Update: NRECA staff has been closely monitoring the evolving coronavirus (COVID-19) situation and wants to assure you that we are taking measures to protect the health and safety of our members, staff and other event participants. Based on the growing risk and local, state, and now, national orders, as well as recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and World Health Organization, NRECA has canceled 2020 Cooperative University-Spring.
Thank you for your ongoing support of NRECA.
Cooperative University (Co-op U®) has a 10-year history of providing a unique networking and educational experience designed to meet the professional development needs of co-op staff across the organization. With that in mind, we are pleased to announce an expansion of our 2020 Co-op U® course line-up to include courses across 3 education programs:
This new core competency-based learning portfolio provides the knowledge, skills and abilities every co-op employee, regardless of role or tenure, needs to best serve their co-op and members. Be among the first to register for one or more of five CCEP courses at Co-op U®.
Supervisor and Manager Development Program
Further customize your learning by registering for courses from our
Supervisor and Manager Development Program (SMDP)— a flexible, co-op-specific education program focused on strengthening the leadership skills, knowledge and abilities needed to hire, manage performance, communicate effectively, motivate team members and make decisions.
Certified Key Account Executive (CKAE®)
For those charged with assisting co-op commercial and industrial members, Co-op U® also offers the two classes needed to complete the Coursework portion of the
Certified Key Account Executive (CKAE®) certification.
Co-op U® gives you the freedom to build a learning experience that best fits YOUR professional goals all in one location. You can also earn credits* toward each of these programs while gaining practical tools and resources you can share with your teams back at the co-op!
*Credits earned apply to one specified program.
Credits are not interchangeable between multiple programs.
Also of Interest
Cooperative Career Essentials Program (CCEP)
Supervisor and Manager Development Program (SMDP)
Certified Key Account Executive (CKAE) Program
2020 Cooperative University, October 26-30, Nashville, Tennessee
What Your Peers Have to Say
“This entire week has had the best training materials I’ve ever had in any class …..Ever.”
- Pam O’Neal, Manager, System Operations, South Central Indiana REMC, Martinsville, Indiana
“Very good information for the fast-paced world co-ops are in now.”
- Jeff Watson, Division Mgr., South Plains Electric Cooperative, Inc., Lubbock, Texas
“Solid content. Great presentation. Real-world examples.”
- Brian Omerso, Manager of Marketing and Member Services, Clark County REMC, Sellersburg, Indiana
-2019 Cooperative University attendees