Fundraising and Resource Development
It is my belief that being an online student allowed for more thoughtful and considerate expression of opinions and ideas in that students did not feel rushed to participate. Oftentimes, out of the virtual classroom, there developed rich and passionate debate and discussion – which only deepened the learning experience.
Armed with the knowledge, skills and confidence that this program has given to me, I have been able to work for some of Canada’s top not-for-profits, such as the Arthritis Society, Multiple Sclerosis Society, the Hospital for Sick Children Foundation and today, the York University Foundation. Time and time again, I have made a positive impression because I been able to directly apply what I have learned in the program and I have been able demonstrate an ability to adapt quickly to the demands of a new position because I have already acquired fundraising’s fundamentals and an understanding of the industry’s trends, issues and methods