Our Cooperative Board Leadership Development (CBLD) team is gearing up for another great year of supporting your organization’s success through our award-winning CBLD program. Now in its 18th year, CBLD provides ongoing, annual board support that includes monthly consulting, facilitated board retreats, board training, and resource development. In the coming year, we’ll also be building upon our extensive online trainings and workshops to help your board of directors deepen its skills and its practice all year long.

Enrollment for 2022 is now open. Click the buttons below to learn more and enroll today. 

2022 Enrollment Information

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2022 Program Information

CBLD is an annual program of ongoing board support. We are excited this year to offer all-new, redesigned program and pricing options to access our award-winning program of ongoing board support. See the table below to find the right CBLD program for your organization in 2022, and enroll today!

CBLD Basic

$5,175annual
  • Half-day board retreat
  • 12 hours consulting
  • Enrollment in any CBLD webinar or round table (see below)
  • Enrollment in any Virtual CBL 101
  • Enrollment in any in-person 101 workshops scheduled for 2022 (TBD, anticipated to begin summer 2022)

CBLD

$7,875annual
  • Full-day board retreat
  • 15 hours consulting
  • Enrollment in any CBLD webinar or round table (see below)
  • Enrollment in any Virtual CBL 101
  • Enrollment in any in-person 101 workshops scheduled for 2022 (TBD, anticipated to begin summer 2022)

CBLD Complete

$9,375annual
  • (1) double consulting hours or
  • (2) a second daylong retreat
  • Enrollment in any CBLD webinar or round table (see below)
  • Enrollment in any Virtual CBL 101
  • Enrollment in any in-person 101 workshops scheduled for 2022 (TBD, anticipated to begin summer 2022)

2022 Workshop Details

Workshop Cost for Those Not in CBLD
Virtual CBL 101: Virtual CBL 101 is a half-day online version of our premier training for newly elected directors, board candidates, general managers (GM), and GM successors, exploring cooperative governance, financial condition of the co-op, roles and responsibilities, and co-op principles and values.

$75

per person

CBL 101: We hope to once again offer this popular in-person, full-day workshop starting in the summer 2022, as the pandemic and public health regulations allow.

$275

per person

Explorations in Governance Series: This multi-session series examines various aspects of governance, including both practical skill-building as well as exploration of broader governance concepts and issues. Policy Governance will serve as a backdrop, but directors from organizations with diverse approaches to governance are welcome. Offered two times in 2022.

$150

per person

Topical Webinars: Our 2022 program will include new and returning webinars on a variety of topics of interest to directors, such as:

  • Developing Board Leaders
  • Building a Robust Governance Calendar
  • Effective Group Collaboration
  • Navigating the Board GM & Compensation Process
  • So You Want to Serve on a Co-op Board of Directors! (for board candidates)
  • And more!

$50

per person

Financial Training for Directors (four-part series):

Consisting of four weekly sessions, this series helps new and experienced directors build knowledge and confidence in monitoring financial health as part of their oversight role. Topics include financial statements and key indicators, budgeting and planning process, evaluating monitoring reports, and developing the ability to spot issues and raise critical questions. Offered three times in 2022. 

New for 2022, we’ll also be offering an Advanced Financials for Directors session for those who want to build on the four-part series. 

$150

per person

Directors’ Round Tables: Throughout 2022, we will host quarterly round table discussions for current and prospective board presidents of CBLD clients. Rather than a formal training, these sessions will offer a chance for board presidents to connect, problem solve, and support one another in the good work of governance.

n/a

to non-CBLD