Association Basics: A Practical Guide for Association Professionals

Starts:  Dec 8, 2021 12:00 (ET)
Ends:  Dec 9, 2021 14:00 (ET)
Wednesday, December 8 | 12 pm–4 pm ET
Thursday, December 9 | 10 am–2 pm ET

Interactive Zoom sessions will take place on Wednesday, December 8 from 12pm-4pm ET and Thursday, December 9 from 10am-2pm ET.

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.

Learning objectives
As a result of this virtual training, you will be able to:

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

Price: $150   

Meet Your Presenter

   Matt Miller, Chief Executive Officer, CLARB

Matt Miller, Chief Executive Officer, CLARB is an association executive with 19 years of experience in managing and leading mission-driven organizations and currently serves as the Chief Executive Officer for the Council of Landscape Architectural Registration Boards (CLARB).

Attendees receive 7 CAE credits for participating in the workshop.
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Sara Dethloff
(847) 375-3695