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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

$471.30 - $472.38 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Spring/Summer 2016

Below is one offering of this course for the Spring/Summer 2016 term.

CRN 50871

Mon Apr 11 - Sat Jul 02 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 11 - Jul 02 Online

Instructor

Siobhan Aspinall

Course Outline

Cost

$471.30

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Students must submit email address when registering. 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 is required to achieve a passing final grade. 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 2016

Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2016 term.

CRN 32810

Mon Sep 12 - Sat Dec 03 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 12 - Dec 03 Online

Instructor

Siobhan Aspinall

Course Outline

TBD

Cost

$472.38

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Students must submit e-mail address when registering. 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 is required to achieve a passing final grade. ***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.

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Outline key developments in philanthropic history.
  • Describe common fundraising models.
  • Explain ethical issues that are common in fundraising.
  • Describe the key elements of Annual, Major and Planned giving methodologies.
  • Articulate best practices for working with volunteers, both governance directors and other volunteers.

Related Programs

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

School of Business

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

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