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


Hazardous Communications Employee Training Program, Part 2 (119-04)

This 1-hour and 15-minute online course describes how exposure to hazardous materials occurs. Learn how to choose and use equipment for personal protection.

The Emotional Skills of the Manager

This 20-minute online course is designed for all levels of managers and team leaders.

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…

Ammonia Awareness 117-04

This 50-minute online course will teach you to recognize the health risks associated with working around ammonia. You will also be able to identify steps to protect yourself during general…

Creating a Comprehensive and Engaging Volunteer Training Program

This 57 minute recorded webinar is designed for anyone responsible for the management and facilitation of their nonprofit's volunteer program.

A Leader's Guide to Motivating Employees

In this 30-page guide, the author's examine key areas of organizational behavior and management apply them to your nonprofit. The recommendations outlined are modeled after the ninth edition…

Outlook 2013 - Scheduling with Appointments, Events, and Tasks

In this 1-hour online course, you will learn the major components of the Calendar and discusses how to create appointments and events. Microsoft Outlook 2013 also provides the Tasks feature…

Making Your New Management Position Successful - Part B

This 15-minute online course is designed for new managers as well as those looking for a basic refresher on the core principles of management.

Board Governance: What’s Your Strategy?

In this 60 minute curriculum you will learn the about the responsibilities of nonprofit leaders to ensure that their organizations boards are running efficiently and adhere to the highest…

The 12 Guidelines of Effective Time Management

This 15-minute online course is designed for anyone seeking to develop strategies to save time.

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…

Know Your Sector

This 4 minutes video is designed for learners who are brand new to the nonprofit sector.

Assertiveness: Know Your Profile - Part B

This 15-minute online course is designed for anyone seeking to learn more about their strengths and weaknesses in order to become more assertive.

Welcome Series 101 for your Nonprofit

In this 5 minute video you will learn why welcome series emails are essential to retaining your supporters. This is the first impression that your supporters are going to get, so you have to…

Introduction sur la Justice de genre (Gender Justice: An Introduction - French)

Ce cours en ligne de quatre-vingt-dix minutes permet à l'apprenant de bien comprendre les termes et les idées liés à la justice entre les femmes et les hommes et les droits des femmes. À…

9 Ways to Promote Your YouTube Video Like You Give a Darn! Part 1

This 8 minute video is designed for anyone responsible for administering and promoting their nonprofit's presence on YouTube.

WebTalks - Donor Management Systems: The Essentials for Nonprofits

In this 20-minute webtalk, we will hear from Karen Graham, Executive Director of Idealware.org, who is an expert on fundraising technology for the nonprofit sector. During this talk, Karen…

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…

Handling Stress

This 15-minute online course is designed for anyone seeking to reduce the negative effects of stress.

The Power to Create

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…

Introduction to Nonprofit Finances

In this 2 hour and 10 minute curriculum, you will learn the basic concepts and operating principles of nonprofit finances. This curriculum will cover the essentials of the 990, sustainability…

Presenting a Proposal (Business English Series)

This 8-minute micro-learning online course on presenting a proposal contains a 2 minute video, quiz, summary document and additional short audio clips. The presentation of a proposal is…

Results-based Protection

In this 5-minute video you will learn about the key elements of results-based protection (RBP) which help us make informed decisions to mitigate threats, reduce vulnerabilities, and enhance…

Creating Your Volunteer Program

In this 4 hr and 52 minute curriculum, you will learn the essentials on how to start a volunteer program, create an engaged volunteer corp, and strategies for retention and recognition of…

Office 2010 Interface, Word 2010, and Excel 2010

In this 1-hour online course you will learn the functionality and interface changes new with Office 2010.

Manage Your Browser

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Personal Technology Wellness: Preventing Burnout

In this 10-minute microlearning course, internationally recognized thought leader and nonprofit expert – Beth Kanter demonstrates how the daily use of technology can result in emotional,…

Anticipating Project Risks - Part A

This 15-minute online course focuses on how to identify, evaluate, process and supervise project risks. The course is designed for anyone responsible for managing projects and/or programs and…

How to Segment Your Emails

In this 3-minute video from Whole Whale, you will learn the importance of segmenting your email lists in order to achieve optimal open rates for your campaigns.

Being an Effective Team Member

In this 1-hour course, you will learn that being an effective team member involves putting the team first and setting aside personal desires and goals. By maximizing your contributions to the…

Google Ad Grant Advanced Series

In this one hour curriculum, you will go beyond the basics of understanding what Google Ad Words is and how to apply for a Google Ad Word grant. This series consists of six videos that will…

Nonprofit Managers: Getting Ready for Performance Reviews

In this 40 minute curriculum, you will be introduced on how to prepare yourself and employees for performance reviews. You will learn how to structure meaningful discusions with your…

Conducting Meaningful Review Discussions

This 8 minute video is designed for managers preparing to conduct performance reviews.

Writing Effective Emails

This five module series from UNHCR aims to improve effective written communication. Topics: Effective Writing, Office Correspondence, Report Writing, Proposal and Report Writing for…

Introduction to Finding Grants

This 15 minute video is designed for anyone seeking to better understand the grantseeking process.

How to Improve Your Results Every Month

This ten minute video is the conclusion of the six part advanced Google grants series. This video will focus on how to improve your monthly results and how to improve your campaigns. This…


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