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2018 Apr 06

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 course: Friday, April 13 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 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

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2018 Feb 09

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 course: Friday, February 16 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 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 Portal....

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2018 May 15

Managing Up

Repeats every month on the 15 of November until Thu Nov 15 2018 . Also includes Wed Feb 13 2019.
9:00am to 1:00pm

9:00am to 1:00pm
9:00am to 1:00pm

Location: 

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

This workshop covers tools and techniques to empower you as an effective communicator with your manager, based on the HBR Guide to Managing Up and Across. Topics covered include: style differences, setting clear expectations, and managing your professional development.

Cost: $50

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

2018 Jun 06

Introduction to Presentation Skills (2-day course)

9:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

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

Additional day of the course:
Friday, June 8 from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

The first day of this two-day workshop, will explore essential elements of effective presentations, including: organization, vocal delivery, physical presence, overcoming nervousness, using visual aids, as well as engaging and holding the audience's attention. You will practice with a short (60-90 seconds) presentation. The second day you will apply new skills by delivering a 3-5 minute presentation on the topic of your choice. Video recorded and reviewed in class, these presentations...

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2018 Mar 05

Email for Action

Repeats every month on the 5 of June, 1 times .
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

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

 

2018 Feb 06

Editing and Proofreading

9:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

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

Given editing requires creativity, sensitivity, and solid writing-knowledge, this session explores tools for editing your own work and the work of others. The class combines the "practice" and the "politics" of editing and proofreading, helping participants build their toolboxes and providing strategies for giving feedback. Note: Participants are welcome to bring a sample of work needing editing or proofreading, yet not all samples will be addressed in class or by the instructor.

Cost: $50

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2018 Jan 18

Difficult Conversations

Repeats every month on the 17 of May, 1 times .
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

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

2018 Mar 21

Communicating at Work

9:00am to 1:00pm

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. This session explores different communication styles and techniques for communicating with those different from your own.

Cost: $50

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

2017 Dec 08

Allston-Brighton Winter Market

Repeats every day until Sun Dec 10 2017 .
10:00am to 7:00pm

10:00am to 7:00pm
10:00am to 7:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston

The Harvard Ed Portal has announced programming and vendors for the first-ever Allston-Brighton Winter Market, taking place December 7–10 in conjunction with the Harvard Ceramics Holiday Show and Sale and Allston Open Studios.

The four-day Winter Market will feature artisan vendors, live music, a food truck, a beer garden, and interactive programming. Of the 21 confirmed...

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2017 Dec 07

Allston-Brighton Winter Market

4:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston

The Harvard Ed Portal has announced programming and vendors for the first-ever Allston-Brighton Winter Market, taking place December 7–10 in conjunction with the Harvard Ceramics Holiday Show and Sale and Allston Open Studios.

The four-day Winter Market will feature artisan vendors, live music, a food truck, a beer garden, and interactive programming. Of the 21 confirmed...

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2018 Mar 12

No Sex? No Problem! Asexual Propagation of Plants

7:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

Hunnewell Building

Many plants, unlike humans, can be replicated absent sexual reproduction. Some do this readily while others need assistance or special circumstances. Arnold Arboretum propagator Sean Halloran will speak about the biology and physiology of asexual reproduction in plants and the variety of techniques that can be used to produce more plants. He will describe the characteristics and parts amenable to asexual propagation and explain the appropriate technique(s) to use for one genus versus another. This lecture will include insights into grafting, air layering, rooting cuttings, and more....

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2018 Mar 03

Pruning Shrubs

10:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

Hunnewell Building
Knowing what and when to prune, and how to do so, are important as you manage your home landscape. Learn the basic techniques for pruning ornamental shrubs for optimum health and beauty. Jen Kettell, an ISA-certified arborist will address topics including pruning cuts and tools; thinning and reducing overgrown plants; shaping and encouraging new growth.
Fee $20 member, $30 nonmember

Massachusetts Certified Arborist and International Society of Arboriculture CEUs available.
2018 Mar 05

Arboretum Wespelaar: A contemporary arboretum, from concept to realization, in a lifetime

7:00pm to 8:30pm

Location: 

Hunnewell Building

In 1970, Philippe de Spoelberch started a plant collection in Herkenrode, Belgium. Now, forty-eight years later, after expanding to neighboring property, his initial efforts have blossomed into Arboretum Wespelaar, which opened to the public in 2001. Comprising more than 15,000 accessioned plants, with renowned collections of maple, rhododendron, magnolia, and beech, the Arboretum’s mission is similar to that of the Arnold Arboretum: to contribute to the knowledge and further study of all woody plants from the temperate climates of the world. As well, Arboretum Wespelaar has a focus on...

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