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

GlowGlobally

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®,

What Does the Sale of The Washington Post Mean to Your Association?

Association Navigator

I’ve been thinking about what Jeff Bezos’ purchase of The Washington Post means for trade associations? We heard the news a couple of weeks ago that Jeff Bezos, founder and chief executive of Amazon is buying The Washington Post and there have been many articles about what this means for the newspaper business. Is it a certification program, advocacy, a trade show? We’re just back from a great family vacation in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia.

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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.,

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. 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? Do We Need Social Media Certification? skip to main | skip to sidebar.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 11.20.20

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Certification launch. WBT Systems shares the advice of two association execs who launched a certification during the pandemic. Agnes Amos-Coleman, MBA, CMP, education, conference, event, certification consultant, Amos-Coleman.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 11.29.19

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Presenters: Agnes Amos-Coleman, MBA, CMP, education, conference, event, certification consultant, Amos-Coleman. AWTC End-of-Year Reception (Washington DC). Location: Washington DC. Organizer: ASAE Greater Washington / National Capital Community.

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. Tonya Saunders, Principal, Washington Premier Group.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 4.23.21

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Please read this Twitter thread from Irving Washington, CEO of the Online News Association, about burnout, especially if you’re a staff or volunteer leader. Jevin West, Associate Professor & Director, Center for an Informed Public, Information School, University of Washington.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 5.22.20

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Agnes Amos-Coleman, MBA, CMP, education, conference, event, certification consultant, Amos-Coleman. Moving Training and Certification Online in Less Time. Participants expect a modern, engaging certification experience that fully supports their lifelong learning journey.

Twelve Association Scholars Named to ASAE’s 2022-2024 DELP 2.0 Class

AssociationChat

WASHINGTON — ASAE has announced the selection of 12 scholars for the 2022-2024 Diversity Executive Leadership Program (DELP) , the first class since the DELP program was redesigned to better align with ASAE’s new strategic framework and Conscious Inclusion strategy. Washington, DC.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.10.20

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Agnes Amos-Coleman, MBA, CMP, education, conference, event, certification consultant, Amos-Coleman. Meeting Your HR Needs in 2020 (Washington DC Idea Swap). Location: Washington DC. Organizer: ASAE Greater Washington / National Capital Community.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 12.14.18

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– Partnership Professionals Network Holiday Happy Hour (Washington DC). Location: Washington DC. Dave Kestenbaum, Director of eRating Certification for Sustainable Transportation at the University of Vermont. The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… It’s the most wonderful time of the year… (sing it with me). Some of us get to take time off during the holidays.

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. ” Location: Washington DC. Locations: online and Washington DC.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 3.11.22

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Agnes Amos-Coleman, MBA, CMP, education, conference, event, certification consultant, Amos-Coleman. The certifications, licenses, certificates, and other credentials offered by your learning business can address the needs of both learners and employers.

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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. Beyond the Logo: Building Real Partnerships to Grow Non-Dues Revenue (virtual and Washington DC). Locations: virtual and Washington DC.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 10.5.18

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WBT Systems explains the difference between certification, certificate programs and designations , describes the benefits of these types of credentialing programs, and provides questions you should ask before deciding to offer them. Chapter Roundtable in Washington DC. Location: Washington DC. – Association Palooza VI (Washington DC). Location: Washington DC. Maximizing Association Revenue in a Flat Dues Environment (Washington DC & webinar).

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 11.27.20

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Washington Post ). Agnes Amos-Coleman, MBA, CMP, education, conference, event, certification consultant, Amos-Coleman. Host: ASAE Greater Washington / National Capital Community. The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… . .

Association Brain Food Weekly: 11.13.20

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Professionals in Certification Networking Event. Join fellow certification professionals for an informal online networking event where we’ll discuss some areas that you have questions on or want to enhance your knowledge of.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 4.8.22

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Agnes Amos-Coleman, MBA, CMP, education, conference, event, certification consultant, Amos-Coleman. Host: Certification Network Group. Location: online and Washington DC. The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community….

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. Transforming Association Meetings (online and Washington DC). Locations: online and Washington DC. On Point with Membership Onboarding (Washington DC Idea Swap). Location: Washington DC. Presenter: ASAE Greater Washington / National Capital Community. Locations: Washington DC and online.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 10.20.17

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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). Location: Washington DC. Host: ASAE Greater Washington / National Capital Community. Location: Washington DC.

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Open Letter to ASAE

Spark Consulting

North America’s Building Trades Unions President Sean McGarvey demanded Trump either resign or be removed via the 25th Amendment, along with Republican lawmakers who objected to certification, singling out Sens. Monday, January 11, 2021.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 4.16.21

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Agnes Amos-Coleman, MBA, CMP, education, conference, event, certification consultant, Amos-Coleman. Jevin West, Associate Professor & Director, Center for an Informed Public, Information School, University of Washington. Is it a certificate program or a certification?

Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.31.20

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Agnes Amos-Coleman, MBA, CMP, education, conference, event, certification consultant, Amos-Coleman. ASAE Communication Professionals Happy Hour (Washington DC). Location: Washington DC.

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. Washington DC Idea Swap). Location: Washington DC. Host: ASAE Greater Washington / National Capital Community. – Partnership Professionals Network Holiday Happy Hour (Washington DC). Location: Washington DC.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.29.21

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This Washington Post recipe broils the eggplant slices instead of frying them, and cuts back on the cheese too. Agnes Amos-Coleman, MBA, CMP, education, conference, event, certification consultant, Amos-Coleman.

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. – Association Data Summit (Washington DC). Location: Washington DC.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.14.22

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Agnes Amos-Coleman, MBA, CMP, education, conference, event, certification consultant, Amos-Coleman. What the Great Resignation Means for Your Certification Program in 2022 and Beyond. Host: ASAE Greater Washington / National Capital Community.

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. 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). Locations: virtual and Washington DC. Improving Member Engagement (Coffee Talk – Washington DC).

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 10.4.19

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Presenters: Agnes Amos-Coleman, MBA, CMP, education, conference, event, certification consultant, Amos-Coleman. Tech Talk: Collaboration Tools (Washington DC). Location: Washington DC. – Association Women Technology Champions Happy Hour (Washington DC). Location: Washington DC. Location: Washington DC.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 5.7.21

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Amith Nagarajan writes at Sidecar about the potential for associations to issue accreditations and certifications on the blockchain. Agnes Amos-Coleman, MBA, CMP, education, conference, event, certification consultant, Amos-Coleman.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.15.21

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Agnes Amos-Coleman, MBA, CMP, education, conference, event, certification consultant, Amos-Coleman. The realities of 2020 forced organizations to digitally transform their training and certification businesses overnight. Host: ASAE Greater Washington / National Capital Community.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 6.4.21

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Agnes Amos-Coleman, MBA, CMP, education, conference, event, certification consultant, Amos-Coleman. Presenters: Tonya Saunders, Principal, Washington Premier Group. The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community…. Benchmarking chapter data.

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A sense of belonging: Committing to diversity, equity, and inclusion in community associations

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I am fortunate to live in a very diverse community outside of Washington, D.C., Contributed by Crystal Wallace, CAE.

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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. Location: Washington DC.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 10.22.21

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Jen Rose Smith, Washington Post ). Agnes Amos-Coleman, MBA, CMP, education, conference, event, certification consultant, Amos-Coleman. Samantha Evans, Accessibility Advocate and Certification Manager at IAAP.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 12.3.21

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12 more days until I see many of you at ASAE TEC in Washington DC! Agnes Amos-Coleman, MBA, CMP, education, conference, event, certification consultant, Amos-Coleman. Location: Washington DC. The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community….

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. Chapter Roundtable in Washington DC. Location: Washington DC.

A Look Back at 2020

SBI

When news hit that COVID-19 had landed in Washington State, and that high-risk people should stay home, our Executive Team sent us packing – literally, and with laptops, monitors, desk supplies, and anything else necessary to make working from home a breeze.

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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. Locations: online and Washington DC. – How to Know What Your Sponsors/Partners Are Thinking and What They Want (Washington DC). ” Location: Washington DC.