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


Effect Change (Amanda Mesler, CEO, Logica)

This 4-minute video course gives advice for women in business, and how they can try to balance work and life in a successful manner. This video is mobile-friendly and includes a learner…

Understanding Cash Flow

In this three minute video, you will learn the basics of cash flow. No matter how expertly you manage your budget, you can confidently project a surplus at the end of the year and still not…

The Project Framework - Part B

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

The Guide to #GivingTuesday: For All Nonprofits Big & Small

In this downloadable document, you will learn everything you need to plan and execute a #GivingTuesday campaign.

Design for Non-Designers: 5 Design Cheats

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

First-Time Managers

This 1 hour and 6 minute curriculum is designed to help you navigate the early days of your management role. When you take a management role there will likely be new processes and ways of…

PowerPoint 2010 - Visually Enhancing Presentations

This 1-hour online course enables you to use themes, graphics and SmartArt features to create visually appealing, professional and effective presentations.

Time Management: Analyzing Your Use of Time

In this 1-hour online course, you will learn how to analyze your current time management skills to determine how to make it more efficient.

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…

The Role of Nonprofit Board Members in Revenue Generation

This 45 minute online course is designed for new and veteran board members seeking to develop or refine their understanding of their role in supporting their nonprofit's revenue generation.

Google Spreadsheets: 01-Getting Started, Spreadsheet Fundamentals and Beyond the Basics in Google Sp

This 1 hour 15-minute online course details the different features available in Google Spreadsheets. This is part one of a two part course series.

Word 2013 - Structuring a Document

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

Word 2013 - Advanced Formatting

In this 1 hour online course you will learn Word 2013 features that make it easier to format your documents to give them a professional, stylized appearance. This course covers these features…

Gas Monitoring Basics 117-20

This 60-minute online course describes the basic design and operation of a gas monitor

Excel 2013 - Formatting Data

In this 1-hour online course, you will learn Excel 2013 tools and features that allow you to visually enhance the appearance of data, automatically fill data, and create hyperlinks to various…

Quick Guide to Online Fundraising

This 5 minute video is designed for fundraising-focused nonprofit professionals.

Effective Decision-Making - Part A

This 15-minute online course is designed for nonprofit leaders seeking to improve their decision-making skills.

Succession Management

In this 2 hour and 15 minute curriculum, you will learn about what succession management is and how your organization can start building their own leadership pipeline. This curriculum is…

The Project Framework - Part A

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

Recognize Email Phishing Attempts

Recognize Email Phishing Attempts. Tagged as: Compliance, Security

Drawing Up a Project Budget - Part B

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

Essential Skills for New Managers

Effective managers are essential to any humanitarian effort. New managers need essential skills to lead a team toward success on a humanitarian assignment. Through this curriculum, you will…

Psychosocial Support

This 4-minute video introduces the concept of Psychosocial Support and gives an overview of the core principles for intervention where an individual is struggling to recover from the impact…

6 Laws of the Landing Page

This 6 minute video is designed for anyone responsible for their nonprofit's online marketing efforts.

The Guide to Millennial Giving

This 35-page handbook provides an introduction to attracting millennial donors and supporters for your nonprofit. There are over 75 million millennials, and they are becoming a dominant force…

Moving Hearts and Minds – The Power of Storytelling within Nonprofits

This 45 minute recorded webinar is designed for any nonprofit professional responsible for communicating the importance of their organization's mission.

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.

A Year of Creative Fundraising Ideas

This 44 page guide by the fundraising pros at Classy.org provides you, and your organization, a list of their most creative ideas to help enhance your organization's development strategy. As…

How to Get Good Sleep in a Disaster Response Context

In this 3.5-minute video Dr. Rick Williamson provides self-care tips on how to approach sleep when working in a disaster response. This video is designed for humanitarian staff and volunteers.

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…

Microsoft Office 2010

In this 12 hour curriculum you will be introduced to all of the applications within the Microsoft 2010 Suite. This curriculum contains trainings for MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, Outlook…

What Are Security and Privacy

What Are Security and Privacy. Tagged as: Compliance, Security

What Makes a Proposal Stand Out?

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

Conducting Meaningful Review Discussions

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

Becoming a Coaching Manager - Part B

This 15-minute online course is designed for managers seeking to improve their ability to coach employees to higher performance.

SingleTasking: Get More Done, One Thing at a Time

This 1-hour webcast focuses on how to clear and calm your mind, arrange your schedule and environment, and gently but firmly manage the expectations of people around you so that you can…


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