Advancement 101: A 7-Day Foundational Series

Advancement 101:
A 7-Day Foundational Series

Join our program to receive bite-sized lessons on fundraising basics daily for 7 business days. Complete the program to get a certificate!

The next cohort starts on Monday.

This online program is an easy way to educate both new hires and existing staff (including academic leaders) with fundraising responsibilities on the important work of advancement. We worked with our top collaborators in each functional area across the shop to bring you a course that offers a high-level overview and provides connections to the donor pipeline and advancement’s goals. Topics covered in this program are:

  • Alumni Relations
  • Annual Giving
  • Major Gifts
  • Donor Relations
  • Planned Giving
  • Advancement Services

 

Who Will Benefit

This program was designed to provide an overview of advancement’s functional areas that will be beneficial to new advancement team members, as well as faculty, admissions, and student affairs professionals. After watching this course, you’ll be ready to support fundraising efforts or collaborate with your advancement colleagues more effectively.

 

How It Works

For 7 days, you will get daily emails Monday through Friday with bite-sized videos that you can complete in 30 minutes or less each day. If you complete all modules within seven days, you will have the chance to request a certificate. New cohorts start every Monday.

Integrate professional development into your daily routine and establish a solid understanding of advancement in your work.

MEMBERS - Sign up and get a certificate!

Submit your information to enroll into our 7-day foundational Advancement program. You will get daily emails Monday through Friday with bite-sized videos that you can complete in 30 minutes or less each day. If you finish the curriculum within 7 days, you will have the chance to request a certificate of completion.

Before You Start

01.

Make sure you’re logged in with your membership credentials

02.

Start the 101 course on this webpage or from one of your daily emails

Week 1

Week 2

Completed our Advancement 101 program?

Email membership@academicimpressions.com to request a certificate.

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VIRTUAL TRAINING RECORDING

Transitioning Advancement toward a Hybrid Workforce Model

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WEBCAST RECORDING

Frontline Fundraising in a Virtual Environment

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VIRTUAL TRAINING RECORDING

Recruiting, Training, and Engaging Alumni Volunteers in a Digital Environment

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VIRTUAL TRAINING RECORDING

Engaging International Alumni in a Virtual World

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VIRTUAL TRAINING RECORDING

Authentic Fundraising in a Virtual World

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WEBCAST RECORDING

Leveraging Texting in your Annual Giving Strategy

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Get in Touch With Us

Contact your account manager for help.

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Ryan Coleman

Account Manager
ryan@academicimpressions.com

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Yianna Kappas

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Kori Parton

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Niecie Washington

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