Effective Cooperative Business Development for Practitioners

September 17 - 21, 2012
Madison, WI

The first session in the three-session program covers the skills and key development steps for the successful development of cooperative businesses. The program will include interactive sessions, case studies and tours to local co-ops to detail the practical applications of the developmental steps and methodologies. Areas of study in Session One of the training and certification program include: – Cooperative History and Principles – Comparative Business Models – The Critical Steps of Co-op Development – Feasibility Analysis – Business Planning – Building Stakeholder Capacity – Governance and Oversight – Case Study Analysis

This session will be held in Madison, Wisconsin.

For more information contact Audrey Malan at cw@vcn.com