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Workshop Materials

Here are handouts from recent national and regional workshops to download and share with your co‑op.

2015 Regional Education Events

CHF Canada offers regional education events in 8 regions across the country where there are no local federation services. Below you’ll find the workshop handouts from all the recent regional events to download and share with your co‑op.

Regina & Saskatoon Training Days

  1. Ten things to look for in your co‑op’s financial statements
  2. Building better communities

Prince Edward Island

  1. Building the governance and management team
  2. Excellent meetings

Sudbury Fall Education Event

  1. Creating consensus through good by-laws, policies and procedures
  2. Great elections and great directors lead to great leadership renewal
  3. Reading financial statements
  4. Building the governance and management team

Manitoba Fall Education Event

  1. Focus on finances: Long-term planning
  2. Focus on governance: The board role
  3. Focus on customer service: Communicating with your membership
  4. Focus on inclusiveness: LGBTQ
  5. Focus on emerging leadership: interactive session

Nova Scotia Fall Education Event

  1. Policies than work
  2. Minding your own board business
  3. Project management
  4. Creating the member orientation toolkit
  5. The art of chairing
  6. Your duties! It’s the law

London Fall Education Event

  1. Healthy co‑op businesses (Part 1)
  2. Creating consensus through good by-laws, policies and procedures
  3. Building better communities
  4. Healthy co‑op businesses (Part 2)
  5. Great elections
  6. Building the governance and management team

Durham Fall Education Event

  1. Creating consensus through good by-laws, policies and procedures
  2. Supporting sound management
  3. Focus on customer service: Communicating with your membership

BRUNCH Fall Education Event

  1. Minding your own board business
  2. Great elections and great directors lead to great leadership renewal
  3. The art of chairing

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2015 Member Education Forum

The Member Education Forum is the biggest co‑op housing education and training event of the year! It offers workshops that will give co‑op members the tools they need to ensure good governance, sound management and principled leadership in their co‑ops. Here are handouts from the 2015 workshops:

Thursday June 4, 9:00am - 12:00pm

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Thursday June 4, 1:30pm - 4:30pm

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Friday June 5, 9:00am - 12:00pm

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2015 Co‑operative Management Conference

The Co‑operative Management Conference is the premier professional development opportunity for managers, co-ordinators, and staff of housing co‑ops. Here are handouts from the 2015 workshops:

Wednesday June 3, 1:30pm - 4:30pm

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Thursday June 4, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Thursday June 4, 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

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Friday June 5, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

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