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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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2018 Jun 18

2018-19 Administrative Fellowship Program Information Session

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

124 Mt Auburn St, Room 3314, Cambridge MA

The Center for Workplace Development (CWD) invites current Harvard administrative/professional staff (exempt status) to participate in the 2018-19 Administrative Fellowship Program.  The AFP seminar series is designed to enhance talent management, increase individual administrative skills, and familiarize participants with the specifics of working in higher education. The program aids individuals in their abilities for self-assessment and development. Individuals participate in on-going seminars, lectures, formal discussions, and learn through case studies. In addition to the...

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2018 Jun 13

2018-19 Administrative Fellowship Program Information Session

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

HMS Countway Library, 5th Floor, Longwood Medical Area

The Center for Workplace Development (CWD) invites current Harvard administrative/professional staff (exempt status) to participate in the 2018-19 Administrative Fellowship Program.  The AFP seminar series is designed to enhance talent management, increase individual administrative skills, and familiarize participants with the specifics of working in higher education. The program aids individuals in their abilities for self-assessment and development. Individuals participate in on-going seminars, lectures, formal discussions, and learn through case studies. In addition to the...

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2018 Jun 28

Helping Children with Special Needs Together

12:00pm

Location: 

Lyman Hall 330

Focus Group Opportunity

Your opinion is worth $100!

Opportunity to Participate in a Focus Group Regarding the Prevention and Treatment of Influenza in High-Risk Persons.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), with the assistance of Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education, is seeking participants for a focus group discussion in Boston.

Participants will be asked to share their opinions and practices regarding some health-related issues. Your answers can help efforts to...

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2018 Jun 29

Art Study Center Seminar: The Story of the Print—Photographs from the Schneider/Erdman Printer’s Proof Collection

11:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street

In this seminar, artist and printer Gary Schneider will join Jennifer Quick, the John R. and Barbara Robinson Family Associate Research Curator in Photography, to discuss photographs he printed for such artists as Robert Gober, John Schabel, and Peter Hujar. Schneider worked with these artists as co-owner of the lab Schneider/Erdman, Inc., founded with his partner John Erdman in 1981 and located in Manhattan’s East Village. Schneider and Quick will explore the stories behind these photographs, looking closely at the many technical and conceptual decisions involved in the making of each...

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2018 Jun 27

Transgressions: David Wojnarowicz, Post-Punk Cinema, and Queer Video Activism

6:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street

David Wojnarowicz (1954–1992) was an American AIDS activist and artist who worked in photography, painting, writing, music, and film. A selection of his works are included in the exhibition Analog Culture: Printer’s Proofs from the Schneider/Erdman Photography Lab, 1981–2001, on view from May 19 to August 12, 2018. In conjunction with the exhibition, we are offering a chance to see the artist’s rarely screened...

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2018 Jun 26

Gallery Talk: Van Gogh’s Late Landscapes

12:30pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street

A. Cassandra Albinson, the Margaret S. Winthrop Curator of European Art, will give today’s gallery talk.

Free with museums admission. This talk is limited to 15 people and tickets are required. Ten minutes before the talk, tickets will become available at the admissions desk.

Please meet in the Calderwood Courtyard, in front of the digital screens between the shop and the admissions desk. Museums staff will be on hand to collect tickets.

Gallery talks are offered by curators, conservators, fellows, and other museums staff; they focus on aspects of the...

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