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Webinar Series

Webinar Series

 

 

IEC offers a Webinar Series focused on topics directly related to your electrical contracting business. As part of the IEC Training Advantage, these webinars are complimentary to all IEC members.   

 

Upcoming Webinars

 

Simple Event Planning Models: Make Money and Create Community

November 7, 2018
2:00 p.m. EDT

Hosting an event can take a lot of planning. Sometimes, you can get so focused on the big picture that you forget about the details. And then there is the cost. If your chapter is currently not hosting events, please join this webinar to hear what your peers are doing, big and small. Get tactical tips on how to put on your very first IEC event!

Presenter: Melissa Grigsby, Director of Communications, IEC National

 

‘Show Me The Money’: Negotiating the Executive Director Employment Contract

November 14, 2018
2:00 p.m. EDT

Executive contract negotiation for associations can be tricky business. Tune into this webinar for guidance on salary and bonus negotiation, duties, terms of employment, compensation, equity, indemnification, termination, severance, 409A, and other relevant issues.

Presenter: Dresden Farrand, MPA, MPP, CAE, Vice President of Membership and Chapter Development, IEC National

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Dresden Farrand serves as the Vice President of Membership and Chapter Development and is responsible for the direction and overall management of chapter development and the component relations program of the organization. Dresden has extensive expertise providing proven results in membership/sponsorship management, member engagement, program management, governance, strategic planning, leadership development, innovation, diversity, and evaluation.

As a Certified Association Executive (CAE), she currently serves as a member of the CAE Commission and holds two Masters degrees in Public Administration and Public Policy. Dresden is also a passionate speaker in the area of membership development, component relations, and retention strategies. Dresden is a 2016 Forty Under 40® Award Recipient of Association Forum and USAE.

Guest Speaker: Donté Shannon, CAE, Executive Director, Specialty Advertising Association of California 

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Mr. Donté Shannon, CAE is an experienced and recognized nonprofit executive residing in Washington, DC. He has worked extensively in association management for 12 years.  For the last two years, Mr. Shannon has been leading his organization through transformational change as the Executive Director of the Specialty Advertising Association of California, a trade association representing a $3 billion industry and 5,600 companies.

His career accomplishments include being selected as a Forty Under 40® Award recipient by Association Forum of Chicagoland. Additionally, Mr. Shannon was selected as a 2011-2013 Diversity Education Leadership Program (DELP) Scholar by the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE): The Center for Association Leadership, a national organization of nonprofit and association professionals. 

 

 

Contractor Cash Flow

December 4, 2018
2:00 p.m. EDT

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The course will cover the basics of cash flow from the construction contractors perspective which includes analyzing scenarios that result in excess cash and cash shortages.  Additionally, the course will explore the relationship between contract accounting and cash flow with a focus on generating excess cash through contract accounting best practices.


Guest Speaker: Jason Harris, CPA, Partner

Guest Speaker: Bryan Allen, CPA, Manager

 

 

Low Voltage Surge Protection Devices

December 18, 2018
2:00 p.m. EDT

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A presentation on what is a surge, what causes it and ways to protect from it.  You will learn how by protecting equipment from surges, you can also protect people.  The various equipment that can be protected from surges and code requirements for surge protection will be presented.

Presenter: Paul DolencVice President of Education & Training, IEC National

Guest Speaker: Keith Waters, P.E. C.E.M., Manager of Industry Standards, Schneider Electric

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Mr. Waters is an Industry Standards Manager for Schneider Electric.  In this position, he is responsible for leading company activities relative to product standards, installation codes, and enforcement for Circuit Protection and Automation/Control.  He is also engaged in applying codes and standards addressing energy efficiency & sustainability.

 

Finding New Industry Partnerships

January 8, 2019
2:00 p.m. EDT

More information coming soon.

Presenter: Tim Welsh, Senior Vice President, Business Development and Industry Relations, IEC National

 

Social Media for the ‘Non-Techy’ Soul

January 9, 2019
2:00 p.m. EDT

Great, your association is on Facebook and Twitter now, but what are you going to say to your followers to keep them engaged? Interactive webinar to learn how to discover, organize, and distribute compelling online content. Gain practical tips and content curation resources to help you carve the time out of your busy schedule and establish your organization as a thought leader in its field, creating credibility and building your social media follower base. 

Presenter: Dresden Farrand, MPA, MPP, CAE, Vice President of Membership and Chapter Development, IEC National

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Dresden Farrand serves as the Vice President of Membership and Chapter Development and is responsible for the direction and overall management of chapter development and the component relations program of the organization. Dresden has extensive expertise providing proven results in membership/sponsorship management, member engagement, program management, governance, strategic planning, leadership development, innovation, diversity, and evaluation.

As a Certified Association Executive (CAE), she currently serves as a member of the CAE Commission and holds two Masters degrees in Public Administration and Public Policy. Dresden is also a passionate speaker in the area of membership development, component relations, and retention strategies. Dresden is a 2016 Forty Under 40® Award Recipient of Association Forum and USAE. 

 

Learn How to Budget Like a Pro

January 23, 2019
2:00 p.m. EDT

More information coming soon.

Presenter: RaeShawn Crosson, Chief Operations Officer, IEC National

  

Creating Partnerships to Increase Organizational Capacity

February 5, 2019
2:00 p.m. EDT

In order to find apprenticeships for their members, some of our Executive Directors are pursuing or are in partnerships with a diverse groups of partners from nonprofits to civic action groups. Learn 3 quick strategies to developing sound partnerships and hear from other Executive Directors about their success. 

Presenter: Dresden Farrand, MPA, MPP, CAE, Vice President of Membership and Chapter Development, IEC National

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Dresden Farrand serves as the Vice President of Membership and Chapter Development and is responsible for the direction and overall management of chapter development and the component relations program of the organization. Dresden has extensive expertise providing proven results in membership/sponsorship management, member engagement, program management, governance, strategic planning, leadership development, innovation, diversity, and evaluation.

As a Certified Association Executive (CAE), she currently serves as a member of the CAE Commission and holds two Masters degrees in Public Administration and Public Policy. Dresden is also a passionate speaker in the area of membership development, component relations, and retention strategies. Dresden is a 2016 Forty Under 40® Award Recipient of Association Forum and USAE.

Diversity and Inclusion - Why You Need to Care

February 20, 2019
2:00 p.m. EDT

More information coming soon.

Presenter: RaeShawn CrossonChief Operations Officer, IEC National

Events for the Non Event Planner Soul - The Basics

March 6, 2019
2:00 p.m. EDT

More information coming soon.

Presenter: Melissa GrigsbyDirector of Communications, IEC National

Education Updates & Curriculum Changes

March 19, 2019
2:00 p.m. EDT

More information coming soon.

Presenter: Paul Dolenc, Vice President of Education & Training, IEC National 

The New Trends in Social Media

April 9, 2019
2:00 p.m. EDT

More information coming soon.

Presenter: Lauren McIntyre-Gibson, Events & Marketing Manager, IEC National

Master the Art of Strategic Planning and Business Development

April 24, 2019
2:00 p.m. EDT

More information coming soon.

Presenter: RaeShawn Crosson, Chief Operations Officer, IEC National

In Kind Agreements - How to get the best bang for your buck?

May 7, 2019
2:00 p.m. EDT

More information coming soon.

Presenter: Tim WelshSenior Vice President, Business Development and Industry Relations, IEC National 

Tactics for Influencing Your Board

May 21, 2019
2:00 p.m. EDT

More information coming soon.

Presenter: Dresden Farrand, MPA, MPP, CAE, Vice President of Membership and Chapter Development, IEC National 

The Attendee Experience

July 10, 2019
2:00 p.m. EDT

More information coming soon.

Presenter: Melissa GrigsbyDirector of Communications, IEC National

Five Ways to Improve Your Digital Strategy

July 23, 2019
2:00 p.m. EDT

More information coming soon.

Presenter: Melissa Grigsby, Communications Manager, IEC National

Tactics for Influencing Your Board

August 6, 2019
2:00 p.m. EDT

More information coming soon.

Presenter: Dresden Farrand, MPA, MPP, CAE, Vice President of Membership and Chapter Development, IEC National

Words that Click - How to Tailor Your Language to Encourage a Call-to-Action

August 20, 2019
2:00 p.m. EDT

More information coming soon. 

Presenter: Melissa GrigsbyCommunications Manager, IEC National

Creating Multi Year Sponsorship Agreements

October 8, 2019
2:00 p.m. EDT

More information coming soon.

Presenter: Tim WelshSenior Vice President, Business Development and Industry Relations, IEC National 

Grow Your Business with Instagram

October 22, 2019
2:00 p.m. EDT

More information coming soon. 

Presenter: Lauren McIntyre-GibsonEvents & Marketing Manager, IEC National

OSHA's New Recordkeeping Standards and Injury Tracking Application

December 10, 2019
2:00 p.m. EDT

More information coming soon.

Presenter: Paul DolencVice President of Education & Training, IEC National

 

Earn CAE Credits

As a CAE Approved Provider, The Independent Electrical Contractors (IEC) is an organization that has formally registered with the CAE program and committed to providing education that meets the CAE Commission’s standards for helping individuals earn or maintain the Certified Association Executive credential. CAE Approved Providers have received guidance on such standards and pledged to properly represent course eligibility for CAE credit. IEC is an approved provider and IEC's webinar series fulfills the professional development requirements to earn or maintain the CAE credential. Attendees will receive 1 CAE per webinar. It will be the responsibility of the attendee to document the contents of this webinar to submit to ASAE.

 

Contractor Cash Flow