Our Mission and Offerings

CWD offers live, instructor-led workshops & other online learning options!

CWD is offering live workshops led by CWD instructors via Zoom as well as on-demand online programs. See our flyer for class schedule and details

Managers and team members alike will appreciate the Working Remotely courses on the Harvard Training Portal, a curated collection of LinkedIn Learning courses with tips on how to increase productivity and stay connected while working from home. 

You can also explore other online learning through LinkedIn Learning and Harvard ManageMentor.

Our Mission

As part of Harvard Human Resources, the Center for Workplace Development (CWD) provides programs, tools, coaching, and consulting to Harvard employees and administrative and faculty leaders to achieve individual and organizational effectiveness.

Our Vision

To unleash the powerful potential of Harvard’s employees to fuel organizational success.


The Center for Workplace Development (CWD) offers something for everyone, from communication and management skills and English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) classes to leadership programs, management coaching and career development courses. Whether you’re an executive looking to enhance your leadership skills, a manager charged with driving organizational change, or an individual contributor seeking to broaden your skill set, we’ve got you covered. Check out some of our courses here. Other offerings include:

Administrative Fellows Program
Adult Basic Education at the Bridge Program
Executive Coaching
Harvard Internal Professional Pathways (HIPP)
Harvard Leadership Development Program
Harvard ManageMentor
LinkedIn Learning
Recruitment Resources for Veterans and Service Members
Senior Administrator Fellowships for Executive Education
Talent Acquisition and DiversityUniversal Manager Training