ICP SKILLS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM™

This program from International Cities of Peace is provided for leaders and team members of Cities of Peace around the world. This page also includes a description of the ICP Valued Provider™ program as well as a listing of Free Online Courses that offer certificates of completion for résumé purposes.

 


The ICP Skills Development Program™ is intended to provide free opportunities for the Liaisons and Team Members of Cities of Peace to acquire training in specialized areas. Training, workshops, classes, etc. are to be provided free of charge and a Certificate of Completion must be issued to the attendee.

An ICP Value Provider™ (VP) designation is for those consultants and organizations who wish to become an important part of the Cities of Peace Movement toward a culture of peace. Valued Providers (VPs) are acknowledge by the Executive Director of International Cities of Peace for their expertise in a range of skills training.

For more information, contact info@internationalcitiesofpeace.org at: info@InternationalCitiesOfPeace.org

 


FREE ONLINE COURSES

CHECK TO ENSURE THEY OFFER CERTIFICATES OF COMPLETION

 



Free Coursework from the CENTER FOR GLOBAL NONKILLING

http://www.nonkilling.org/node/11

Basically, this course aims to develop a killing free world by providing the knowledge of human creativity along with educational trainings. All the reading material is accessible but certification is not available for the course.



Free Courses from the KHAN ACADEMY

Khan Academy

Khan Academy provides courses for everyone. There are courses for teachers, learners, and parents. There is an option of sending donations too which is undoubtedly very helpful. Nothing is mentioned about the certification.



Free Courses from the METTA CENTER FOR NONVIOLENCE

http://mettacenter.org/research-education/self-study/

https://mettacenter.org/self-study/#:~:text=Nonviolence%20Courses%3A%20Check%20out%20our%20online%20school

In this link, there is only one free course which is called “Peacemaker Family”. Other courses are for fee. Peacemaker family course is to make individual understand the purpose of the family in the world. Apart from these, all the audio, video, and reading materials are accessible.



United States Institute of Peace

USIP is extending for now tuition-free access to its entire catalog of online courses  for anyone looking for tools, skills and insights on conflict transformation.


Suggestions for Free Courses in Digital Markeing

Digital marketing has become a vital part of any organization. The following are courses from Google.

https://analytics.google.com/analytics/academy/course/10

https://skillshop.exceedlms.com/student/catalog/browse

https://learndigital.withgoogle.com/digitalgarage/course/digital-marketing



Free Conflict Resolution and Self Defense Tools

Safe Defense uses Essential Questions to navigate a Critical Path through Conflict to Peace Agreement with a safe & common language. Peace Moves is a simple ‘move the target just out of reach’ method of 2-footed hopping.

https://bullysdojo.com/



Free courses from Funds for NGOs for peace and conflict

https://www.fundsforngos.org/free-resources-for-ngos/usips-free-online-certificate-courses-peace-conflict-management/

This course provides learning about peace and conflict resolution. By this process students can learn lessons from world conflict and share their own experiences. Some of these courses are available in Arabic Farsi and Spanish. Those who don’t have any internet access for them provide PDF versions of the curriculum. The certificate is free.



Free courses from Class central for conflict resolution

https://www.classcentral.com/course/intercultural-communication-and-conflict-4221

https://www.classcentral.com/course/conflict-resolution-skills-4194

https://www.classcentral.com/course/conflict-resolution-mediation-9157

These courses help to learn about the cultural differences, intercultural interaction importance and its conflicts, communication tactics and management plan for conflict, understanding resolution of workplace and also international by mediation process. Mediation means on an international to national, social, political level its peaceful and also agreed solution in this modern time. The courses are free online courses (audit) and also in Arabic, French, German, Italian, Russian, Spanish and also in English. But the certificate is available for payment.



Free course from International Center on Nonviolent Conflict (ICNC) for civil resistance

https://www.nonviolent-conflict.org/online-courses/

ICNC offers opportunities to learn about the civil resistance by having interaction with peers and experts in this field. All the course material, forums, posts are accessible throughout the course to the participants and will remain accessible. There is also an app ‘ICNC Online Courses’ in the app store but it does not mention anything about certificates.



Free course from Coursera for Nonviolence Indi American Civil rights movement.

https://www.coursera.org/learn/nonviolence#enroll

This course talks about the struggle for human rights in the modern civil rights movement and about the involvement of some activists, leaders, groups, principle and strategies of nonviolence, activism and also current issues. It has subtitles in French, Portuguese(European), Russian, English, and Spanish. Buying the certificate will give access to the materials including graded assignments. Otherwise it is free if someone wants to just read and see the contents.



Free trainings from The Center for Nonviolent communication

https://www.cnvc.org/training/nvc-advanced-9-week-course  https://www.cnvc.org/training/advanced-nvc-course-thursdays

This training helps you learn resolving the conflicts in personal, political, organizational level. It also helps you have a nonviolent life, live in a way that demonstrates the process oflso self-forgiveness, inner transformation, beauty of needs. But there is no mention of the certificate.

 


™ The ICP Skills Development Program is a trademark of Cities of Peace, Inc.