Presentation on theme: "The International Association of Administrative Professionals Setting the Standards of Excellence."— Presentation transcript:
The International Association of Administrative Professionals Setting the Standards of Excellence
About IAAP Non-profit organization International in scope Headquarters in Kansas City, Missouri 28,000+ members and affiliates Nearly 600 chapters 35 Regional divisions in six districts Governed by 12- member International Board of Directors
Association Mission The IAAP mission is to enhance the success of career-minded administrative professionals by providing opportunities for growth through education, community building and leadership development.
IAAP: “What’s in it for Me?” Networking Continuing education Latest information and research Certification
Networking Exposure to other professionals outside your company Expand your interpersonal skills and comfort levels Develop leadership skills IAAP global network
Seminars and Conferences Annual events offering a wide array of educational workshops and hands-on training Education Forum and Annual Meeting – summer Professional Education Conference – spring Certification Conference – fall Various regional and local chapter events
Top-Notch Publications Award-winning OfficePro magazine Published eight times a year Contains a wealth of information – latest trends, productivity tips, and much more IAAP e-newsletters: OfficePro Express (twice each month) and IAAP Connections (association news – monthly)
Personal and Professional Development Resources Member discounts on more than 250 books and self-study courses, many providing the Continuing Education Unit (CEU) IAAP’s Complete Office Handbook -- the definitive reference book for today’s electronic office Browse resources available on IAAP website’s online bookstore
IAAP Online Services IAAP website: Latest association news and information Online training Online resource store Online networking And much more!
Professional Certification Achieving certification through IAAP is the internationally-recognized standard of excellence Two certification programs: –Certified Professional Secretary ® (CPS) –Certified Administrative Professional ® (CAP) More information can be found in the “Professional Development” section of the IAAP website:
Local Chapter Benefits Nearly 600 IAAP chapters worldwide Local education and networking opportunities “Hands on” leadership training through participation in chapter activities
How Your Company Benefits Training and skill- building activities First-hand professionalism Positive corporate image Build team spirit Leadership training and experience Maximum “bang for the buck” employee development
Who Should I Contact? IAAP Headquarters: Locally, either visit the websites, or call: Aggieland Chapter IAAP: Lea Ann Westmoreland, CAP, , or Mary Ellen Rowan, CAP, B-CS Chapter IAAP: Rosie Shoenfeld, IAAP World Headquarters Kansas City, Missouri