Who is it for?

Want to understand a bit more about how co-operatives finance themselves? Do you work on a committee and want a better understanding of the reports you are given? This course will help you find out more.

What will you learn?

In this workshop learners will participate in our lively workshops exploring topics such as:

Part 1:

  • What’s the point of accounts?
  • Why is it confusing?
  • Introducing ‘the financial statement’

Part 2:

  • Types of finance for co-ops
  • Choosing which is right
  • Co-op Specific

The two parts of the course are usually run on the same day. Learners can attend both part 1 & 2 on the same day or split their attendance over different dates.

How will you learn?

During the workshop learners will learn by taking part in:

  • Tutor-led discussions
  • Group activities
  • Studying case studies to identify best practice
  • Reflecting on your own experiences of building links in the community and sharing ideas with others