Full course description
January 25 and February 1
8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
WT Amarillo Center
Charlotte Rhodes, instructor
Are you considering a fundraising event for your organization? Learn the skills you need to succeed in a competitive environment. Do you already hold a major event? Step-up your game with tips from the pros! No matter your experience level, walk away with proven strategies for non-profit events.
This course specifically addresses these learning objectives and activities:
- Students will be introduced to the potential of special events as it relates to organizational and corporate strategy, volunteer recruitment, expanded constituency and community engagement.
- Students will realize the impact of events on organizational interests and needs as well as staff and volunteer involvement.
- Students will understand the importance of communication in producing ownership and positive results.
- Students will be engaged in the process of identifying and evaluating organizational development issues, community trends, opportunities and threats.
- Students will be introduced to the appropriate strategies that create and build a viable special event.
- Students will learn the pros and cons of various strategies for desired outcomes.
- Students will create and present their own special event including goals, budget, roles of staff and volunteers and projected outcomes to the class.
THIS COURSE IS NOT ELIGIBLE FOR DEGREE CREDIT