New Researchers Symposium *Additional Fee Required

Track: Networking Opportunities

Session Number: 132
Date: Thu, Jul 27th, 2017
Time: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Description:

Research Fundamentals

Designed specifically for professionals new to prospect research (those with less than two years of experience), this two-day program provides attendees with the tools and skills they need to quickly develop proficiency in the field. The core of the program focuses on techniques and resources for finding and analyzing biographical, background, and financial information, formulating estimated gift capacity, and initiating prospect identification strategies. The program will also cover guiding concepts related to prospect research, such as navigating ethical considerations in conducting research, best practices for managing and reporting prospect data, and creating quality research products.

Who Should Attend?

Fundraising professionals new to prospect research who wish to fast-track their capabilities and skill set.

What Will You Learn?

Practical skills and knowledge to be applied immediately upon returning to work
The critical role prospect research plays in the fundraising process
How rewarding and FUN it is to work in the field of prospect development!
Attendees will also have multiple opportunities to share experiences with other colleagues new to the field, begin to build a network of professional contacts, and acquire materials that will help to improve their work.
Session Type: Symposium
Cross-Listed Tracks: New Researchers Symposium

Primary Competency: PR:Competency 1: Information Management/Records Management
Secondary Competency: RM:Competency 1: Prospect Pool/Base Analysis
Tertiary Competency: DA:Competency 1: Cross Industry Standard Process for Data Mining (CRISP-DM)
Intended Audience Level: Level I
Learning Objective #1: New Researchers Symposium
Learning Objective #2: New Researchers Symposium
Session Type: Symposium
Cross-Listed Tracks: New Researchers Symposium

Primary Competency: PR:Competency 1: Information Management/Records Management
Secondary Competency: RM:Competency 1: Prospect Pool/Base Analysis
Tertiary Competency: DA:Competency 1: Cross Industry Standard Process for Data Mining (CRISP-DM)
Intended Audience Level: Level I
Learning Objective #1: New Researchers Symposium
Learning Objective #2: New Researchers Symposium