In the fall of 2015, the CBIC Board of Directors met to develop a new 3-year strategic plan to be implemented in 2016. The CBIC Board then approved the 2016-2019 plan at the February Board meeting.
The strategic planning meeting was comprised of the entire 2015 Board of Directors, liaisons from the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) and Infection Prevention and Control Canada (IPAC Canada), a representative from CBIC’s testing company, CBIC Executive Staff, and a third-party strategic planner. It was a two-day process facilitated by the third-party strategic planner. Once the goals of the plan were formulated, the strategic planner compiled all notes from the two days and returned a finished strategic plan to CBIC. After further refinement during the Fall of 2015, the following strategic plan was approved by the Board in February 2016:
CBIC Strategic Plan
2016 - 2019
CBIC is the leading provider of professional certification for infection prevention and control. Certification by CBIC is the standard of excellence that Infection Prevention and Control professionals will seek in order to ensure the delivery of quality care that the public expects, demands, and deserves.
The mission of CBIC is to protect the public through the development, administration, and promotion of an accredited certification in infection prevention and control. CBIC maintains and promotes professional certification of the highest quality through the accomplishment of key objectives in the following goal areas:
Create new, and leverage existing, partnerships
Study the value of certification with the goal of demonstrating a data driven value proposition to our constituents
Create segmented (define, clarify, and prioritize) marketing strategies that reflect the value of certification to each constituency
Increase the net number of CICs by 840 NEW certificants (minimum) each year for the next 3 years
Note: the Strategic Plan is revised every 3 years, with the next revision due in 2019.