CMC offers educational resources, events, seminars and webinars. Historically, these have covered a wide range of topics aimed at helping co-operative and mutual participants establish and maintain thriving enterprises in Canada.
Co-operative Education Programs in Canada
The following educational institutions offer programs or research centres specifically related to co-operatives:
Co-operative Management Certificate Program (Schulich School of Business, York University, in partnership with the Ontario Co-operative Association)
IRECUS: Institut de recherche et d'éducation pour les coopératives et les mutuelles (Université de Sherbrooke)
The Coady International Institute at St. Francis Xavier University offers programs related to international co-operative development and microfinance.
Non-academic training programs related to the Canadian co-operative sector are offered by:
Other Canadian research centres and networks deal with co-operatives within the broader context of the social economy:
Social Economy Centre (University of Toronto)
ARUC-ÈS: l'Alliance de recherche universités-communautés en économie sociale (Université de Québec à Montréal)
Primary Canadian academic associations for the study of co-operatives and the social economy:
ACE: Association of Cooperative Educators (North America)
Co-operative Education Programs Outside Canada
Centre for Co-operative Studies (University College Cork, Ireland)