Because associations, now more then ever before, must compete with and operate much like businesses, outsourcing services or projects has become a proven and viable solution to help associations reduce costs, gain expertise, improve efficiencies and compete effectively. Association Management Group can serve you as a single source provider of an array of comprehensive outsourcing options to support the objectives of your organization. By leveraging our expertise, technology and experience, we offer association leaders the ability to obtain customized, high-quality and cost-effective solutions to solve short-term problems, seize emerging opportunities, address critical issues or improve effectiveness in critical programs or functions.
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For an association executive or manager, your need to consider outsourcing may be prompted by the following circumstances:
Resource allocation – An association time and money are it’s two basic resources. No association can succeed without effective utilization of its human resources, technology and finances. By outsourcing some of these operational requirements, an association can focus more of its attention and resources toward member programs, industry issues and other efforts that deliver value to your members.
Staff capacity – Staff delivers services, when you find an under or over-capacity of staff, the entire associations could be challenged. Outsourcing a function or project can help resolve or eliminate this burden, offering the flexibility to change, downsize or expand staff resources quickly and without the challenges associated with hiring and firing.
Focused expertise - Many association staff members are generalists by necessity. There are times, however, an association can address specific challenges and be in a position to seize opportunities more quickly and effectively by leveraging the specialized expertise of outside partners. An example here would be crisis communications, where the expertise of experienced PR counsel could significantly benefit your organization.
New Approaches and unbiased objectivity - Especially during times of greatest challenge or opportunity, those shouldering responsibility can benefit greatly from an outsourcing partner that offers new and creative approaches and solutions that reflect an unbiased third-party perspective.
Contact AMG to learn how our project-specific or specialized services can benefit your organization.