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2019 Jun 20

Gallery Talk: Paper Monuments—Commemorating Pasts and Constructing Futures

12:30pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street

Thea Goldring, a Ph.D. candidate in the history of art and architecture at Harvard University and a graduate student intern in the Division of European and American Art at the Harvard Art Museums, will give this gallery talk.

Our galleries are full of stories—this series of drop-in talks gives visitors a chance to hear the best ones! The talks highlight new works on view, take a fresh look at old favorites, investigate artists’ materials and techniques, and reveal the latest discoveries by curators, conservators, fellows, visiting artists, technologists, and other contributors...

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2019 Jun 06

Gallery Talk: Japan on Paper

Repeats every week every Thursday until Thu Jun 13 2019 . Also includes Wed Jul 10 2019, Tue Aug 06 2019.
12:30pm to 1:00pm

12:30pm to 1:00pm
12:30pm to 1:00pm
12:30pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street

Helen Swift, Ph.D. candidate in the Department of History of Art and Architecture at Harvard, will give this gallery talk. The talk is offered in conjunction with the exhibition Japan on Paper, on view May 25 through August 11, 2019 in the University Study Gallery on Level 3.

Japan on Paper features almost 50 works spanning the history of Japanese woodblock printing, from the 17th through the 20th century; these include single-sheet prints, luxury surimono...

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2019 Jun 05

Tour: Japan on Paper

3:30pm to 4:30pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street

Join us for an in-depth tour of our exhibition Japan on Paper, on view May 25 through August 11, 2019 in the University Study Gallery on Level 3.

Japanese woodblock prints, with their sophisticated designs and bold planes of color, have long attracted viewers and inspired Western artists such as Vincent van Gogh and Mary Cassatt. These technically refined and aesthetically exciting prints were among the earliest works of Asian art acquired by the Harvard Art Museums, first...

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Jobs Rebuild Boston Community Conference and Career Fair

June 3, 2019
Hosted annually in early June, the Jobs Rebuild Boston Community Conference and Career Fair is composed of not only the traditional job fair employers, but also career workshops. On-site interviews and resume review is also offered. It is held in Roxbury and accessible by public transportation, affording greater accessibility to everyone in the surrounding community. Learn more. Read more about Jobs Rebuild Boston Community Conference and Career Fair
2019 Oct 03

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

Learn more and register on the Harvard Training Portal. Find class information here.

2019 Dec 11

Fostering Trust and Transparency

9:00am to 12:00pm

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.

Offerings of this course are only viewable to Managers. If you believe you should be able to view and attend this course please email trainingportalhelp@harvard.edu...

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2019 Sep 26

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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2019 Nov 13

Start Your Process Redesign

9:00am to 4:30pm

Location: 

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

This course introduces you to process improvement tools and techniques from LEAN Management that you will be able to implement with your team. You will experience process assessment and redesign through a “hands on” approach that includes a simulation and exercises. You will also have the opportunity to apply the tools and concepts to one of your current processes.

Note: this class is a packed full-day experience; participants interested in a shorter, high-level overview of process improvement are encouraged to enroll in the 2-hr class “Process Improvement Mindset...

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2019 Nov 14

Managing Competing Priorities

9:00am to 1:00pm

Location: 

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

Get the upper hand on projects, deliverables, cross-functional team responsibilities and deadlines that can seem overwhelming. The focus of this course is to manage communication, boundaries and expectations to accomplish the most important priorities. Improve performance with the introduction of the Thomas-Killmann Conflict Mode Instrument at work.

 

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2019 Oct 01

Excelling as an Assistant

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

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

 This workshop is designed for new support staff (in their role less than six months). Key topics  include: communication skills, organizational awareness and working with your boss(es).

 
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2019 Oct 10

Speaking Up at Harvard

Repeats every month on the 10 of October until Thu Oct 10 2019 .
9:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

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

In this class we’ll identify personal and organizational obstacles that can get in the way of sharing views/opinions in an open and respectful way at work. It is designed for participants looking to raise their confidence in speaking up in a one-on-one and team meetings....

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2019 Nov 19

Inclusion for Innovation and Engagement for Managers

9:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

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

 This workshop is designed in support of the University's priority to advance the Harvard community on a path from diversity to inclusion. It will focus on skills managers need to create an environment of inclusion with their direct report(s) and in their organization. As a result, team members experience a sense of belonging and can become more...

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2019 Dec 03

Inclusion for Innovation and Engagement for Employees

9:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

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

 This workshop is designed in support of the University's priority to advance the Harvard community on a path from diversity to inclusion. Through engaging activities, it will focus on skills employees need to help create an environment of inclusion.  As a result, individuals and teams experience a sense of belonging and can...

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2019 Sep 16

Enabling a Culture of Speaking Up

9:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

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

This class explores organizational and individual factors that foster speaking up in the workplace as well as factors that get in the way of speaking up. Speaking up in this class is defined as courageously sharing ideas, feedback or disagreement, even when it might be uncomfortable to do so. The class will offer managers techniques for creating a culture where people do feel encouraged to speak up through tips like managing power cues and setting norms but also through their own role modeling of speaking up.

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