Learning & Professional Development at Global Communities

learningGlobal Communities is committed to the ongoing professional development of its employees, and a wide range of learning activities are conducted through the Global Communities Learning Institute.  The Global Communities Learning Institute serves the learning and professional development needs of our employees and teams. 

A deep commitment to learning and growth infuses our organizational values and culture.  For us, embracing change in the world means embracing change and growth for ourselves.  We are committed to learning from each other and the world around us as we work to fulfill our mission.

Global Communities supports and encourages professional development activities and organizational learning by providing Headquarters staff with: 

  • Online learning platform designed for development professionals with over 500 courses.
  • Online language learning partner providing language training in over 60 languages and in over 20 English-as-a-second-languages options.
  •  Access to career-focused certificate programs from eCornell, as well as to earning certifications in project management and financial management.
  •  Regular brown bag lunches, Learning Exchanges, guest speakers and staff-led talks.
  •  Access to an advisor for individual developmental planning assistance.
  •  Annual professional development funding.

Our Learning Partners include:
lingos              ecornell               mango         inside NGO

Courses offered through our partners include:

  • Finance and Accounting
  • Human Resources
  • IT and Computer Skills
  • Languages
  • Professional Effectiveness
  • Programmatic Training
  • Project Managment
  • Supervisory, Managment and Leadership Skills