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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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2020 Mar 10

Interviewing Skills for Candidates

Repeats every month on the 12 of February until Tue Feb 12 2019 . Also includes Wed Jul 31 2019, Tue Mar 10 2020.
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

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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

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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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2020 Mar 04

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, Wed Mar 04 2020.
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

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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

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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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2018 Jul 25

Communicating at Work

9:00am to 12:30pm

Location: 

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

In a workplace culture overly-dependent on voicemail and email, many of us have forgotten key elements of effective, meaningful, verbal communication. In this session, we will explore active listening, appropriate and helpful body language and tone, as well as connecting and communicating with style and grace while under pressure.

Cost: $50

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

2018 Aug 08

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:
Wednesday, August 15 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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2018 Jul 21

Reception for Artist-In-Residence Stuart Gair

4:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

Ceramics Program | Gallery 224, 224 Western Ave, Allston, MA 02134

The Ceramics Program, Office for the Arts at Harvard is pleased to present the final exhibition of one of its two 2017-18 Artists-In-Residence, Stuart Gair. Quiescence In Proximity will be on view from July 14– August 12, 2018 in Gallery 224 at the Ceramics Program at 224 Western Ave, Allston, MA 02134. All are invited to attend a reception with the artist on Saturday, July 21, 2018 from 5 pm – 7 pm. From 4-5pm, prior to the reception, Gair will give a slide lecture about his work and influences. The exhibition and the reception are free and open to the public; the lecture is free...

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2018 Jul 19

MicroChefs: An Evening for Curious Adults

7:30pm to 10:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Museum of Natural History, 26 Oxford Street

Wine, beer, sake, coffee, kombucha, yogurt, cheese, chocolate—some of our favorite beverages and foods owe their existence to microscopic “chefs” that are rarely acknowledged or appreciated. Get to know some of these beneficial microorganisms while you sample their masterful creations at this one-of-a-kind evening exclusively for guests over 21. Stay tuned for the full program!

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