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Attend These Free Technology Classes

Posted May 28, 2019 02:28 PM
Technology is both indispensable in today’s fast-paced world and not always easy to understand without help. Make sure you carve out time on your calendar to attend these upcoming FREE technology classes taught by local techie experts.

Both in-person sessions are at Pacific Tower (Panoramic Center). See driving and parking directions ahead of time.

Design Thinking for Nonprofits
Wednesday, June 19 | noon to 2:30 p.m.

“Design thinking” is the process of human-centered creative problem solving. Presenters from DemocracyLab and Dupla Studios will provide you tools and methods for developing empathy for clients, creating solutions that put people first, and testing the viability of these solutions. Come away with a better understanding of how to connect your data – both qualitative and quantitative – to practical solutions that address issues you’re trying to solve.

Video Strategies that Boost Fundraising
Thursday, Aug. 15 | noon to 3:30 p.m.

The experts at Hand Crank Films will guide you through the process of planning, filming, and promoting videos that drive fundraising success. Learn what it takes to shoot effective videos on a tight budget.

This training highlights tools for finding your unique story, reviews options for funding your video, explains how to distribute/market your video, and provides a step-by-step tutorial on shooting DIY videos.

Webinar: Microsoft Teams for Nonprofits
Monday, June 17 | noon to 1:30 p.m.

Want an easy way to collaborate, share files, and talk to colleagues in different locations? Microsoft Teams can help!
If you're using Office 365, you already have Teams available to you. Set up your whole staff on the platform and start chatting, conducting video conferences, and sharing files and screens.

Collaborating through Team is fun, it reduces the volume of internal email, and it makes collaborating with colleagues and getting work done easier and faster. Join Graham Ford, 501 Commons’ Director of Technology Consulting & Services, who will lead you through the features of Teams and making a plan for implementing it.