Archived March 22, 2020 – The Art & Science of Cooperative Business Development: Co-op Developer Training


Canadian participants are welcome to attend this program.

Cooperative Business Development Training Program for Practitioners

The Art and Science of Starting a Cooperative Business

The CooperationWorks! Cooperative Business Development Training Program is a rigorous course for participants to develop the skills to start a new cooperative and assist groups to start new cooperative enterprises. The curriculum includes:

The key steps of effective cooperative business development
The unique aspects of cooperative finance, law, governance and management
The essential tools for group ownership in building long-term success
Financial analysis and pro forma financial statements for new co-ops

Please note, at this time CooperationWorks is undergoing an assessment of its current training program to ensure we are delivering relevant content in the most cost effective and impactful way.   Please check back for updates.

If you are interested in receiving information about the training or when the next session will be offered, please contact  

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