Emerging tech trends and their impact on social good
NTEN courses run for one week and are offered twice a year.
Brainstorm how tech trends can be used to improve communications throughout your organization.
Weigh the pros and cons of new tech trends and evaluate whether they can play a role at your organization.
Learn tips for leveraging new tech to turbocharge your organization's impact, outreach, and fundraising.
Emerging tech trends such as artificial intelligence, bots, livestreaming, deepfake videos, influencer and creator culture, and the Internet of Things are quickly changing the world we live in. By the end of 2021, TikTok had already surged to 755 million users, hot on the heels of Instagram’s 1.3 billion users. How can you understand and use the new tech that’s coming next?
In this course, you’ll explore a high-level overview of emerging tech trends, including different takes on which tech trends are relevant for nonprofits. You’ll learn how to navigate or perhaps even take advantage of coming innovations to propel your organization’s mission.
You’ll gain a better understanding of how trends can affect our ability to connect and communicate, and may impact causes and campaigns. You’ll be ready to dispel myths and unfounded theories about emerging tech. By the end of this course, you’ll know everything you need to begin recalibrating in advance of the next tech wave.
Cheryl ConteeFounder + Chair
Cheryl Contee is the award-winning CEO of the digital agency Do Big Things, a diverse team that is using new narrative and new tech for causes and campaigns to create global change in a new era. Cheryl is the author of Mechanical Bull: How You Can Achieve Startup Success, available on Amazon. Previously, Cheryl was CEO of Fission Strategy, which brought Silicon Valley startup culture to the world’s leading causes and campaigns. She’s the co-founder of Attentive.ly, the first tech startup with a black female founder to be acquired by a NASDAQ company, the National Board Chair for Netroots Nation, and a proud co-founder of #YesWeCode.
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: