2021 Cooperative Academy
Own Your Future!
“Dream Stage” to “Shovel Ready” in 10 Weeks
Weekly sessions to learn about cooperative ownership, democratic management, and cooperative economics including:
The Co-op Identity
Finance and Equity
Business and Marketing Plan
and much more!
Online, with a focus on Islands and San Juan County, Washington. Time and Format to be determined.
Classes meet for about 2-3 hours per week.
Weekly projects with final presentations in Week 10
Support outside of class
Classes expected to begin the week of this summer beginning in June 2021
Total Enrollment will be limited to either 50 people or 10-teams.
We are looking for teams of people interested in starting a worker-owned, consumer, producer, or multi-stakeholder cooperative business. Requirements for participating:
At least two people from the team must commit to attending the classroom sessions.
Your team must have a unified business concept.
Each member of your team must complete the application below.