CAE 300 – Association Operations I (Operations Support) - Fall 2015

CAE® Course Fees

CSAE Members
$699 (+GST/HST) The rate for current CSAEmembers.
Non Members
$799 (+GST/HST)
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CAE®New Student Kit
$250 (+GST/HST)
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Course Description

CAE 300, the third course in the Certified Association Executive (CAE®) Program, builds on learning from CAE 100 and CAE 200, by providing association managers with key insight into operational areas of critical importance.  Students learn about Human Resource management through the lenses of Systems, Technology, Accounting and Communications as well as explore the concept of Continuous Improvement.


  • Human Resource Management
  • Association Systems & Practices
  • Technology
  • Financial & Management Accounting
  • Facilities & Equipment
  • Legal & Statutory
  • Insurance & Tax
  • Communications & External Relations
  • Continuous Improvement

Learning Objectives

  • Students will develop an understanding of the relationship between human resource management, strategic planning and management process
  • Students will learn how to develop policies and procedures to ensure the association is in compliance with all legal regulations and statutes
  • Students will learn how to evaluate practices for facilities and equipment, and identify opportunities for improvement

Duration & Delivery Method

CAE 300 is delivered fully online over a 12 week period. Weekly time commitment varies, but it is recommended students schedule between 10-15 hours for course work. 


There are no prerequisites to enroll in CAE 300. Suggested experience includes: employment and volunteer positions in the non-profit sector and/or management experience in any field.

For more information, please contact:

CAE Department 
416.363.3555 x 242
1.800.461.3608 x 242

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