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Teams for Nonprofits - Collaboration Tools

Teams for Nonprofits - Collaboration Tools

Did you know that using Microsoft Teams, you can setup and run live events, participate in conversations, like or save important ones, mention specific people so they see your message, and even edit a file that’s been added to the conversation? Want to know more?

Teams 101 - Getting Started
Teams 101 - Getting Started
Teams - 201 - Advanced Functions
Teams - 201 - Advanced Functions
How to run effective remote meetings with Microsoft Teams: The before-during-after guide
How to run effective remote meetings with Microsoft Teams: The before-during-after guide
Power Apps Courses

Power Apps Courses

Power Apps embraces a Point-and-Click Approach to help connect your app to data. It provides a rapid application development environment to build custom apps for your business needs.

This Power Apps track consists of the following courses:

Power Apps 101: How to Easily Build Apps
Power Apps 101: How to Easily Build Apps
Power Apps 201 - Creating a Custom App
Power Apps 201 - Creating a Custom App
Ask the Expert Power Apps: Event Recording
Ask the Expert Power Apps: Event Recording
Power BI for Nonprofits

Power BI for Nonprofits

In any well-functioning organization, data is constantly being created, analyzed, and shared to make the best decisions possible. However, data analysis is also a challenge. That's where Power BI comes into the picture! Power BI is a suite of business analytics tools that deliver insights throughout your organization.

In this track, you will learn how Power BI services and applications work together and explore how Power BI can make your organization more efficient.

NOTE: All prices include GST

Power BI 101 - Learn the Basics
Power BI 101 - Learn the Basics
Power BI 102 - Seeing all the Pieces
Power BI 102 - Seeing all the Pieces
Power BI 201 - Dealing with Data
Power BI 201 - Dealing with Data
Power BI 202 - Visualising and Sharing Data
Power BI 202 - Visualising and Sharing Data
Word for Nonprofits - Creating Compelling Documents

Word for Nonprofits - Creating Compelling Documents

In this four part track, you will learn how to use Word to create compelling documents that can best tell your organization’s story.

Word 101- Learn the Basics
Word 101- Learn the Basics
Word 102 - Editing Tools
Word 102 - Editing Tools
Word 103 - Creating Tables and Lists
Word 103 - Creating Tables and Lists
Word 104 - Using references
Word 104 - Using references
Powerpoint for Nonprofits - Creating Powerful Presentations

Powerpoint for Nonprofits - Creating Powerful Presentations

In this three part course track on PowerPoint, you will learn how to create powerful and compelling presentations so you can effectively share your impact stories.

Powerpoint 101 - Learn the Basics
Powerpoint 101 - Learn the Basics
Powerpoint 102 - Formatting Text and Images
Powerpoint 102 - Formatting Text and Images
Powerpoint 103 - Designing Professional Presentations
Powerpoint 103 - Designing Professional Presentations
Excel for Nonprofits - Data Management and Reporting

Excel for Nonprofits - Data Management and Reporting

Learn to use Excel efficiently. Starting with the basics in the Excel 101 course to advanced concepts in the Excel 106 course. If you need to analyze data, filter it, sort it, and simplify it to make decisions, Excel is an excellent tool.

Excel 101 - Learn the Basics
Excel 101 - Learn the Basics
Excel 102 -Editing and Formatting Text
Excel 102 -Editing and Formatting Text
Excel 103 - Designing Your Worksheets
Excel 103 - Designing Your Worksheets
Excel 104 - Using Formulas and Functions
Excel 104 - Using Formulas and Functions
Excel 105 - Using Functions to Format Text
Excel 105 - Using Functions to Format Text
Excel 106 - Adding, Formatting, and Analysing Charts
Excel 106 - Adding, Formatting, and Analysing Charts
Project Management Basics

Project Management Basics

You may not have the formal title of “project manager”, but may be doing the actual work of project management in your organization and want to know how to do this work better. Or you may be considering becoming a project manager in the future, or simply be curious about how project management practices can help your delivery. This introductory track of courses is designed for individuals with little to no experience of formal project management. We will look at what project management is all about, and why we need project management for the successful completion of projects.

Project Management Basics - 101
Project Management Basics - 101
Project Management Basics - 201
Project Management Basics - 201
Organizing Your Remote Working Team

Organizing Your Remote Working Team

Remote working has become essential overnight, and it is transforming the future of companies. In this track, we'll go over tools and best practices to help you set you and your team up for success.

In Remote Working 101, we'll help you map out your digital needs for your work and, of course, communicate effectively through Microsoft Teams. Most importantly, you'll learn how to add some socialization into your day!

In Remote Working 201, we'll map out how to structure your team's virtual workflow and, most importantly, how to communicate effectively with your remote team. We'll explore the setup of a sample project on Microsoft Teams and how you can apply this to your organization. Lastly, we'll look at techniques for building creative collaboration and how to expand your world while working remotely.

Organizing Your Remote Working Team 101
Organizing Your Remote Working Team 101
Organizing Your Remote Working Team 201
Organizing Your Remote Working Team 201
Getting the Most Out of Microsoft Office 365 Outlook

Getting the Most Out of Microsoft Office 365 Outlook

NOTE: All prices include GST

This on-demand course shows you how to get the most out of Microsoft Office 365 Outlook in the Cloud (portal). After completing this course you will:

  • understand and identify most commonly used features in Outlook 365, Outlook in the Cloud
  • understand and apply basic settings and rules for your Inbox
  • understand how to optimise your use of Outlook in Microsoft Office 365

Optimise Your Nonprofit’s Productivity with Microsoft Cloud

Optimise Your Nonprofit’s Productivity with Microsoft Cloud

NOTE: All prices include GST

In today's nonprofit environment, collaboration is a key ingredient in the recipe for success. Join this on-demand course to learn about how the right tools can help your organization collaborate faster and more efficiently.

After completing this course, you will be able to

  • apply simple steps to set up your nonprofit's intranet using Microsoft's SharePoint Online
  • understand and apply the process to share documents with external partners with SharePoint Online and One Drive for Business
  • understand how to collaborate on documents with remote staff or volunteers
  • use basic functionalities in Delve and Skype for Business

Word 101- Learn the Basics

Word 101- Learn the Basics

NOTE: All prices include GST

Word 101 - Learn the Basics

In this introductory course on Word, you will learn the basics of how to use this powerful tool to create compelling documents that can best tell your organization's story.

This is the first of a four part track of Word courses - Word for Nonprofits – Document Management.

This track includes the following courses:


Word 103 - Creating Tables and Lists

Word 103 - Creating Tables and Lists

NOTE: All prices include GST

Word 103 - Creating Tables and Lists

Need a strategy that's creative and impactful to communicate your organisation's mission and work? Tables and lists are helpful in organising data and adding emphasis to important points. In this course, you will learn how to use these powerful tools to tell your organisation's stories.

This is the third of a four part track of - Word for Nonprofits - Creating Compelling Documents

This track includes the following courses:


Excel 101 - Learn the Basics

Excel 101 - Learn the Basics

NOTE: All prices include GST

Do you need help managing your organization's data? In this course, you will build a foundation in the basics: What is Excel, how does it work, how it can reveal critical Information Hidden in your data, and how can it increase the efficiency of record-keeping in your non-profit organization.

This is the first of a six part track of Excel courses - Excel for Nonprofits - Data Management and Reporting