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2020 Mar 18

Process Improvement Mindset

9:00am to 11:00am

Location: 

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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2020 Apr 30

Collaboration Mindset

9:00am to 11:00am

Location: 

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

This 2-hour class session will explore mindsets that may get in the way of collaboration and principles that foster collaboration. We define mindset as the ideas and attitudes with which a person approaches a situation. You will learn how to shift or manage paradigms that prevent collaboration such as time and geographic distance. You will...

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2020 Feb 12

Speaking Up at Harvard

9:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

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

In this half-day, 3-hour class we’ll identify personal and organizational obstacles that can get in the way of sharing views/opinions in an open and respectful way at work. It is designed for participants looking to raise their confidence in speaking up in a one-on-one and...

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2020 May 14

Inclusion for Innovation and Engagement for Managers

9:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

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

This half-day, 3-hour workshop is designed in support of the University's priority to advance the Harvard community on a path from diversity to inclusion. It will focus on skills managers need to create an environment of inclusion with their direct report(s) and in their organization. As a result, team members experience a sense of belonging and can become...

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2020 Feb 26

Inclusion for Innovation and Engagement for Employees

Repeats every month on the 26 of February until Wed Feb 26 2020 .
9:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

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

This half-day, 3-hour class is designed in support of the University's priority to advance the Harvard community on a path from diversity to inclusion. Through engaging activities, it will focus on skills employees need to help create an environment of inclusion.  As a result, individuals and teams experience a sense of belonging and...

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2020 Mar 17

The Power of a Positive No

9:30am to 3:00pm

Location: 

Countway Library, Longwood Medical Area

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

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

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2020 Mar 12

Power, Influence, and Negotiation (2-day course)

9:00am to 1:00pm

Location: 

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

Additional day of class: Thursday, March 19 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

While referencing required pre-reading of the book Beyond Reason by Roger Fisher and Daniel Shapiro as well as Roger Fisher and William Ury’s Getting to Yes, participants are exposed to benefits of working with emotions during negotiations and developing win-win solutions. This 2-day class explores theories through readings, video clips, case studies, and practical applications.

Cost: $75

Learn more and register on the Harvard Training...

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2020 May 14

Making the Most of Feedback

12:00pm to 3:00pm

Location: 

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

This half-day, 3-hour class will reference the book “Thanks for the Feedback” by Douglas Stone and Sheila Heen. It will explore the importance of receiving feedback with a growth mindset, and identify triggers that can cause us to shut down. The workshop will review the emotional components of giving and...

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2020 Jan 29

Managing Up

10:00am to 3:00pm

Location: 

Countway Library, Longwood Medical Area

Based on the book: HBR Guide to Managing Up and Across, this half-day, 4-hour workshop will cover tools and techniques to empower you as an effective communicator with your manager. Topics covered include style differences, setting clear expectations, and managing your professional development.

You will learn 

  • Tools for appreciating style differences with your manager(s) 
  • Strategies to negotiate workload, deadlines, and other workplace issues with your manager(s) 
  • Techniques for asking clear questions for...
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2019 Dec 04

Managing Up

9:00am to 1:00pm

Location: 

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

Based on the book: HBR Guide to Managing Up and Across, this half-day, 4-hour workshop will cover tools and techniques to empower you as an effective communicator with your manager. Topics covered include style differences, setting clear expectations, and managing your professional development.

You will learn 

  • Tools for appreciating style differences with your manager(s) 
  • Strategies to negotiate workload, deadlines, and other workplace issues with your manager(s) 
  • Techniques for asking clear questions for...
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