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FUND 1215 - Essentials of Fundraising

Fundraising Part-time Studies Course

School of Business

Course Details

A course designed to provide an overview of fundraising topics. The emphasis is on the grounding of fundraising in philanthropy; the principles and strategic issues of fundraising in nonprofit organizations; and the role of the development officer and fundraising. Students develop an understanding of annual fund and capital campaign methodologies, working with volunteer boards, and developing career planning strategies.

Credits

3.0

Cost

$481.19 - $481.69 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Spring/Summer 2017

Below is one offering of this course for the Spring/Summer 2017 term.

CRN 50871

Mon Apr 10 - Sat Jul 01 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 10 - Jul 01 Online

Instructor

Siobhan Aspinall

Course Outline

Cost

$481.19

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Students are allowed to register up until the end of the first week without approval. ***This is not a self-paced course. There will be specific timelines for assignments and exams.*** Course content, kind and quality of assignments and general standards for this online course are the same as classroom courses. To be successful in our online courses, plan to spend 7-10 hours per course each week on your studies, starting Week 1. Our courses are paced and highly interactive with participation requirements weekly. Frequent contributions to asynchronous (not real time) online discussions are required to achieve a passing final grade. You must have an email address and access to a computer capable of downloading basic documents. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

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Fall 2017

Below are two offerings of this course for the Fall 2017 term.

CRN 32810

Mon Sep 11 - Sat Dec 02 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 11 - Dec 02 Online

Instructor

Siobhan Aspinall

Course Outline

Cost

$481.69

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Students are allowed to register up until the end of the first week without approval. ***This is not a self-paced course. There will be specific timelines for assignments and exams.*** Course content, kind and quality of assignments and general standards for this online course are the same as classroom courses. To be successful in our online courses, plan to spend 7-10 hours per course each week on your studies, starting Week 1. Our courses are paced and highly interactive with participation requirements weekly. Frequent contributions to asynchronous (not real time) online discussions are required to achieve a passing final grade. You must have an email address and access to a computer capable of downloading basic documents. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

This section is only available for registration starting Sun, May 28 at 9:00 am (PDT)

Sneak Preview

CRN 37492

Tue Sep 12 - Tue Nov 28 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 12 - Nov 28 Tue 17:30 - 20:30 DTC Rm. 381

Instructor

Siobhan Aspinall

Course Outline

Cost

$481.69

This section is only available for registration starting Sun, May 28 at 9:00 am (PDT)

Sneak Preview

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the course, the student will be able to:

  • Outline key philanthropic and fundraising trends
  • Describe common fundraising channels and the benefits and limitations of each
  • Understand how to apply ethical considerations to fundraising
  • Describe the donor cycle as it applies to annual, major and planned giving
  • Articulate best practices for working with volunteers and boards
  • Understand how to start or advance a career in fundraising

Effective as of Fall 2016

Related Programs

FUND 1215 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business

  1. Marketing Management
    Part-time   Certificate
  2. Marketing Management (Marketing Communications Option)
    Part-time   Certificate
  3. Marketing Management - Event Marketing
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Associate Certificate
  4. Marketing Management - Fundraising Management
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Associate Certificate
  5. Nonprofit Management
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Associate Certificate

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