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Elizabeth Pluhta
PB AF 598
Seattle Campus

Administrative and Policy Skills Workshop

Teaches practical administrative, leadership, and analytic skills commonly required of managers and analysts in the public and nonprofit sectors. The workshops emphasize hands-on problem resolution, simulations, and actual practice. Credit/no-credit only.

Class description

This course will provide an overview of the basic principles fundraising and philanthropy. Students are encouraged to select a non‐profit to use during exercises. The learning outcomes from this course would be as follows: Understand role of philanthropy and fundraising at non‐profit organizations and in the community; Knowledge of basic fundraising process: identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship; Fundraising techniques and vehicles: case statement, annual campaign, capital & major gifts campaigns, planned giving and special events

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The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Ellen Weinstein
Date: 04/13/2011