Offered through the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (ACCE), the Certified Chamber Executive (CCE) is a national designation for chamber professionals.
Certified Chamber Executive (CCE) - Credentials for Advanced Chamber Leaders
ACCE GENERAL BODY OF KNOWLEDGE
ACCE developed the Body of Knowledge for the chamber profession. It establishes benchmarks for the chamber profession and serves as the foundation for ACCE's educational programs. The document outlines general job competencies and is updated, as necessary, to reflect current chamber profession practices. It is understood that chamber professionals need not have expertise or direct responsibility in all of these areas yet should have a comprehensive understanding of how each component impacts the chamber. By reviewing the Body of Knowledge and working towards comprehending and implementing these practices, chamber professionals will be empowered with the essential skills necessary to be successful in the profession. See more here: http://www.acce.org/cce/body-of-knowledge/
PROCESS TO EARN YOUR CCE
Earning the CCE is a four-step process. Candidates are required to successfully complete each step with a minimum score in each category to earn the designation. Candidates will be informed of their status after each step and counseled regarding the results. All information is confidential. If you are ready to begin the process, please submit an Intent to Apply so we know to expect your application.
1. Application http://www.acce.org/clientuploads/CCE/2016%20CCE%20APPLICATION.pdf
3. Oral Presentation/Interview
4. Examination Process
For additional details, click here: http://www.acce.org/cce/process-to-earn-your-cce/
CCE Eligibility Requirements
Applicants are required to have at least six years of senior-level chamber management experience and be currently employed in a senior-level chamber management position. In order to be considered a senior level manager, the applicant must manage a staff, a budget, programs, and have direct contact with the board. Applicants must also adhere to the CCE code of ethics. Earning the CCE designation is a four-step process which is outlined in the Process for Earning the CCE Designation.
For additional informatino on the entire CCE process, please see the ACCE website: http://www.acce.org/cce/certified-chamber-executive-cce/