Learn the basics of the laws that apply to professional certification. Topics include governance, autonomy, antitrust, tax exemption, copyright, trademark, contracts with vendors, injury and damage claims and more.
Learn ethical and legal issues in establishing policies and procedures that protect the public, certificants, and the certifying organization and that uphold the integrity of certification from a legal adviser to certification organizations. Real-life examples are also shared.
Listen to this on-demand webinar to learn more about how your organization can legally control its web domains, copyrights and trademarks, and tips for avoiding lawsuits related to association websites and accounts, including international examples.
This chapter covers program governance and is organized into three sections: documents, board structure, and fiduciary responsibilities. The purpose is to discuss the documents needed for governance - either to be separately incorporated or part of a separately incorporated organization.
The Legal Concepts Related to Credentialing module from the Fundamental Topics in Certification online course discusses pertinent laws and how to minimize your organization’s legal risk as a nonprofit certifying body.
Designed for new credentialing staff, new volunteer board members, or staff who are developing a new certification program, set up your staff and volunteers for success by providing them basic knowledge and good practices for administering a certification program.
The 2012 What the CFO Wants to Know is a follow-up report to the Certification Industry Operating Ratios and Benchmarking Statistics report published in 2009. In our newest report, gain insight into the average revenue, expenses, and operations of certification programs.
The "Credentialing Specialist" Assessment-based Certificate Program is designed for certification staff who want to gain insights into the eco-system of certification from a program's conception, through its development and delivery, to maintenance and improvement.
Use Advanced Topics in Certification online modules to guide your staff's conversations and decisions on expanding, elevating, or differently marketing your established program. This purchase is for a single user of thePsychometrics module.
This 2015 report benchmarks the same metrics as in previous years; however, it also addresses new topics, such as marketing strategies and the use of virtual versus in-person approaches to performing test-related activities. The report is based on data collected from 66 organizations in Canada and the United States. It details the general demographics of the respondents, including staff size, geographic scope of programs, and the number of programs offered.
The Americans with Disabilities Act specifically addresses professional certification and requires accommodation of the disabled. Everyone knows that. But, what accommodation is required, given the variety of alternatives often available? And, to what extent must a certification applicant’s specifi
For Members Only. This free Executive Summary provides an overview of the method used to conduct the 2015 Certification Industry Compensation and Benesifts Survey, identifies general profiles of the responding organizations, lists the type of data categories reported for each position, and provides a few highlights of the data in the report.
A digital copy of the ICE Handbook, a step-by-step guide to designing and implementing effective professional certification examinations was written by recognized experts with applied knowledge of practical experience.
The NCCA Standards specifically impose significant obligations on certification bodies to communicate with applicants, certificants, and the public. Hear an explanation of required communications, an interpretation by a certification lawyer of legal considerations, and implications for your program.