versions, insert reference marks and notes, navigate long documents, secure documents, and create forms. Prerequisite: Intermediate Word. Version: Microsoft Office 2010

Cost: $175

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2017 Mar 22

Introduction to Illustrator (2-Day Course)

9:30am to 4:30pm

Location: 

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

Additional day of course: Thursday, March 23 from 9:30 am to 4:30 pm.

This course covers the components and capabilities of Illustrator CS6. Learn to create basic shapes, custom paths, and graphics containing custom text. Additional topics include customizing objects and preparing documents for deployment. Version: Adobe Illustrator CS6

Cost: $415

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