Quentin Burdick Center for Cooperatives


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The Cooperative Leadership Training Program provides three levels of education for cooperative board of directors and management. The three levels are designed to build on the knowledge gained in the previous program. Specific program topics for each level may change based upon participant needs and current issues.

Capstone Level: The Capstone Level program builds upon the knowledge and experiences of cooperative leaders to address the most difficult challenges confronting cooperative businesses. The program concentrates on selected topics that have been identified as critical issues by cooperative board members and management.

Topics will include

Risk Management

• Lien Laws/Regulation Compliance
• Financial Risk Management
• Environmental and Safety Compliance
• Insurance
• Panel on Cyber Security and Fraud

Strategic Thinking

• Intro to Strategy
• Panel Discussion
• The Strategic Planning Process and Moving to Strategic Thinking
• Next Steps for Your Cooperative’s Strategy
• Mega-trends in Regional and National Economy


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Cost and Registration

Registration: July 13 at 8 a.m.
Registration: July 14 at 7 a.m.

Registration is $400. Space is limited, so register today!

Pitchfork fondue and Medora Musical included for July 13.

Registration deadline June 30, 2021

There is a room block at Rough Riders Hotel under “NDSU QBCC Leadership” for $225/night.

Medora, Rough Riders Hotel
July 13-14, 2021
301 3rd Ave
Promo Code: NDSU QBCC Leadership
Registration: 8:00 AM - July 13th


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For more information contact

, Director - QBCC, 701.231.7377
, Assistant Director - QBCC, 701.231.6189

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Capstone July 2021 brochure

Individuals with disabilities are invited to request reasonable accommodations to participate in NDSU-sponsored programs and events. To request an accommodation(s), please contact Lisa Mann, Department of Agribusiness and Applied Economics, at 701.231.8642 or lisa.mann@ndsu.edu by June 30, 2021 to make arrangements.

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