Co-operatives First: Creating Connections Workshop
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM Pacific
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Event Description

Expand your regional development toolbox

Economic development is changing, and homegrown solutions are playing a more prominent role in a region’s development strategy. Co-operative businesses can help with this strategy.

Creating Connections is a 3-hour online workshop designed for economic and business development professionals. Participants in the workshop explore this unique corporate structure and how it can support their regional strategies. The workshop is practical, results-focused, and delivered by experienced practitioners. Plus, this FREE course is EDAC accredited.

Our next workshop is on September 10th, 2024 at 12 p.m. Pacific Time.



Take this course to earn the following certifications:

  • Economic Developers Association of Canada: 2 points towards your Ec.D.
  • Economic Developers Association of Manitoba: One advanced elective (maintaining your Community Edge certification)
  • Saskatchewan Economic Development Alliance: 2 points towards your P.CED and 1 hour towards maintaining your certification
  • British Columbia Economic Development Association: 2 points towards your CEDP.BC and 2 points towards maintaining your certification. 
  • Canadian Association of Management Consultants: 3 points towards maintaining your CMC certification

What you learn

Take this unique workshop to:

  • Identify where a co-op might fit in your community
  • Discover new opportunities for business development
  • Explore innovative solutions to investment readiness
  • Identify new business retention and expansion strategies
  • Increase local economic development, job creation, and growth
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