ESA Arts Sponsorship Certificate

Fundraising, Arts, Culture, Heritage

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A unique chance to further your sponsorship skills in the arts, cultural and philanthropic sectors!

Sponsorship isn't just about sport. While the realm of top-tier professional sport occupies column inches and the sponsorship budgets of blue-chip brands, it's worth remembering that there's an entire other world of sponsorship out there.

Induction Session: Thursday 23rd January (5.30-7.30pm) followed by drinks.

Seminar One: Thursday 6th February (6.00-8.30pm).

Seminar Two: Thursday 5th March (6.00-8.30pm).

Seminar Three: Thursday 2nd April (6.00-8.30pm).

What you will learn

Focusing exclusively on best-practice sponsorship techniques and how they are applicable in the arts, this course is the only qualification of its kind for those in arts and cultural sponsorship.


For the first time, in 2020 the arts-focused course will be staged alongside the ESA Diploma, the flagship qualification for sponsorship professionals.


This will enable a more immersive and valuable experience for ESA Arts Sponsorship Certificate students, sharing content and learnings with students from different and complementary parts of the industry.


"This course should be mandatory for all arts fundraisers and marketeers. Clear and practical learning modules, excellent quality seminar content, high calibre contributing speakers."


"An excellent learning experience - the materials were extremely informative, well prepared and very accessible online. I thoroughly enjoyed the course and feel I have benefited tremendously and I am already putting the learning into practice with great results."


The 2020 course will start on Friday 17 January, running for four months. This will enable students to share some aspects of the renowned ESA Diploma experience, while studying their own syllabus.



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