Association Basics: A Practical Guide for Association Professionals

Starts:  Apr 26, 2023 12:00 (ET)
Ends:  Apr 27, 2023 14:00 (ET)

Association Basics - April Course

Wednesday, April 26 | 12 pm–4 pm ET

Thursday, April 27 | 10 am–2 pm 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.

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.

Attendees receive 8 CAE & CMP credits for participating in the workshop.


Sara Dethloff