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2015 Jul 16

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.

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2015 Dec 03

Managing a Team

9:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

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

Course Code: CPD561

Cost: $50.00

To manage a team well requires specific understanding of team dynamics. In this session, we will define a team and explain what differentiates it from a working group and explore the stages of team development. We will cover six characteristics to create a high performing team: 

  • Common purpose
  • Clear roles
  • Accepted leadership
  • Effective processes
  • Solid relationships
  • Excellent communication

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2015 Nov 19

Editing and Proofreading

9:00am to 1:00pm

Location: 

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

Course Code: CPD110

Cost: $75.00

The workshop combines the "practice" and the "politics" of editing and proofreading. You’ll build editing and proofreading skills and toolboxes and learn strategies for the sometimes sensitive skill of giving constructive criticism and corrections. 

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2015 Sep 03

Writing at Work

9:00am to 1:00pm

Location: 

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

Course Code: CPD101

Cost: $75.00

Are you looking to learn the basics of well-written, solid communication in the workplace? This workshop provides concrete tools for making the writing process more manageable, the writer more confident, and the final product more professional. You’ll build a toolbox of strategies for writing, from preparation to finished product.  

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2015 Nov 18

Managing Up

9:30am to 1:30pm

Location: 

Harvard Longwood Campus

Course Code: CPD270

Cost: $50.00

The relationship between an employee and his or her manager is a critical one. In this workshop, you will learn tools and techniques to better communicate with your manager as you practice developing a more productive relationship. You will learn to increase your effectiveness by learning how to best talk to your manager, set expectations for what work needs to get done, discussing work styles and more.

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2015 Aug 11

Managing Up

9:00am to 1:00pm

Location: 

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

Course Code: CPD270

Cost: $50.00

The relationship between an employee and his or her manager is a critical one. In this workshop, you will learn tools and techniques to better communicate with your manager as you practice developing a more productive relationship. You will learn to increase your effectiveness by learning how to best talk to your manager, set expectations for what work needs to get done, discussing work styles and more.

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2015 Oct 21

Presentation Skills - Multi-Day Course

9:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

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

Additional day of the course:
Friday, October 23 from 9:00am - 12:00pm

Course Code: CPD240

Cost: $75.00

Would you like to be a more relaxed and engaging public speaker? Preparation is the key to building confidence, remaining calm and giving a successful presentation. This two-day course will teach you how to organize your presentation for maximum impact, manage your nerves and identify your current strengths and challenges as public speaker with opportunities to practice speaking in public.

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2015 Jul 08

Presentation Skills - Multi-Day Course

9:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

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

Additional day of the course:
Friday, July 10 from 9:00am - 12:00pm

Course Code: CPD240

Cost: $75.00

Would you like to be a more relaxed and engaging public speaker? Preparation is the key to building confidence, remaining calm and giving a successful presentation. This two-day course will teach you how to organize your presentation for maximum impact, manage your nerves and identify your current strengths and challenges as public speaker with opportunities to practice speaking in public.


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2015 Sep 08

Power, Influence and Negotiation - Multi-Day Course

9:00am to 1:00pm

Location: 

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

Additional day of the course:
Tuesday, September 15 from 9:00am - 1:00pm

Course Code: CPD230

Cost: $75.00

Working collaboratively within Harvard's decentralized academic and research environment requires skills that include negotiation, persuasion, and a keen understanding of organizational politics and practices. Theories and best practices will be illustrated and explored through readings, video clips, case studies, as well as...

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2015 Sep 24

Difficult Conversations

9:30am to 3:30pm

Location: 

Harvard Longwood Campus

Course Code: CPD220

Cost: $75.00

Would you like to know how to open a dialogue with a colleague about a challenging subject? Or what to do when someone gets defensive, even before the conversation begins? Using the bestselling book "Difficult Conversations," which relates 15 years of research and experience at the Harvard Negotiation Project, along with in-class exercises and discussions, you’ll gain an understanding of and learn to apply strategies and techniques for having more productive "difficult" conversations.

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2015 Aug 12

Difficult Conversations

9:00am to 3:00pm

Location: 

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

Course Code: CPD220

Cost: $75.00

Would you like to know how to open a dialogue with a colleague about a challenging subject? Or what to do when someone gets defensive, even before the conversation begins? Using the bestselling book "Difficult Conversations," which relates 15 years of research and experience at the Harvard Negotiation Project, along with in-class exercises and discussions, you’ll gain an understanding of and learn to apply...

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2015 Dec 11

Communicating at Work

9:00am to 1:00pm

Location: 

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

Course Code: CPD200

Cost: $50.00

Do you ever wonder why communicating with managers, co-workers, and colleagues seems more challenging than it should or could be? In a workplace culture that has become dependent on email and voicemail, we can lose touch with some of the key elements of effective, meaningful verbal communication. In this session we will explore elements such as active listening, body language and tone, as well as your communication style and connecting and communicating with grace while under pressure.

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2015 Sep 30

Communicating at Work

9:00am to 1:00pm

Location: 

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

Course Code: CPD200

Cost: $50.00

Do you ever wonder why communicating with managers, co-workers, and colleagues seems more challenging than it should or could be? In a workplace culture that has become dependent on email and voicemail, we can lose touch with some of the key elements of effective, meaningful verbal communication. In this session we will explore elements such as active listening, body language and tone, as well as your communication style and connecting and communicating with grace while under pressure.

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2015 Dec 16

Careers as Indiv. Contributors

9:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

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

Course Code: CPD676

Cost: $50.00

Individual contributors are typically specialists in a functional area with deep expertise, who don’t have direct reports, but who manage their own projects working with other staff--as well as participate as a team member on other people’s projects. Much of your success is based on both that functional expertise and your interpersonal skills. This class will explore how you keep growing and developing both sets of skills and career options for individual contributors.

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2015 Nov 13

Navigating Your Harvard Career

12:00pm to 2:30pm

Location: 

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

Course Code: CPD690

Cost: $25.00

This workshop is for internal job applicants and provides an overall context and landscape for hiring at the University. You’ll get an overview of the current structure of Harvard's workforce and career choices (job functions and job families) and hear about how to make best use of internal resources and systems to prepare for your next Harvard opportunities. 

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