17 September, 2018
By guyiac
Filed under CiviCamp, Training

CiviCamp Hartford 2018 is coming this coming Monday, 9/24, and for only $30 will feature:

  • an amazing 15 sessions
  • lightening talks
  • a community bar (to get help with your CiviCRM issues)
  • a keynote address by Project Manager Joshua Gowans
  • lunch
  • two coffee breaks
  • an on-site end-of-day reception with a complimentary drink ticket.

The iconic Connecticut Science Center is easy to get to by plane, train, or automobile, and parking is available as well ($11 in advance, $17 the day of). There are plenty of affordable nearby hotels available as well for those who need to roll in the night before. Check out our...

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29 August, 2018
Filed under Training

This two hour training session taught by Cividesk is a great introduction to CiviContribute and will help you optimize this module to record and track contributions to your non-profit and improve your interaction with your donors.

Click here to learn more about the topics covered in the Fundamentals of Contribution Management and to register for this class held on Wednesday, September 5th at 9 am MT/11 am ET.  

If you have any questions about this class or any of our other online training courses, please contact Cividesk training manager Susan Engeman at susan@cividesk.com.

15 August, 2018
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Adding custom fields in CiviCRM and understanding how to edit profiles allow you to customize your database to collect and store the data relevant to your non-profit.

Learn best practices for creating custom fields so your data is stored in the most logical place in CiviCRM and how to create online forms and registration pages by adding those custom fields to a profile. Find out more about different uses of profiles in CiviCRM and how you can maximize this powerful feature!

Join Cividesk training manager Susan Engeman in this informative two hour online training session, "Customize your Database with Custom Fields and Profiles" on Wednesday, August 22nd at 11 am PT/ 12 pm MT/ 2 pm ET.  Click here for more information and to register/pay. 

All sessions are taught live with plenty of time for questions. Taped recordings are not available.

31 July, 2018
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Join Cividesk on Tuesday, August 7th at 1 pm PT /2 pm MT/ 4 pm ET for this 2-hour online training session on the basics of CiviMember.  

Learn to set up membership types, record, search and report on member data, send membership renewal emails and much more!

Click here for more information and to register/pay for this informative training session. Questions? email Cividesk training manager, Susan Engeman at susan@cividesk.com.

12 July, 2018
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Learn to use and effectively manage CiviVolunteer 2.0, a CiviCRM extension, in this two hour on-line training course taught by Cividesk.

Click here for more info about this July 25th session and to register. Class size is kept small to allow time for questions, so register soon!

Please email Cividesk training manager, Susan Engeman with any questions. 

 

 

10 July, 2018
Filed under Tools, Tips, Training

Last year at #17NTC, I met a consultant who reminded me of the dreaded phone call, “Hey, a colleague referred me to you and I want to get a quote for moving to CiviCRM.” Those phone calls are often challenging, as the client hasn’t done much in the way of organizing their needs and helping us help them.

Since that time, the consultant (Betsy Block at B3 Consults) and her partners (Public Profit) released a toolkit funded by the SH Cowell Foundation to help our clients be great clients—the Making Wise Decisions toolkit. The toolkit asks folks to take a brief quiz first and helps nonprofit organizations think about their system readiness. The toolkit itself helps nonprofit organizations organize their materials around:

  • Objectives in implementing new system

  • Program...

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09 July, 2018
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Several spots are still left for the on-line Fundamentals of Contact Mangement training taught by Cividesk on Tuesday, July 10th from 4 to 6 pm MDT (Denver, Colorado). Please note this special time to accomodate CiviCRM users in Australia and New Zealand (training will be on Wednesday July 11th for users in that time zone).

Click here for more information and to pay/register for this  training session on managing contacts in CiviCRM designed for new users. 

Please email Cividesk training manager Susan Engeman, susan@cividesk.com with any questions.

09 July, 2018
Filed under CiviCamp, Training

As part of the UK CiviCamp event in October, we are also offering two-day Administrator Training and two-day Residential Developer Training on CiviCRM.

  • Administrator Training: October 3rd and 4th, 9am to 5pm
  • Developer Training: October 8th and 9th, 9am to 5pm

The Administrator Training is for users who want to upskill and have more control over their CiviCRM database, to better understand the components and how to customise the site. It’s also useful for organisations who are about to implement CiviCRM in their workplace and want to get a head start, and for developers who want a better understanding of the user experience.

Over the two days, you will cover the functionality of each of the CiviCRM components and set-up, as well as the potential customisations available. There are lots of practical and hands-on exercises to help increase your confidence, so...

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22 May, 2018
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Learn the basics of CiviContribute in this two hour on-line training taught by Cividesk Thursday, May 24th at 8 am PT/ 9 am MT/ 10 am CT/ 11 am ET.  

This class is designed for new users of CiviCRM and provides an excellent overview of the different features available to help you better mange  donations, as well as any funds that your organization receives.  

Click here to learn more and/or register. Class size is kept small to allow for questions, so secure your spot now!

Please contact Cividesk training manager and instructor Susan Engeman if you have any questions, susan@cividesk.com

15 May, 2018
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Join Cividesk this Thursday, May 17th for the Fundamentals of Contact Management online training session (12 - 2 pm PT | 1 - 3 pm MT | 3 - 5 pm ET). 

This class is an excellent introduction to managing contacts in CiviCRM and highly recommended for all new users. Click here for more information and to register. Please contact Cividesk Training Manager Susan Engeman, susan@cividesk.com, if you have any questions.