Webinars

Webinars

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

July 28, 2020, 12 – 1:30 p.m. ET   Register here   Nathan Schneider, author of Everything for Everyone: The Radical Tradition that Is Shaping the Next Economy  will speak on how the economic crisis Covid-19 has created makes having a visionary strategy essential – in lieu of giving the CWCF Conference keynote in the Webinar: Nathan Schneider on “A Shared Strategy for Shared Ownership”

Upcoming webinars

CWCF will be hosting a series of webinars in the coming months: Worker Co-ops 101 Peter Hough: Part 1:  May 21, 12:00 noon ET, and Part 2: June 4, 12:00 noon ET This two-part, interactive series is designed for people who are working in a worker co-op.  They are most appropriate for those who have Upcoming webinars

Conflict Management in a Worker Co-operative with Brian Scott, December 5, 2017

This webinar presented information on concepts, tools and insights into how to reduce the potential for conflict and gain new ideas on how to deal with it when it appears.  Participants had the opportunity to share and learn from each other’s experiences and insights. Brian shared and explored concepts and insights which he has gleaned Conflict Management in a Worker Co-operative with Brian Scott, December 5, 2017

Good Governance in a Worker Co-operative with Lynn Hannley; November 21, 2017

This webinar discussed practices in good governance for worker co-operatives including discussion on the following governance-related topics as requested by worker co-op members in CWCF’s 2017 member survey. How can worker co-ops move good workers to good member-owners? Discussion about membership and responsibilities and how to share/disseminate that information to new members. Participatory decision-making and Good Governance in a Worker Co-operative with Lynn Hannley; November 21, 2017

Financial Reports: An Essential Tool for Managing Your Co-op with Russ Christianson – May 31, 2017

Many people feel intimidated by financial reports. However, without a thorough understanding of financial information, co-operative enterprises cannot succeed (whether for profit or not-for-profit). Worker co-op owners need to understand their co-op’s financial statements and how their jobs contribute to the financial performance of their enterprise. This webinar reviewed the financial statements of a worker co-operative and Financial Reports: An Essential Tool for Managing Your Co-op with Russ Christianson – May 31, 2017

Learning from Failure Leads to Success with Russ Christianson – March 29 2017

Co-operatives have twice the success rate of conventional businesses: 40 percent versus 20 percent.  Nonetheless, that still means that three out of five co-ops fail.  During this interactive webinar, Russ discussed the reasons for co-operative enterprise failure and what can be learned from these hard lessons. Learning from failure

The Co-operators’ Group Benefits – Webinar for CWCF Members-2016 09 12

The Co-operators has created an insurance program, Co-op Guard, which is designed to meet the needs of co-operatives across Canada, including the members of CWCF. One of the many products included in Co-op Guard is Group Benefits. Offering group benefits is an excellent strategy to attract and retain key employees and can increase both morale The Co-operators’ Group Benefits – Webinar for CWCF Members-2016 09 12

Ask a Lawyer Tele-learning session

This tele-learning session covered a series of questions submitted by worker co-operators, to which Brian Iler gave responses.   CWCF Brian Ask a Lawyer July 2016