The IdeasAmerica Association's primary objective in providing certification programs is to improve the image, role and effectiveness of administrators and managers of idea, involvement and innovation systems.
Is available to IA members.Currently, on-site certification training is offered in conjunction with the IA Annual Conference. The next training and recertification will be provided offered at our next Training and Networking conference in Fort Lauderdale, FL. Recertification will also be available to take on-line through-out the year. You will be able to register for this program with your Annual Conference Registration
Established and administered by IdeasAmerica, the CMSS certification program is intended for those professionals who are currently working in the employee involvement/suggestion field. While that work may not always be exclusively with suggestion systems, it is expected that work in the field be the individual's main activity.
CASS attendees receive 6-hours of classroom instruction (prior to testing) to receive their certification. CASS training is recommended for administrators and others working with employee suggestion programs.
Congratulations to Melody Bell from Savannah River Nuclear Solutions who received her training and certification prior to the 2020 Virtual Summit.
Congratulations to those who received their training and certification at the AI Summit in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.
From Left to Right: Mike Richards (Huntington Ingalls), Joe Schenk (Quality Bridge), Brenda Kelly, IA President (Instructor), and Isaac Chapman (Quality Bridge).
Congratulations to those who received their training and certification at the IA Summit in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Front Row: Left to Right: Mathias Neuroff, Blake Leaphart. Roland Rausch, Shiquita Wells, Kelly Flynn, Angela Ramos, Kathy Banks, Suzy Clark (Instructor) and Brenda Kelly (Instructor)
Congratulations to those who received their training and certification at the IA Summit in Mesa, Arizona.
First Row, Top to Bottom: Johan Lengl, Shanna Cummings, David Dobbins, Georganne Fok, and Shirley Israel. Second Row, Top to Bottom: Sadin Al Falasi, Islam Fakhri Mohd Abuhamdah, Brenda Kelly (Instructor), and Laura Barsh Third Row, Top to Bottom: David Fisher, Kimberly Brown, Kim Martinez, Bryan Miletta, Lowell Kriser
Congratulations to those who received their training and certification at the IA Summit in Atlanta, Georgia.
Front Row: Joi Silver (Integrated Manufacturing & Assembly), Mahasal Khan (EGA), Katie Biehl (Morton Salt), Shanna Cummings (Harris Health Systems)
Back Row: Khalid Al Zarooni (Dubai Customs), Veronica Thomas (Savannah River Nuculear Solutions), Dave Sharpley (Asama Coldwater Mfg.), Suzi Clark (BMW), Brenda Kelly (IA President & CASS Insructor/Savannah River Nuclear Solutions), Andrea Kelley (IA Director & CASS Instructor/Harris Health Sytems), Diana Allen (IA Treasurer & CASS Instructor).
Congratulations to those who received their training and certification at the IA Summit in Baltimore, Maryland.
Front Row: Eng. Amel Al Hammdi (DEWA), Eng. Maryam Al Neaimi (DEWA), Diana Allen (SHOWA) and Brenda Kelly (SRNS) (CASS Facilitators), Second Row: Irfan Shahid (DEWA), Deanna Goodlove,(SRNS), Sami Essa (Dubai Customs), Manoj Philip (Almajdouie Holding Co.), Third Row: Kelly Flynn(Asama Coldwater, Mfg. Inc.), Maher Al Sayed Ali (Emirates Transport), Mohammed I Sonqi (DEWA), Fourth Row: Khahlid Ahmed (Dubai Customs), Swamynathan Subramanian (DEWA), Matthias Nehrhoff (Continental AG), Top Row: Eng. Matar Suhail Al Mheiri (DEWA) and Joe Legge (SRNS).
Basic Concepts answers questions about how your organization can drive innovation, engage your employees, and ways to further develop your innovation/suggestion program performance. We can also provide this training at your own site. Contact IA office to make necessary arrangements.
The Assessment Program provides a comprehensive review of every aspect of your employee involvement program and helps you to determine how your program ranks compared with platinum standards of program effectiveness. Contact the IA office to make necessary arrangements
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