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TOUR 2020 - Sponsorship & Fundraising for the Event Professional

Tourism Part-time Studies Course

School of Business

Course Details

The feasibility of an event relies heavily on adequate funding and resources. Event professionals require the skills to implement fundraising activities and develop sponsorship packages in order to ensure a positive event outcome. This course introduces you to revenue streams for corporate, private and not-for-profit events and fundraising opportunities and activities for the development of event resources. Sponsorship and fundraising play a huge role in successful event management. Planners must be able to create connections amongst delegates, customers, service providers, human resources (including volunteers), and the general public. You will use a simulated event to apply the concepts in this course.

Prerequisite(s)

All Level 1 Courses

Credits

3.0

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Learning Outcomes

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

  • Develop an effective event sponsorship and fundraising program for an event.
  • Design appropriate fundraising activities/events for an organization.
  • Generate strategies for a successful fundraising event.
  • Design fundraising activities such as silent auctions, raffles.
  • Explore new fundraising ideas and trends.
  • Explain compliance with tax regulations.

Effective as of Winter 2015

Related Programs

TOUR 2020 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business

  1. Sustainable Event Management
    Part-time   Certificate

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