Training

CoopZone Training Program

The CoopZone Training program is for those who wish to become co-operative developers, or to learn more about various aspects of the co-op development process.  https://thecoopzone.coop/ 


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Webinar: Nathan Schneider on “A Shared Strategy for Shared Ownership”

July 28, 2020, 12 – 1:30 p.m. ET The slides and audio recording of the webinar are available below. Nathan Schneider, author of Everything for Everyone: The Radical Tradition that Is Shaping the Next Economy spoke on how the economic crisis Covid-19 has created makes having a visionary strategy essential. In his words: “We need Webinar: Nathan Schneider on “A Shared Strategy for Shared Ownership”


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Webinar: The Social and Solidarity Economy (“SSE”) and Worker Co-ops

The slide deck and audio recording of the webinar are available below. Co-ops inevitably overlap with other movements and in this webinar we will explore how worker co-ops fit into the Social and Solidarity Economy and with social enterprises. We invite participants to come with ideas of how to better partner in these spaces for Webinar: The Social and Solidarity Economy (“SSE”) and Worker Co-ops


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Archived March 20, 2020 – Creating Connections

The Canadian Poverty Institute, in partnership with Co-operatives First and CoopZone is pleased to invite you to Creating Connections: A Workshop on Exploring Cooperatives. This free workshop is designed for community leaders interested in how the co-operative business model can be used to capture opportunities in their communities. When:              February 7th, 2018 from 9:00 am Archived March 20, 2020 – Creating Connections


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Simon Fraser University – Certificate in Community Economic Development

The Community Economic Development Program is a part-time program that is built to give you maximum learning and hands-on experience, while still giving you the ability to balance your other life obligations. It starts with a one-week in-person intensive, followed by three live, scheduled web-conference courses over the course of several months, and finishes with Simon Fraser University – Certificate in Community Economic Development


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Master of Management, Co-operatives and Credit Unions

Saint Mary’s University offers three on-line, part time programs that provide exceptional management skills to current and future co-operative leaders. Designed for working professionals seeking a program geared to co-operatives, the programs draw students, faculty, and researchers from around the globe and from a diversity of co-operatives and credit unions. Visit their website for more Master of Management, Co-operatives and Credit Unions


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