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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

$472.38

Fall 2016

Below are two offerings 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

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.

CRN 37492

Tue Sep 13 - Tue Nov 29 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 13 - Nov 29 Tue 17:30 - 20:30 DTC Rm. 676

Instructor

Siobhan Aspinall

Course Outline

Cost

$472.38

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
    Part-time   Diploma
  4. Marketing Management - Event Marketing
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Associate Certificate
  5. Marketing Management - Fundraising Management
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Associate Certificate
  6. Nonprofit Management
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Associate Certificate

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