About ATS Training
Advancement Training and Support offers training in Advance and related subjects.
- Training is required to access Advance. Access levels vary according to need and the amount of training completed.
- To sign up, or see what training sessions are being offered, visit the Advancement Training Calendar.
- When you are registered for a class you will receive a confirmation email message. Please be sure to follow the instructions and note the location of the training.
Advance Basic Inquiry: Required to gain access to Advance. Learn to look up entity information in Advance. Find entity contact information, giving history, and affiliations. Includes a short introduction to Reportwriter.NET. One session, 2.5 hours
Advance Bio-Maintenance: Learn to update entity records. Change and add contact information; create new entities. Prerequisite: Basic Inquiry. Two sessions, 2.5 hours each, both sessions required
Constituency Group Power Users: Learn to use Constituency Groups. Track entity activities, group entities together in lists, add a group of entities to a list using the Mass Add function. One session, 2.5 hours
Prospect Tracking: Learn to find information about prospect assignments and managing your prospect activity in Advance; read and create contact reports. One session; 1 hour
Reportwriter.NET workshop: Learn to run relevant reports using Reportwriter.NET in a workshop setting, tailored to the needs of individual participants. One session, 1 hour
Recommended Training By Role
|Role||Basic Inquiry||Prospect Tracking||Bio Maintenance||Constituency Groups||Reportwriter.NET|
|Faculty & Staff Outside Advancement||Recommended||Recommended|
|I’m not sure||New to a job, not sure what you need? Contact us!|
*Frontline fundraisers will receive a combination desk-side Basic Inquiry/Prospect Tracking session led by ATS and ARRM. Visit this form to sign up.
Consult the training descriptions linked to on the left hand menu for supporting documentation for each class.