As identified by AACE’s Board of Directors for 2013-2014.
Sponsor the Third Federal Agency roundtable in Washington DC on December 5
Identify target companies and governmental agencies.
Identify the key contacts and “champions” within these companies and governmental agencies.
With the Certification Board, the Marketing Advisory Committee will create a comprehensive marketing campaign to promote the value of our certifications to companies, governmental entities and other stakeholders.
AACE will develop communications plans designed to target business publications covering areas of interest to the profession.
AACE’s marketing committee w/staff will ID and prioritize the markets in target industries and create marketing plans designed to increase our market penetration in those markets.
AACE’s Marketing Advisory Committee, Young Professionals Task Force, Educ. Board, and staff will develop marketing strategies and materials for colleges and universities to increase their awareness of the cost engineering profession, to increase student membership, and to encourage the pipeline for future AACE members.
Develop Marketing products around results of salary survey for certified individuals.
Identify and recruit eight webinar presentations for 2014
Hold Annual International Total Cost Management Conferences starting November 2014.
Complete Phase 1 goals of China section.
Secure office space and technology for base of operations.
Recruit part-time administrator.
Chinese translations of S&K and TCM Framework.
Complete Skills & Knowledge translation in Russian.
Maintain Latin American, Russia/Eastern Eruope and India Task Forces.
Secure funding for Spanish language translation of S&K.
Secure funding for Portuguese language translation of S&K.
Meetings and Events
Conduct the second International TCM Conference in Nov.2014 in Bangkok .
Prepare and conduct the 2014 Annual Meeting in New Orleans, LA.
Regional Meetings best practice guide.
Communicate and promote the Company and Organizational Membership Program and implement more efficient administrative system to track and manage.
Promote and refine the online section leadership training module.
Promote best practices among sections through specific campaign.
AACE’s staff will have a written comprehensive membership recruiting and retention plan prepared annually beginning in 2012.
Complete review of potential regional realignment.
The AACE Executive Director will present an annual Capital Acquisition and Technology plan to the Board of Directors as part of the annual budget process.
Annual Audit process will be reviewed and overseen by VP Finance.
AACE will conduct periodic membership and stakeholder surveys.
AACE will conduct an annual Board of Directors orientation/training program.
Revenue Task Force will review additional revenue options.
Evaluate the reality of obtaining ANSI-ISO certification as an Associaton by developing a plan of action.
Provide an annual report on certification results and trend for distribution to the membership and public.
Submit additional questions for psychometric analysis.
Evaluate demand for entry level CEP and EVP.
Updated Strategic Plan and Program of Work for 2013-14.
Develop method to track members for on-line discussion groups.
Investigate the goals & requirements, plan and budget for next phase of Visual TCM.
Update Strategic Plan and Program of Work for 2013-14.
Expand Scholarship Programs to include international students.
Award US, Canada, and international scholarships.
Review 3 new AEPs and audit 2 existing AEPs.
Continue Online Learning Center.
Publish Decision & Risk Management Study Guide Rev.0 (Sean Regan)
Feasibility of new EVP Study Guide (Regan)
Call for abstracts for AM Seminars in October 2013 & select presenters by January 2014.
Review AM Seminar slides for QC prior to Annual Meeting.
Review Seminar-in-a-box slides and comments from 2013.
Write S&K 6; Cert/Tech Board Review; Final edits
AEP Program - complete Second round of audits.
University relations - work with YPC and develop marketing plan.
Update Strategic Plan and Program of Work for 2013-14.
Develop plan for fundraising for scholarships and education fund.
Create annual promotion/recognition campaign for award recipients.
Conduct quarterly Mentoring Advisory Committee conference calls, Identify ways to increase participation in mentor program, Conduct mentor system performance audit and enhance as needed, Publish mentoring article in Source magazine, Sponsor Annual Meeting Networking Event.
Encourage women to actively participate in AACE, identify opportunities for recruitment, encourage mentoring, and provide recognition for WIPC.
Young Professionals: Communicate in Website And LinkedIn, Publish YPC Profile Articles, Sponsor Leadership Conferences, Conduct University Outreach
The AACE President will provide an annual report at the Annual Meeting that will be distributed to the members on progress against the strategic plan over the previous year.
AACE will create an Ethics Committee and Ethics Appeal Panel to review ethics complaints against members and certification holders.
AACE will promote its ethical standards to members and stakeholders through an ongoing communications campaign focusing on aspects of the Canon of Ethics.
Continue to review and discuss how to create a more aligned governance structure.
List expectations and criteria for future teaming agreements so partnerships match the current strategic plan. A written plan indicating how such partnerships advance the strategic objective will be required for all future partnerships and renewal of existing partnership agreements.
The Board of Directors will annually publish a plan of operations that outlines goals and objectives for the year with references to the strategic plan.
Identify specific individual(s) to recruit presentations for energy sector for 2014 Annual Meeting.
Develop Recruitment Process for New Executive Director .
Recruitment of Carol Rogers and Charla Miller's replacements.
Develop updated strategic plan using outside facilitator.