Program Format
Program Type
Program Start/End Date
28 Jul - 08 Sep 2024
Enrollment Status
Applications open
Applications open
02 Jun 2024
Applications close
10 Jul 2024
Program Format
Program Type
Program Start/End Date
28 Jul - 08 Sep 2024
Program Details:

What Is Nonprofit Sector Skills Program?

The Nonprofit Sector Skills Program is a unique initiative designed to both enhance and develop the capabilities of professionals already working in the nonprofit sector, and to empower those aspiring to join this field. It aims to equip individuals with specialized skills to align with their organizations' goals and improve their performance. This is achieved through a comprehensive training program utilizing modern e-learning tools. The program also focuses on empowering newly graduated youth, providing them with the necessary knowledge and skills to successfully enter and work in the nonprofit sector.


Program Goals:

  • Raising awareness of the culture and concepts of development and nonprofit work for the participants.
  • Upskilling the Nonprofit sector professionals using cutting-edge training methods and tools and applied practices.
  • Increasing the capability and efficiency of participants for developing the performance of their organizations.
  • Building youth competencies according to the current needs and developments in the nonprofit sector.


What will the program offer you?

We will provide you with a set of intensive and interactive training courses designed for professional workers in the nonprofit sector, to enable them to enhance the performance of their organizations and maximize impact, and for youth who want to work in nonprofit organizations, by providing the opportunity to choose one of the program paths.


Introducing the Program Paths:

First: General Paths

Providing the knowledge basics and professional concepts about the nonprofit sector and its characteristics, highlighting its importance and the specialized career opportunities available within it, while highlighting the specialized professional paths within the program.

  • If you do not have experience in the sector, you can join the nonprofit sector working skills path to be your gateway to this ambitious sector, this path is designed to include youth who have the desire to join the sector, while building a work culture in the nonprofit sector path is designed for those who has experience in working in the nonprofit sector.
  • The path of building a work culture in the nonprofit sector will begin in conjunction with the nonprofit sector working skills path, and then all participants will complete their journey in the specialized paths.


Second: Specialized Paths

Providing specialized training in the specified paths to raise the efficiency of participants and provide them with the necessary knowledge to apply it in their nonprofit organizations.


Program Paths:

  • General Paths:
  • Nonprofit sector working skills
  • Building a work culture in the nonprofit sector


Specialized Paths:

  • Project Management for Development Track
  • Human Resources Management Track
  • Governance and Performance Management in the Non-Profit Sector Track
  • Financial Sustainability in Non-Profit Organizations Track
  • Media for development



Training Methods:

  • Interactive lectures
  • Workshops
  • Cognitive tests
  • Performance tasks
  • Virtual forum
  • Graduation projects
  • Best practices
  • Interactive training tools


Program Features:

  • Interactive content
  • Open-source tools and templates
  • Reviewed applied projects
  • A certificate from Misk
Program Outline:
General Paths - all participants
Specialized Paths (implementing the specialized paths for participants according to their choice in the registration stage, and providing support and guidance sessions)
Virtual forum and evaluation of graduation projects
Program Highlights:
6 weeks of live sessions
Virtual Sessions
All courses are offered online
Available in Arabic
Certificate of Completion
You will receive a certificate upon completing the requirements for passing the program
Program Achievements
Level of Improvement
Over 160 +
Enrichment References
Over 90+
Assignments and Performance Tasks
Enrichment Sessions
Specialized Paths
Application criteria
  • Saudis, Sons and daughters of Saudi citizens, and wife/husband of Saudi.
  • Who work in the nonprofit sector or want to work in it.
  • The participant must be 20 years of age or older when the program begins
  • Able to commit during the program implementation period to attending sessions and preparing the graduation project.
Application Process:
  1. Sign up
    Sign up to Misk Hub and create your profile.
  2. Apply
    Select this program and click the apply button.
  3. Evaluation
    The evaluation process will consist of three rigorous stages (requirements check, Thorough initial evaluation process & one-to-one online interview). Each stage will help to identify the eligibility of the candidates to move to the next stage. Candidates will be notified accordingly via email.
  4. Application confirmation
    Successful applicants will receive an email confirming their program enrollment. We will also share more program-specific requirements, information and details about your participation.
Frequently Asked Questions:

The program is offered free of charge to support the development of the non-profit sector.

This is a fully online and interactive program, with mandatory attendance required.

Active online participation is essential, and session recordings are not available.

Successful participants will receive a certificate from the Misk Foundation.

The program lasts for 6 weeks and takes place in the evenings.

The program is open to all regions of the Kingdom and accessible for both male and female citizens remotely.

Applicants can enroll in only one track, and the choice cannot be changed after selection.

Full participation, completion of performance tasks, tests, and a graduation project are mandatory for certificate eligibility.

The virtual interview, conducted via video call, is a part of the admission process with the admissions committee.

No, final acceptance is confirmed only after receiving the acceptance confirmation letter post-interview.

Yes, the program includes several enrichment activities that supplement the core tracks.

Yes, the program is open to those outside the non-profit sector. Selection is based on set criteria and interviews.

Yes, participants can obtain copies of the training materials, but all intellectual property rights remain with the Misk Foundation.

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