Executive Education

The International Centre for Co-operative Management (ICCM) at Saint Mary's University in the Sobey School of Business offers short professional development courses for busy working professionals in co-operatives and credit unions. In addition to the programs listed, we also offer customized workshops to meet the needs of your team. For more information, please contact us by email.

Excellence in Member-centric Governance and Management

A content-rich professional development opportunity that focuses on facets of the membership aspect of co-operatives and addresses unique challenges inherent in leading and managing co-operatives while including voice, representation, participation, and engagement of people at the core.

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The Co-operative Business Model: Excellence in Leadership and Management

An engaging short course on excellence in leadership and management in co-operative business and harnessing the co-operative difference for greater impact.

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Enhancing Business Performance through Co-operative Management Practices

An interactive professional development opportunity focused on leading thinking in co-operative management coupled with tangible examples of how to translate knowledge into action. We encourage senior managers, CEOs and board members to join us for this 3 - day learning and networking event. 

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Co-operative Finance and Capital

This course will be offered in a 1 to 3-day format. Click here for more information. 


Join us in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada for the CanadaDE for this week-long, full immersion program. Credit Union professionals from around the world will develop a renewed appreciation for the co-operative principles and values and how they bring the philosophy of "People Helping People" to the forefront of credit union relevance and growth.

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