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Bylaws Basics I + II

Branding Stage 1: Inquiry and Gaining Momentum

Legal Issues in Stage 1

Organizing your Team

Effective Boards and Teams II: Teamwork, Process, and Decision-Making

Effective Boards and Teams: Structure and Accountability

Please refer to the Startup Policy Template referenced in the video

Co-op Technology Toolkit

Create Priorities and Build Alignment for Each Stage

Creating a Vision

Developing and Managing a Timeline

What are the techniques and action steps you can take to develop, manage and revise a timeline that will guide your efforts? How do you [...]

Developing a shared vision and building alignment

What will your co-op look like in 10 years? How do you build a shared vision in your leadership group? How do you continue to [...]

Creating a Development Budget: Sources and Uses

Learning objectives: the process and format for creating initial drafts of a Sources & Uses Development Budget how the Sources & Uses budget can be [...]

Legal issues for new co-ops

Learning objectives: the options and recommendations for food cooperative legal structure the timing and steps of legal organization the purpose and role of legal documents [...]

Skills and tools for the organizing stage

Learning objectives: what it takes to create a successful retail co-op organizing team how to delegate responsibility, maintain accountability, and communicate effectively within a volunteer [...]

Orientation to Development: Four Cornerstones in Three Stages

Learning objectives: the Food Co-op 500 Development Model: Four Cornerstones in Three Stages how the four cornerstones can be developed through the start up process [...]

Creating a development budget

How much money will you need to open your co-op? Where will you get it? These are the questions that we will address in this [...]