CME News & Events

CME Program Information Webinars

Attend one of our online webinars to get a better understanding of our programs and opportunities from the comfort of your own office, anywhere in the world. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

The next sessions will take place on September 4 at 12PM EDT (register here) and September 24 at 1PM EDT (register here). View the latest webinar recording here.

If you like to be informed about an upcoming webinar or to set up a one-on-one session over the phone, please contact cme@smu.ca

International Study Tours - Italy and Spain 

We have two international co-operative study tour options at this time, which we offer on a rotating year to year basis. Each year, we offer a few non-student spots on our tours to the Emilia-Romagna region of Italy or Mondragon, Spain to experience hands-on learning focused on models of co-operative excellence. Upcoming tours include:

  • Mondragon, Spain (October 21-30, 2019 - SPACES STILL AVAILABLE)
  • Emilia-Romagna, Italy (October 25 - November 5, 2020 - ACCEPTING INDICATIONS OF INTEREST)

Visit our International study tour page for more information. 

Executive Education Courses

ICCM has several executive education courses approaching:

ICCM Program Promotion Trips

ICCM makes regular recruitment/partnership trips around the globe. Maybe we will be near you! If you would like to coordinate a meeting or visit to your co-op, please contact cme@smu.ca

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The International Centre for Co-operative Management e-news provides the latest highlights on co-op education, research and more. Subscribe here.

Past Events

CanadaDE: June 9-14, 2019, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

CanadaDE graduated its third successful cohort of credit union leaders in development education. This year's cohort included 30 participants from nine countries. View our CanadaDE webpage for more information.

International Symposium on Accounting and Reporting - June 25-26, 2018, Oxford, UK

The International Centre for Co-operative Management program and the Centre of Excellence in Accounting and Reporting (CEARC) hosted the 2nd International Symposium on Accounting and Reporting at Kellogg College, Oxford, UK. The Symposium focused on leading practices for co-operative accounting and reporting. For more information, see 

CanadaDE: June 3-8, 2018, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

Another successful conference, in co-operation with CaribDE was held in Nova Scotia this June. Credit Union professionals proudly represented their home countries (34 participants from 9 countries) to complete an intensive and immersive training program in co-operative leadership and educaton. View our webpage for more information.

Study Tour in Captivating Croatia

This study tour in Croatia occured July 2017. This tour has been organized for anyone engaged in the co-operative sector and will be led by Sonja Novkovic, a co-operative economist and Academic Director for our programs at Saint Mary's University. Another tour may be scheduled for a future year, so let us know if you would like to stay informed.

CanadaDE: June 4-10, 2017, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

The inaugural CaribDE class was held in Canada. Credit Union professionals from around the world (24 participants from 9 countries) attended for this 72-hour interactive, experiential training program. View our webpage for more information, including future offerings.

Tools to Measure the Co-operative Performance and Impact

In May 2014, the Centre of Excellence in Accounting and Reporting for Co-operatives (CEARC) and the Measuring the Co-operative Difference Network hosted an international conference on Tools to Measure Co-operative Performance and Impact at Saint Mary's University in Halifax, Canada. This working group conference featured representatives from various organizations that gather and report co-operative data. The digital book coming out of this conference is available here.

Past Webinars  

Special Topic Webinar Recording (June 2018): How perceptions of leadership success can play out in co-operative business culture.

With Barbara Demarest from the Center for Creative Leadership and Sandra Dawe from The Co-operators in Canada. Listen here

Special Topic Webinar Recording (April 2018): What Does Ethical Banking and Finance Look Like?

Hear from Goran Jeras, a leader from 'Co-operative for Ethical Financing' in Croatia.
 
CUSO Wealth Strategies: Peer to Peer Webinar
 
Hosted in collaboration with the Co-operative Management Education Alumni and Student Co-operative.
Special Guest: Jay Corrado, CEO of CUSO Wealth Strategies (February 2018)
View the video here
 
Modo Carshare Co-op: Peer to Peer Webinar
 
Hosted in collaboration with the Co-operative Management Education Alumni and Student Co-operative.
Special Guests: Patrick Nangle (CEO) and William Azaroff (Chair), Modo (January 2018)
View the video here