2020 Jan 23

HGSE FreeCycle

11:00am to 2:00pm


Gutman Commons Café

Come Freecycle with us during course previews week!  Donate items you no longer need and pass them along to someone who could use them, and/or pick up something you didn’t know you needed, choosing to reuse instead of buying new.  Perennially popular Freecycle items include: books, office supplies, clothing, tools. toys, furniture, and plants.  Leave off donations in the Freecycle collection bin in the Gutman Vestibule between January 2 – 22, or just drop them off with the Green Team the morning of the Freecycle between 9:30-11am.  No need to donate to pick up...

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Winter Wellness Walks

December 10, 2019
Great scenery and exercise, who could want more? Take a brisk Sunday walk this winter and stay healthy and connected to the Arboretum at a time when the landscape is pared down to its beautiful bones. This free monthly walk emphasizes fitness, with a healthy dose of information on seasonal highlights. Winter tours are geared to adults and led by trained Arboretum docents. Learn more. Read more about Winter Wellness Walks

Ceramics Program Holiday Show and Sale 2019 Reception

December 3, 2019
The Ceramics Program will hold an exhibition and sale of work by Ceramics Program artists from Dec. 12 through Dec. 15. Anyone enrolled in a course at the Ceramics Program is eligible to display and sell their work. All are welcome and admission is free. Learn more here.
2020 Jan 14

Universal Manager Training (Managers only)

9:00am to 1:00pm


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

This session of UMT is for managers in grades 59 and above

This is a three-session program, with additional classroom sessions on January 21 and 28, 9am-1pm

This program focuses on equipping managers with the core knowledge and skills required to successfully manage at Harvard. Topics include important laws, policies, and skills necessary for successfully managing people and for creating an environment that is safe, productive and diverse. In an...

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2019 Mar 05

Becoming a Coaching Manager (Managers only)

9:00am to 1:00pm


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

Class is two sessions - second class is March 19.

The interactive session will 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. Coaching is a reflective conversation focused on leveraging and enhancing the staff member’s skills, knowledge, abilities, and perspective to achieve one’s goals and further engagement. You will be expected to apply concepts between sessions and reflect on your...

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2019 Dec 12

Overview of Harvard University Finances

Repeats every month on the 11 of February until Tue Feb 11 2020 .
10:00am to 12:00pm

10:00am to 12:00pm


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

The aim of the class ''Overview of Harvard University Finances'' is to provide Harvard community members with a clearer picture of how Harvard's finances work.


The class is framed by three parts:...

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2020 Mar 18

Process Improvement Mindset

9:00am to 11:00am


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

 Through this 2-hour hands-on workshop you’ll experience a simulated-process and learn tools and concepts for eliminating “waste” and creating value. You will strengthen the lens in which you view a process and have an understanding of detailed steps for improvement....

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