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2016 Jul 09

New England Society of Botanical Artists: The Art of Woody Plants

1:00pm to 3:00pm

Location: 

Hunnewell Building

Reception with the Artists: Saturday, July 9, 1:00-3:00pm
Artists’ Demonstration, Saturday, August 13, 2:00-4:00pm
With 150 members, the New England Society of Botanical Artists brings a strong, artistic presence to the Arnold Arboretum this summer. Up to thirty works will be exhibited ranging from watercolor to pastel. The Society has recently shown at the Brush Gallery in Lowell, Massachusetts, participated in the New England Flower Show, and includes many artists within the group who have received prestigious awards from the national organization— the American Society of Botanical...

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2016 Jul 05

From Seed to Tree

1:00pm to 1:45pm

Location: 

Location: Bonsai and Penjing Pavilion

Did you know that almost all of the plants in the Arboretum begin their lives in the Dana Greenhouses? Get a behind-the-scenes look of the greenhouse growing process, from seed to sprout to seedling to tree. Meet at the Bonsai and Penjing Collection above the Leventritt Shrub & Vine Garden.
There is a 15 person maximum.

Free, registration is limited and requested at my.arboretum.harvard.edu

2016 Jul 12

Home Buying Workshop - WEBINAR

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Webinar - Your Desktop

Demystify the home buying process in this workshop covering:

  • How much can you really afford to pay and what type of mortgage makes the most sense?
  • What is a Purchase and Sale agreement?
  • How does the process work?
  • What Harvard benefits exist for homebuyers?

Workshop is free, but you must register. Learn more.

Sponsored by Harvard University Housing

2016 Aug 10

E-mail Management

10:00am to 11:00am

Location: 

Lamont Library Forum Room

Objective: This workshop will introduce methods for gaining control of e-mail and managing it according to Harvard records policies as well as provide tips on how to organize your e-mail.

Length: 1 1/2 hours

Who should attend: All employees who want to effectively manage their e-mail.

What you will learn

  • Methods of controlling e-mail
  • The application of the General Records Schedule to e-mail
  • Examples...
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2016 Jul 26

Out of Sight: Off-site Records Storage

10:00am to 11:00am

Location: 

Lamont Library Forum Room

Objective: This workshop will present the step-by-step process of sending records to off-site storage at the Records Center. We cover everything from how to assemble and pack a box to how to complete the deposit paperwork.

Length: 1 hour

Who should attend: Employees who have not yet sent records to storage as well as anyone in charge of packing and depositing boxes who would like a refresher course.

What you will learn

  • How to identify records eligible for...
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2016 Jul 13

Trash or Treasure: Guidance on Retaining Office Records

10:00am to 11:30am

Location: 

Lamont Library Forum Room

Objective: Have you ever wondered, "How long do I need to keep my office records? Can I throw them away when I am done with them?" This workshop provides tools and advice to help you determine how long to keep your records and what to do when you no longer need to hold onto them. Whether you feel like you’re drowning in information or you're concerned that you're keeping records too long or not long enough, this workshop is for you.

Length: 1 1/2 hours

Who should attend: All employees who want to effectively...

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2016 Jun 12

Inuksuit

3:00pm to 4:30pm

Location: 

Bussey Street Gate, Arnold Arboretum

On June 12, the Arnold Arboretum and Kadence Arts will host the Boston premiere of Inuksuit —a 75minute work for percussion ensemble that is designed to heighten awareness of the sights and sounds that surround us every day. Composed by John Luther Adams and performed in major cities around the globe, the piece will feature more than 90 New England-based percussionists, dispersed throughout the conifer collection of the Arnold Arboretum. Inuksuit is deeply influenced by John Luther Adams...

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2016 Aug 03

Oracle BI Tools

1:00pm to 2:00pm

Course Code: FSS170

Cost: $0.00

This course is intended for people who currently use CREW Financial  Reports that will be migrated to the Oracle Business Intelligence (OBI)  platform. The dashboards presented in this course replace the existing CREW Financial Report content. Participants should ensure that they have been designated as needing access to OBI prior to attending class.

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2016 Jul 11

Oracle BI Tools

1:00pm to 2:00pm

Course Code: FSS170

Cost: $0.00

This course is intended for people who currently use CREW Financial  Reports that will be migrated to the Oracle Business Intelligence (OBI)  platform. The dashboards presented in this course replace the existing CREW Financial Report content. Participants should ensure that they have been designated as needing access to OBI prior to attending class.

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2016 Aug 17

Absence & Time Approving/Adj

2:00pm to 4:00pm

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)

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

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2016 Aug 16

Processing Reimbursements

9:30am to 12:30pm

Location: 

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

This hands-on course guides participants through the process of creating reimbursement requests for employees (using the Web Reimbursement system) and non-employees (using the HCOM system). Reimbursement policy and Corporate Card payments will also be covered. Participants must have login access to Web Reimbursement and HCOM a week prior to attending this course. It is also recommended that participants take the Chart of Accounts class before attending this course. NOTE: This course may no longer be appropriate for Schools or Units that have switched to the Concur system for...

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2016 Jul 14

Processing Reimbursements

9:30am to 12:30pm

Course Code: FSS106

Cost: $0.00

This hands-on course is offered to meet the training needs of staff that process reimbursements for employees and non-employees.

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2016 Aug 04

HCOM: Purchasing and Receiving

9:30am to 12:30pm

Cost: $0.00

Provides an understanding of Harvard's Chart of Accounts (CoA) structure and your department's chart values, and basic Windows or Macintosh navigation skills. Participants must have log-in ability to HCOM prior to attending this course.

2016 Jul 12

HCOM: Purchasing and Receiving

9:30am to 12:30pm

Cost: $0.00

Provides an understanding of Harvard's Chart of Accounts (CoA) structure and your department's chart values, and basic Windows or Macintosh navigation skills. Participants must have log-in ability to HCOM prior to attending this course.

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