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BDPA Atlanta Chapter Initiatives (2011)

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This 52-page deck shows the initiatives, plans, hopes and dreams of BDPA Atlanta chapter as they enter into 2011. …

This 52-page deck shows the initiatives, plans, hopes and dreams of BDPA Atlanta chapter as they enter into 2011.

We encourage all stakeholders with BDPA Atlanta chapter to read or download this document. It will define 'BDPA 3.0" for you.

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    • 1. Atlanta Chapter of BDPA 2011 Initiatives
    • 2. BDPA 3.0 BDPA 2.0 BDPA 1.0
    • 3. What is BDPA 3.0?
      • An initiative by Atlanta BDPA to facilitate the generation of revenue and exposure for IT services.
    • 4.
      • BDPA “ Marketplace ”
      3.0 Initiatives
      • Confidential Database of RFP opportunities
      • Business Directory Listing
      • RFP Development Assistance
      • RFP Fulfillment
      • Entrepreneurial Opportunity Alliance
    • 5. 3.0 Initiatives
      • BDPA “ Rapid Connect ”
        • Provides a confidential, external expert resource to customers and complements/extends their internal capabilities
        • Leads to new growth opportunities for the Chapter by maintaining a “ rapid fulfillment response capability ” for customers
        • Membership
          • Free for Members
          • Free for Vendors enrolled in Marketplace
          • Minimal Fee for all others
        • Directory Listing
        • Managed through Social Media
          • Managed by Twitter
          • Member and Vendor following
    • 6. 3.0 Initiatives
        • Advertising Service on local website
          • Show case of Member Owned businesses
        • First year free listing (BDPA Members)
        • Annual $20 listing fee
        • Complimentary Search Engine Optimization *Key Words*
      • Member Business Directory
    • 7.
        • Knowledge Transfer
      3.0 Initiatives
          • Discussions/Round Tables
          • Workshops (Fee-Based)
          • Soft Skill Development
    • 8. BDPA 2011 Initiatives – Path to Completion
    • 9. Leadership Board
      • Director of Public Relations & Marketing -> VP of Public Relations & Marketing
      • Director of Education & Career Development -> VP of Education & Career Development
      • New Positions
        • VP Information Technology
          • Website
          • Social Media Architecture
          • Document management
        • VP Business Services
          • Market Place
          • Rapid Connect
          • Member Service Directory
        • Board Secretary
          • Reports directly to the chapter president
          • Consolidates various committee schedules into a chapter calendar
          • Records meeting minutes, action items and publishes these to the board
      • Remove Webmaster role
    • 10. Strategy & Planning Committee Lead by the VP Strategy & Planning Keith Scott
    • 11. Responsibilities
      • Assist organization with forward-thinking leadership for the Organization
      • Develop ideas for professional services
      • Corporate and government liaison for the organization
      • Launch and manage business development pilot programs
    • 12. Initiatives
      • Training Services
        • Work with Education Committee to establish, implement, and manage the professional services training program
        • Develop pricing strategies and curriculum for training program
      • Consulting Services
        • Develop professional service offerings for small to mid-sized businesses located in the Atlanta area.
        • Develop pricing strategies for professional service offerings.
    • 13. Resource Needs
      • Strategic Planning Consultant – 2 Resources
        • Assist in the development of professional services for Small and Mid-sized business
        • Attend corporate networking events
        • Assist in managing business service pilot programs
      • Trainer – 1 Resource
        • Assist Education and Professional Services committee to develop training curriculum
        • Assist in recruiting trainers to facilitate training services
    • 14. Business Services Committee (New Committee) Lead by the VP Business Services
    • 15. Responsibilities
      • BDPA “Market Place”
      • Rapid Connect
      • Business Services Directory
    • 16. Resource Needs VP Business Services To Apply:
      • Submit high level plan to board on how you would achieve Committee Goals
        • Included in the plan:
          • Projected Committee needs
          • Projected 2011 Budget
      • All plans are due by January 31, 2011
      • Announce new VP by February 15, 2011
    • 17. Education & Professional Development Committee Lead by the VP Education & Professional Development
    • 18. Responsibilities
      • Responsible for curriculum development for workshops/classes/seminars
      • Responsible for obtaining training facility
      • Responsible for obtaining teachers for workshops/classes/seminars
      • HR Services; job postings, career fairs & coaching
    • 19. Resource Needs VP Education and Professional Development To Apply:
      • Submit high level plan to board on how you would achieve Committee Goals
        • Included in the plan:
          • Projected Committee needs
          • Projected 2011 Budget
      • All plan due by January 31, 2011
      • Announce new VP by February 15, 2011
    • 20. Business Management Committee Lead by the VP Business Management Felicia Jones
    • 21. Responsibilities
      • Fundraising
      • Community Outreach
      • Strategic Partnerships
    • 22. Initiatives
      • Fundraiser - Sponsors
        • Maintain and enhance relationship with current sponsors
        • Identify and acquire additional sponsors
      • Community Outreach
        • Identify programs and activities
        • Participate in 2 events
    • 23.
      • Program Manager – 2 Resources
        • Gather & document information
        • Organize events
        • Work with other committee members to complete projects
      • Project Manager – 1 Resource
        • Create Project Plans
        • Coordinate the work with other committee members to complete projects
      Resource Needs
    • 24. Membership Management Committee Lead by the VP Membership Management LaVonda Lloyd
    • 25. Responsibility
      • Member Recruitment
      • Member Retention 
      • Member Database Management
      • Member Surveys
      • New Member Orientation
    • 26. 2011 Initiatives
      • Increase membership by 10%
      • Membership Drive
        • Reconnect with past members
        • Coordinate with Public Relations & Marketing Committee to communicate the benefits of BDPA membership
        • Offer individual incentives and recognition for membership
    • 27. Resource Needs
      • Registration Desk
        • Serves as greeter at BDPA events
        • Collect any money due
      • Members Skill Data for 3.0
        • Gather member skills data for each member that joins the organization
      • Membership Drive
        • Distribute information on how to join the organization and become involved within the organization.
        • Attend invited corporate and community sponsored events.
      • New Member Orientation
        • Welcome new members to BDPA and distribute information on the benefits they have now earned by becoming a member BDPA.
        • Distribute information on how to become involved within the organization .
    • 28. Technology Committee Lead by the VP Information Technology
    • 29. Responsibilities
      • Website
      • Social Media Architecture
      • Document Management
    • 30. Initiatives
      • Website Redesign
        • Update the look and feel of the current website
        • Create Admin section of site for leadership to use update portions of the site that affect their areas. i.e. Event calendar
        • Add Blog
        • Change to use new technology
      • Podcast
        • Start recording monthly meetings to make available on the site
      • Technical Training Courses
        • Work with the VP of Education and Professional Development to development technical courses for chapter
      • Support Chapter IT needs
    • 31.
      • Business Analyst/Program Manager –
        • Gathering and document IT requirements from other VP
        • Wireframes and Prototyping
        • Work with other committee members to complete IT projects
      • QA Analyst
        • Responsible for testing IT initiatives for the committee
        • Develop test plans
        • Work with other committee members to complete IT projects
      • Programmers/Network Specialists
        • Great technical specifications
        • Complete programming work
        • Work with other committee members to complete IT projects
      • Project Manager
        • Create Project Plans
        • Work with other committee members to complete IT projects
      • Content Specialist
        • Create content for IT initiatives
        • Work with other committee members to complete IT projects
      • Graphic Designers
        • Help create the needed graphics that support the committees initiatives.
      Resource Needs
    • 32. Member Services Committee Lead by the VP Member Services Katrina Collier
    • 33. Responsibilities
      • Monthly Program Meeting
      • Distribute chapter announcements
      • Coordinate announcements with other committees
      • Securing speakers for monthly program meetings & workshops
    • 34. INITIATIVES
      • Coordinate Atlanta Chapter Meetings
        • Build target topics for monthly program meetings based on input from the Leadership Board and member surveys
        • Establish Professional, Career, and Technical development opportunities.
    • 35.
      • Volunteers will assist the VP Member Services with the following responsibilities:
          • Identify program meeting presenters
          • Coordinate meeting logistics for monthly meetings etc.
          • Attend planning meetings/conference calls
        • Estimated hours per month: 4-8
      Resource Needs
    • 36. Finance Committee Lead by the VP of Finance Thyrsa Gravely
    • 37. Responsibilities
      • Managing Committee Budgets
      • Managing Member Dues
      • Managing Expenses
      • Manage Accounting Functions
    • 38. Initiatives
      • Develop budget for committees
        • Update annual chapter budget
      • Track member dues
      • Create monthly/annual financial reports
      • Review chapter’s non-profit status
      • File government-required documents
    • 39.
      • 1-2 Financial Managers
      Resource Needs
    • 40. Public Relations & Marketing Committee Lead by the VP Public Relations & Marketing Phyllis Ferguson
    • 41. Responsibilities
      • Chapter Newsletter
      • Public Service Announcements
      • Chapter brochure and marketing material
      • Social Media Content
      • Coordinate external events
    • 42. Initiatives
        • Branding
          • Revamp marketing material
        • Communication
          • Expand public service announcements, radio and other media
        • Social Media
          • Expand quality and content
        • Newsletter and Flyers
          • Expand quality and content
        • Convert to a new invitation and registration platform
        • Media Partnerships
          • Create targeted advertising alliances
    • 43.
        • Marketing Director
        • Communication Administrator
        • Assistant Newsletter Editor
        • Program Manager
      Resource Needs
    • 44. Collegiate Liaison Program Lead by the Director of Collegiate Liaisons Courtney Brown
    • 45. Responsibilities
      • Manage College Programs
      • Recruit campus lecturers
      • Recruit college mentors
      • Recruit students
    • 46. Initiatives
      • Enhance BDPA College Presence at Atlanta Area Colleges
      • Establish Relationships with Computer Science Department
      • Create a Campus Speaker Series
      • Develop Mentoring Program (all levels)
      • Facilitate Internship Program
    • 47.
      • College Campus Coordinator
        • Coordinate a panel of BDPA members for college symposium
        • Recruit students for BDPA membership
        • Provide professional perspective of issues & trends of IT industry
        • Student mentor – Classroom to boardroom
      • Internship Analyst
        • Available to meet and explain internships to corporate sponsors
        • Assist in qualifying students for internship
        • Prepare students for interview (appearance, resume, questions etc…)
        • Student mentor – Classroom to boardroom
      Resource Needs
    • 48. (S.I.T.E.S.) Committee Student Information Technology Education Scholarship Lead by the SITES Director Wesley “Coach Wes” Williams
    • 49. Responsibilities
      • Manage High School Student Programs
      • Obtain training facility
      • Recruit trainers and supporters
      • Recruit students
    • 50.
      • A.C.E: Advance Computer Education
        • Exposing students to Business, Media/Graphics Arts, Coding
      • HSCC: High School Computer Competition
        • Preparation for National Competition
      • IT Showcase
        • Assisting HS students researching IT topics
      • Women’s Council
        • Corporate businesswomen mentoring the females
      Initiatives
    • 51. Major Openings
      • HSCC Coordinator
      • Program communication advisor
      Other Openings
      • Instructors
      • Classroom support
      • Recruiting IT sponsorship
      • Women council membership
      Resource Needs
    • 52. Q & A

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