A program of the Cornerstone OnDemand Foundation, DisasterReady.org is the largest free online learning portal built to prepare NGO, humanitarian, and development staff for the critical work they do by providing over 1,500 self-paced online learning resources at no cost.

DisasterReady developed a free online assessment-based certificate program called Project Management Essentials Certificate.  Aligned to the Project DPro Guide and designed specifically for humanitarian and development professionals and partner agency staff, the Project Management Essentials Certificate covers the core principles, practices, and tools for effective project management. This free online learning program is the first step to learn core essentials of project management. To advance your skills, become an internationally certified Project Manager through Project DPro Certification (Foundation and Practitioner). 


Over 430,000 active learners from 195 countries use DisasterReady on a regular basis to build their skills and knowledge. DisasterReady is provided in English, Arabic, French and Spanish.