Set Your Sights on Learning New Skills
The SourceAmerica Academy is the go-to resource for the professional development of nonprofit agencies (NPAs) affiliated with SourceAmerica and SourceAmerica staff.
Training Programs are crafted to meet the specific needs of NPAs and SourceAmerica staff and are available in multiple formats:
More than 4,000 courses are offered online to help managers and leaders enhance their abilities. Topics include Leadership, IT and Certificates, Desktop, Business Skills, and Environmental Safety and Health.
SourceAmerica's annual webinar series is presented by knowledgeable subject matter experts. Webinars make learning convenient by bringing the classroom to computer via the Internet and telephone conference calls. Trainings are live and offered at specific dates and times. Most are also recorded and available for viewing any time, 24/7.
Annually, the SourceAmerica Academy offers a vast array of classroom courses covering over 70 categories such as Leadership, Business Development and Marketing, Customer Service and Quality, and Contract and Project Management. Classes are conducted in various locations around the United States where participants are provided instruction in a formal setting.
Individuals benefit from networking opportunities and the ability to earn Continuing Education Units.
SourceAmerica book clubs provide an interactive forum for NPA leaders and aspiring leaders to discuss the latest management strategies and share information. There are two book clubs, one for Advanced Leaders and one for Emerging Leaders. Reading lists include books authored by nationally recognized business leaders and analysts.
Book clubs meet monthly over a five month period via facilitated conference calls.
SourceAmerica's Lending Library contains video-based training materials that support the staffing and organizational needs of NPAs. This is a terrific resource to reinforce classroom-based activities.
Most of the Lending Library content is available through SourceAmerica Academy, however, videos, DVDs or training manuals can be shipped to NPAs upon request.
Self-Study Certificate Programs
In partnership with the American Management Association (AMA), SourceAmerica offers Self-Study Continuing Education Unit Certificate Programs. This allows participants the flexibility to complete courses on their own time and schedule.
AMA Certificates can be earned in the areas of Human Resource Management, Supervision, Customer Satisfaction, Finance and Quality Improvement.
The Source America Academy is a user- and mobile-friendly Learning Management System (LMS) featuring:
- Improved organization and navigation to quickly locate courses based on business need
- Capability for NPA managers to easily create employee learning curriculums
- NPA employee ability to track coursework and earn training badges
The LMS is designed for easy course and webinar registration. For those who already have an Academy account, simply log-in here.
To create a new account, use one of the links below that corresponds to your NPA's designation:
For NPAs that are currently producing products or services under the AbilityOne Program
For NPAs that are affiliated with SourceAmerica, but not currently producing products or services under the AbilityOne Program
For NPAs that are currently producing products or services for SourceAmerica, but not under the AbilityOne Program
For all Federal customers of SourceAmerica
NIB Staff and NIB Agency
For all NIB staff and NIB agency affiliates
State Use Program
For individuals with State Use Programs who are not affiliated with SourceAmerica
For more information about Source America Training, email Academy@SourceAmerica.org.