Anatomy of a Website Redesign

Members $125/Non-members $250

NTEN courses run for one week and are offered twice a year.

Mark has a lot of great information and is very knowledgeable. He also has a nicely paced presentation style and left adequate time for questions and comments, which is very helpful.
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Course Overview


Identify the pieces of information you need to provide a developer for an ideal website outcome


Learn about the participants in a website project and their roles, and how you can facilitate, communicate, and work with all of them through the hard decisions involved in building a website


Use the website planning information to translate your mission, programming, and stakeholder needs into plans for a website


The website design or redesign process can be intimidating: You know a good website can support your organization’s mission, but how do you get from needing a website to a beautiful, functional, mission-driven “.org”? Whether it’s built in-house or by a consultant or agency, you need to understand the redesign process ahead of time so you and your organization are prepared to get a website that works and lasts.

This course will teach you the high-level phases of a website redesign while providing tips for success and pitfalls to avoid along the way. The readings and presentation will focus on identifying and communicating the needs of your organization before other work on the project begins. Homework completed will directly apply to designing a new website or improving an existing one.


Mark Root-Wiley

WordPress Websites for Nonprofits
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I make WordPress websites for nonprofits and mission-driven organizations in Seattle, WA as MRW Web Design. I have a free-WordPress-advice-for-nonprofits site too, Nonprofit WP!

Blended courses run for one week and offer a mix of self-paced and live events to offer both the flexibility you need with the personal connection you want.
Pre-Work (Readings & Quiz)

Live Event

Recording Available
20-30 mins (Self-Paced)
20-30 mins (Self-Paced)


Several relevant articles will establish key concepts and ideas as a primer to the live event, and help you to identify questions and topics you want to explore further.

Knowledge Check

A brief quiz will reinforce what you've learned so far. Don't stress - it isn't pass/fail - it is just to help you remember and distill the concepts you read in the pre-work.

Live Event

This is a 90-minute live captioned online training with opportunities to interact with the presenter and your peers. And if you can't make the live session, you'll be able to access a captioned recording.


Faculty, themselves experts with a wealth of nonprofit experience, have created exercises that will reinforce what you've learned and give you actionable steps to improving your organization.

Earn While You Learn - Professional Credits

In addition to our own Nonprofit Technology Professional Certificate, NTEN is an approved provider for a number of other professional credentials programs. This course qualifies for the following credits:


NTEN Professional Certificate