Training and Executive Education Programs

Human Resources 

Center for Workplace Development (CWD)
Education is at the heart of the Harvard experience, not only for students, but also for all members of the Harvard community. Harvard’s Center for Workplace Development (CWD) offers a wide range of courses designed to increase your knowledge, skills, and overall success. The range of offerings includes leadership, professional,  managerial,  career development, and  computer courses – including hundreds of  Web-based programs – for all employees. In addition, CWD offers the  Bridge to Learning and Literacy program, which is a worker education program open to all hourly employees and members of the Harvard Union of Clerical and Technical Workers (HUCTW).

Implicit Bias, Microinequities

Project Implicit
Here you will have the opportunity to assess your conscious and unconscious preferences for over 90 different topics ranging from pets to political issues, ethnic groups to sports teams, and entertainers to styles of music. At the same time, you will be assisting psychological research on thoughts and feelings.

Executive and Professional Education

Harvard Business School
Harvard Business School (HBS) Executive Education prepares executives from all over the world for new levels of leadership in their careers and within their organizations. We invite you to take your next step here.

Harvard Graduate School of Design
At Harvard GSD Executive Education, industry and academia’s foremost leaders join with accomplished design and real estate professionals from around the world. In this setting, complex challenges are addressed and innovative solutions are created. In our dynamic learning environment, participants emerge with practical insights and valuable lessons that can be put into action, right away. Innovation in action--that's the GSD Edge.

Harvard Graduate School of Education
The Harvard Graduate School of Education has numerous opportunities for educators to expand their skills. Onsite and online, the programs are designed for teachers, principals, administrators, and policymakers.

Harvard Kennedy School
Harvard Kennedy School Executive Education provides leaders in government, corporate, and nonprofit sectors with the tools they need to address the most pressing issues in public leadership. Leaders from around the world benefit from the renowned Harvard faculty and a dynamic curriculum that focuses on practical solutions for real-world problems.

Harvard Law School
Harvard Law School offers two types of Executive Education programs: Open Enrollment Programs and Focused Programs. The Open Enrollment Program includes: Leadership in Law Firms, Emerging Leaders in Law Firms Program and Leadership in Corporate Counsel. The Focused Program is the newly announced Milbank@Harvard Program.

Independent Learning/Continuous Skill Refreshment is a web-based training tool that allows individuals to train on new skills or refresh their knowledge on thousands of subjects on demand.  Featured topics include Microsoft Office, Adobe, Web design software and tools as well as business skills.  Harvard employees have free access to this service.

HERC Webinars:  The Higher Education Recruitment Consortium holds regular webinars on a variety of topics regarding best hiring practices at US universities and colleges.  As an institutional member, HERC webinars are accessible to Harvard cost free.  This site contains both upcoming webinars as well as archived webinars on many diversity and inclusion topics.