12 Free Nonprofit Webinars and Training Videos You’ll Love

EveryAction

trainingIf you’re a nonprofit professional, then you probably know what it’s like to be short on time. Maintaining a work-life balance is hard enough without having to hunt down the resources you and need to develop your skills. That’s why we’re giving you a shortcut.

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Nonprofit Technology Training: Book List

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

At this year’s Nonprofit Technology Conference, I’m thrilled to be doing a panel on nonprofit technology training and it has a bit of a star wars theme, “ Learn You Will.” When I’m training other trainers, I often get asked “What books should I read?”

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6 Fun Icebreakers for Nonprofit Training Sessions

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Note From Beth: Having good openers (and closers) are essential to the success of your training workshop. Training Design I always incorporate an icebreaker, a short exercise that lets people introduce themselves and tap into existing knowledge.

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Customer Service Training 101

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Whether you are in a new customer service role or simply need some customer service refresher tips, Customer Service Training 101 , is the book for you. Customer Service Training 101 , is suitable for nearly any type of business – retail and non-retail.

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[Infographic] Employees that Train Outperform Others by 45%

Connection Cafe

Ann Marie is a training champion on a quest to ensure all customers are properly using the software they’ve invested in. . I have two words for you: PROACTIVE TRAINING. We often leave formal training off the list because it’s viewed as expensive.

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Customer Service Training 101

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Whether you are in a new customer service role or simply need some customer service refresher tips, Customer Service Training 101 , is the book for you. Customer Service Training 101 , is suitable for nearly any type of business – retail and non-retail.

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8 Reasons Why Bad Trainings Happen to Good Nonprofits

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Note from Beth: Last January, I put together a train the trainers session for nonprofit trainers. Over on the SalsaLabs blog, they are doing a series on designing nonprofit tech training and I discovered this excellent rewrite of my post. Training Design

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Technology Training Resources for Nonprofits

Tech Soup Blog

Thankfully, there are many free or inexpensive training programs that can help you polish your technology skills. TechSoup Training Products. Did you know that you can get access to discounted training programs through TechSoup? Idealware Training in Technology Planning.

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How To Incorporate More Movement Into Your Nonprofit Training

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Designing and facilitating training (not matter the topic) is one of my passions and why I blog about it on a regular basis. I also love sharing techniques and tips with other trainers and often do “train the trainers” sessions as part of my practice. Training Design

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Six Tips for Evaluating Your Nonprofit Training Session

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I’m co-facilitating a session on Nonprofit Training Design and Delivery with colleagues John Kenyon, Andrea Berry, and Cindy Leonard at the NTEN Nonprofit Technology Conference on Friday March 14th at 10:30 am! There are two different methods to evaluate your training.

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Flexible Space: The Secret To Designing Powerful Training

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Join me for a FREE Webinar: Training Tips that Work for Nonprofits on Jan.29th at 1:00 PM EST/10:00 AM PST. I’ll be sharing my best tips and secrets for designing and delivering training for nonprofit professionals that get results. … Read More Learning Training Design

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Trainer’s Notebook: A Great Training Starts with A Great Icebreaker

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

During the summer, I’ve been designing workshops based on The Happy Healthy Nonprofit and Emerging Leaders Playbook. A great training always start with a great opening or icebreaker. Sometimes, you can design the icebreaker to connect with the content of the training.

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Training on your new database

Robert Weiner

A question was posted to a listserve for nonprofit techies looking for tips on training staff on a new database. I discussed training at a high level on page 13 of this chapter from CASE's Handbook of Institutional Advancement. Here are some more detailed rules of thumb: 90% of training is forgotten within the first 2 weeks if it's not put to immediate use. Not everyone can train. Train the system administrator thoroughly at the start of the implementation project.

Online training resource for charities launched - Civil Society - IT - News

AFP Blog

Online training resource for charities launched - Civil Society - IT - News

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Online training resource for charities launched - Civil Society - IT - News

AFP Blog

Online training resource for charities launched - Civil Society - IT - News

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Why Continued Training Is Necessary For CRM Success

TechImpact

This is all well and good, but a CRM doesn’t do your nonprofit very much good if the end-users , or your employees, are not trained appropriately. Here are the 3 biggest reasons training is imperative to the success of your nonprofit’s CRM (and future fundraising) success.

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Online training resource for charities launched - Civil Society - IT - News

AFP Blog

Online training resource for charities launched - Civil Society - IT - News

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Trainer’s Notebook: Facilitating Tech Training Internationally – Tips for Working with Interpreters

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I’ve just returned from an inspiring week in Kiev, Ukraine where I got to facilitate a training for women’s organizations organized by Wake , an amazing start up founded by two respected colleagues Trish Tierney and Heather Ramsey. Training Design

Speaking and Training Advice from Over 2000 Years Ago

Connection Cafe

One of my favorite assignments, though, is what we call “Train the Trainer” (T3), where I will work with a group of folks who will later put on a different hat and train their colleagues on new software. Not just for training.

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Active Training: To Get Nonprofit Audiences Engaged, Keep Them Moving

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Keeping nonprofit audiences engaged during training can improve your outcomes. Movement can also incorporate what you’re training on. I was in India this past summer to facilitate an intensive four-day training for Packard Foundation grantees working on family-planning issues.

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What can nonprofit technology trainers learn from the social work field to improve their training techniques?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

One thing I realized is that training social workers receive as part of their education is also very relevant for change makers inside of nonprofits, consultants, and trainers. Training Design

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Human Rights Trainings in Nigeria

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

We told the NHRC staff and the MacArthur Foundation, a long-time supporter of the Benetech Human Rights Program, that we would be happy to return for more training when the NHRC was ready. Three years after our initial visit to the NHRC, the MacArthur Foundation asked us to conduct another Martus training and work with NHRC staff to integrate the Martus software into the Commission’s complaint management system.

GUIDE: Growing and Sustaining your Volunteer Program

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

These job descriptions will be great tools during recruitment and training, helping your team set clear expectations with volunteers. Is the training session longer than the time they spend volunteering? A boring, redundant training will make volunteers feel frustrated.

Learning Analytics: Big Data Applied to Training, Teaching, and Learning

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

As a practitioner, what interests me most using the data to gain insights about student interaction with material and courseware and tracking results of training. If you design and deliver training for professional development, what technologies are impacting your practice?

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Training Afghani NGOs in Cambodia

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Guest Beneblog by Vijaya Tripathi As a Program Associate for the Benetech Human Rights Program (HRP), I train and support human rights advocates who use Benetech’s free and open source Martus program to securely document human rights violations.

Arts Organizations Digital Strategies Master Class and Train the Trainers

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The third year now expands the program into a “train the trainer” model. The master class is part of a, NEA-funded experiment being conducted by arts service organizations like Theatre Bay Area all across the country. Training Design

How To Think Like An Instructional Designer for Your Nonprofit Trainings

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Join me for a FREE Webinar: Training Tips that Work for Nonprofits on Jan.29th at 1:00 PM EST/10:00 AM PST. I’ll be sharing my best tips and secrets for designing and delivering training for nonprofit professionals that get results. You also want to document your training.

How to Be a Wizard at Tech Training Design and Delivery

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Note from Beth: At this year’s Nonprofit Technology Conference, I was lucky to co-design and facilitate a session on technology training with colleagues John Kenyon, Cindy Leonard and Jeanne Allen. We began the session by polling the audience on training experiences.

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Learn You Will: #14ntc Nonprofit Tech Training Session Reflection and Resources

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Earlier this month, I presented on a panel called “ Learn, You Will ” with Cindy Leonard, John Kenyon, and Andrea Berry on the topic of designing effective nonprofit technology training at the Nonprofit Technology Conference hosted by NTEN. Interactive Training Engages.

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Social Media Marketing All-in-One Video Training Course

SocialFish

This 90 minute training course shows you how to build your strategy, tips for Twitter and Facebook, and how to measure your results. Take the Social Media Marketing All-in-One For Dummies Video Training Course and reach more customers, make more sales, boost your bottom line today!

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Social Media Training for Nonprofits in Boston

John Haydon

You will get social media training and practical tips and tools for fundraising, marketing, and advocacy in several interactive workshops: Finding Your Voice: Giving Your Social Media a Fitting Persona with […].

Training Human Rights Defenders in the DRC

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

I have just completed two 2-day trainings of human rights NGOs in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The second Congolese Martus training took place in Goma, the capital of North Kivu province located on the shore of Lake Kivu. A Guest Beneblog by Vijaya Tripathi, Vijaya.T

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Networked Capacity Building: Finish Line Grantees Social Media Training

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The project includes face-to-face training , webinar , as well as one-on-one coaching provided by the expert team at SpitFire. It is very important because this is when the energy level is at its lowest point in a training. Training Design

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NEW Training: Fundraising with Facebook Ads

John Haydon

During a 90-minute training for the Nonprofit Marketing […]. The post NEW Training: Fundraising with Facebook Ads appeared first on John Haydon. If you’re like most nonprofits, Facebook is an important way for you to engage supporters.

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Here's 28 Reasons Why Your Nonprofit Should Switch to EveryAction

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Attend free, weekly trainings. From new feature adoption workshops to advanced CRM trainings, hundreds of recordings, and monthly in-depth webinars, users have access to the resources they need to be successful using the tool. #15.

How To Be A Wizard at Tech Training: NTC 2016 Session

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

In a couple of weeks, one of the sessions I’m facilitating at the Nonprofit Technology Conference in San Jose is called “ How To Be A Wizard at Tech Training.” Our session will change the way you design and deliver technology trainings. Feng Shui of Good Training.

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Social Media, Networking, and African Women’s Leadership Training in Rwanda

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

My role was to deliver components of the Networked NGO curriculum – sessions on network mapping, challenges assumptions about networked ways of working, as well as training on how to use the online collaboration platform for their together moving forward.

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Trainer’s Notebook: Reflections on Designing and Delivering Training To Get Results

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

These can help you predict whether participants will act on the training after the workshop: More than one person from an organization should participate so the ideas can be transferred to the whole organization. What inspired you about the way the training was designed?

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Boston nonprofit uses Google grant to expand low-income tech training - The Boston Globe

AFP Blog

Boston nonprofit uses Google grant to expand low-income tech training - The Boston Globe : "The Boston nonprofit Tech Goes Home, which provides free Internet skills training and discounted computers to low-income residents, is expanding its services with the help of a $150,000 grant from Google Inc." 'via

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Twitter Chats As Pre-Survey For A Training

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

As part of my work as Visiting Scholar for Social Media and Nonprofits, I’ve been working with grantees on a variety of capacity building projects – from coaching to workshops to peer trainings. Tags: Training Design chat summer learning twitterchat

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We're Hiring a Training Manager (Virtual Position)

Idealware

Join Idealware and train organizations in using technology effectively. We provide reports, articles, online seminars, and live trainings that help them understand the options and best practices that will allow them make the most of their time and financial resources. This position will also oversee two training associates, one supporting training logistics and curriculum creation and one part-time graphic designer and illustrator. Job Summary.

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8 Secrets To Writing a Great Nonprofit RPF With Ease [Free Template]

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Do we need a consultant or just someone who can train our staff? The thought of taking the time to learn and train staff how to use new software can be a daunting one when calendars are already so full.

Transformative Leadership Training for Social Changemakers

Have Fun - Do Good

Rockwood has a bunch of Art of Leadership trainings coming up for nonprofits and social changemakers that I wanted you to know about, including special trainings for Women in Racial Justice and Human Rights, and for Philanthropic Leaders. Hello Have, Fun Do-Gooders!

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