Learning Hub

Explore a broad selection of e-learning courses and online training webinars, all of which are completely free to access.

Take a look at some of the featured courses below or browse all available courses here.

Personal Development:

(c) Alfredo Gotine/ Fauna & Flora

  • Work/Life Balance and Wellbeing: This course helps you prioritise self-care, reducing stress and improving your personal wellbeing, an often-overlooked aspect in conservation.
  • Unconscious Bias: Understand and mitigate unconscious biases that affect your work, whether it’s related to gender, age, race, or other factors.
  • Receiving and Seeking Feedback: Discover how to build a positive relationship with feedback, understand its significance, and overcome any apprehensions.
  • Learning from Failure: Understand the importance of learning from failure and improve your team culture in recognizing and exploring failure.

Team and Leadership:

(c) Stephanie O’Donnell

  • Team Development: Explore how teams evolve using Tuckman’s model, and learn techniques to advance your team’s growth.
  • The Power of Support Networks: Learn the value of personal networks and how they can aid your development as a conservation leader.
  • Managing Change: Explore your responses to change and develop strategies to lead your team effectively through transitions using Lewin’s change management model.
  • Conflict Resolution: Develop conflict resolution strategies, understand sources of conflict, and learn principled negotiation.
  • Motivating People: Discover strategies for motivating and energizing individuals in a conservation setting, even amidst its unique challenges.
  • Giving Effective Feedback: Master the art of giving feedback with the CEDAR model, which provides a structured approach to constructive communication.
  • Active Listening: Improve your listening skills and understand how active listening can enhance your effectiveness as a leader.

Project Management:

(c) Zafer Kizilkaya

  • NEW! Introduction to Communications Strategies. Including how to structure a communications strategy, focus and save time, list your priority audiences and write key messages
  • New! Gender in Conservation Projects: An introduction to gender in the context of conservation, including some suggestions on how you can promote gender equity within your projects.
  • New! Outputs, Outcomes, Impacts, Oh My: Clarify project terminology and understand the differences between inputs, activities, outputs, outcomes, and impacts for effective proposal writing.
  • Good Fund Management: A comprehensive course covering contract and grant agreements, procurement, fund monitoring, and audit preparation.
  • Persuading People: Gain the power of persuasion to influence donors, government officials, and other key stakeholders to support conservation initiatives.
  • Stakeholder Engagement: Learn why engaging with community stakeholders is crucial for equitable conservation, and how to do it effectively.
    (disponible en fran├žais)
  • Grievance Mechanisms: Explore how grievance mechanisms can ensure fair and effective conservation activities.
  • Social Safeguards: Gain insights into the role of social safeguards in biodiversity conservation and how they contribute to fair and effective practices.

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