Courses

training-events

Our week-long online courses are focused, deep dives on specific topics facilitated by an advanced practitioner in the field. You will gain real-world knowledge as well as receiving valuable feedback and advice.
Your work matters. These courses will help you succeed in your role. And just maybe help change the world while you’re at it.

How does it work?

  1. Read a couple short articles, then answer knowledge check questions before the live online event.
  2. On Wednesday, point your browser to the 90-minute interactive online event. Listen to the lecture, ask questions, and discuss content with your colleagues and fellow participants. (And don’t sweat it—the recording be available if you can’t make it live.)
  3. Do your homework by Sunday—it will help you process what you learned.
  4. Our incredible faculty will give you feedback on your homework.
  5. Want more? Keep the conversation going in our community forums.

Each training costs $125 for NTEN Members and $250 for Non-Members.

These courses can count towards your required curriculum for the Nonprofit Technology Professional Certificate, and many will also qualify for CFRE credits.

Questions
Check out the FAQ. Contact training@nten.org with questions.

Upcoming Courses
As courses become available for registration they will be be listed below.
May 24
May 24, 2017

Course: Intro to IT Security

Cost: $125 Members; $250 Non-Members
Location: Virtual

The headlines are full of stories of information breaches and other hacks in the many industry sectors. These incidents cost organizations significant amounts of money to resolve and damage supporter confidence. The truth is that all organizations, both big and small, are at risk.

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May 31
May 31, 2017

Course: Intro to Fundraising Email Strategies

Cost: $125 members / $250 nonmembers
Location: Virtual

Email can be a powerful fundraising tool to engage your supporters and donors. However, it’s easy to fail if you’re not strategic. Your emails are not just up against the other informational or inspirational messages in someone’s inbox, they’re also competing with the potential donor’s other priorities.

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Jun 28
June 28, 2017

Course: Advanced Community Engagement

Cost: $125 member/$250 nonmember
Location: Virtual

Using Facebook for everything? Not sure how to use Twitter? Think Instagram is just for beautiful photos? Does Snapchat make you feel old and unappreciated? Community engagement is not just about creating compelling organizationally driven communications and campaigns, but how to actually create collaborative conversations inviting others to engage around a collective vision. Learn how community engagement excites and unites those who are engaged, especially when each unique method or technological platform is used to its greatest potential and intent.

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Jul 12
July 12, 2017

Course: Becoming a Digital-First Organization

Cost: $125 member/$250 Nonmember
Location: Virtual

Becoming a digital-first organization offers the chance to make a bigger impact on your most valuable resource – your supporters – and almost always leads to higher ROI. However, it’s challenging to make the transformation to digital-first without breaking the old models of how nonprofits are organized: who sits where, does what, and reports to whom.

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Sep 13
September 13, 2017

Course: Advanced Digital Engagement in Fundraising

Cost: $125 for Members/$250 for Nonmembers
Location: Virtual

It is easy to get caught up in new technologies and chasing the latest trend only to lose track of the bigger picture. In this advanced course, learn how to build a strong foundational strategy and focus on how to connect, communicate, and cultivate donor relationships through digital marketing to achieve greater success.

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Aparna

“It’s very gratifying to feel like I’m ‘studying’ and working towards advancing in a field I’m interested in. It’s easy to feel like you are floating in the abyss when you are interested in nonprofit tech.”

– Aparna Kothary, Global Citizen Year (May 2016)

Upcoming Topics

Fundraising

Social Fundraising: P2P, Crowdfunding, etc

Digital Storytelling in Fundraising

Intro to Digital Engagement in Fundraising

Advanced Digital Engagement in Fundraising

Intro to Fundraising Email Strategies

IT

Advanced Data Management & Policies

Intro to IT Security

Audits, Assessments & Budgeting

Advanced Technology Project Management

Leadership

Intro to Data Visualization

Becoming a “Digital First” Organization

Building a Culture of Diversity and Inclusion

Digital Literacy for Executive Leadership

Marketing and Communications

Intro to Google Analytics

Advanced Google Analytics

Intro to Content Strategy

Anatomy of a Web Site Redesign

Advanced Social Media Strategy Design

Advanced Social Media Practice

Program

Volunteer Management

Developing Evaluation Programs

Intro to Community Engagement

Advanced Community Engagement