This workshop is an immersion into all things 'co-operative', starting with an exploration into the origins and history of the movement, including the Co-operative Values and Principles.

The workshop considers the radical nature of the movement's innovation and creativity, and why it is still relevant today. It also explores the importance of value-driven ways of working.

Who is it for?

Anyone who has an interest in the co-operative movement will find this course useful, as well as those involved in a co-operative organisation at any level.

What will participants learn?

At the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Explain what a co-operative actually is
  • Discuss the history behind co-operatives and their values and principles
  • Identify the co-operative values and principles and explore their meaning
  • Recognise the range of the UK and international co-operative movements

How will participants learn?

This course can be completed online, as self-paced learning completed independently, or as a group workshop.

The online version incorporates a range of activities and quizzes to help support the learning process, while the workshop encourages participants to co-produce key questions to support reflection and new thinking on the practical application of the co-operative values and principles, both today and into the future.

We can tailor the format to suit you or your organisation's preference.


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