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2019 Jun 04

Managing Up

10:00am to 3:00pm

Location: 

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

This workshop covers tools and techniques to empower you as an effective communicator with your manager, based on the HBR Guide to Managing Up and Across. Topics covered include: style differences, setting clear expectations, and managing your professional development.

Cost: $50

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

2019 Mar 12

Introduction to Presentation Skills (2-day course)

9:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

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

Additional day of the course:
Friday, March 15 from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

The first day of this two-day workshop, will explore essential elements of effective presentations, including: organization, vocal delivery, physical presence, overcoming nervousness, using visual aids, as well as engaging and holding the audience's attention. You will practice with a short (60-90 seconds) presentation. The second day you will apply new skills by delivering a 3-5 minute presentation on the topic of your choice. Video recorded and reviewed in class, these...

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2019 Jun 25

Career Roadmaps (2-day course)

9:00am to 4:00pm

Location: 

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

Additional day of the course:
Thursday, June 27 from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Through this comprehensive program, you will build an understanding of the career management process by looking inward, looking outward, and looking forward. This active 2-day class will cover self-assessment of values, interests, skills and reputation; workforce trends and identification of professional networks; and exploration of options and goal setting. A variety of assessment tools, individual reflection, and group discussion will be used.

Cost: $125

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2019 Apr 04

Career Roadmaps (2-day course)

9:00am to 4:00pm

Location: 

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

Additional day of the course:
Friday, April 11 from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Through this comprehensive program, you will build an understanding of the career management process by looking inward, looking outward, and looking forward. This active 2-day class will cover self-assessment of values, interests, skills and reputation; workforce trends and identification of professional networks; and exploration of options and goal setting. A variety of assessment tools, individual reflection, and group discussion will be used.

Cost: $125

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2019 Apr 03

E-mail Management

10:00am to 11:30am

Location: 

Lamont Library, Room B-30

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 ½ 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 of types of e-mails with...
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2019 Mar 27

Out of Sight: Off-site Records Storage

10:00am to 11:30am

Location: 

Lamont Library, Room B-30

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 ½ hours

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...
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2019 Mar 15

Trash or Treasure: Guidance on Retaining Office Records

10:00am to 11:30am

Location: 

Lamont Library, room B-30

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 ½ hours

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

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2018 Dec 05

Tunes at Noon: Club Passim Edition

Repeats every month on the 19 of December until Wed Dec 19 2018 . Also includes Wed Jan 30 2019, Wed Feb 13 2019, Wed Feb 27 2019, Wed Mar 13 2019, Wed Mar 27 2019, Wed Apr 10 2019, Wed Apr 24 2019, Wed May 08 2019, Wed May 22 2019.
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Location: 

Smith Campus Center
Enjoy lunch or a study break in the Smith Campus Center! Stop by Harvard Commons every other Wednesday to hear live music from Club Passim, a local folk music organization based in Harvard Square. Learn more about Harvard Common Spaces here. Read more about Tunes at Noon: Club Passim Edition
2018 Dec 03

2018 Science and Cooking Public Lecture Series: Cooking is a Call to Act

7:00pm

Location: 

Science Center Lecture Hall C

Members of the public will have the opportunity to learn about the scientific side of the culinary arts during the 2018 Science and Cooking public lecture series. The popular lecture series pairs Harvard professors with celebrated food experts and renowned chefs to showcase the science behind different culinary techniques.

Massimo Bottura (@MassimoBottura), Osteria Francescana in Modena, Italy, voted best restaurant in the world in 2018.

Now in its eighth year, the series is organized by ...

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2019 Jan 05

Tour: Animal-Shaped Vessels from the Ancient World: Feasting with Gods, Heroes, and Kings

10:30am to 11:30am

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street

Join us for an in-depth look at our special exhibition Animal-Shaped Vessels from the Ancient World: Feasting with Gods, Heroes, and Kings, on view from September 7, 2018 through January 6, 2019. Tours will be given by curators, graduate students, and other experts.

Animal-Shaped Vessels from the Ancient World brings together nearly 60 elaborate vessels of animal shape from collections in the United...

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2019 Jan 05

Free Admission Day: Animal-Shaped Vessels from the Ancient World

10:00am to 5:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street

On first Saturdays from October through January, the Harvard Art Museums will offer free admission to all visitors in recognition of the generous grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities in support of our current special exhibition, Animal-Shaped Vessels from the Ancient World: Feasting with Gods, Heroes, and Kings (on view September 7, 2018–January 6, 2019).

We invite you to explore the special...

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2019 Jan 02

Tour: Animal-Shaped Vessels from the Ancient World: Feasting with Gods, Heroes, and Kings

3:30pm to 4:30pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street

Join us for an in-depth look at our special exhibition Animal-Shaped Vessels from the Ancient World: Feasting with Gods, Heroes, and Kings, on view from September 7, 2018 through January 6, 2019. Tours will be given by curators, graduate students, and other experts.

Animal-Shaped Vessels from the Ancient World brings together nearly 60 elaborate vessels of animal shape from collections in the United...

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2018 Dec 19

Tour: The Renovation and Expansion Project

3:30pm to 4:30pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street

Join us for an architectural tour that will stop on all of the Harvard Art Museums’ public floors, led by Peter Atkinson, director of facilities planning and management. You will hear about the history of the building, which is registered on the National Trust for Historic Preservation, as well as learn more about the concepts behind and execution of our eight-year renovation and expansion project.

Note that this tour will last 60 minutes.

Free admission (this tour takes place during our ...

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