Trainings

Please find below a list of many of the trainings that the Progressive Technology Project has conducted over the years. Each training contains links to materials used in the trainings.

Back to Fundamentals

Overview

Provide an overview of PowerBase reports and how you can use them to understand your base.

Objectives

Understand the different between a report and a report template; know when to use a report and when to do a search.

Requirements

Basic familiarity with CiviCRM.

Description

Time: 60 minutes

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Back to Fundamentals

Overview

Introduction to send mass mailings and printing mailing labels.

Objectives

Ensure participants are familiar with the basic steps of sending an email using CiviMail and printing labels using the Print Label Action menu from the search results page.

Requirements

Participants must be familiar with running searches and creating groups.

Description

60 Minutes total

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Back to Fundamentals

Overview

Introduction to creating contribution pages.

Objectives

Demonstrate basics of how to enable users to make donations to your campaigns.

Requirements

Basic knowledge of how to navigate in Powerbase.

Description

30 minutes

Theme: But wait a minute...

A volunteer hears about the membership meeting. They can't come but want to write a check to support the meeting. Wait a minute! How can we record this check??

Demonstrate offline contribution.

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Back to Fundamentals

Overview

Introduction to creating Events.

Objectives

Understand when to track a meeting using activities and when to use CiviEvent, understand the meaning of the most common CiviEvent options.

Requirements

Basic familiarity with searching.

Description

30 minutes

Explain

Activity vs Event (5 minutes)

There is a super easy way to track that someone went to a meeting: create an activity of the type Meeting with the date of that meeting. Super!!

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Back to Fundamentals

Overview

Advanced search will cover the basics of finding contacts in your database and understanding how to use actions.

Objectives

Provide users with the ability to find contacts they have recently entered, and to get an overview of the many other ways to search.

Requirements

Experience entering contacts so they can search for specific people to retrieve.

Description

This lesson takes approximately 60 minutes.

Overview of searching. Explain:

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Back to Fundamentals

Overview

Entering Canvassing Results covers the basics of logging in and doing simple data entry of contacts from a convassing results page.

Objectives

The objective of this lesson is to ensure all participants are up-to-speed on the most basic PowerBase task, answer common questions about data entry, and put them in an organizing frame of mind. This lesson gets straight to the chase, allowing the participants to start “doing something” on the database as quickly as possible, with minimal presenting.

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Back to Intro to Powerbase

Description

Starter ground rules

Icebreaker

Close your eyes and imagine the world 50 years from now after we have won our struggles.

Lots of things are different, but pay close attention to the technology. Go around and say your name, organization, pronouns and OPTIONAL: then describe one technology that you see, hear, smell, sense 50 years from now by starting with "I dream..."

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Powerbase Training

Location: Ginn Parlour, 1233 Preservation Park Way, Oakland, CA 94612
Date: Monday, March 9, 9:00 - 5:00 pm

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Materials

Materials will not be printed for you at the training. If you want a paper copy, please download and print before you come.

For all days, please review the Starter Ground Rules

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Materials

Materials will not be printed for you at the training. If you want a paper copy, please download and print before you come.

For all days, please review the Starter Ground Rules

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