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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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2017 May 17

Advanced Photoshop

9:30am to 4:30pm

Location: 

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

Participants will learn to master Photoshop's CS2 to CS6 image enhancement tools including masks, silhouettes, filters, special effects, gradients, and illusions. Topics include creating advanced layer and composite images, working with alpha channels, blending pixels, painting and layer modes, making logos, and using the Actions palette for rapid bulk processing of images. Prerequisite: Introduction to Photoshop.

Cost: $175

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2017 Mar 15

Advanced Photoshop

9:30am to 4:30pm

Location: 

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

Participants will learn to master Photoshop's CS2 to CS6 image enhancement tools including masks, silhouettes, filters, special effects, gradients, and illusions. Topics include creating advanced layer and composite images, working with alpha channels, blending pixels, painting and layer modes, making logos, and using the Actions palette for rapid bulk processing of images. Prerequisite: Introduction to Photoshop.

Cost: $175

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2017 Apr 11

SharePoint for Site Owners

9:30am to 4:30pm

Location: 

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

This course covers how to create, configure, and manage a SharePoint Team Site. Participants will learn to create a new site; manage libraries, lists, and settings; and assign permissions. Version: Microsoft Office 2013

Cost: $215

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2017 May 10

Microsoft SharePoint

9:30am to 4:30pm

Location: 

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

This course covers how to collaborate with team members and share information. Students will learn to use a SharePoint Team Site to access, store, and share information and documents. Version: Microsoft Office 2013

Cost: $215

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2017 Mar 22

Microsoft Project

9:30am to 4:30pm

Location: 

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

This course teaches the basic functions and features of Project. Participants will learn to view and create a new project file, manage tasks and resources, and create and finalize a project plan. Version: Microsoft Office 2010

Cost: $175

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2017 May 11

Intermediate PowerPoint

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 PowerPoint. Participants learn to customize the PowerPoint interface, modify a design template, and add SmartArt and special effects. Additional topics include securing and distributing presentations. Prerequisite: Introduction to PowerPoint. Version: Microsoft Office 2010

Cost: $175

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