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Bromelkamp Academy

When Pearl or Akoya.net is first installed, your staff receives initial training.  As you learn the system, you become more independent and are ready for a more in-depth knowledge of what's possible; you also may want to implement and maintain new time-saving features all by yourself. You may want to modify the screens, queries, workflows, letters, and reports over time as your organization's needs change and grow.  Whether you have a single staff member ready for the next step of learning, or a brand new staff person who needs to learn from the ground up, the Bromelkamp Academy may be for you. 

Bromelkamp Academy is an in-person, group training held in various locations throughout the country.  Academy takes place over two and half days and offers a variety of learning tracks for finance, program, administrative and fundraising staff. Recent sites have included Seymour, IN, Cleveland, St. Louis, Indianapolis, Detroit, and Minneapolis/St. Paul.  Multiple organizations attend classes together, which allows for sharing of best practices as well as network-building for future information sharing.  It also provides us an opportunity to get to know you better.  Our goal is to be connected to you, so we can serve you better.  The Academy provides the benefits of onsite training with a lower cost than if our consultant trained you in your office.  (However, if you need to train multiple staff people, it is most cost-effective to host private training at your own office.)  

 

Bromelkamp Academy 2018 will be held July 18-20 in Grand Rapids, MI, at the Grand Rapids Community Foundation. We will be offering sessions for both Pearl and Akoya.net users. See below for registration dates; more information about classes, pricing and registration will be available in mid-April. In the meantime, email Anna at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with any questions you may have regarding Academy.

 

Registration Dates 

May 1 - Registation opens

June 8 - Early Bird registration deadline

June 22 - Final registration deadline

 

Pricing

There are two pricing options for Academy: you can choose individual classes and pay the total accordingly, or you can pay the flat fee tuition rate to participate fully on all 3 days. The flat fee tuition rate is $1950.00*; attendees who register by the Early Bird deadline of June 8 are eligible for a discounted rate of $1700.00. Indvidual class prices are noted on the class schedule; there are no discounts for individual classes.

*Flat fee tuition includes:

  • Full day of classes on Day 1
  • Full day of classes on Day 2
  • Half a day of classes on Day 3
  • Lunch on Day & Day 2
  • Bromelkamp Company 40th Anniversary Celebration on the evening of Day 2

 

Classes

This year, we are offering three learning tracks at Academy: one for Pearl users, and two for Akoya.net users. The Pearl track is intended for beginning and intermediate users, and will include Pearl Essential training. The first Akoya.net track is intended for beginning and intermediate users (including Akoya.net Essential training); the second Akoya.net track is a deeper look at Akoya.net's capabilities, and is intended for system administrators and power users. A class schedule with course descriptions will be available soon. 

 

Lodging/Transportation

Please click here for lodging and transportation information. Please contact Anna at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or at 612-767-6701 x10 with further questions.