Certificate in Digital Fluency for Non Profits

Bring your non-profit organization into the digital era.

In this self-paced, online program for the non-profit and social enterprise sector, you’ll develop a strong foundational knowledge of the digital tools necessary for streamlining operations and increasing the value provided to clients and members. Discover a range of technologies through hands-on learning and leverage the right ones to address your organization’s business priorities.

Certificate in Digital Fluency for Non Profits

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Length: Three 30-hour modules (self-paced)
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Certificate in Digital Fluency for Non Profits

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Build A
Strong Digital Foundation

Is your non-profit equipped with the knowledge and tools to reach the audiences of the digital world?

In the Certificate in Digital Fluency for Non Profits, you’ll understand the ins and outs of service delivery in the digital world and increase the value you provide to supporters and members. Using the latest online productivity and collaboration tools, you’ll also streamline internal operations to create a more efficient workforce that can confidently adapt to new situations.

Dive into the essentials of data science to conduct robust predictive analyses and leverage survey technologies to meet wider business needs. This program will help you become a valuable member of your organization who understands the relationship between technology and business priorities, as well as proper ways to adopt, manage, and review technology transformation initiatives.

The Certificate in Digital Fluency for Non Profits consists of 3 stackable micro-credentials, with each micro-credential offered as a standalone program (1 micro-credential). Participants enrolled in the Certificate program receive all 3 micro-credentials along with a certificate.

This certificate program is also one of two required programs in the Masters Certificate in Digital Fluency and Leading Digital Transformation for Non-Profits, which also includes the Certificate in Leading Digital Transformation for Non Profits. Participants enrolled in the full Masters Certificate program receive significant tuition savings and achieve a total of 6 micro-credentials from the two certificate programs, plus 3 digital badges (2 Certificates and a Masters Certificate).

This skills-intensive program is ideal for aspiring, mid-career and senior leaders in non-profit and social enterprise sectors.

Get Training in Marketable Skills

Change Management
Risk Management
Organizing Teams & Resources
Operational Planning

4 Reasons to Enrol

Amazing Education for Busy Professionals

This program is delivered through an asynchronous format with 3 online, self-paced modules, so you can build your digital foundation on your own schedule.

Stand Out from the Crowd

Get sought-after skills in business technologies specific to the non-profit and social enterprise sector.

Learn from the Pros

Train with renowned Schulich ExecEd instructors and business leaders in the non-profit sector.

Earn Higher Pay

Schulich ExecEd students gain the confidence, skills and perspective to attain better roles, launch new ventures, and lead their teams to new heights.

Who Will Benefit

Aspiring & New Leaders

Prepare for a leadership role in the non-profit sector with a practical, foundational knowledge of useful digital tools.

Mid-Career Leaders

Improve your organization’s use of digital tools and technologies to streamline operations and demonstrate your capacity to drive change in a more senior position.

Senior Leaders

Develop a foundational understanding of how non-profit organizations can thrive in a digital world and increase the value provided to clients and members.

Program Overview

  • Develop a thorough digital approach to service delivery that improves quality-level and client care. Outline the responsibilities and risks associated with digital applications and navigate technologies with safety and privacy strategies. Learn more or enrol in the program here. 

  • Increase operational efficiency and profitability with the right data analysis tools. Align technology requirements with business priorities and support them with an ongoing review protocol for digital transformation initiatives. Learn more or enrol in the program here.

  • Modules must be taken in order: complete Modules 1 and 2 to unlock the third one. Determine which cloud and hardware technologies suit your organization best. Understand the risks of social media and learn to manage online footprints effectively. Learn more or enrol in the program here.

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What You Get

After completing the Certificate in Digital Fluency for Non Profits, you'll receive an authentic digital badge from the #1 business school in Canada that employers will recognize.

As more and more companies look for candidates with specific skills, this badge on your CV will be a credible assurance of your achievements and expertise, allowing the right roles to find you faster.


Provided upon completing a longer program that may comprise several badges signifying a more extensive skill set.

Custom Programs for Organizations

Use this program as we designed it, or alter it to fit your company’s needs. Either way, we can help you improve your organization's talent pipeline. Get in touch with our custom programs team today.

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