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2018 Mar 27

Creating a Strategic Plan

Repeats every month on the 2 of April until Tue Apr 02 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, Cambridge

This session will highlight how to formulate a plan, provide an overview of the process, and demonstrate how to start with the end in mind. Transitions from planning to implementation will also be covered.  You will leave with tools and templates to lead a strategic planning process with your team.  

Enrollment Deadline: 2-weeks in advance of the class start date. 

Audience: Managers responsible for developing and implementing a strategic plan for a team (large or small) or department.

Pre-Requisite Class: ...

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2018 Mar 07

Communicating at Work for Managers

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 Mar 15

Becoming a Coaching Manager (2-day course)

9:00am to 1:00pm

Location: 

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

Additional day of course: Wednesday, March 29 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Coaching is a reflective conversation focused on leveraging and enhancing a staff member’s skills, knowledge, abilities, and perspective to achieve one’s goals and further engagement. This interactive 2-day session will include skill-practice opportunities in a safe environment with manager peers. You will explore the coaching manager’s mindset and practice foundational coaching skills including listening and the use of open-ended questions.

Cost: $75

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2018 Jan 18

Using ARIeS – Faculty Hiring

Repeats every month on the 7 of June, 1 times .
9:30am to 12:00pm

Location: 

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

This course provides hands-on experience with Harvard's Academic Recruiting Information eSystem (ARIeS) for faculty hiring. Topics cover the life-cycle of the recruitment process, including creating and applying to a job posting; searching for, viewing, transitioning, and ranking candidates; sending email; completing the hiring process; and accessing EEO reports. It is intended for the roles of Search Administrator, Candidate Administrator, and Decanal Approver.

Cost: Free (no cancellation fee)

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2018 Feb 28

PeopleSoft Personnel Actions

9:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

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

This workshop is for new HR administrators who use PeopleSoft 8.0 Harvard forms (Job Data Change, Payline Transaction Form, etc.) or upload processes (Additional Pay upload, Costing upload, etc.). The class will provide an overview followed by exercises using the PeopleSoft training instance database. Participants must have access to the forms and upload role(s) in PeopleSoft for a minimum of one week prior to taking the class.

Cost: Free (no cancellation fee)

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2018 Feb 22

PeopleSoft Hiring Actions

Repeats every month on the 26 of April, 1 times .
9:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

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

This workshop is for new HR administrators who use Quick Hire forms (Monthly, Student, Temp, or LHT). The class provides an overview followed by exercises using the PeopleSoft training instance database. Participants must have access to their Quick Hire role(s) in PeopleSoft for a minimum of one week prior to taking the class.

Cost: Free (no cancellation fee)

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2018 Jan 25

Absence & Time Approving/Adjusting

Repeats every month on the 15 of February, 1 times . Also includes Thu Mar 22 2018, Thu Apr 19 2018, Thu May 17 2018, Thu Jun 14 2018, Tue Sep 18 2018.
10:00am to 12:00pm

10:00am to 12:00pm
10:00am to 12:00pm
10:00am to 12:00pm
10:00am to 12:00pm
10:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

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

This course covers the tasks of approving, requesting, and adjusting absences in Absence Management and approving, reporting, and adjusting hours worked in the timesheet. The course is for Absence Management and Time and Labor users who have the role of Approver, Adjuster, or Keeper in Manager Self Service. Participants must have access to their Manager Self Service role in the PeopleSoft production system for a minimum of one week prior to class.

Cost: Free (no cancellation fee)

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2018 Jan 23

Advanced Excel

Repeats every month on the 22 of March, 1 times . Also includes Thu May 03 2018, Tue Jun 05 2018.
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

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2018 Jan 23

Advanced Excel

Repeats every month on the 22 of March, 1 times . Also includes Thu May 03 2018, Tue Jun 05 2018.
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

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2018 Jan 10

Intermediate Excel

Repeats every month on the 13 of February, 1 times . Also includes Wed Mar 07 2018, Thu Mar 29 2018, Wed Apr 18 2018, Fri May 11 2018, Thu May 31 2018, Tue Jun 12 2018.
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
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 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 2010

Cost: $180

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2018 Jan 17

Introduction to Excel

Repeats every month on the 7 of February, 1 times . Also includes Tue Mar 13 2018, Thu Apr 12 2018, Fri May 11 2018, Thu Jun 14 2018.
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 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

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2018 May 03

Advanced Word

9:30am to 4:30pm

Location: 

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

This is a course outline. If time permits, all topics listed may be covered.
Collaborating on Documents

  • Modify User Information 
  • Share a Document
  • Compare Document Changes
  • Review a Document
  • Merge Document Changes
  • Review Tracked Changes

Adding Reference Marks and Notes

  • Add Captions
  • Add Cross-References
  • Add Bookmarks
  • Add Hyperlinks
  • Insert Footnotes and Endnotes
  • Add...
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2018 Feb 14

Introduction to WordPress

Repeats every month on the 2 of May, 1 times .
9:30am to 4:30pm

Location: 

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

WordPress is one of the world’s most popular website-building platforms. It is a content management system (CMS) that allows people with and without coding knowledge to construct and manage websites. This course will cover installation, configuration, user management, asset management (images, PDFs, videos), creating and editing pages and posts, setting up security, and basic Search Engine Optimization (SEO). Prerequisite: Previous web editing experience.

Cost: $225

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2018 Feb 07

Introduction to HTML

Repeats every month on the 6 of April, 1 times . Also includes Fri Jun 01 2018.
9:30am to 4:30pm

9:30am to 4:30pm

Location: 

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

This course covers how to use HTML 4.01 to create basic Web pages. Participants will create a four-page website; insert text- and page-formatting tags; learn the basics of Cascading Style Sheets (CSS); create hyperlinks; insert inline images; set up page layouts; and conduct a Web publishing test. Prerequisite: An understanding of basic word processing and desktop navigation and familiarity with Internet Explorer or Firefox

Cost: $225

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2018 Apr 24

Introduction to InDesign (2-day course)

9:30am to 4:30pm

Location: 

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

Additional day of the course: Wednesday, April 25 from 9:30 am to 4:30 pm.

Participants will learn to design, layout, and edit publications such as newsletters and brochures using InDesign CS2 through CS4. Topics include mastering typography and copyfitting; dropping graphics inside of type; text effects; incorporating pictures and Word files; cropping, scaling, and tinting images; using transparency, drop shadows, and corner effects; and creating a table of contents and an index

Cost: $450

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