AIESEC Sydney Reckon Finance Award July 2011 ApplicationPresentation Transcript
AIESEC SYDNEY RECKON Finance Award Application July 2011
AIESEC Sydney’s vision:
AIESEC Sydney strives to develop passion and innovation in the mindsets of youth aspiring for global engagement. It endeavours to be the most dynamic, sustainable and well-branded platform for young people to excel in the workforce and lead the next generation.
Focus areas in 2011:
Ensuring a sustainable generation of exchange opportunities
Establishing brand awareness in the internal and external environments
Achieving and maintaining stakeholder satisfaction
AIESEC Sydney: an era of change!
1 st one of its kind member induction conference, Activ8Con
OGX raised 25 EPs
UR hosted a successful Alumni Night
TM arranged a gaming night and amazing race for LC bonding
MAC achieved 388 sign-ups for EPs
AIESEC NSW State Conference had 30 delegates from AIESEC Sydney
Finance Portfolio@AIESEC Sydney
The first half of 2011 saw @Sydney Finance Portfolio rising up to the role of helping each portfolio realise their potentials whilst aligning their performance to the overall objective of growth and sustainability .
The strong financials provide evidence for the effective investment strategies as well as the efficient financial process in place.
Improved income (18.4%) for Jan-June 2011
A combined effort of justified cost cuts and effective external relationship management esp. the Business School.
Increased efficiency in investment strategies
Financial Performance 2011 is Bigger & Better
In vestme nt with a Pu rpo se! (Summary) Activ8Con $810.43 for a beautiful lecture theatre, Thai food for lunch and snacks all along the way! Alumni Night $1819.57 for a fully catered entrees, a glamorous location and miscellaneous which will be sponsored by the Business Faculty. Gaming Night and Amazing Race $100 for food arrangement, games and such Merchandise $1024 worth of pens, banners, t-shirts and stickers Marketing Materials and a printer for the office $600 worth of postcards and a printer for the office to print out all the marketing materials such as posters and flyers IN COLOUR Conferences Subsidies worth $3500 from the Business Faculty in the form of sponsorship as well.
Activ8Con, the 1st of its kind induction conference in AIESEC Australia's history! workshops on leadership, global awareness, exchange and personal development
Investment-Member development Financial support in providing loan contract to selective eager members to be able to attend StateCon A strong LC culture “ Marmalade and Jam” Weekly LCMs with bonding sessions, portfolio updates, discussions etc. Record LCM attendance of 75% AMAZING RACE AND GAMING NIGHT
Investment – Exchange
Weekly Information Sessions & Sign up Stalls ran for 4 consecutive weeks
Strategically chosen locations targeted at faculty specific students for exchange programs to increase sign up rate
BBQ, cake stalls to provide platform for promoting AIESEC Exchange Programs throughout the semester.
RESULT: HIGHEST number of EP raises IN THE NATION Investment – Exchange SIGN-UPS 388 APPLICATIONS 108 MRB SIT-INS 31 EP RAISES EPs matched and realised 25 5
Investment – External E & A
- Alumni Night organised by ICX welcomed 34 AIESEC alumni to network and share experiences with current AIESECers in a smart casual corporate setting.
Increased Alumni database from 6 to 34.
Positive feedback from both alumni and members requesting for similar events in the future.
AIESEC NSW REGIONAL ALUMNI NIGHT HOSTED BY AIESEC SYDNEY
Investment – External E & A
Brand Awareness on Campus
- Merchandise e.g. pens, tshirts, banners custom made in India to take advantage of the current high AUD value .
- Pamphlets, posters, brochures delivering AIESEC message to students.
- Presence on web2.0 namely Twitter and Facebook for easy access and student demand.
Spent $1024 on merchandise, compared to no merchandise over the last few years
477 twitter followings and 301 AIESEC Sydney Facebook group members
Students able to identify AIESEC Sydney 'Superman' Tshirts and our mission!
Thinking outside the Box... SLAP brings together a special taskforce with the mission of creating an innovative platform to raise TNs as language teachers providing students an unique experience learning second languages in a fun and interactive environment at affordable price Project SLAP
Thinking outside the Box... Project SLAP
3 TNs to be realised
Marketing Face to Face promotions Cake stalls, bbq, info sessions Strategically chosen locations to market SLAP initiatives and obtain signups Web 2.0 Facebook, Twitter, Mobile access Established effective marketing channels responsive to audience preference Financial Program Fees $10/hr + deductible $40 deposit Class fee chosen as a result of market research
Other Finance Roles Tracking & Communicating - Weekly LCM brief on financial standing promotes transparency of the system as well as portfolio operations. - Interacting with other portfolios informally and formally helps tracking and evaluating the respective performance.
Banking & Accounting
- Weekly FN team meeting agenda includes updating Quickbooks, analysing portfolio performance, audit documentation etc.
- Immediate cash debits and cheque banking controlled by VP.
Received UNQUALIFIED Quarterly Audit
Budgeting - In the event of expenditure, the budget accompanies negotiations with the EB team to ensure long term sustainability and optimal allocation of funds.