Co-op Academy

The Co-op Academy is a holistic cooperative entrepreneurship training and mentorship program with an emphasis on creating sustainable, member-owned businesses.

Using curriculum developed with partners around the region and an outgrowth of proven, successful models for co-op incubation, Worcester Roots holds an intensive 14 week co-op incubation program each fall. Services and resources provided include: one-on-one followup and mentorship, connections to networks of co-ops and co-op funders, know-how and expert advice on the nuts and bolts of co-op development.

Explore our curriculum elements here.

The next Co-op Academy begins September 2019.

Sessions will be 5:30-8:30pm, Wednesday evenings, September 11th to December, 2019 in Worcester, MA.

An application process is required.

If interested, please APPLY HERE. Deadline extended to September 7th, 2019.

Announcing the clean energy track!

•Additional clean tech specific curriculum

•Industry-specific support and networking opportunities

Use same application form above.

Information on past Co-op Academies here.

Las sesiones serán un día de la semana en la tarde de septiembre hasta diciembre, 2019 en Worcester, MA.

Es necesario este proceso de aplicación.

Aplique aquí en español antes de 15 de julio, 2019.

See photos from the 2018 Co-op Academy Graduation:

https://worcesterroots.orgPhotos by Future Focus Media Co-op

Posted by Worcester Roots on Friday, December 14, 2018



Contact us to get involved!Pledge to sponsor the academy here.Co-op Academy Sponsorship Flyer_2015-02-01



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