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Professional Certificate in
Leading Community Based Projects in A Virtual World

What you will learn

  • How to describe community and culture.
  • How to identify community stakeholders.
  • How to define issues and problems.
  • How to develop solution path.
  • How to execute and monitor virtual projects.

This program uses creative thinking, communication, collaboration, design, and future thinking to develop sustainable solutions to problems that are holding virtual communities back from thriving both pre and post pandemic. While we generally think of community as people in a given geographic location, the word refers to any group sharing something of interest. While specific examples may include a faith community, race/ethnicity, cultural community, or professional community, this program is focused on virtual world communities. Specifically, this program will embrace the dynamics of a community’s context, the need to increase engagement in a virtual world, demonstrate how successful communities share information, identify community messaging and behaviors, manage accurate data transfer, and learn to effectively network in a virtual world. During the past 3 years the need for innovative solutions that are driven from grassroots energy have become more and more important. The awareness of the need to uncover, communicate, deliver, sustain, and improve community programming is increasing. This is now all happening in a virtual world across continents and countries. Leading Community Based Projects in a Virtual World is delivered in three-5 module courses. This program will introduce communication tools to encourage virtual work groups and develop opportunities for connection with support networks from around the world.

Expert instruction
3 skill-building courses
Progress at your own speed
4 months
5 - 10 hours per week
Discounted price: $483.30
Pre-discounted price: $537USD
For the full program experience

Courses in this program

  1. DoaneX's Leading Community Based Projects in A Virtual World Professional Certificate

  2. 5–10 hours per week, for 5 weeks

    Design thinking provides “social technologies” to channel conversations into more productive areas and provides structures to make for a safe environment for individuals involved in the problem-solving venture. Finding higher-order solutions is the key to buy-in and community-centered solutions through conversations that start at the grass root level, bringing about long-lasting sustainable change.

  3. 5–10 hours per week, for 7 weeks

    Learn the tools necessary for defining virtual community projects and how to share the project to gain buy-in, in a virtual setting.

  4. 5–10 hours per week, for 5 weeks

    Leading a virtual community requires a solid strategy with an espoused vision and goals. This class focuses on leadership issues in a virtual community and how to overcome challenges.

    • Individuals who are interested in this program will be those either in or seeking a position as:
    • Community leader.
    • Policy Maker.
    • Project Designer.
    • Decision Maker.
    • Non-Profit Managers and Directors.

Meet your instructors
from Doane University (DoaneX)

Debora Sepich
Doane University
Jenipher Cornelius
Adjunct Professor
Doane University

Experts from DoaneX committed to teaching online learning

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Discounted price: $483.30
Pre-discounted price: $537USD
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