Institute for Organization Management, the professional development program of the US Chamber of Commerce Foundation, announces that Tiffany Wilson Garling, IOM, FCCP, Executive Director of the Jackson County Chamber of Commerce, has graduated from the program and received recognition from the IOM.
Awarded to all graduates of the Institute’s program, IOM Graduate Recognition means that the individual has completed 96 hours of nonprofit management coursework. Additionally, participants can earn credit hours for Certified Chamber Executive (CCE) or Certified Association Executive (CAE) certifications. Almost 1,000 people attend the Institute each year.
“Institute graduates are recognized nationwide as leaders in their industries and organizations,” said Raymond P. Towle, IOM, CAE, vice president of the Institute for Organization Management at the US Chamber Foundation. “These people have the knowledge, skills and dedication to succeed professionally and organizationally in dynamic associations and chamber industries. “
Since its launch in 1921, the Institute’s program has trained tens of thousands of associations, chambers, and other nonprofit leaders on how to build stronger organizations, better serve their members, and become strong business advocates. The Institute’s program consists of four one-week sessions at four different universities across the country. Through a combination of compulsory and elective courses in areas such as leadership, advocacy, marketing, finance and membership, Institute participants are able to improve their own management skills. organizational and add new fuel to their organizations, making them run more efficiently.