This course offers an interactive conversation with business designers about the special considerations in designing, leading, and being successful with participants in a cooperative business format.
Credit Union CEOs: This class is designed for credit union and CUSO executives/business designers with the intent to drive up the cooperativeâ€ownership value quotient with their cooperativeâ€™s owner base.
By the completion of this course, participants will have:
â€¢ Discussed cooperative business design and the idea of building a business with consumers as active owners in an organization
â€¢ Examined the groupâ€™s ideas on how that differs from other business types and approaches
â€¢ Considered the activities of any business organization and how they are split between interacting with the consumers of their products/services and interacting with the ownership community engaged officially and unofficially with the organization
â€¢ Contrasted the difference between cooperatives and credit unions in general and considered this question: â€œWhat factors make credit unions unique as cooperatives?â€
â€¢ Discussed what it means for a credit union to own a CUSO that is also a cooperative and considered this question: â€œHow do organizations differ from individual consumers when owning a cooperative?â€
â€¢ Explored how these ideas can help credit unions and cuasterisk.com CUSOs more effectively going forward
This course covers the following topics:
â€¢ Building businesses with the cooperative business design
â€¢ Consumers vs. owners in the cooperative business design
â€¢ Cooperatives vs. credit unions
â€¢ Owning a CUSO as an organization vs. as an individual