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 – September 2018. 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.

HLC Goal Setting: Helpful Tips for Staff and Managers
This workshop is designed to help you prepare for meaningful year-end assessments by articulating clear, specific goals at the beginning of the annual performance cycle (Planning-Coaching-Assessing). From SMART principles to Action Verbs, we will explore useful tools and examples. Whether you are using the ePerformance Standard Form, Summary Form, or Exception Form, the content is relevant. Competencies addressed include: Accountability, Building a High Performing Team, Delivers Results, Planning and Organizing, and Pursues Excellence.
Harvard Longwood Campus staff and faculty managers

Thursday, August 9th:
Gordon Hall, Waterhouse Room
Staff 10:00am – 11:00am: HTP course information/class registration
Managers 11:30am – 12:30pm: HTP course information/class registration

Wednesday, August 15th: Harvard School of Dental Medicine, REB 109
Staff 12:00pm – 1:00pm: HTP course information/class registration

Thursday, August 16th: Harvard School of Dental Medicine, REB 109
Managers 12:00pm – 1:00pm: HTP course information/class registration

Wednesday, August 29th: Landmark Center, HMS Alumni Affairs Cnf. Rm, 5th Floor West
Staff 9:30am – 10:30am: HTP course information/class registration
Managers 11:00am – 12:00pm: HTP course information/class registration

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.


Work/Life & Wellbeing Classes





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

Welcoming A Baby? Thinking of Adoption? New to Childcare?
Monday, August 13th: 10:30am – 12:00pm, Countway, Minot Room
HTP course information/class registration
This seminar provides an overview of the multiple resources offered to Harvard paid benefits eligible employees. Topics covered include a review of various child care options and how to find childcare that’s right for you. A general review of the benefits available to each employee type and their various pay schedules, planning your leave, lactation rooms and other key information for new parents from the Harvard Longwood Campus. Feel free to bring and enjoy your lunch!
Note: registration of this course through the Harvard Training Portal will result in it being listed as complete and viewable under training history. For the purpose of confidentiality, you may also register by emailing hlctraining@hsph.harvard.edu with your name, the course name and date you wish to attend.
Audience: Harvard Longwood Campus staff, faculty, and post docs
Pre-Requisites: None
Please email hlctraining@hsph.harvard.edu with any questions.

Stress-busting with Meditation
Tuesdays, 12pm – 1pm, locations vary by date
This workshop is a total wellbeing approach to managing stress. Class will begin with light yoga exercises to help participants relax. Then participants will be guided through breathing techniques to further promote relaxation. After these initial relaxation techniques, the course leaders will guide participants through a 20 minute meditation, with time for reflection and sharing afterwards. Walk-ins welcome!
This course is intended for Harvard Longwood Campus staff, faculty, post docs, affiliates, and students.
Please note: You must bring a signed copy of the release attached at the class level 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.
Pre-requisites: None Pre-work: None Cost: None
9/4- Lahey – HTP registration 
9/11- Lahey – HTP registration
9/18- 12:30 – 1:30, Minot Room – HTP registration
9/25- TMEC Learning Studio Rm106 – HTP registration
10/2 – Lahey – HTP registration
10/9- Lahey – HTP registration
10/16 – Lahey – HTP registration
10/23- TMEC Learning Studio Rm106 – HTP registration
10/30- Lahey – HTP registration
11/6- Lahey – HTP registration
11/13- Bibring – HTP registration
11/20- Ballard Room – HTP registration

Mindfulness Meditation
Tuesdays from 12:30-1:20PM,Kresge 201
6/19/18- no room availability
7/17/18 – held in FXB G03 instead of Kresge 201
Silent meditation for 20 minutes. Reading from works by Thich Nhat Hanh and other teachers. Short discussion afterwards. We would love for you to join us. For any questions, please email darond@hsph.harvard.edu.

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 class information and to register. For a complete list of Summer and Fall 2017 CWD classes (in Cambridge and on the HLC) and how to register, click here or visit https://hr.harvard.edu/files/humanresources/files/cwd_courses.pdf.

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 – ebrennan@hsph.harvard.edu
– HMS – skatsman@hsph.harvard.edu
– HSDM – judith_vance@hsdm.harvard.edu


Harvard University Human Resources Classes, Information & Benefits Office Workshops

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 coming to the Harvard School of Dental Medicine! Click here for dates and the location. Click here to see events happening for the month.

Financial Education Calendar July and August 2018
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.