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February 14, 2017

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Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Resource Management and Development (Management Certificate)

February 14, 15 and 16, 2017
9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

This workshop is about financial management and financial resiliency. Participants will gain competence in financial literacy and understanding of basic financial tools. Complexities of budgeting in non-profit organizations will be addressed. In addition to planning budgets and managing revenues and expenses, there will also be a focus on generating revenues from diverse sources – government, philanthropic and entrepreneurial.

Participants in this workshop can expect to:

  • Recognize the relationship between successful resource management and development and strong leadership, vision and strategic plans.
  • Recognize the relationship between demonstrated outcomes and resource development.
  • Understand basic financial reports – cash flows, profit and loss statements, balance sheets and audited financial reports.
  • Understand basics of Canadian non-profit and charitable laws and reporting requirements.
  • Understand the essentials of budget planning.
  • Identify diverse sources of revenue – government and philanthropic, as well as entrepreneurial and earned revenues.
  • Gain insight into differential strategies for approaching various funders.
  • Improve skills in writing grant proposals.
  • Evaluate the role of special fundraising events.

For more information, visit the Management and Leadership Certificate page.

  • Faculty of Social Work
  • 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM The Crack Where the Light Gets In

    Exhibition by various artists using various media. Running Feb. 1 to 22 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and some weeknights (excluding statutory holidays).

    Featured event is Art and Vespers taking place at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 12, in Keffer Chapel. Artists  participating in vespers include Mustafa Kaya sharing his traditional Turkish water marbling, and Sarah Granskou sharing her puppets, stories and song. Brad Moggach and friends, a jazz ensemble, will lead the music.

    11:00 AM - 1:00 PM On Campus Employment & Volunteer Fair

    Interested in working part time on-campus? Not sure how to get involved on campus? Meet Laurier Brantford departments that regularly hire students for paid and volunteer positions.

    Learn about job openings, pay, and hiring processes.

    Bring copies of your resume and have it reviewed at the Career Centre booth.

  • Career Centre
  • 11:30 AM - 12:50 PM Intercultural Certificate - Brantford Campus

    Laurier International has introduced an engaging six-module Intercultural Certificate. More than 250 students have so far successfully completed the full certificate, which is available on both the Brantford and Waterloo campuses.


    Each module has 80 minutes of in-person content.


    For more details, read our article about the Intercultural Certificate or check out the Intercultural Certificate web page. If you have any questions or need more information, email globalengagement@wlu.ca.


    Modules
    Introduction to Concepts of Culture
    Introduction to Exploring One’s Culture
    Introduction to Intercultural Communication
    Exploring Difference
    Introduction to Cultural Adaptation
    Lifelong Intercultural Learning

  • Laurier International
  • 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM Faculty of Music Student Recital

    Meet the future of classical musicians at our weekly Student Recital featuring current Laurier Faculty of Music students.

    12:30 PM - 12:50 PM Midday Prayers and Teachings

    Join us for midday prayers and teachings by seminary students, faculty and staff each weekday (excluding reading week). A different theme each day.

    • Mondays: Indigenous care for water. Singing and smudging optional.
    • Tuesdays and Wednesdays: Various themes.
    • Thursdays: Yoga.
    • Fridays: Various themes.

     

    7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Writing Circle: Make Progress on Your Writing Assignments

    The Writing Circle is a writing intensive session that is intended to help keep you motivated, focused, and on track with your writing.

    Simply show up to the Library Learning Lab at 7 p.m. with something to work on and be ready to write! No registration is necessary.

    Writing amongst peers has been shown to help writers be more productive.

    The Writing Circle is facilitated by Writing Tutors from the Laurier Writing Centre.

  • Centre for Student Success

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