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Co-op Secretary training package

Secretary training package

Back by popular demand, our discounted Secretary training package covers everything you need to know to feel confident in your role as Secretary within a co-operative or community benefit society!

A co-operative's Secretary is central to ensuring good governance within a co-op.

The most effective secretaries will be trusted advisors to the board. They will deliver essential services to ensure the well-being of their co-op. This applies to the legal operation, administration as well as compliance with corporate governance best practice.

The training package includes...

Co-op Secretary I: The essentials

Online training – choose from:

Learn the skills and qualities required for a co-op secretary – and how a secretary can carry out their role effectively. This includes:

  • The legal duties and responsibilities of a secretary.
  • The practical application of these duties.
  • Statutory reporting and paperwork requirements.
  • Understanding best practice for co-op secretaries.

Co-op Secretary II: Putting your learning into practice

In-person training in Manchester – choose from:

This session provides opportunities for discussion and practical exercises to ensure you have the knowledge to deliver on all your responsibilities. 

This training will equip you with a suite of practical plans covering every event in an annual governance cycle. We will also ensure you have the knowledge to deliver on all your responsibilities as secretary of your organisation. Refreshments and lunch provided.

Book at a discounted price

This training packages comes at the discounted price of:

  • £180 + VAT (discounted from £225) for members of Co-operatives UK
  • £262 + VAT (discounted from £315) for non-members

To book your place on training package, email [email protected]

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