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Virtual Seminar - The Strategic Researcher: In a Position to Make a Difference

  • 07 Oct 2011
  • 11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
  • Blake School (Hopkins) and University of North Dakota (Grand Forks)


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Join us on Friday, October 7 for a virtual seminar called "The Strategic Researcher: In a Position to Make a Difference" featuring David Sterling of Western New England College.

Description: Advancement researchers are well-placed undefined some uniquely positioned undefined to significantly impact the strategic and tactical direction of fundraising efforts at their organizations. The opportunity to be at the center of activity is not automatically given to most researchers but must be earned. This session explored various ways that advancement researchers can impact the strategic direction of their organization’s development efforts. Among the topics covered: how researchers can position themselves to be part of important meetings and discussions and what to do when invited, how to be an advocate for research, and how to position research staff for involvement.

Schedule: The virtual seminar will run from 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m., and will be followed by group discussions from 12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m. Please note that Blake School has generously offered to provide lunch for all attendees. 

Cost: This virtual seminar is free for APRA-MN members and non-members! (However, registration is required.)

Locations: The virtual seminar will be hosted in two locations: Blake School in Hopkins and the University of North Dakota in Grand Forks.

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