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2020 Jun 04

Managing a Team

9:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

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

This half-day, 3-hour workshop will explore the characteristics of a high performing team that have to do with the formal operating principles of a team (such as roles, processes) and those characteristics of a high performing team that are less tangible but just as important (interpersonal skills, leadership). You will have a chance to...

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2020 May 11

Start Your Process Redesign

9:00am to 4:00pm

Location: 

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

This course introduces you to process improvement tools and techniques from LEAN Management that you will be able to implement with your team. You will experience process assessment and redesign through a “hands on” approach that includes a simulation and exercises. You will also have the opportunity to apply the tools and concepts to one of your current processes.

Note: this class is a packed full-day experience; participants interested in a shorter, high-level overview of process improvement are encouraged to enroll in the 2-hr class “Process Improvement Mindset...

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2020 Mar 25

Project Management

9:00am to 4:00pm

Location: 

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

In this full-day, 7-hour 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 a hands-on approach, participants will apply the tools and technics to develop a project plan and therefore must have a work-related project they are about to start, or have recently started. 

Note: this workshop does not cover using Microsoft Project or...

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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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