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9 Feb 2023

Canva for Beginners – Online 09/02/2023

Target Audience:

This 2 hours’ session is aimed at people who have little to no experience of using Canva, or graphic design.

What is Canva?

Canva is a free-to-use online graphic design tool. Use it to create social media posts, presentations, posters, videos, logos and more.

Course Outline:

  • Opening and creating a Canva account ​
  • Canva for Non-Profits​
  • Creating a design; using templates or creating from scratch ​
  • Searching and editing elements ​
  • Using template photos from Canva or uploading ​
  • Adding text and using different fonts ​
  • Saving and downloading designs ​
  • Sharing and collaborating designs ​
  • Design for Print​
  • Managing your Brand


Delivered virtually via Zoom.


Serena Teng

Serena Teng has been working with Carmichael since 2017. Previously, she worked in the life sciences sector, and in the recruitment sector. Serena has a wide range of experience volunteering for non-profits, in Ireland and abroad. In her capacity as a volunteer with Ruhama, a Dublin-based NGO that works on a national level with women affected by prostitution and other forms of commercial sexual exploitation, Serena has successfully delivered many interviewing skills workshops as well as providing study support to service users as an education tutor.

Serena has a BSc in Cell and Molecular Biology, MSc in Biomedical Sciences, Diploma in Human Resources Management and a Diploma in Project Management. She will complete a Diploma in Performance Management by December 2022.


Learn how to easily create designs quickly, cheaply and efficiently without having an in-depth background in graphic design.


Carmichael’s Spring Summer 2023 Scheduled Training Programme is kindly sponsored by BoardEffect.

BoardEffect is part of Diligent, the leader in modern governance. BoardEffect delivers an agile board management solution optimised for governance leaders of nonprofits, higher education institutions, community healthcare organisations, and credit unions with the right tools, analytics, and insights to drive more efficient, transparent, and secure governance.



€80Nonprofit Organisation
€70Carmichael Resident Organisation
€90Statutory Organisation
€90Corporate Organisation

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