International Centre for Co-operative Management

International Centre for Co-operative Management

Education and Research that Fits the Co-operative Business Model

We are leaders in rigorous and dynamic research and education focused on co-operative management and governance. We cultivate a deep understanding of co-operatives, credit unions and mutuals within a globalized education curriculum (with on-line and in-person options) and research programs. If you're looking for a different type of targeted and advanced education and research that recognizes the unique co-operative approach to business, our programs are for you. 

Online, part-time programs 

In-person, short courses

International Co-operative Study Tours

  • Co-operative Tours to Italy - Postponed and more details to come once the Covid-19 situation has settled
  • International Co-operative Study Tour - October 2021 (Location to be confirmed)

Check out our video to learn more: 

Our promotional video


"What role can co-operatives play in energizing a just economy post pandemic?" - answer this question to enter our contest to win up to $1000 credit towards our programs! First, seccond and third place prizes. See Co-op Contest! for more details. 


Special Topics Webinar Series

We are thrilled with the turn out for our Winter 2020 webinar series. Thank you to all those who contributed - presenters and participants! Please enjoy our webinar recordings below and note the next series will be announced in June for a September launch.
  • Living our Co-op Values: Applying an Intercultural Development Model to Achieve Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion with LaDonna Redmond happened on Feb 19, 2020 and the webinar recording can be found here.
  • Learn What Content Marketing and the Fifth Co-operative Principle have in Common (and how to leverage it) with Michael T. Jackson happened on Mar 11, 2020 and the webinar recording can be found here.
  • Co-operation and the Preston Model: Beyond 'Urban Regeneration' with Julian Manley happened on Mar 24, 2020 and the recording can be found here. 
  • Break Free from Our Systems Prison - A Human Centred Way of Thinking About and Managing Co-operatives with Bob Cannell on Apr 22, 2020 and the recording can be found here.
  • Lessons from Argentina's Worker Recuperated Enterprises: Co-operatives in Times of Crisis with Marcelo Vieta on May 27, 2020 and the recording can be found here. The slides from the session are available Co-operatives in Times of Crisis. Vieta Webinar

Informational webinar - Learn about programs and opportunities 

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 webinars will take place:

View a webinar recording here.

If you would like to be informed about upcoming webinars or to set up a one-on-one session over the phone, please contact

Our Impact 

Wondering what type of impact our programs have? What are alumni and the wider community saying? View our Impact Report (as well as the 2 pager Impact Report which was updated October 2019).

Stay tuned with E-News

Subscribe here. The International Centre for Co-operative Management E-News provides the latest highlights on our co-op education, research and other exciting developments. View our May E-News ' Stay calm, co-op on!'. 

Donate to the Co-operative Management Bursary! 

It is vital that our educational programs are accessible to emerging leaders in the co-operative economy. Each year, up to 50 percent of our Master's and Diploma students draw on the support of the Leadership in Co-operative Management Bursary.

Help us to grow the bursary fund. All funds go directly to students. Enable education, access and co-operation by donating today!