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Membership Overview

RCA Membership options are focused on creating a community of interest in improving management accounting and decision support information through the application of Resource Consumption Accounting principles and techniques. RCA membership is a commitment to becoming an expert in creating the operational and financial information to allow managers to optimize enterprise operations. The RCA Institute’s goal is to build a profession….membership ensures your place on the leading edge of a community that will revolutionize management decision making and the systems that support it.

Customized membership packages are offered for:

Membership in the professional and organizational categories include:

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  • Associate
  • Professional
  • Adopter
  • Vendor
  • Software
 
Basic Fee
Associate Member:
$150
This membership is for individuals who are interested in gaining or maintaining an awareness of RCA knowledge and practice.
Benefits:
Newsletter/Magazine
Notices of Research and Implementation Activity
Online Community - Discussion forums, Webinars
Online Library/Repository Access
Associate Member Rates for Training, Meetings, Conferences
 
Basic Fee
Professional Member:
$500
This membership is for individuals who have achieved certification in RCA implementations and do not have a corporate membership. Member must comply with RCA Certified Designer and/or Implementer logo license agreement at all times.
Benefits:
Newsletter/Magazine
Notices of Research and Implementation Activity
Online Community - Discussion forums, Webinars
Online Library/Repository Access
Member Rates for Training, Meetings, Conferences
Access to Professional Member Discussion Forums and Webinars  
Research Publications and Implementation Reviews/Lessons learned  
Professional Member Rates on Training Packages to maintain Continuing Professional Education for RCA Certification  
Referral service for RCA Implementation or support opportunities  
Use of RCA Certified Designation and Logo  
 
Corporate Fee
RCA Adopter - Organizational/Corporate Membership:
$2,500
This membership is for companies or organizations that have implemented and use RCA, but do not offer RCA implementation services outside of their organization.
Requirements:
1. Organizational commitment to explore and implement RCA.
2. After implementation, maintain one currently certified RCA Professional on staff.
3. Organization must comply with RCA Certified Adopter logo license agreement at all times.
Benefits:
2 Professional Members & 10 Associate members.
Special Rates on Additional Professional and Associate Memberships.
Professional $300
Assosiate $100
Newsletter/Magazine & Notices of Research and Implementation Activity.
Online Community - Discussion forums, Webinars.
Online Library/Repository Access.
Member Rates for Training, Meetings, Conferences.  
Access to Professional Member Discussion Forums and Webinars.  
Research Publications and Implementation Reviews/Lessons learned.  
Special Rates on RCA Institute Training Courses at company site for employees. $6,000/day, max 25 attendees.
Adopter Member Rates on Bi-annual Evaluation of the Organization's Effectiveness in using RCA. 3 Day Onsite Assessment $7,500
Right to advertise the organization as RCA Certified Adopter after a successful RCA Institute Implementation Assurance Review and a successful Bi-annual evaluation by an RCA Institute recognized evaluator.
 
 
Corporate Fee
RCA Service Vendor - Organizational/Corporate Membership:
$10,000

This membership is for companies or organizations that offer RCA Implementation services.

Requirements:
1. All implementations are led by a RCA Institute certified RCA Professional with an active certification.
2. Certifications lead by a newly certified RCA Professional must be reviewed by the RCA Institute.
3. RCA Professionals in the organization will progress toward RCA Master certification in a reasonable period of time.
4. After 3 years of offering RCA services, the Organization must have a RCA Master Professional on staff.
5. Organization must comply with RCA Certified logo license agreement/s at all times.

Benefits:
10 Professional Members & 10 Associate members.
Special Rates on Additional Professional and Associate Memberships.
Professional
$250
Newsletter/Magazine & Notices of Research and Implementation Activity.
Online Community - Discussion forums, Webinars.
Online Library/Repository Access.
Member Rates for Training, Meetings, Conferences.  
Access to Professional Member Discussion Forums and Webinars.  
Research Publications and Implementation Reviews/Lessons learned.  
Professional Member Rates on Training Packages to maintain Continuing Professional Education for RCA Certification on site at the company $6,000/day, max 25 attendees.
Referral service for RCA Implementation or support opportunities.  
Right to advertise as RCA Certified service provider.  
RCA Implementation Assessment/Assurance Review (This fee applies only to a specific implementation and may be paid by firm being assessed or the firm's client desiring an independent assessment.) Assessment $10,000
 
Corporate Fee
RCA Software Vendor - Organizational/Corporate Membership:
$7,500

This membership is for companies offering software that supports RCA Implementations.

Requirement:
1. The software needs to be evaluated and approved by the RCA Institute.
2. The company must have at least one currently Certified RCA Professional on staff.
3. Software implementations must have a certified RCA Professional substantially (more than half their time) engaged in the implementation.
4. Company to make its software available to the RCA Institute at no charge.
5. Company must be responsive to RCA Institute input on the impact of software changes after initial evaluation.
6. Organization must comply with RCA Certified Software license agreement/s at all times.

Benefits:
5 Professional Members & 10 Associate members.
Discounts on Associate and Professional Memberships for Employees
Professional
$300
Newsletter/Magazine & Notices of Research and Implementation Activity.
Online Community - Discussion forums, Webinars.
Online Library/Repository Access.
Member Rates for Training, Meetings, Conferences.  
Access to Professional Member Discussion Forums and Webinars.  
Research Publications and Implementation Reviews/Lessons learned.  
Right to advertise as "RCA Certified Software" if licensing requirements are met.  
Referrals and Marketing opportunities  
Initial Evaluation of software by the RCA Institute.(One time non-refundable fee, approval is not guaranteed, the process may result in a conditional evaluation which would not permit use of the RCA Certified Software logo.) $5,000
Member Rates on Training Packages to maintain Continuing Professional Education for RCA Certification on site at the company $6000/day, max 25 attendees.