NWCDC on Everything Co-op

In case you missed it, NWCDC’s own John McNamara appeared on Everything Co-op, a weekly radio show out of Washington DC hosted by the eminent Vernon Oakes. You can tune in to listen to their discussion about the Co-op Index and everything co-op! Click to Listen

Master the co-operative enterprise model

MANAGEMENTSTUDIES.COOP This strategic, values-based business education equips co-operative and credit union professionals with exceptional management skills and business knowledge required to elevate co-operative enterprises globally. Work while you study with this suite of online, part-time programs.   Options: Master of Management, Co-operatives and Credit Unions (3 years, includes 10-day co-operative study tour to Italy or […]

NCBA CLUSA defends co-ops, responds to Trump Administration’s Budget Blueprint

FROM the NCBA/CLUSA: Earlier today, the Office of Management and Budget released a Budget Blueprint outlining the Trump Administration’s FY2018 Budget. The Blueprint proposes to reduce or eliminate several programs important to developing and supporting the work of cooperatives, both domestically and abroad. Examples include the elimination of discretionary programs at USDA, such as the […]

Educational Opportunities to Fit Your Budget

Management education native to the co-operative experience has been growing over the last decade. NWCDC is proud to be associated with three exciting programs. NWCDC is a member of the Co-operative Management Education Co-operative which provides curriculum and support for the Masters program at St. Mary’s University in Nova Scotia. One of our developers, John […]

Summer Course on Worker Cooperatives

Want to learn about the Worker Coop model? Know someone considering organizing a worker coop? Please forward this email to anyone whom you think might be interested in registering for this course. This summer, The Evergreen State College will be offering Worker Cooperatives, An Introduction during the second summer session. This four-credit course meets on […]

Economics of Happiness Conference

Staff from the Northwest Cooperative Development Center will be leading a workshop on the importance of values and principles in the modern economy at the Economics of Happiness Conference in Portland from February 27-March 1. This is an exciting conference and we hope many of our allies and friends in the Pacific Northwest will take […]