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2018 Jul 18

Introduction to Excel

Repeats every month on the 15 of August until Wed Aug 15 2018 . Also includes Fri Sep 07 2018, Wed Oct 03 2018, Wed Dec 05 2018, Wed Jan 16 2019, Wed Mar 13 2019, Wed Apr 17 2019, Wed Jun 05 2019.
9:30am to 4:30pm

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Location: 

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

This course covers how to create and edit basic worksheets and workbooks. Participants will learn to navigate the Excel environment, perform calculations, modify and format a worksheet, and print and manage workbooks. Version: Microsoft Office 2016

Cost: $180

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

2018 Jul 06

Intermediate Excel

Repeats every month on the 29 of August until Wed Aug 29 2018 . Also includes Fri Jul 27 2018, Wed Oct 10 2018, Wed Nov 07 2018, Fri Dec 07 2018, Wed Jan 09 2019, Wed Feb 27 2019, Wed Mar 20 2019, Wed Apr 24 2019, Wed May 22 2019.
9:30am to 4:30pm

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Location: 

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

This course builds on the skills and concepts taught in Introduction to Excel. Participants will learn to customize and enhance workbooks, create advanced formulas, analyze data, organize worksheet data, and insert charts and pivot tables. Prerequisite: Introduction to Excel. Version: Microsoft Office 2016

Cost: $180

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

2018 Sep 26

Advanced Photoshop

Repeats every month on the 12 of December until Wed Dec 12 2018 . Also includes Wed May 01 2019.
9:30am to 4:30pm

9:30am to 4:30pm
9:30am to 4:30pm

Location: 

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

In this course, participants will learn to master Photoshop's image enhancement tools, including working with layer masks, quick masks and channels; using text as a layer mask, creating text on a path, working with type styles; learning what vector art is and how to create it, importing smart objects; arranging layers, using smart filters, upscaling low-res images, stitching a panorama, working with effects; importing and editing video, adding titles and basic animation

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2018 Aug 10

Advanced Excel

Repeats every month on the 19 of October until Fri Oct 19 2018 . Also includes Fri Dec 14 2018, Wed Jan 23 2019, Fri Mar 22 2019, Fri May 31 2019.
9:30am to 4:30pm

9:30am to 4:30pm
9:30am to 4:30pm
9:30am to 4:30pm
9:30am to 4:30pm
9:30am to 4:30pm

Location: 

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

This course builds on the skills and concepts taught in Intermediate Excel. Participants will learn to manage multiple workbooks, share workbooks, automate common tasks, audit workbooks, apply advanced analysis techniques, and present data visually. Prerequisite: Introduction to Excel, Intermediate Excel. Version: Microsoft Office 2016

Cost: $180

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

2018 Jul 18

The Power of a Positive No

Repeats every month on the 26 of September until Wed Sep 26 2018 .
9:00am to 12:30pm

9:00am to 12:30pm

Location: 

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

This session explores challenges behind saying “no” and potential risks, impact, and feelings that prevent us from being honest. Learn how to say “yes” to yourself by identifying what is important and work towards a positive, respectful outcome at work or at home. This course is based on the Harvard Negotiation Program co-founder’s book: The Power of a Positive No, which will be sent as pre-work.

Cost: $50

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2018 Aug 07

Speaking Up at Harvard

9:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

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

In this workshop, you will learn the behaviors associated with speaking up highlighted in Amy Edmonson’s book Teaming: How Organizations Learn, Innovate, and Compete in the Knowledge Economy.  The four behaviors are speaking up, collaboration, experimentation, and reflection.  You will explore ways to increase your effectiveness in each of these skills and to encourage others to do so as well.

Cost: $0

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2018 Aug 01

Project Management

9:00am to 4:00pm

Location: 

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

In this introductory workshop, you will learn and apply a framework to initiate, define, plan, and schedule a project. This course is intended for people leading a project who have little or no formal training in the project management process seeking an introduction to key concepts. Through this hands-on approach you apply tools and techniques and develop a project plan. Note: this workshop does not teach the use of project management software. Please see our offering of Microsoft Project for information on that topic.

Cost: $75

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2018 Jul 31

Interviewing Skills for Candidates

Repeats every month on the 12 of February until Tue Feb 12 2019 . Also includes Wed Jul 31 2019.
12:00pm to 2:30pm

12:00pm to 2:30pm
12:00pm to 2:30pm

Location: 

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

This workshop will provide guidelines and practice which will help you successfully prepare for interviews. During this session, we will discuss different types of interviews (behavior-based, informational and phone); address what the hiring manager expects from candidates during job interviews, and strategize how best to answer potentially difficult interview questions.

Cost: $25

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2018 Jul 17

How to Prepare as an Internal Candidate

Repeats every month on the 25 of September until Tue Sep 25 2018 . Also includes Tue Nov 06 2018, Wed May 08 2019.
12:00pm to 1:00pm

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

Location: 

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

This session will provide you with strategies, tips, and resources to be a strong internal candidate. We’ll review how to use Harvard’s on line recruitment system, with an opportunity to ask questions about the recruitment process.

Cost: $0

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

2018 Jul 26

How to Network at Harvard

Repeats every month on the 18 of September until Tue Sep 18 2018 . Also includes Tue Feb 26 2019.
12:00pm to 1:30pm

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

Location: 

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

In this session, you will explore various ways you can build a professional network at Harvard. Harvard is a vast place full of interesting people to meet and exchange with and to explore possibilities.

Cost: $0

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

2018 Jul 19

Enabling a Culture of Speaking Up

Repeats every month on the 18 of October until Thu Oct 18 2018 . Also includes Thu Feb 28 2019.
9:00am to 12:00pm

9:00am to 12:00pm
9:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

Center for Workplace Development, 124 Mt. Auburn Street, Room 3318, Cambridge

In her latest research and publications about speaking up in the workplace, HBS Professor Amy Edmondson suggests specific leadership behaviors that can create a culture that enables all voices in service of greater organizational learning and innovation: Framing work as a learning challenge, Acknowledging fallibility, and Asking the right questions. In this course, you will learn how to use these skills with individuals and learn to role model and encourage them in a culture.

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2019 Sep 19

Email for Action

Repeats every month on the 9 of January until Wed Jan 09 2019 . Also includes Fri Jun 07 2019, Thu Sep 19 2019.
9:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

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

Given email is the most popular channel of communication at Harvard, this workshop focuses on writing techniques that can impact how your messages are read and retained.

Cost: $50

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

2018 Aug 16

Difficult Conversations

9:00am to 3:00pm

Location: 

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

This class combines exercises and discussion to help you understand the fundamentals of a “difficult conversation”. Based on required pre-reading of the book Difficult Conversations, the workshop concludes with participants preparing for, and having practiced, their own difficult conversation by leveraging learning-partners.

Cost: $75

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

2018 Sep 27

Creating Your Best Resume

12:00pm to 3:00pm

Location: 

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

This workshop covers the general principles of creating an effective resume, including a discussion of common pitfalls that can prevent you from being selected for interviews. Examples will be used to highlight a clear, focused resume, targeted to specific skills and the experience sought by hiring managers. This session will provide an outline of best practices for writing resumes and participants are encouraged to use provided tools to continue their resume-writing process. (Individual resume review will not be part of the workshop).

Cost: $25

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2018 Aug 23

Communicating at Work for Managers

Repeats every month on the 16 of January until Wed Jan 16 2019 .
9:00am to 12:00pm

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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