✓ Attend a CCN 2015 Kick-Off Webinar
Or, review the CCN website to learn more about CCN 2015 and the benefits of participation.
✓ Sign up to participate by November 7
✓ Attend CCN's training webinar series to understand the big picture
Attend CCN's series of four training webinars in early November to gain an overview of how to run a successful competition.
✓ Lay the groundwork & turn in Letter of Commitment
Lay the groundwork for a successful competition by completing the first five steps in the CCN Competition Planning Guide:
Step 1 - Investigate your data collection options
Step 2 - Form a Competition Organizing Team
Step 3 - Rough-in your timeline
Step 4 - Identify your goals
Step 5 - Gain broad support - Get buy-in from key campus staff and leaders, such as your residential life and facilities staff. Have them sign the CCN 2015 Letter of Commitment and email your signed letter to email@example.com by December 19, 2014.
✓ Take practice meter readings
The Data Collection and Technology Guide can help you take practice readings and enter them into BuildingOS. We highly recommend taking practice readings in all of your participating buildings. You might discover inconsistencies among the meters or even issues that must be addressed before the competition begins.
✓ Get down and dirty planning your competition
The CCN Competition Planning Guide, Data Collection & Technology Guide, and Marketing & Behavior Change Guide will walk you through the remaining planning stages step by step:
Step 6 - Decide on a competition format/structure
Step 7 - Craft a competition brand
Step 8 - Choose awards, prizes, and other incentives
Step 9 - Find funding
Step 10 - Develop a data collection & verification plan
Step 11 - Add your buildings, meters, and competition to BuildingOS
Step 12 - Create a Building Captain plan
Step 13 - Develop a marketing & behavior change plan
Step 14 - Create a media coverage plan
Step 15 - (Optional) Develop a crisis action plan
Step 16 - (Optional) Create an evaluation plan
✓ Run your competition
Put your plans into action and reap the benefits of all of your hard work! Oh, and give yourself a pat of the back for changing the behavior of hundreds (or maybe thousands?!) of individuals on your campus for the better.