Lock in Exclusive IMPACT Conference Rate on Professional Development Course from Saint Mary’s University


Planning to attend NCBA CLUSA’s Co-op IMPACT Conference in October? Come a day early and get a special conference rate on Saint Mary’s premier course on demystifying cooperative finance.

During this dynamic, one-day interactive course, you’ll learn how to align cooperative finance with the global movement’s values and principles.

Offered October 2, 2018 at a nearly 20 percent discount to IMPACT Conference attendees, “Demystifying Cooperative Finance” is designed to be relevant to technical and non-technical professionals in the co-op sector, including executives, managers, board members and consultants.

Financial management and capital structures are critical to the viability of any enterprise. For cooperatives, questions surrounding the source and use of financing are most compelling. Learn more about the course here.

To add this course to your IMPACT Conference registration, be sure to select “Saint Mary’s University Executive Education Course” under the “Additional Items” during checkout. Note: add-on items appear at the bottom of the registration form—you will need to scroll down to see them. Register now for the conference and this bonus course!

During this course, you’ll learn:

  • What cooperative finance is (structures and sources)
  • How co-op financing differs from other organizations
  • What co-op financing is used for (operations, patronage, impact investments, etc.)
  • How to follow best practices in co-op finance and spot pitfalls
  • Practical ways to strengthen your cooperative

“Demystifying Cooperative Finance” is developed and provided at IMPACT 2018 through a partnership with the Co-operative Management Education in the Sobey School of Business at Saint Mary’s University in Canada. The course will be held at NCBA CLUSA headquarters in Washington, DC.

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