Don’t miss these new webinars sponsored by the Food Co-op Initiative.

All sessions will run from 2:00-3:00 pm EST (1:00 to 2:00 Central; 12:00-1:00 Mountain; and 11:00-12:00 Pacific).

Full ­workshop descriptions and registration here

You can watch the recordings from this webinar series and many others on the CDS CC Library.

January 10, 2012
Creating a Vision
Bill Gessner, CDS Consulting Co-op (CDS CC), and Stuart Reid, Food Co-op Initiative
How to build a shared vision for your emerging cooperative.

January 17, 2012
Create Priorities and Build Alignment for Each Stage
Bill Gessner and Jeanie Wells, CDS CC
How to set priorities through the 4 Cornerstones in 3 Stages model for start-up food co-ops.

January 24, 2012
Co-op Technology Toolkit
Jake Schlachter, FCI
A round-up of the systems new startups typically need and the best free tools for getting the job done.

January 31, 2012
Starting a New Buying Club
Stuart Reid or Jake Schlachter, FCI
Get your questions answered about organizing a buying club.

February 7, 2012
Effective Boards and Teams: Structure and Accountability
Ben Sandel and Michael Healy, CDS CC
How to achieve balance in planning and task follow-through with an effective Board/Team structure and a strong accountability system.

February 14, 2012
Effective Boards and Teams: Teamwork, Process and Decision Making
Ben Sandel and Michael Healy, with Art Sherwood, CDS CC
Constructive skills and processes to help teams work together and make decisions effectively.

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