Back To School: The Pros and Cons of Certificate Programs in Advancing Your Career

Sep/26/2019

Back To School: The Pros and Cons of Certificate Programs in Advancing Your Career

Event Time: 
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Event Presenter: 
Women in Development of Greater Boston
Event Cost: 
$20 for members, $35 for non-members

Fundraisers with a credential report a higher average salary than those with comparable experience but no credential (Source: 2019 AFP Compensation Survey). Please join us for a panel presentation featuring leading Development professionals who will discuss how their investments of time and money in a variety of credentials have propelled their careers. Following this, we will hold a Q&A and interactive discussion about the costs and benefits of various programs in boosting salaries and professional growth in the Development field.  

Anticipated takeaways:

  • Learn about different certificate programs in the Boston area and the unique pros and cons of each
  • Hear how others have used credentials to move forward in their Development careers

Audience/Target Market: Development professionals of all stages considering ways to further their learning and build industry-relevant skills.

Moderator: Sheila Zarba-Campbell, CFRE, Major Gifts Officer, St. Francis House

Panelists: Susan Andrews, CFRE; Kate Henderson Bednar; Maggie Burns; Blair Hollis