CAE Approved Provider Program

10 Feb, 2016

CAE Approved Provider Program

The Public Affairs Council is a CAE Approved Provider. The program(s) linked below meet the criteria for fulfilling the professional development requirements to earn, or maintain, the Certified Association Executive credential. Every program that we offer which is CAE-qualified will clearly identify the number of CAE credits granted for full participation, and we will maintain records of your participation in accordance with CAE policies. For more information about the CAE credential or Approved Provider program, please visit www.whatiscae.org

Note: These programs are not endorsed, accredited, or affiliated with ASAE or the CAE Program. Applicants may use any program that meets eligibility requirements in the specific time frame towards the exam application or renewal. There are no specific individual courses required as part of the application; selection of eligible education is up to the applicant based on his/her needs.

May 24
As sustainability and corporate social responsibility programs become more core to the business, not to mention more national or global in scope, there’s an increased challenge on how to make sure they feel relevant to the employees, communities and people they serve at a local level.
Jun 07
Building relationships with a diverse array of stakeholders is a critical component of public affairs success. And the first step to ensuring that success in working with them is to have a strong understanding of who they are, where they can be found and what they care about. Gathering this information via a stakeholder mapping process gives you key data and insights to develop engagement goals and deliver ROI to your organization. A thorough map can also help you identify your strengths, spheres of influence, reach and gaps in engagement. This program is eligible for 2 core credits toward the Certificate in Public Affairs Management.
Jun 14
The Digital Media and Advocacy Summit is the premier event providing advanced content and best practices for the digital advocacy, public affairs and grassroots community. This program is eligible for 3 grassroots credits toward the Certificate in PAC & Grassroots Management.
Jun 20
This year, in every statehouse and in the halls of Congress, every advocate is competing aggressively for time, attention and support. To amplify your message and increase your chances of success, working with coalitions and alliances may be just what you need to stand out in the crowd. This program is eligible for 2 elective credits toward the Certificate in Public Affairs Management.
Jun 26
Looking for additional resources? Trying to justify line items in your government relations budget? Join us for this in-depth, two-hour workshop designed to give you the tools you need to better measure the value that government relations brings to your organization. Plus, you’ll learn successful strategies for communicating that value to internal stakeholders. This program is eligible for 2 core credits toward the Certificate in Public Affairs Management.
Jul 12
Recruiting and training great grassroots ambassadors is critical to elevating your program. But identifying your top advocates — those who will be your go-to contacts in the district — is easier said than done. How do you find your grassroots rock stars that will one day be your biggest advocacy champions? This program is eligible for 2 grassroots credits toward the Certificate in PAC & Grassroots Management.
Jul 12
This workshop will help you remain compliant while engaging in political involvement, PAC communications and advocacy online. Our political law and digital experts will help you navigate and interpret new regulations surrounding this unique environment. This program is eligible for 2 compliance credits toward the Certificate in PAC & Grassroots Management and 2 compliance credits toward the Certificate in Public Affairs Management.
Sep 12
With your lobbying report due soon, it’s a good time to review your LDA filings thoroughly for accuracy and compliance with ethics rules and regulations. This is also a good time to look ahead for yourself and others who will need to file a year-end contribution report in January. This program is eligible for 1 compliance credit toward the Certificate in PAC & Grassroots Management and 1 compliance credit toward the Certificate in Public Affairs Management.
Sep 12
Issues tracking and management is a key pillar of a strong external affairs function. As with most things in public affairs, this process should be a mix of proactive engagement, continuous outreach and issues monitoring. But with hundreds of issues potentially impacting your organization on a daily basis, how can you make this process more manageable? This program is eligible for 2 core credits toward the Certificate in Public Affairs Management.
Sep 13
A strong peer-to-peer program is one of the best ways to grow PAC receipts, recruit new members and create excitement around PAC engagement. According to the 2017 Corporate and Association PAC Benchmarking Reports, corporations and associations both count peer-to-peer PAC solicitations among the most effective fundraising methods. Is your PAC program developing and leveraging peer champions? This program is eligible for 2 PAC credits toward the Certificate in PAC & Grassroots Management.
Sep 13
This program is eligible for 2 grassroots credits toward the Certificate in PAC & Grassroots Management.
Oct 30
This program is eligible for 2 elective credits toward the Certificate in PAC & Grassroots Management and 2 elective credits toward the Certificate in Public Affairs Management.
Nov 14
Bringing your advocates to the capital is one of the best ways to train, energize and engage them in your organization’s advocacy efforts. But how do you plan and execute an effective fly-in that stands out in a sea of fly-ins? Additionally, how do you maintain your advocates’ enthusiasm after they return home? This program is eligible for 2 grassroots credits toward the Certificate in PAC & Grassroots Management.
Nov 14
Reporting on global public affairs initiatives is becoming more in-demand from senior leadership and the C-suite. It’s also one of the toughest internal challenges for many industry practitioners. This program is eligible for 2 core credits toward the Certificate in Public Affairs Management.
Dec 04
This program is eligible for 2 grassroots credits toward the Certificate in PAC & Grassroots Management and 2 elective credits toward the Certificate in Public Affairs Management.
Dec 04
This program is eligible for 2 grassroots credits toward the Certificate in PAC & Grassroots Management.
Dec 12
There are major differences between the LDA and the IRC in what must be tracked and reported (including grassroots advocacy), so understanding these differences will help you easily prevent costly mistakes. This program is eligible for 1 compliance credit toward the Certificate in PAC & Grassroots Management and 1 compliance credit toward the Certificate in Public Affairs Management.