Register for the Think Tank School till February 1!
What is It About?
Topics of the seminar include: fundraising, communication, strategic planning and coalition building.
When and Where?
Who May Apply?
We invite members of new European think tanks (up to 5 years in operation), new employees of developed think tanks, individuals who are active, motivated and dedicated to the ideas of liberty.
We will select 26 best applicants and provide them with a seminar package: travel grant of 150 EUR, free accommodation, free meals and free event material.
How to Apply?
Why to Apply?
1. You will get the best knowledge on Think Tank management, fundraising and communication.
2. The speakers of the seminar will be experienced professionals from the USA and Europe. Participants will be able to address their specific issues and problems.
3. For those involved with Atlas Leadership Academy: think tank schools is a part of the Atlas Leadership Academy
and you will receive 2 credits for participating in it.
THINK TANK SCHOOL PROGRAM
Day 1, Thursday, March 7
9:00 – 10:00 Introduction session
10:00–13:00 Workshop: Methods and Means
10:00-10:30 Can We Improve the Future of Europe
The World We Work in
An Overview on Europe’s Current Problems
Tendencies of Federalization
11:20-13:00 Managing and Coordinating
Importance of Strategic Planning
Types of Organizational Structure
Managing People, Internal Communication
14:00–18:00 Workshop: Communication
14:00-15:00 Developing a communication strategy
How to get started on communication strategy
Key elements of communication plan
How to excel in communicating
15:00-15:30 Experience of the ESFL
15:50-17:00 Group working “Crafting communication strategy”
17:00-17:45 Discussion: Promoting the Message in Multilingual Europe
Day 2, Friday, March 8
9:00–12:30 Workshop: Fundraising
9:00-9:40 Selling to sponsors: faith, fundraising and techniques
Faith vs. techniques. Why do Commitment to Ideas
of Liberty Matter
Characteristics of a Successful Sales Force
09:40-10:20 Approaching foundations
10:20-10:40 Experience of the SFL
10:40-11:30 Group work “Developing fundraising strategy”
11:30-12:00 Discussion: how to raise resources for joint projects
12:00-12:30 Evaluation session
March 8-10 2013