@CESSE Optimizing Sales Results for Certification, Certificate & Training Businesses

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Whether you are selling certification in the United States or around the world, learn proven lessons on capturing potential candidates, how to motivate candidate behavior, and mixing education “prep products” to motivate and drive sales. Join us in Room 201C at the CESSE Annual Meeting in Spokane Washington for this terrific program. The International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium, Inc., (ISC)²®,

Association Certification and Accreditation Programs: Minimizing the Liability Risks

Plexus Consulting

Venable LLP, Washington, DC Certification and accreditation programs ("certification" programs) sponsored by trade and professional associations are increasingly common. However, standard-setting and certification programs are not without liability risk, sometimes potentially significant risks. Fortunately, proper care in establishing and operating certification programs can go a long way toward minimizing those risks. by Jeffrey S. Tenenbaum, Esq.,

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Do We Need Social Media Certification? - BlogClump

BlogClump

Do We Need Social Media Certification? My friend Maddie Grant tweeted this post the other day about Social Media Certification. I bet these folks doing the certifications are trying to become the authority by offering them. We all have different audiences, different technology, different goals, etc. I am not advocating a certification, but there might be a way to do one that wasnt totally full of fluff. But isnt that like all certifications?

ASAE Technology Conference 2009 - BlogClump

BlogClump

ASAE Technology Conference 2009. The ASAE Technology Conference was in DC the last two days. I had the chance to run into a bunch of good friends and learn about some new technologies and websites that are out there. ASAE Technology Conference 2009. skip to main | skip to sidebar. BlogClump - Blogging About Associations From a Gen Xer. A Gen Xer giving his thoughts and opinions on the Association world. Wednesday, January 28, 2009.

Achieve More by Connecting the Dots for Your Association

Association Adviser

Too often, associations think of their technology solutions from too narrow a perspective: How can my AMS more effectively manage my member data, or, how can my career center help me provide increased member value? But can your technology more effectively amplify ALL your content?? membership growth, event attendance, certification enrollments). Create a map of all your content, communication channels and technology platforms.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 9.18.20

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That’s why it’s a good time for your association to promote your certificate, microcredential and certification programs. Agnes Amos-Coleman, MBA, CMP, education, conference, event, certification consultant, Amos-Coleman. Host: ASAE Technology Professionals Community.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 10.5.18

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He describes his experience over at the DelCor blog along with the reasons we might be seeing this technology more often at offices and events near you. Chapter Roundtable in Washington DC. Location: Washington DC. – Association Palooza VI (Washington DC).

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.10.20

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In this MIT Technology Review article , he said, “What they wrote was remarkable, and remarkably consistent.”. Agnes Amos-Coleman, MBA, CMP, education, conference, event, certification consultant, Amos-Coleman. Meeting Your HR Needs in 2020 (Washington DC Idea Swap).

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 12.14.18

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If you’ve ever tried to get people at work to adopt a new technology, you know what kind of uphill battle that can be. Fíonta explains the reasons behind resistance to change and provides change management advice for technology, in their case, Salesforce, implementations. – Partnership Professionals Network Holiday Happy Hour (Washington DC). Location: Washington DC. Host: Unleashed Technologies. Presenter: Michael Spinosa, CEO at Unleashed Technologies.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 2.21.20

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Agnes Amos-Coleman, MBA, CMP, education, conference, event, certification consultant, Amos-Coleman. Location: Washington DC. Host: ASAE Greater Washington / National Capital Community. Does Your Organization Need a Better Technology Roadmap? Location: Washington DC.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 11.29.19

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I continue to learn new things about the “bones” of an AMS, a technology I thought I knew enough about but apparently didn’t. Dan Hickey at DelCor Technology Solutions explains how to avoid application sprawl by taking a strategic approach to Office 365. Presenters: Agnes Amos-Coleman, MBA, CMP, education, conference, event, certification consultant, Amos-Coleman. AWTC End-of-Year Reception (Washington DC). Location: Washington DC.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.17.20

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Agnes Amos-Coleman, MBA, CMP, education, conference, event, certification consultant, Amos-Coleman. Nonprofits and Elections in 2020 (online and Washington DC). Location: online and Washington DC. Nonprofit Technology Trends Round Table: 2020. Location: Washington DC.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 6.21.19

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As jobs change, career pathways and certification programs must change as well, says The Urban Institute. Join a roundtable discussion about the very good reasons that your business unit might go out, specify, evaluate and purchase a technology solution without involving your IT peers. Organizer: ASAE Technology Professionals Council. Moderators: Gayathri Kher, President of FusionSpan and ASAE Technology Council Chair. Locations: online and Washington DC.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 10.4.19

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Dan Lautman of DelCor Technology Solutions did something that many people only talk about: he unplugged for a month. When you’re selecting technology, like a learning management system (LMS), there’s so many ways you can botch the decision, mostly because you don’t know what you don’t know. Quick hits before we get to next week’s free webinars: Not surprisingly, new research from Adobe finds email is very much holding its own among newer channels and technologies.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 3.8.19

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MemberSuite explains how associations can respond to this market demand by offering certificate and certification programs. Tue 3/12 at 12/12:30 p.m.* – Developments in Privacy and Data Security for Nonprofits (virtual and Washington DC). Locations: virtual and Washington DC. Presenters: Mike Kovach, Senior Digital Consultant, Adage Technologies. Jake Toohey, Senior Digital Consultant, Adage Technologies. Locations: virtual and Washington DC.

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SBI Events Team Earns Virtual Event & Meeting Management (VEMM) Credential

SBI

While the pandemic may have slowed us down at the onset while in-person events were rapidly canceled or postponed, we are now moving full steam ahead in the virtual event space, and are proud to share that our entire Events team has completed the Virtual Event & Meeting Management Certification.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 3.15.19

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Here’s a quick path to burnout: all the tedious tasks associated with certification processes , yuck, been there. MemberSuite describes the different ways technology can be used to save staff time and stave off frustration. Years ago, my sister-in-law’s dad brought us to a place in Port Townsend, Washington where he said we’d have the best clam chowder of our lives. Beyond the Logo: Building Real Partnerships to Grow Non-Dues Revenue (virtual and Washington DC).

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 12.7.18

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Members need certifications and certificate programs to advance in their careers, and associations need the non-dues revenue those programs provide, says MemberSuite. Event Technology Trends in 2019. Hear about the top ten event technology trends coming in 2019. Washington DC Idea Swap). Location: Washington DC. Host: ASAE Greater Washington / National Capital Community. – Partnership Professionals Network Holiday Happy Hour (Washington DC).

Association Brain Food Weekly: 5.22.20

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Jake Toohey, Senior Digital Consultant, Adage Technologies. Joe Post, Vice President Strategy, Adage Technologies. Agnes Amos-Coleman, MBA, CMP, education, conference, event, certification consultant, Amos-Coleman. Learn how to proactively communicate during the event process with leaders and key stakeholders, and leverage technology to centralize information for the entire organization. Moving Training and Certification Online in Less Time.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 10.20.17

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Listen to Higher Logic CEO Rob Wenger talk to DelCor Technology Solutions founder and CEO Loretta DeLuca about the deal. As a CAE whose studying and exam experience is still imprinted in my brain, I can relate to this post from WBT Systems about motivating certification candidates. Chapter Roundtable in Washington DC. Location: Washington DC. Through the Looking-Glass: Magnifying Your Government Affairs Impact beyond DC (Idea Swap – Washington DC).

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 2.14.20

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Agnes Amos-Coleman, MBA, CMP, education, conference, event, certification consultant, Amos-Coleman. Self-driving cars are on the streets and AI is in our homes, but should nonprofits bother getting up to speed on these emerging technologies when some are not yet in the cloud?

Association Brain Food Weekly: 2.7.20

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Jim made chili for Super Bowl night so I made my favorite buttermilk cornbread recipe from the Washington Post. Agnes Amos-Coleman, MBA, CMP, education, conference, event, certification consultant, Amos-Coleman. But some new technologies could change that.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 2.1.19

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Mon 2/4 at 2 p.m.* – Are Your Certifications at Risk? Voluntary Certification Legislation in the States. Distinguish between the types of legislative impacts on your certification program(s) and clarify the differences between mandatory and voluntary government oversight. Presenters: Craig Saperstein, Moderator, Pillsbury Law Firm and Professional Certification Coalition. From Hollywood to Silicon Valley: Bridging Content and Technology (Association Chat).

ASAE Installs New Officers and Directors for Fiscal Year 2021 to Begin September 1st

AssociationChat

WASHINGTON— New officers and directors for the ASAE and ASAE Research Foundation Board of Directors were installed during ASAE’s Virtual Annual Meeting & Exposition held August 10-12. If amended, Americans could use the credit to pursue and obtain industry certifications and other professional credentials.”. Irving Washington, FASAE, CAE. Washington, DC.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 10.21.16

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Tagoras , a consulting and education firm specializing in the market for lifelong learning, invites you to participate in a survey that will help our community better understand how membership organizations use or don’t use social technologies to deliver learning. After completing the survey, you’ll have the chance to win one of five registrations to Learning • Technology • Design 2017 – and, if you win, I’ll be very envious. Location: Washington, DC.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 3.22.19

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Dan Hickey at DelCor describes the seven steps your association should take when building a technology project team. Reducing the Loss of Corporate Sponsors/Partners (Brown Bag Lunch Idea Exchange, Washington DC). Location: Washington DC. Presenter: Chris Green, Senior Application Analyst at Association Technologies, Inc. Hosts: Unleashed Technologies and Siteimprove. Host: Association Women Technology Champions. Location: Washington DC.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 12.6.19

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Presenters: Agnes Amos-Coleman, MBA, CMP, education, conference, event, certification consultant, Amos-Coleman. Location: Washington DC and online. The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… Starting to feel a little holiday stress?

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.5.18

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Small Staff Association Brown Bag Lunch (Farragut/Dupont, Washington DC). Location: Washington, DC. Great content is only part of the equation for successful online education—most organizations also need a way to effectively deliver the content, track participation, and manage credit and certificates. The right technology can mean the difference between a big success and a big headache, but the selection process can be daunting. Chapter Roundtable in Washington DC.

Hear That Sound? It’s the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Engaging Members from Day One

Association Adviser

When I graduated college I worked in hospitality sales for a number of years before getting the opportunity, through the Greater Washington Society of Association Executives, to move to association side. We have a membership that values the certification that ASHA provides.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 3.2.18

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When you’re shopping for new technology, look beyond what the software does. Eventpedia explained how to choose the right partner when shopping for an event app —advice that holds true when shopping for any technology. Symantec certificate users: Google Chrome will label thousands of websites as “unsafe” in the next few months. webinar and Washington DC). Online and Washington DC. Chapter Roundtable in Washington DC. Location: Washington DC.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 7.17.20

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Allen, Washington Post ). Agnes Amos-Coleman, MBA, CMP, education, conference, event, certification consultant, Amos-Coleman. Presenter: Gretchen Steenstra, strategic consultant, DelCor Technology Solutions. Learn the best way to use technology for virtual and hybrid events with tracks for event owners and planners. The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… Design thinking demystified.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 7.24.20

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Wen, Washington Post ). Agnes Amos-Coleman, MBA, CMP, education, conference, event, certification consultant, Amos-Coleman. Learn the best way to use technology for virtual and hybrid events with tracks for event owners and planners. The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… Associations and the future of colleges.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 2.17.17

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Amy Sample Ward, CEO of NTEN, says, “Nonprofits will have to invest in both the people and technologies they’ll need to fulfill their missions in the future.” Discover what exciting events are doing in experiential, the role of technology in experiential events and how can you make the most out of it, and cutting edge tactics to get the wow factor. Simple Ways to Use Technology to Improve Your Event. – Are You a Female Technology Champion? Washington DC).

Association Brain Food Weekly: 2.17.17

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Amy Sample Ward, CEO of NTEN, says, “Nonprofits will have to invest in both the people and technologies they’ll need to fulfill their missions in the future.” Discover what exciting events are doing in experiential, the role of technology in experiential events and how can you make the most out of it, and cutting edge tactics to get the wow factor. Simple Ways to Use Technology to Improve Your Event. – Are You a Female Technology Champion? Washington DC).

Association Brain Food Weekly: 6.5.20

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Learn how senior levels professionals from a hotelier, audio visual technology company, and a design agency are working with planners given the new social distancing and CDC advisements. Ian Seidenberg, CSEP, Director of Event Technologies, Encore Event Technologies. Agnes Amos-Coleman, MBA, CMP, education, conference, event, certification consultant, Amos-Coleman. Presenters: Kari Bedell, executive director, Greater Washington Society of CPAs.

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Maddie Grant Washington, DC USA Mobile: 202.294.6148 madsgrant@gmail.com [link] association blogger Visit MyBlogLog and get a signature like this! I’ve made a professional home for myself within the association/non-profit world after a dry run down several different career paths in the UK and here in Washington, DC. branding Facebook LinkedIn technology associations beta testing innovation web 3.0 Change is good. No fear ! My name is Maddie Grant.

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26 ways association professionals find problem-solving inspiration

Association Success

We talked to association professionals from Washington, D.C., You have to keep your eyes open across all industries, not just your own, and continue professional development to stay aware of new technologies.”. You’d think they’d have figured it out by now, but … and technology makes things change quickly.”. But the time commitment means for many, the certification is not an option. .

Association Brain Food Weekly: 6.12.20

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Abby Ohlheiser, MIT Technology Review ). Agnes Amos-Coleman, MBA, CMP, education, conference, event, certification consultant, Amos-Coleman. Host: ASAE Greater Washington / National Capital Community. Hear about dozens of tools, tips and resources for injecting innovation into your programs, covering every aspect of meeting planning, from technology to meeting formats to F&B and more.

Insights from 5 Associations on Improving Member-Customer Engagement & Relationships

GlowGlobally

We spoke with representatives from five associations that participated in the GEI—and in the Global Engagement Summit held in Washington, D.C., Selling Certification. Certification and accreditation programs are consistently strong-performing products according to the GEI, and some participants found validation of their own efforts through the index. However, participants also found opportunities to better present and market those certifications.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 3.24.17

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The subscription economy is booming—along with the technology needed to support it. They want to be able to complete full courses, prep for board exams, and earn their certificate – all on their mobile devices. Technology has revolutionized data, making it possible to measure every detail of your event—pre-event engagement, onsite attendee reactions, audience interests and insights into your offerings, and everything in between.