If you are in a senior position in a school, probably nothing is more terrifying than the publication of the latest school ranking. Now its important to understand the impact of alumni networks on this ranking.
Many schools outside of the United States, and in particular in Europe, could be described as being ‘skeptical’ when it comes to fundraising from their alumni. They do not know how to ask alumni for money.
I left Procter & Gamble almost a decade ago, but the two basic rules of branding have stayed with me ever since. Firstly, the need to segment your consumers. Secondly, to provide a differentiated value proposition based upon that segmentation. How can we implement Alumni Relations tricks from P&G.
Ask an average person in the street, which are the most powerful alumni networks in the world and I suggest they will reply with one of the three following answers: McKinsey, LinkedIn or Harvard Business School.
This blog will be discussing the importance of Alumni Networks and how schools making a bad impression can undermine this importance. Most people when asked would agree that first impressions are critical in life.
I recently stumbled across an old ‘Friends’ episode which is super relevant for anyone running or thinking about alumni networks and would like a few alumni networking tips.
Running an Alumni Association or Alumni Relations Department is all about making tough choices – where do you invest your limited resources to have the biggest impact? In essence, your Alumni Relations budgets.
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I had the privilege of hearing an insightful panel discussion on the future of alumni relations best practices at the Graduway Global Leaders Summit, held at the Said Business School, Oxford University. The panel was chaired by Rob Curtis, Vice President of Graduway and focused on the biggest alumni trends and alumni relations best practices.
A new year, a new chance for everyone working in the world of education to take their alumni interactions up a level or two and implement a successful alumni relations strategy. But where to start?
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