Training Sessions

Please review the information below about three upcoming training sessions for Managers and Supervisors.

Questions may be directed to Heidi Millar at heidi_millar@harvard.edu or 6-5262.

    3/26/13 Communicating with Presence

    When: Tuesday, March 26, 2013 9:00 am to 12:00 pm Where: Allison Dining Room, 5th Floor Taubman Building * This workshop is open to all HKS Staff Facilitated by: Peter Bubriski, Peter Bubriski Associates - What are the messages we send verbally and non-verbally in tone and action that determine how we show up professionally at work? - Are the high standards and behaviors we expect from our colleagues and of our internal clients the same ones that we are exhibiting in our own communication? - How do we present ourselves clearly and credibly, dynamically and succinctly both in meetings and in all our daily communications on the job? During this energetic, lively and participatory workshop you will learn effective presentation techniques which include those for voice, body language and eye-contact. Learn skills to enhance and develop your own presentation style….Gain the ability to identify best practices for the development of confident, cogent and dynamic communication styles….Develop creative approaches to delivering powerful and business appropriate stories….Gain the ability to adapt your message to the appropriate audience….Learn effective ways of both running and participating in meetings. In addition to his work as a corporate trainer, Peter Bubriski incorporates techniques from his background in acting and theater to help participants gain confidence in their ability to communicate more persuasively and develop a common language to apply in their further explorations of effective communication. For more information about Peter Bubriski, please visit his website at http://www.peterbubriski.com/ A light breakfast will be served starting at 8:45 am. Workshop begins at 9:00 am.
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    5/14/13 Hiring and Onboarding for Managers: Hire the Best and Set Them Up for Success!

    When: Tuesday, May 14th 11:45 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Where: Nye-A, Taubman, 5th Floor Please join us for an upcoming hiring and onboarding training session in May. This session will provide managers with an overview of the hiring process at Harvard, interviewing techniques, and best practices for onboarding new employees. This will be particularly valuable for managers new to hiring at the Kennedy School and also a great refresher for those who have experience with the hiring process. We have scheduled this training conveniently around the lunch hour – and lunch will be provided! If you have questions about this session, please contact Kim Harris at 6-2231 or Erin Sharicz at 6-8716
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