Become a member of various professional organizations to deepen your knowledge and skills, to stay abreast of the advancements of science in the field, and to network with like-minded organizational development and change practitioners.
Network for Change and Continuous Innovation (NCCI)
Northwestern has an institutional membership with NCCI, a professional organization whose mission is to advance change and innovation in higher education.
As an institutional member, Northwestern faculty and staff have free access to past presentations, newsletters, and professional development opportunities including participation in monthly Power 60 webinars and communities of practice.
NCCI welcomes change leaders from all areas, and members who hold diverse roles on campuses across academic and administrative units. If you are interested in joining the NCCI membership roster and learning about professional development programming, please visit https://www.ncci-cu.org/my-account/ and click the "Get Started" button. It will prompt you do create an account. It is important that you indicate "Northwestern University" in the "Affiliated Account" field during your profile setup so that your profile is connected to the membership. Alternatively, you may contact firstname.lastname@example.org to assist you with membership enrollment.
Engage in Communities of Practice.
Learn from a variety of Professional Development Programs.
Attend the NCCI Annual Conference from Aug. 2 – 4, 2022, in-person or virtually.
The Society for College and University Planning (SCUP)
SCUP is a community of higher education leaders responsible for the integration of planning on their campuses and for the professionals who support them.
SCUP provides viewpoints from leaders from around the world but primarily within North America.
The Association of Change Management Professionals (ACMP)
ACMP serves as an independent and trusted source of professional excellence, advocates for the discipline and creates a thriving change community.