Professional Development Workshop

Thursday 21 June (10:00 am to 4:00 pm)

The Co-operative Director – Professional Development Workshop

Co-ops NSW has designed the 2018 Conference to build the capacity of co-operatives in NSW and stimulate co-operative learning and innovation.

Presented by Sam Byrne, Secretary, Co-ops NSW

Full day workshop including 8 Learning Modules:

  • The National and International Co-operative Context
  • Co-operative Principles and Values
  • The Co-operatives National Law and Regulations
  • Directors’ Roles and Responsibilities
  • Good Governance Principles and Conduct
  • Conflicts of Interest
  • Strategy, Planning and Risk Management
  • Effective Board Meetings

All participants also receive a copy of “Co-operatives in Australia: A Manual” the comprehensive guide to running a co-operative in Australia published by Co-ops NSW in 2017.

Thur 21 June

Timing Activity / Seminar Room (L5) Content
9:30am Registration / Delegate Arrival  
10:00 Workshop Commences  
10:00 Opening – incl:

  • House Keeping
  • Acknowledgement of Country
  • Acknowledgement – Thanks sponsors
    • Yenda
    • UTS / CBSI
MC – Sam Byrne
  Workshop activity commences Sam Byrne, Sec Co-ops NSW
12:45pm Lunch Break & Network  
1:30 Work re-commences Sam Byrne, Sec Co-ops NSW
4:00 Workshop Concludes  


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