NACCU 2016 New Professionals Institute (NPI)
Saturday, April 16, 2016
The NACCU New Professionals Institute is a pre-conference workshop directed to Institutional and corporate members who are new (three years or less) to the campus card transaction industry or new to their area of responsibility.
Sessions and events are specifically designed to help attendees learn the basics of campus card programs, industry best practices, and problem-solving techniques. We’ll have lots of discussion, networking and time to ask questions.
Certificates of Attendance will be presented.
8:00AM - 9:00AM Breakfast
8:45AM - 9:00AM Check in
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Panel Discussion: The Basics of Card Systems
Panelists from various institutions will share their specific
organizational structure, staffing, responsibilities, services (meal
plans, door access, etc.), funding sources, statistics and reports.
Small Group Discussions
These highly rated ‘speed dating’ style discussions are each led by an industry
professional. New professionals will break into smaller groups by
interest for discussion and questions in this interactive format. At the
end of a time period, attendees will rotate to a new table topic with
different colleagues, and begin another engaging discussion.
Group Photo and Certificate Presentation
12:00PM - 1:00PM Lunch
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Professional Development Workshop
Choose one of the two following available sessions, included in your NPI registration.
Why Exceptional Leadership Matters Lynn Kachmarik
Supervisor Essentials Howard Miller
Quotes from prior NPI participants
Round table discussions were very helpful! Having a moderator provide a topic for us to sink our teeth into was a great introduction on how to get the most out of NACCU. After the NPI, I was empowered to talk with anyone I met.
The workshop was great! I enjoyed the format of the New Professionals Institute in the morning and adding seasoned professionals later in the day. I would attend another workshop.
It was an excellent opportunity to meet other New Professionals and connect with them, and by extension, connect with other more experienced members from their programs. I made some excellent contacts.
I was able to meet people that will be lifelong friends and network with other universities.
This was very beneficial. It is a great way to have small group discussions on relevant topics. I learned more during these sessions than I did during any other time of the conference.
It was very helpful to have a chance to meet other New Professionals and learn a little more about the basics of a card office before the beginning of the conference. It was a great way to ease into the conference without feeling incredibly overwhelmed and out of place.
Loved the NPI! It was perfect for the first time attendee.
Having only been in the campus card industry for less than a year, this institute was most helpful for me in gaining a macro and micro view of the industry.
I especially appreciated the roundtable discussion as it gave opportunity to ask specific questions about my school's needs but also to learn from the questions from other schools.