Jim Killian—Director, Communications & Marketing
Auburn University—Auburn, Alabama
United States
Conferences & Training

Strategic Talent Management: Moving from Good to Great: Building and Sustaining High-Performing Advancement Teams

March 20 - 22, 2013
Hotel Monaco Baltimore
Baltimore, Md., United States

As the economy slowly recovers from the Great Recession, higher education institutions are facing increasing competition and pressure to build and sustain high-performing teams. Join the fundraising profession's top leaders and subject matter experts at this conference to discuss the importance of investing in your most important asset, your talent.

This year's conference will focus on strategies and tactics to move your organization from good to great by building and sustaining high-performing advancement teams.

This conference is suggested for advancement professionals with senior-level responsibility.


Who should attend
  • Leaders, supervisors and talent management professionals who believe that people are their greatest asset.
  • Leaders, supervisors and talent management professionals who are currently investing in (or would like to invest in) strategies and tactics to improve organizational productivity and high performance
  • Vice presidents 
  • Associate/assistant vice presidents 
  • Executive directors
  • Directors of development 
  • Advancement services leaders 
  • Operations directors 
  • Talent management leaders 
  • Human resources professionals

Benefits of attending
  • Learn why implementing a talent management program improves organizational effectiveness, productivity and business outcomes while actually saving money over the long run.
  • Learn how to assess your organization while developing strategies to improve performance and employee satisfaction.
  • Learn strategies for employee pipeline programs, building and maintaining bench strength, and succession planning. 
  • Gain a deeper understanding of the chief advancement officer position and strategies for developing future advancement leaders.
  • Learn how to effectively implement coaching opportunities for both front line fundraisers and development managers
  • Discover ways to measure talent management success through key performance indicators and effective measures and metrics.
  • Network and share best practices with other industry professionals who believe talent management should be a high priority.


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