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Here are some of the 400+ free classes related to non-profit entities


Preventing and Resolving Conflict in Cyber-Space

This 1-hour recorded webcast examines the challenges of working in a virtual team and provides seven areas to improve effectiveness and resolve conflict with virtual teams.

Getting into the Nonprofit Sector

This 4 minute video is designed for individuals considering a career transition to the nonprofit sector.

FMD Pro: Financial Management for Humanitarian and Development Professionals

This 2.5-hour curriculum provides fundamentals of financial management in the context of projects in humanitarian, development, and conservation sectors. The five courses are designed to…

The Guide to Holiday Fundraising

In this 26-page guide you will learn how to maximize the holiday season to meet your end of year fundraising goals. For many organizations, holiday fundraising is an integral part of their…

Project 2010 - Introduction to Project Management

In this 1-hour online course, you will learn project management fundamentals, including the stages of a project lifecycle, the basic project management processes, and how Microsoft Project…

Where do I go from here? Engage Volunteers in New Ways

This 45 minute recorded webinar is designed for anyone responsible for managing their nonprofit's volunteer program.

Professional Networking Essentials: Developing Confidence

In this 1-hour online course, you will learn about the obstacles to effective networking as well as techniques for conversing with confidence to make a positive first impression and enhance…

Bloodborne Pathogens 103-02

This 50-minute online course defines bloodborne pathogens and describes the common diseases caused by them. The course also explains how to protect yourself from exposure to bloodborne…

Increase Data Security When Traveling

Increase Data Security When Traveling. Tagged as: Compliance, Security

PowerPoint 2013 - Creating Presentations

In this 1-hour online course, you will learn the main components of the PowerPoint 2013 interface, covering opening and saving a presentation, working with slides, formatting text and text…

Grant Proposal Common Mistakes

This 2 minute video is designed for anyone involved in the proposal writing process.

Impact of Emotions in the Workplace - Part B

This 15-minute online course is designed for anyone seeking to better identify and manage their emotions.

Project Management Essentials - Part A

This 15-minute online course is designed for anyone responsible for managing projects and/or programs.

Using Strategic Thinking Skills

In this 1-hour online course, you will learn how to utilize strategic thinking skills to improve your personal and organizational performance.

Preparing and Structuring the Annual Performance Review - Part A

This 10-minute online course is designed for anyone responsible for administering performance reviews.

Design for Non-Designers: 5 Design Cheats

This 4 minute video is designed for non-designers seeking to improve their design skills.

Know Your Audience: The Four Ways To Measure Your Potential Market Size

In this 4-minute video, Whole Whale CEO George Weiner takes you through four easy ways to measure the potential market size of your topic. You will learn about how to tap into the magic of…

Protect Your Mobile Device from Attack

Protect Your Mobile Device from Attack. Tagged as: Compliance, Security

Executive Directors Guide: Leadership

In this 8-page downloadable excerpt from the Executive Directors Guide: The Guide to Successful Nonprofit Management, you will learn about the critical leadership issues for executive…

What Makes a Proposal Stand Out?

This 1 minute video is designed for anyone involved in their organization's proposal writing process.

Essentials for Nonprofit Board Members

In this four hour curriculum curated by Slalom Consulting, you and your board members will gain essential knowledge and understanding of the primary responsibilities and expectations of board…

Outlook 2013 - Working with E-mail

In this 1-hour online course, you will learn the basic features and functionality of Outlook 2013 - how to navigate Outlook 2013, view and reply to incoming e-mails, and create new mail…

10 Step Annual Budget Checklist

This 1-page resource focuses on 10 key steps to planning and monitoring an annual budget to ensure it reflects your organization’s programs, mission, and strategic plan.

Collaborative Technology Wellness: Preventing Overload

In this 10-minute microlearning course, internationally recognized thought leader and nonprofit expert – Beth Kanter demonstrates how the over-reliance and overuse of collaborative…

Word 2013 - Performing Basic Tasks

This course offers learners the opportunity to earn 1 credit toward NASBA’s Continuing Professional Education (CPE) program.

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie: The danger of a single story

This 19-minute video is designed for anyone seeking to better understand the importance of the inclusion of multiple perspectives.

Age, Gender and Diversity Approach (AGD)

This 3-hour and 30-minute curriculum explains the basic principles of an Age, Gender and Diversity (AGD) Approach and how to incorporate age, gender and diversity into humanitarian…

Excel 2013 - Formatting Cells and Worksheets

In this 1-hour online course, you will learn Excel 2013 tools and features that allow you to visually enhance the appearance of worksheets and workbooks. Data and cells can be manipulated and…

Managing Cash Flow

This resource will help your nonprofit manage your cash flow by explaining why, when and how. Additionally, this resource provides management strategies to help your nonprofit prevent cash…

Anyone Can Change the World

In this four minute video, Matthew Taylor, the chief executive of the RSA, offers a vision for the future - a world where every individual has the freedom and opportunity to develop their…

Best SEO Tips for Nonprofits - in under 10 minutes

This 9 minute video is designed for anyone responsible for their organization's online marketing efforts.

Webinar: Relationships for Leadership Success and High Performance Teams

As a nonprofit professional, you know that working in this sector is not without its challenges. Long hours, strained resources, and daunting societal issues often conspire to create a…

The Nonprofit Ready Podcast: Alethea Hannemann, Taproot Foundation

This 35 minute podcast is designed for nonprofit professionals seeking to learn about the career pathways of today's most innovative nonprofit leaders. Course Objectives: • Explore the…

Going Beyond Boosted Posts: Finding the Facebook Ad Type That's Right for You

In this six minute video, you will learn about the different advertisement options within Facebook. You will learn about how Facebook serves ads to individuals that could be interested in…

Mastering YouTube

In this 20 minute curriculum you will learn how to take advantage of YouTube's extensive functionality. YouTube used strategically can help you expand your impact and increase awareness of…


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