8 Study Resources for the CAE Exam

Crack open these books recommended by the CAE Commission.

Although the next Certified Association Executive (CAE) exam is on December 2, it's never too early to start studying. Here's a list of eight resources, part of a longer list compiled by the CAE Commission. For more information on the CAE program and the complete list of resources, visit www.asaecenter.org/cae. Find these books and more at www.asaecenter.org/publications.

  1. 7 Measures of Success: What Remarkable Associations Do That Others Don't, American Society of Association Executives
  2. Core Competencies in Association Professional Development, by Terri Tracey, CAE, and Kathleen M. Edwards, CAE
  3. The Will to Govern Well: Knowledge, Trust & Nimbleness, 2nd Edition, by Glenn H. Tecker, Paul D. Meyer, Bud Crouch, and Leigh Wintz, CAE
  4. Association Law Handbook, 4th edition, by Jerald A. Jacobs
  5. Association Law Update (The 2009 Supplement to Association Law 4th edition), by Jerald A. Jacobs
  6. How to Read Nonprofit Financial Statements, 2nd Edition, by Andrew S. Lang and Wayne Berson
  7. Creating and Managing an Association Government Relations Program, 2nd Edition, by Amy Showalter
  8. Membership Essentials: Recruitment, Retention, Roles, Responsibilities, and Resources, by Sheri Jacobs, CAE, and Carylann Assante, CAE