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Association Basics | May 2024
Wednesday, May 01, 2024, 12:00 PM to Thursday, May 02, 2024, 2:00 PM EDT
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Boost Your Effectiveness as an Association Professional

Given their unique, mission-driven nature and structure, working for an association can be exciting, rewarding, yet challenging and frustrating at times. If you are looking to improve your effectiveness as an association employee or partner, investing time to deepen your understanding of the composition, legal status, governance structure, and core activities of an association is perhaps the fastest way to achieve your goal. 

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you’re new to the association world, don’t miss this new CESSE training opportunity to learn the ins and outs of working for an association. 

Program Details

The Association Basics program will be delivered in two 4-hour Zoom sessions. Attendees will participate in breakout rooms and use a workbook to engage and discuss topics with other association professionals. As a result of attending, participants will receive 8 CAE & CMP credits.

  • Wednesday, May 1 from 12 pm-4 pm ET
  • Thursday, May 2 from 10 am-2 pm ET

Early Bird Price: $175

Regular Price: $195

Learning Objectives

Attendees will be able to...

  1. List the unique features of non-profits and associations compared to other types of companies.
  2. Describe the mission and purpose of your association.
  3. Describe and analyze an association's core programs, products, and services.
  4. Explain the need to find a balance between “margin” and “mission.”
  5. Explain the volunteer governance structure of an association board and its supporting committees.
  6. List the types of membership, benefits, and member engagement.
  7. Describe how local sections and chapters operate.
  8. Identify effective techniques for supporting and working with volunteers and their committees.

Content developed and generously offered to CESSE members by AMPP. 

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