Upcoming Workshops: Career Development – In The Know – Work/Life & Wellbeing

Making Meaningful Connections

The continued positive response to the Meaningful Connections curriculum resulted in HLC colleagues making many connections across the campus over the past year. Keep the energy going in FY’19 by continuing to take advantage of the robust curriculum offered below. Three content suites comprise the Meaningful Connections curriculum:  Work-Life & Wellbeing, Interpersonal Focus and In The Know. To find out how Meaningful Connections began and how we developed the curriculum click here. For questions about HLC courses or registration, email hlctraining@hsph.harvard.edu.

FY’19 Meaningful Connections Work/Life & Professional Development Calendar
Click here for the FY’19 Meaningful Connections: Work-Life & Professional Development Calendar July 2018 – June 2019. For detailed course information, read the HLC Work-Life & Professional Development  Course Catalogue.

Harvard University encourages persons with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. If you anticipate needing any type of accommodation or have questions about the physical access provided, please contact hlctraining@hsph.harvard.edu in advance of your participation.


Career & Professional Dev. –  In The Know Courses | Work/Life & Wellbeing Courses,Webinars & More | CWD on the HLC/UMT/Harvard Leadership | Harvard HR and Benefits Workshops



Career & Professional Development/Interpersonal Focus Classes In The Know Classes






Performance Management
Please click here for the latest information on training and tools.

Required On-line Course – University Faculty and Staff: Supporting a Harassment-Free Community for Staff, Faculty and Academic Appointees
This course provides an overview of Title IX and the University Sexual and Gender-Based Harassment Policy (which applies to all Harvard University students, faculty, staff, appointees, or third parties). By the end of this course, we hope employees will have a better understanding of the Policy and our community expectations; how to recognize signs of possible sexual or gender-based harassment; and the responsibility of employees to share information about possible sexual or gender-based harassment with a Title IX Coordinator. If you have not yet taken this required course or would like a refresher, click HERE.


Flex Work Information and Classes:
Harvard University aims for excellence in its administrative operations and the employment experience it provides. Flexible work arrangements can contribute to this excellence, providing the potential for employees to perform consistently at the highest levels, work together efficiently and effectively to meet the University’s mission and business objectives, and maintain a good quality of life. To find out more about the Flexible Work Guidelines and for classes happening in Cambridge click here.

Flex Work Information for Staff
Tuesday, June 18th: 9:30am – 10:30am, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Research and Education Building, Room 106
HTP course information/class registration
Come to this one-hour overview of Harvard’s updated, University-wide flexible work guidelines. You will learn about how to develop a well-thought out flex work proposal and discuss it with your boss; why you don’t need to state your reason for submitting a proposal, potential business advantages of flex work; the criteria managers will use to decide to approve or deny your proposal, and what is meant by an “equitable process of fair consideration for all proposals”.
Audience: This course is intended for Harvard Longwood Campus staff, faculty, and post docs. Pre-requisites: None

Flex Work Information for Managers
Tuesday, June 18th: 11:00am – 12:00pm, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Research and Education Building, Room 106
HTP course information/class registration
Come to this one-hour overview of Harvard’s updated, University-wide flexible work guidelines. Managers will get a quick tour through the newly available guidelines to learn about proposing, discussing, evaluating and managing flex work; the business advantages of flex work; the wisdom of trial periods; how to renew, tweak and end existing arrangements; how to ensure an “equitable process of fair consideration for all proposals”; and special considerations for managing telework.
Audience: This course is intended for Harvard Longwood Campus staff and faculty managers

Understanding the I9 Process
Tuesday, June 18th: 1:30pm – 2:30pm, Countway Library Minot Room
HTP course information/class registration
In this lecture-style class, students will learn about the process for completing the I-9 form for new employees and the process of re-verifying employees with expired visas. This class will cover both staff and academic employee types. There will be in class exercises to reinforce some of Harvard’s more common I-9 scenarios.
Audience: New and existing staff members responsible for completing I-9 forms and those who may be new or would just like to get a better understanding of the I-9 Employment Verification process
Pre-Requisites: None

Managing A Leave of Absence
Thursday, June 20th: 12:00pm – 1:00pm, Landmark Center, HMS Alumni Affairs Conference Rm., 5th Fl. West
HTP course information/class registration
Managing A Leave of Absence will help provide an understanding of the Leave of Absence process, including the roles and responsibilities of both the employee and manager involved before, during and after a leave. The discussion will include an overview of eligibility for each employee class (Admin & Professional, Non-Exempt, Post Doc), types of leaves and guidelines. The leave types covered will include: FMLA, Short Term Disability, Maternity and Parental, Workers Compensation, Long Term Disability, Military Leave, Domestic Violence Leave and Personal Leave. This course contributes to development of the following Harvard competencies: Organizational Awareness, Accountability, Attention to Detail, Planning and Organizing. Audience: Harvard Longwood Campus staff, faculty, post docs and affiliates
Pre-Requisites: None

Conversations That Take Courage
Thursday, June 27th: 10:00am – 12:00pm, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Research and Education Building, Room 106
HTP course information/class registration
This course will help you to reflect on conversations that take courage whether they involve managing up, engaging as a team member or addressing a challenging situation. You will take time to self-reflect on your own style and to prepare and implement the key elements for a successful conversation. This course is facilitated by a member of the Harvard Longwood Campus Ombuds Office and contributes to development of the following competencies: Communication Skills, Building Trust, Interpersonal Skills
Audience: This course is intended for Harvard Longwood Campus staff, faculty, post docs and affiliates.
Pre-requisites: None
Pre-work: Please consider a time when you had to have a conversation that took courage and bring that example ready to share in the class.
Instructor: Melissa Brodrick


Work/Life & Wellbeing Classes





Work/Life resources for the Harvard Longwood Campus community can be reached via e-mail: worklife.hlc@harvard.edu.

Yoga for Every Body on the Quad
Wednesdays, June 5th – July 24th, 12:00pm – 1:00pm, HMS Quad
HTP course information/class registration
Take a mid-afternoon break with a mindful Kripalu yoga class designed to calm the mind and body.  You will be gently guided through physical postures and breathing techniques to release tension and restore balance. Leave feeling refreshed and rejuvenated.
Please note: You must bring a signed copy of the release attached at the class level in order to participate in this class. Please note: You must bring a signed copy of the attached release in order to participate in this class. If you are under 18yrs, please email hlctraining@hsph.harvard.edu as there may be extra paperwork needed.
Audience: This course is intended for Harvard Longwood Campus staff, faculty, post docs and affiliates. All levels are welcome!
Pre-requisites: None
Pre-work: None
Cost: None
Instructors: Karen Kwass, Brittainy Roth
Please email hlctraining@hsph.harvard.edu with any questions.

Thursdays from 1:00pm – 1:50pm – See dates below for rooms
Faculty, Staff and Students- All are welcome!

*Components of Our Well-being & Ill-being
*How do we more fully live our values?
*How can one understand: Anger, Fear, Judgment, Jealousy
*How does one cultivate: Kindness, Joy, Love, Trust, Creativity, Leadership, Team Work
*Rediscover your Happiness: Tools and Practices to foster change
Facilitator: David E. Arond, MD, MPH, FAAP, darond@hsph.harvard.edu
Health Policy and Management
5/23/2019  202A (Kresge)

Bright Horizons Webinars
Bright Horizons Webinar Library offers recorded webinars on a variety of topics; parents can watch at their convenience.


Center for Workplace Development Classes: On the HLC, UMT & Harvard Leadership

CWD classes on the HLC
Click on the class link below for CWD on the HLC class information and to register. For a complete list of  CWD classes offered in Cambridge (and on the HLC) click here or visit https://hr.harvard.edu/files/humanresources/files/cwd_courses.pdf.

Managing Up, Tuesday, June 4th: 10am – 3pm, Countway, Ballard Room
REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Class enrollment closes BEFORE May 14th due to required pre-work activities.
HTP course information/class registration

Universal Manager Training
To learn about this CWD program, click here.  This program equips managers with knowledge and skills in the core areas of Employment Law, HU Policies, WorkLife, Leaves of Absence, Civility, Safety, and Diversity.  This program is required for all managers and supervisors (new managers should attend within their first year at Harvard). For more information and to register, go to the Harvard Training Portal (trainingportal.harvard.edu) and enter Universal Manager Training under Search in the upper right-hand corner.

Harvard Leadership Development Programs
Please click here for a description of available programs and options.  To enroll contact:
– Chan – rfeeney@hsph.harvard.edu
– HMS – sarah_regan@hms.harvard.edu
– HSDM – judith_vance@hsdm.harvard.edu


Harvard University Human Resources Classes, Information & Benefits Office Workshops

Check out the NEW! Benefits Enrollment videos in Harvie. Learn about your benefit options and enrollment deadlines by selecting the resources below for your employee group. Note that you have 30 days from your date of hire or eligibility to enroll in certain benefits.

Wellbeing at Harvard
Click above to find issues of the Your Life Well Lived, a monthly digest of wellbeing resources for Harvard faculty and staff.

Outing and Innings
Outings and Innings is at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine monthly! Click here for dates and the location. Click here to see events happening for the month.

Financial Education Calendar for March and April
From the Harvard Benefits Office
View this calendar to see what is being offered in the world of financial education over the next few months –you are just one click away from setting up a one-on-one or watching a webinar or signing up for an in-person presentation when they are offered.