Co-operative Management Education

Co-operative Management Education (CME)

Education that fits the Co-operative Business Model

Co-operative Management Education offers rigorous and dynamic programs for co-operative management professionals. The programs cultivate a deep understanding of co-operatives, credit unions and mutuals, within a globalized, online curriculum. If you're looking for a different type of targeted and advanced business education that recognizes the unique social value co-operative models bring to business, the Co-operative Management Education programs may be for you. Program options include:

  • Master of Management, Co-operatives and Credit Unions (3 years)
  • Graduate Diploma in Co-operative Management (20 months)
  • Bilingual Certificate in Co-operative Management (10 months)
  • Executive Education Course (3 days)

Upon completion, you will be well-positioned for career advancement. You will graduate with internationally recognized credentials from the Sobey School of Business, gain an extensive network of international contacts, and immediately apply what you've learned back at your co-op or credit union. 


2nd International Symposium on Accounting and Reporting: Co-operative Socio-Economic Transformation - May 11 (evening),12 & 13, 2017 - CALL FOR PAPERS

Co-operative Management Education (CME) program and the Centre of Excellence in Accounting and Reporting (CEARC) will be co-hosting the 2nd International Symposium on Accounting and Reporting May 11 (evening), 12 & 13, 2017 at Saint Mary's University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. The Symposium will focus on leading practices for co-operative accounting and reporting. We are currently accepting papers - download submission details. Deadline to submit your paper is December 15, 2016.

ICA Report on Governance in Co-operatives

CME hosted the International Co-operative Governance Symposium in September 2013. Research and work collected from the symposium, along with contributions from individuals in the international co-operative community, led to the development of a think piece. This report was then presented at the ICA Research Conference in November 2015. To access the report, please click here