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IQCP Recertification descriptions and activity logs

Category 2: Completing Professional Training Courses

Category Description:

Credit is given for completing an IQ-related non-college/non-university professional development training course, conference pre-/post-conference tutorial, workshop, seminar, online Webinar, or DVD training course during your Recertification Period.

  • Completing training that offers Continuing Education Units (CEUs) earns 1.25 RC per 1 CEU.
  • Completing training that does not offer CEUs earns 0.50 RC per hour of instruction.

RC Example:

  • Completing two courses that offer 3 CEUs each (7.50 RCs) and two 4-hour workshops that do not offer CEUs (4 RCs) during your three-year Recertification Period would earn you a total of 11.5 RCs.

Proof of Content:

  • Proof of course content requires a copy of one of the following: Course Flyer, Description Sheet, or Course Outline/Syllabus. (Must show institution name, course name, speaker name, course description, and IQ-related topics.)

Proof of Completion:

  • To prove completion of an accepted professional training course, provide a copy of one of the following: Payment/Registration Confirmation, Attendance Roster, or Certificate of Completion. For independent study materials, a log sheet must be attached. (Must show institution name, course name, attendee name, date(s), times or number of hours attended, CEUs earned (if applicable), and IQ-related topics.)

Credit Notes:

  • Credit for attending conferences is given under Category 1.
  • Credit for completing college/university education courses is given under Category 3.
  • Credit for teaching non-college/university education courses, above and beyond your regular job duties is given under Category 9.

Activity Log Example:

Job Title: Business Intelligence Manager
Company Name: Acme, Inc.
Link to Company Info: http://www.[website].com
Employment Dates: 2013-07-01 To: 2014-04-15 Total # of Months: 9.50
# of Months with: Less than 100 h: 0.50 More than 100 h: 9.00
# RCs Claimed: 9.50