Executive Education Course Operationalizing the Co-operative Identity - Strategy and Practice This new course is launching in 2021 in collaboration with NCBA-CLUSA’s Co-operative IMPACT Conference. Join us for this engaging online
Executive Education Course
Operationalizing the Co-operative Identity – Strategy and Practice
Join us for this engaging online course on Operationalizing the Co-operative Identity – Strategy to Practice. Designed for seasoned decision-makers and emerging leaders from any sector or type of co-operative, all will benefit from this knowledge-rich course. This participatory education experience focuses on enhancing your knowledge and building your network. Discuss and debate the many facets of the co-operative identity including how purpose, values, and principles translate into enterprise strategy and effective practice. The course participants and content will span governance, management, and operations perspectives.
- Deepen your understanding of the links between your values-based enterprise model and the International Co-operative Alliances’ (ICA) Statement of Cooperative Identity.
- Finish the course with a rich set of concepts, tools, and examples, plus more knowledge of the diversity of the co-operative model in practice.
- Expand your co-operative network.
Karen Miner, Managing Director of the International Centre for Co-operative Management, researcher and instructor.
Dr. Sonja Novkovic, Co-operative Economist, Academic Director of the International Centre for Co-operative Management, Chair of the International Co-operative Alliance Committee on Co-operative Research, researcher and professor.
Key presentations by Fred Freundlich (LANKI, University of Mondragon) and Erbin Crowell (Master’s graduate, Executive Director of the Neighboring Food Co-op Association, Board Member of the National Co-operative Business Association)
Dates and format
- October 20 and 21, 2021, 11am-4pm ADT / 10am-3pm EDT
- Offered online
Course fees and registration
Course registration is available through the Cooperative IMPACT Conference system. We encourage you to attend both the conference and our course. Per person course fee is $200 USD. Additional fees apply for conference registration. When registering, you will have the opportunity to select the course, the conference, or both. Click here to register: https://www.smu.ca/academics/sobey/operationalizing-identity.html#d.en.369875
october 20 (Wednesday) - 21 (Thursday) ADT
International Centre for Co-operative Management, Saint Mary's University, Halifax, NS, Canada