PCAAE conducts CPAE course on association governance and legal aspects

PCAAE conducts CPAE course on association governance and legal aspects

The Philippine Council of Associations and Association Executives (PCAAE), through its PCAAE Academy, its professional training and career development center, conducted the online version of its “Association Governance and Legal Aspects” module under the Certified Professional Association Executive (CPAE) program on February 26, 2021 which was attended by 8 participants who are aspiring to get the CPAE credential.

The CPAE was developed to further professionalize association governance and management in the country and offers excellent career opportunities and growth for those already working or those considering to work in the association sector that includes Board members, officers, staff and professionals. The CPAE programme consists of six modules – association management, governance and legal aspects, branding, PR, marketing and communications, people management, financial management, and business innovation and sustainability.

The CPAE credential is granted to those who have successfully completed the 6 modules and submission of a back home action Plan plus attendance in the annual Associations Summit. It is valid for 3 years but needs to be renewed each year by attending the annual Associations Summit.

The association governance aspects focused on the five (5) areas – governance Basics, what is good governance, duties of Board members, governance documents and association roles. The resource person for this session was Mr. Octavio “Bobby” Peralta, Founder and CEO of PCAAE, and Secretary General of the Association of Development Financing Institutions in Asia and the Pacific (ADFIAP).

For the legal aspects session, the resource person was Atty. Alberto Reyno who covered pertinent laws, among others, is the Corporation Code of the Philippines which governs the rules and conduct of associations registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission.


For more details about PCAAE and its CPAE program, please email Ms. Sandy Lim at sandylim@adfiap.org

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