2024 Cooperative University

Mark your calendar to join us in New Orleans, Louisiana, Oct. 28-Nov. 1, 2024 for 2024 Cooperative University. Customize your professional development by choosing from multiple courses based on core and supervisory, management and leadership competencies.

Co-op U® is the professional development and networking event for all electric cooperative employees. Co-op U® gives you the freedom to build a learning experience that best fits YOUR professional goals all in one location—minimizing costs to your co-op.​

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Cooperative Career Essentials Program (CCEP)

The Cooperative Career Essentials Program (C​CEP) is a learning portfolio designed to provide the knowledge, skills and abilities every co-op employee, regardless of role or tenure, needs to best serve their co-op and members.

Supervisor and Manager Development Program (SMDP)

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®)

The Certified Key Account Executive Program (CKAE®) helps key account executives and their electric co-ops construct and implement a winning key accounts management program, or further strengthen a program already in place. The CKAE® Certification establishes that you have attained certain knowledge of and experience in the key account competencies. Participants can sign up for certification immediately after completing key account coursework and will have six months from the date that they pass the exam to complete all program requirements. ​

Looking to earn credit?

If you have a professional credential that requires continuing education units (CEUs), 2023 Cooperative University may be accepted for these CEUs.




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