Association Management Essentials

Association Forum is proud to present the Association Management Essentials series, designed to meet the growing needs of your entry and mid-level employees. The series consists of three-hour, highly interactive, targeted learning sessions focused on core management essentials and built upon the CAE domains. A certificate of completion (as well as 15 CAE credits) will be awarded to those participants who complete the entire series. For those seeking a refresher, you can also register for individual courses.

Full bundle- $599 Members; $849 non-members
Per Session- $149 Members; $199 Non-Members

Receive 10% off if you bring a second person to any of sessions. Email for this special group rate.

ame-membership-360.jpgMembership 360

Retaining your members isn't just what you do at the end of the year; every element of your association plays a role in why your members stay or why they leave. This course will frame your strategies from a holistic perspective, and help you evaluate your programs and communications from a member value perspective.

ame-association-law.jpgIns and Outs of Association Law

During this course, you will learn about governance, tax, contracts, intellectual property, and antitrust. You will laugh. You will cry. You will come away knowing a lot more than you do now about legal issues for nonprofits. This course is designed for non-legal professionals and will give you an understanding of laws impacting your work and your association.

ame-leadership.jpgYour Leadership Potential

True leadership comes from your ability to influence. By increasing your ability to influence, you will increase your leadership potential. This program will show you how to expand your power and positive influence beyond your formal authority to get the job done and demonstrate true leadership. Leadership is not a position, it’s about influence.

ame-governance.jpgGovernance Essentials

High performing organizations depend on good governance practices. These principles are rarely taught to association staff; most learning is accomplished “on the job.” This half-day workshop will present core governance practices with a focus on the "nuts and bolts" of good governance.

ame-finance.jpgFinance for the Non-Finance Professional - February 23, 2021

During this course, you will enhance your financial acumen by learning how to examine and analyze financial statements, discuss how to prepare and monitor a program budget and review Form 990. This course is designed for non-financial professionals and will give you the tools to manage a program or department budget.

Association 101
Part 1 - March 9, 2021
Part 2 - March 10, 2021

An orientation for association professionals, Association 101 is designed to provide a solid foundation of knowledge and appreciation for the unique environment, culture and dynamics of associations.