15 April, 2018
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Your volunteers are a crucial part of your organization’s team and contribute in many ways that help your non-profit reach its goals. CiviVolunteer 2.0 is a CiviCRM extension created to help organizations effectively manage this important aspect of their daily operations.

This two hour on-line training will cover all the essential components of CiviVolunteer 2.0 that will allow you to better track, organize and communicate with your volunteers.

Join Cividesk on Tuesday, April 17th at 10 am MT (9 am PT/11 am CT/12 pm ET) for this special training session.  Click here for more details and to pay/register.

Questions? feel free to contact Cividesk training manager and instructor, Susan Engeman at susan@cividesk.com.

09 April, 2018
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Cividesk will be offering the Fundamentals of Contact Management, an essential on-line course for new users of CiviCRM, on Friday, April 13th, 9 to 11 am MT (start time: 8 am PT/10 am CT/11 am ET). 

This on-line training session is designed to guide new users through all the basics of managing contacts in CiviCRM. We'll cover creating new contact records and the relationships between contacts, searching on contact data, how to send an email, merging duplicate contact records, creating and using groups and tags, recording activities and creating an activity report. Class size is kept small to allow time for questions.

Click here for more information on this class and registration.

Please contact training manager, Susan Engeman at susan@cividesk.com if you have any questions about this class or any of our Cividesk...

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23 March, 2018
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Learn the essential features of CiviEvent in this two hour on-line course designed for new-users of CiviCRM.  

We will create an on-line event in CiviCRM that can be linked to your website and discuss the best practices for registration and how to add and modify a profile in an event registration page. You'll learn how to send event reminder emails, track participants, make a participant list, create an event report and much more!

Join Cividesk on Thursday, April 5th from 12 to 2 pm MT for this informative training session. Class size is kept small to allow for questions.

For more information or to pay/register to attend, please click here. Contact Cividesk training manager, Susan Engeman at susan@cividesk.com with any questions.

05 March, 2018
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Cividesk is offering our new user class on the Fundamentals of Contact Management this Wednesday, March 7th from 1 - 3 pm MT (3 - 5 pm ET).  Click here for more information and to register. Class size is kept small to allow for questions, and classes do fill up, so we recommend registering soon!

This is an excellent introduction to contact management for those who are new to CiviCRM or require more formal instruction.

We will cover creating contacts, linking contact records through relationships, searching, sending an email, merging duplicates, creating groups and tags, activities and how to create an activity report.  

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



26 February, 2018
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This two hour on-line training on Friday, March 2nd (9 am PT/ 10 am MT/ 11 am CT/ 12 pm ET) taught by Cividesk is perfect for new users of CiviCRM who would like to learn all the basics of CiviMember.  

It's also ideal for those in charge of configuring the membership module, since the class covers the best way to set up membership types and explores the rules behind how CiviCRM automatically moves a membership from new to expired.  We will walk through configuring an on-line membership page, so your contacts can sign up for membership on-line, and you'll also learn how to input a new membership or take care of a renewal manually. We'll cover several other important features in CiviMember during this session.

Click here for more information and to register/pay, spaces are limited since class size is kept small to allow time for questions. 

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19 February, 2018


This year we will have two CiviCamps in the UK to choose from!

  • May 15th in London

  • October 5th in Manchester

CiviCamps are one day events covering everything related to CiviCRM. They are a great opportunity to learn about CiviCRM and what it can do for your organization, meet other CiviCRM users, partners and Core Team members and gather their feedback, learn advanced strategies for managing your online database, ask any questions you might have, share tips and build connections! This is the opportunity to meet the CiviCRM community and share experiences and knowledge with other organizations using CiviCRM!

In addition, we will have a Sprint for those who are interested in contributing further, and a choice of Administrator and Developer Training for those who want to expand their knowledge:

  • UK Sprint: October 6th to 12th

  • Administrator Training: 3rd and 4th October

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15 February, 2018
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Cividesk has created an on-line training session to guide you through the basics of creating custom fields and to show you how to use profiles to gather custom data from contacts through the creation of an on-line form. When you leave this class, you'll be able to customize CiviCRM to gather and store data that is unique to your organization, as well as better understand the various uses of profiles in CiviCRM.

Join us next Thursday, February 22nd from 12 to 2 pm (Mountain Time) for this on-line training session taught by Cividesk. 

Questions? please contact Cividesk training manager, Susan Engeman at susan@cividesk.com.

02 February, 2018
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Cividesk wlll be offering the intermediate level on-line training for Events, Organizing Successful Events in CiviCRM on Wed., February 7th from 10 am to 12 pm MT.  This class is a good follow-up to the Fundamentals of Event Management taught by Cividesk.

We'll go more in-depth on creating an event in CiviCRM. We'll look at price sets and profiles, how to set them up correctly and make sure they work well with your event. We'll also cover different registration options available in CiviCRM and the best practices for configuring your event to make sure the on-line event registration runs smoothly. 

Click here for more information on this training session or for info on our other training courses, please go to our training calendar. Questions? please email susan@cividesk.com.

02 February, 2018
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One way we try to give back to the CiviCRM community is by offering free user training each Wednesday in the form of one-hour webinars focused on specific areas of Civi. We've recently posted our upcoming training sessions for the next few months. To find out more or to register, go to https://greenleafadvancement.com/training. We hope you will join us!

Brought to you by Greenleaf Advancement.

16 January, 2018
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Due to popular demand, I am offering an additional online session of the Fundamentals of Contact Management.  I will be teaching this first in the series of CiviCRM fundamentals classes this Thursday, January 18th from 12 to 2 pm MT.  Click here for more information and/or to register. Please feel free to contact me with any questions, susan@cividesk.com