Catalog Advanced Search

Search by Categories
Search by Format
Search by Date Range
Products are filtered by different dates, depending on the combination of live and on-demand components that they contain, and on whether any live components are over or not.
Start
End
Search by Keyword
Sort By
  • Structuring a Small Advancement Shop

    Recorded On: 06/13/2016

    Whether you are presented with the opportunity to restructure your existing staff, or to add new members, this webinar will review how to analyze your current needs, identify available resources within your organization, and how to augment existing assets with external sources.

    Whether you are presented with the opportunity to restructure your existing staff, or to add new members, this webinar will review how to analyze your current needs, identify available resources within your organization, and how to augment existing assets with external sources.

  • Leadership Transition

    Recorded On: 06/09/2016

    his session explores how to best maneuver the fundraising operation through leadership transitions and specifically explores ways to close gifts and/or transition key prospects before a leader moves on, maintain constituent relationships in an interim period, support the search effort by evidencing fundraising momentum, retain fundraisers, prepare a leader for his/her role in the advancement effort and, finally, introduce the new leader to alumni and friends of the institution.

    Changes in institutional leadership (deans, provosts or presidents) pose challenges for fundraising.  Indeed, it’s not uncommon for prospect activity that had been pacing smoothly to come to a screeching halt.  Turnover can give prospective donors not yet committed to a gift a reason to pause, and institutional leadership can appear less than confident when a key position is open.  But momentum doesn’t have to slow during a transition; in fact, a leadership transition can actually fuel fundraising.  This session explores how to best maneuver the fundraising operation through leadership transitions and specifically explores ways to close gifts and/or transition key prospects before a leader moves on, maintain constituent relationships in an interim period, support the search effort by evidencing fundraising momentum, retain fundraisers, prepare a leader for his/her role in the advancement effort and, finally, introduce the new leader to alumni and friends of the institution.

    Speakers:

    • Howard Heevner
    • David Beidleman
    • Daniel Helwig
  • Best Practices in Student-Alumni Programming

    Recorded On: 06/07/2016

    Student Alumni program help institutions establish values while enhancing the academic experience. Often sponsored by the alumni relations office, these programs help to create traditions for students. Listen as a student advancement practitioner shares best practices of organizational structuring, student lead programming and publications strategies.

    Student Alumni program help institutions establish values while enhancing the academic experience.  Often sponsored by the alumni relations office, these programs help to create traditions for students.  Listen as a student advancement practitioner shares best practices of organizational structuring, student lead programming and publications strategies.

  • Developing a Pipeline into the Profession Through an Internship Program

    Recorded On: 06/02/2016

    What tools are needed to build a successful student internship program in a development office? Find out from the University of Michigan Development Summer Internship Program, which uses meaningful work on fundraising projects, course work for credit, and a professional development component to introduce undergrads to fundraising as a career.

    What tools are needed to build a successful student internship program in a development office? Find out from the University of Michigan Development Summer Internship Program, which uses meaningful work on fundraising projects, course work for credit, and a professional development component to introduce undergrads to fundraising as a career.

    Speaker:

    Katy Wallander, Program Director, Development Summer Internship Program

  • The Endowment Debate

    Recorded On: 06/01/2016

    With the changing national economy, the power of endowments has become increasingly evident for educational institutions. Understanding the endowment debate is critical for modern-day fundraisers and institution leaders. This webinar investigates current trends seen with endowments in secondary and higher education and their implications – good and bad – for the branding and fundraising success of organizations.

    With the changing national economy, the power of endowments has become increasingly evident for educational institutions. Understanding the endowment debate is critical for modern-day fundraisers and institution leaders. This webinar investigates current trends seen with endowments in secondary and higher education and their implications – good and bad – for the branding and fundraising success of organizations.

  • Metrics and Measuring Performance in Gift Administration and Records

    Recorded On: 05/31/2016

    Learn how your office can use metrics to measure performance in gift administration and records. This webinar will allow you measure things that motivates your team to do their best work, and that leads them down the path of success.

    Learn how your office can use metrics to measure performance in gift administration and records. This webinar will allow you measure things that motivates your team  to do their best work, and that leads them down the path of success.

  • Asking for the Largest Gift of Your Career: A Bequest

    Recorded On: 05/25/2016

    This session will help arm you with dozens of ways to broach a bequest conversation, making it a positive, life-affirming experience for officer and prospect alike.

    This session will help arm you with dozens of ways to broach a bequest conversation, making it a positive, life-affirming experience for officer and prospect alike.

  • Transition to Leadership

    Recorded On: 05/23/2016

    It is becoming more and more important to manage development operations to their full potential. Unfortunately this is an area where few development professionals receive training or resources. This presentation is designed to address that issue with incites into potential pitfalls that many of us bring to management positions and practical solutions work through them.

    It is becoming more and more important to manage development operations to their full potential.  Unfortunately this is an area where few development professionals receive training or resources.  This presentation is designed to address that issue with incites into potential pitfalls that many of us bring to management positions and practical solutions work through them.

  • Making the Most of Your Community College Marketing Budget

    Recorded On: 05/17/2016

    Hear how two different community colleges make data-informed decisions and evaluate their return on investment on their ad campaigns. Get details about developing and executing an ad campaign based on industry trends, institutional priorities and market forces. Learn how to craft effective campaigns and initiatives on any budget.

    Hear how two different community colleges make data-informed decisions and evaluate their return on investment on their ad campaigns. Get details about developing and executing an ad campaign based on industry trends, institutional priorities and market forces. Learn how to craft effective campaigns and initiatives on any budget.

    Speakers:

    Sarah McMaster, Director of Marketing & New Media

    Mount Wachusett Community College (MA)

     

    Candice Grause, Social Communications Specialist

    Tallahassee Community College (FL)

  • Creating a Comprehensive Talent Management Strategy

    Recorded On: 05/13/2016

    This session will focus on the factors that provide long-term stability and effective talent management in the advancement shop. Research shows that money alone will not address high turnover. Learn how you can be a champion for an engaging, functional, collaborative talent management culture in your organization.

    This session will focus on the factors that provide long-term stability and effective talent management in the advancement shop. Research shows that money alone will not address high turnover.  Learn how you can be a champion for an engaging, functional, collaborative talent management culture in your organization.