Competencies for Association Executives is intended to provide executives with a guide to performance in senior leadership positions within the not-for-profit sector. While the size, objectives and budget of associations vary, the fundamentals of the role do not. These competencies will guide future development of the Certified Association Executive® (CAE) program.
The Competencies for Association Executives cover 5 main competency areas.
- Optimize governance
- Establish organizational dimension
- Foster a productive work environment
- Manage operations
- Deliver value to member and stakeholder segments
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