Our spring programme

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eLearning

We have a variety of eLearning courses that could come in useful to your organisation. We also offer a bespoke service of adapting existing courses and materials to suit your needs.Read more

Executive Education

Get your team into gear with a look at the movement’s history and how modern co-ops fit within the ‘social solidarity economy’.Read more

Explore Co‑operative Leadership

Leadership with a difference. Anyone in your organisation who manages or supervises others will benefit from this course on co-operative leadership.Read more

Worker Co-op Induction

This course explores the world of worker co-ops and what makes them tick. It's perfectly suited to organisations with new recruits (or even staff who need a refresher) who need to learn more about what co-ops are and how they work.Read more

Establish Co‑operative Culture

Have you or your staff ever wondered how to act in a co-operative way? This course will greatly benefit your staff by helping them to foster a culture of collaboration and co‑production.Read more

Make Co-op Values and Principles Work For You

Explore what co-ops are and where they come from. Case studies reveal the diverse nature of co-ops with regard to age, size and type.Read more

Directors' Induction

Do your staff need a couple of pointers on how to be a successful Director? This workshop is gives Board members a strong foundation for the role of Director.Read more

Take the Risk Out of Co-operative Governance

Are you and your team curious about how co-operative governance works? This workshop is just what your organisation needs.Read more

The Nature of Strategy

This workshop will equip your staff with a basic knowledge of business strategy and why it's important.Read more

Understand Co-operative Finance

Do you want your team to gain a deeper understanding about how co-operatives finance themselves? This course will answer all your staff's finance-related questions.Read more

Develop an Engaged Membership

Do you need help getting members involved in the running of your organisation? This course will be useful for anyone who is interested in membership engagement in a co-op.Read more

Manage Conflict in Co-ops

All you need to know about how to identify, prevent and resolve conflicts in co-ops. This workshop will explore consensual conflict resolution.Read more

Work Together Effectively

We understand that it's not always easy to work with other people and that personalities sometimes clash. This course will help your staff to contribute to a happy and productive working environment.Read more

Persuasive Speaking

It's important that employees, especially in co-ops, can communicate to each other effectively and the content of this course will help them do just that.Read more

Speak in Chamber

Learn how to deliver chamber speeches that will engage the whole audiences: from fellow members in the chamber to members of the general public watching debates on their smartphones.Read more

Take the Chair

Learn how to be neutral, confident and articulate Chairs so that effective and efficient meetings are more easily achieved.Read more

Exploring International Co-operation

Our international projects span the globe, from mainland Europe to Malawi in the heart of Africa. With over 15 years’ experience in international co-operative development, our team will equip your staff with the knowledge and understanding of what it takes to build sustainable communities and transform lives across the world.Read more

Exploring our Co-operative Heritage

This fascinating exploration into co-operative history will allow your team to explore how and why co-operatives started and their impact on the movement today.Read more

Develop Co-operative Training Skills

On-the-job training is often an essential part of an organisation's staff development. Broaden their skills, knowledge and behaviour when it comes to training others.Read more

Coach for Success

Here at the Co-operative College we believe in helping people to help themselves in keeping with the Co-operative principles of self-help and self-responsibility. As part of our service we offer personal coaching by experienced specialists.Read more

Board Self-Assessment Tool

A tool for co-ops to use to identify current skills and knowledge of Directors to support the development of a training plan for the Board.Read more

Learning Lunches

These bitesize sessions are perfect for organisations who want to learn more about co-operatives but are short on time.Read more