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NOWCC Congratulates Cito Vanegas on Completion of the 1st Year at Institute for Organization Management

U.S. CHAMBER OF COMMERCE NEWS
Institute of Organization Management

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 8/8/12
 

Cito Vanegas of NOWCC Completes First Year
at Institute for Organization Management

A Leadership Training Program Produced by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Washington D.C.—Institute for Organization Management, the professional development program of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, is pleased to announce that Cito Vanegas, CFO, of NOWCC has recently completed his first year at Institute for Organization Management, a four-year nonprofit leadership training program at Villanova University.

“Institute participants are recognized across the country as leaders in their communities,” said Raymond P. Towle, IOM, CAE, the U.S. Chamber’s vice president of Institute for Organization Management. “These individuals have the knowledge, skills, and dedication to achieve professional and organizational success in the dynamic association and chamber industries.”

Since its commencement in 1921, the Institute program has been educating tens of thousands of association, chamber, and other nonprofit leaders on how to build stronger organizations, better serve their members and become strong business advocates.  Institute’s curriculum consists of four weeklong sessions at five different university locations throughout the country.  Through a combination of required courses and electives in areas such as leadership, advocacy, marketing, finance, and membership, Institute participants are able to enhance their own organizational management skills and add new fuel to their organizations, making them run more efficiently and effectively.

Graduates of Institute receive the IOM recognition, signifying completion of 96 hours of course instruction in nonprofit management. In addition, participants can earn credit hours toward the Certified Association Executive (CAE) certifications. Nearly 1,000 individuals attend Institute annually.

Institute is a 501(c) (3) affiliate of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and is the premier nonprofit professional development program for nonprofit professionals, fostering individual growth through interactive learning and networking opportunities.

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is the world's largest business federation representing the interests of more than 3 million businesses of all sizes, sectors, and regions, as well as state and local chambers and industry associations. 

 

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